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Lacks hosts Trim-a-Tree for Charity

Posted by Ellen Krafve - bio | email

Released by Athena Anzaldua with Briggs & Caldwell:

Lacks Home Furnishings is hosting its 21st Annual Trim-a-Tree for Charity event.

  • Company-wide (36 stores).
  • Lack's provides the trees and a $25 reimbursement for decorations to each organization.
  • Members of the organization decorate the tree using a unique theme representative of their group. Organizations will begin decorating on Tuesday, 11/17/09.
  • Through Saturday, December 19th, the public is invited to visit their nearest Lack's store and "vote" for their favorite tree.

    o "Votes" are cast by donating a canned good in honor of the voter's favorite tree.
    o Organizations collect food throughout the community to collect "votes" for their group.
  • There will be three winners at each location:
    First Prize  $200
    Second Prize $100
    Third Prize  $  50
  • Winners will be announced on Tuesday, 12/22/09.
  • The collection of canned goods is donated to a local food distribution center.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2009
Organization Selection: Thursday, October 29, 2009
Decorate Trees: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 5-8:00 p.m.
Last Day to Donate: Saturday, December 19, 2009
Winners Announced: Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Trim-A-Tree for Charity
Prior Year Donations - Company-Wide

2008 -   104,500+ Items
2007 - 106,000+
2006 - 102,000+
2005 - 102,000+
2004 - 97,500+
2003 - 138,500+
2002 - 130,000+
2001 - 83,000+
2000 - 100,000+
1999 - 97,000+
1998 - 100,000+

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