13th Annual 2015 “Festival of Trees”


Presented by Onslow Caregivers, Inc.

“Helping patients of Onslow Home Health and Hospice”

2015 Festival of Trees Green Flyer (PDF)

JACKSONVILLE, NC Nov. 9, 2015 – The Onslow Caregiver’s are looking for tree sponsors, silent auction items, country store items, sweets for the sweet shop and volunteers! Businesses, schools, civic groups, churches, families and individuals can sponsor or decorate trees. The Tree Festival is a Holiday tradition helping our neighbors in need and now building a community Hospice House is a new part of our mission. This community event is for everyone to help celebrate the spirit of Christmas! Thank you for your help!

Santa and reindeer - FOT

Mini Tree

Mini Tree

Saturday, November 21, 10am-7pm

Sunday, November 22, 11am-6pm

Monday, November 23, 8am-2pm (Children’s Day)

American Legion Building (Fairgrounds)
146 Broadhurst Rd, Jacksonville, NC 28540

Admission is $2.00 Donation

For more information call 910-324-1650 or jhcole@centurylink.net

Submitted by Jean Cole, Coordinator “Festival of Trees”

 

Weekend Entertainment

Director/Producer: TvStage Productions/Chris and Shelby Parr

Sound and Lighting Equipment: Castle Productions/ Larry Salesfsky

Special Thank You: Donna Pittman & Volunteers with Stage Set up & Tear-Down

 

Saturday, November 21, 2015

10:00 Opening Ceremony Jean Cole/Pastor Larry Haggard
10:15 Barbershop New River Barbershop Chorus
11:00 Soloist/Guitarist Clifton Everett
11:30 Line Dancing Forever Young/Linda Decker
12:00 Goldie Oldies Soloist Larry Kokocha
12:30 Elvis is in the Building Jay Barnes
1:00 Rural RFD TV stars Earl & John Jones
1:30 Multi-genre Soloist Michael Daughety
2:00 Recording Artist Veronica Whaley Garcia
2:30 “Soul” Music Tommy Snowdon
3:00 Excellent Pianist Tammy Zegelien Strickland
3:30 Pop and Show Tunes Kri s Burritt
4:00 Music in Action Dance Team Diana’s Dance Studio
4:30 Miss Onslow County Allison Bennett
5:00 Dynamic Duo- Blue Grass Ollie and Ivy Morton
5:30 Homegrown sounds Back Porch Gut Bucket Band
6:00-6:30 Larry Salefsky DJ Holiday Music

Sunday, November 22,2015

11:00 Larry Salefsky DJ Holiday Music
12:00 Gospel and Christmas Soloist Tracey Whaley
12:30 Smooth and easy listening April Lanvermeier Sinkhorn
1:00 Whatever!!!! Chris and Shelby Parr
1:30 Motown …gotta’ love it The Conductors
2:30 Andrews Sisters Style Shelby Taylor Trio
3:00 Award winningguitarist Alex Bryan
3:30 So smooth Eldridge “Sandy” Sandridge
4:00 Patsy Cline / Loretta Lynn Pauline Smith
4:30 Elvis! Elvis! Elvis! Jay Barnes

Monday, November 23,2015

Senior Citizens and Children’s Day Larry Salefsky, DJ Holiday Music 8:30-1

 

2015 “Festival of Trees” Sponsorship Information

Presented by Onslow Caregivers, Inc.…Caring for our Neighbors

We invite you to invest your caring sponsorship to help us with our 13th Annual “Festival of Trees”. Your business, civic group, church, school, agency or individuals may help by donating support funds, food for the festival volunteers, sponsoring a tree, donating items for the Silent Auction, donating food items to be sold in Sweet Shop and items for the Gift Shop, Country Store or signing up as a Volunteer to help at the festival. We appreciate all donations and any type of help because the Festival is completely supported by our grassroots community involvement. In 2014 we began the immense process of accomplishing our additional vision to build a much needed Hospice House in Onslow County. For additional information on the planning of our community Hospice House check us out at www.hospiceonslownc.org.The Festival of Trees is a family-centered event, establishing an annual Christmas tradition in Onslow County with 4,000-5,000 attendees. This winter wonderland will feature: 65 creatively decorated Christmas trees, holiday displays showcasing community spirit, Special Military Displays, entertainment directed by TV & Stage Productions, Silent Auction, beautiful display of handmade quilts by the Pine Needle Quilt Guild, homemade breads, jams and honey, Santa for the child in all of us, great children activities, a Gift Shoppe/Country Store/Sweet Shoppe for all your Christmas giving, Mini Tree Contest, Crafts by Coastal Carolina Artists & Crafts Guild and kid-priced shopping in the Gingerbread House.The mission of Onslow Caregivers, Inc., a nonprofit organization, is to assure that patients in home health care and hospice programs in Jacksonville/Onslow County do not suffer additionally because they cannot obtain needed services. We provide support or materials such as food, medicine, transportation, shelter and additional medical special needs. Our volunteer organization helps with many of these unmet needs for these patients. As the home health workers care for their patients, they observe these significant needs. The unmet needs are provided by funds raised at the annual “Festival of Trees”. The 2015 festival will be held at the American Legion Building, Jacksonville, NC on Nov. 21 from 10am-8pm, Nov. 22 from 11am-6pm, and Nov. 23 from 8:30am-2pm is Children’s Day. Admission is a $2 donation. Join us in making this the best year ever! Thank you for caring for our neighbors. For more information on “Festival of Trees” at Festival of Trees 2015, Jacksonville, NC on Facebook and please call 910-324-1650 or jhcole@centurylink.net.Wee Little Tree Contest (now Mini Tree)

Festival Items Request

The Onslow Caregivers, Inc. presents the 13th Annual Festival of Trees! We are a non-profit 501 (3) (C) charity helping our neighbors, patients of Onslow Home Health and Hospice with financial donations for medical services, medicine, food and everyday life needs. In 2014 we began the immense process of accomplishing our community’s vision to build a hospice house in Onslow County. The festival will be held at the American Legion Building, Jacksonville, NC on Nov. 21 from 10am-8pm, Nov. 22 from 11am-6pm, and Nov. 23 from 8:30am-2pm is Children’s Day. Admission is a $2 donation.The Festival of Trees is a family-centered event, establishing an annual Christmas tradition in Onslow County. This winter wonderland will feature: creatively decorated Christmas trees, holiday displays showcasing community spirit, a special Military Display, entertainment directed by TV & Stage Productions, Silent Auction, beautiful display of Handmade quilts by the Pine Needle Quilt Guild, homemade breads, jams and honey, Santa for the child in all of us, great children activities presented by New Beginnings Childcare and Partnership for Children, a Gift Shoppe/Sweet Shoppe for all your Christmas giving, door prizes, crafts by Coastal Carolina Artists & Crafts Guild and kid-priced shopping in the Gingerbread House and the Jacksonville/Onslow Council for the Arts presentation of the “Wee Little Trees” Contest.Your business, civic group, church, school, agency or individuals may help by donating sponsorship funds for the festival, food for the festival volunteers (there are about 100 per day), sponsoring a tree, donating items for the Silent Auction, Gift Shop or General Store, donating food items to be sold in Sweet Shop and signing up as a Volunteer. We appreciate any donations and help because the Festival is completely supported by our grassroots community involvement. Onslow Caregivers, Inc. continues to work on future plans of a Hospice House for Onslow County with our community’s giving and caring spirit for our neighbors.For more information call 910-324-1650. Come on out and enjoy a holiday tradition to help our neighbors in need.

Onslow Caregivers, Inc. – Helping Our Neighbors

The mission of Onslow Caregivers, Inc., a nonprofit organization, is to assure that patients in home health care and hospice programs in Jacksonville/Onslow County do not suffer additionally because they cannot obtain needed services, support or materials such as food, medicine, transportation, shelter and additional medical special needs. We are a volunteer organization that helps with any of these unmet needs for these patients. As the home health workers care for their patients, they observe these significant needs. The unmet needs are provided by funds raised at the “Festival of Trees”, an annual event since 2002. This last year we began the immense process of accomplishing our additional vision to build a Hospice House in Onslow County. In this upcoming 2015 “Festival of Trees” we will continue to feature how the community can help in our vision to provide a much needed Hospice House in our community.

Jean Cole, Coordinator of “Festival of Trees”

Onslow Caregivers, Inc. & Onslow Hospice House Board Member