Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Historic Forks Christmas Tree Walk winners

Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014

The Historic Forks of the Wabash held the annual Christmas Tree Walk December 6 and 7. Nineteen decorated trees and five wreaths were part of the event provided by businesses, organizations and individuals in the community.

Individuals visiting the Christmas Tree Walk voted on their favorite tree or wreath. Drawings were then held and the winning trees and wreaths, and the winners of each tree and wreath have been announced. The three winning trees in the Business and Professional category receiving the most votes respectively include, first place, Lake City Bank, The Money Tree; second, Tam-a-Sak, A “Convenient” Christmas and third, Town & Country Flowers and Gifts, Festive Flowers through the Year.

In the Not-For-Profit category winning trees include, first place, Huntington County Visitors Bureau, FROZEN; second, Hat-Pin Has Beens, Santa Claus is Coming to Town and Psi Iota Xi, Candyland Fantasy.

Winning wreaths receiving the most votes include, first place, Bippus State Bank; second, Wreaths by Nadine Piedmont and third, a wreath created by PJ Eddie.

Individual trees were won by Jane Herzog, the Andrews Lions Club tree; Nancy Williams, Beacon Credit Union; Peg Hartley, Bippus State Bank; Rebecca Sandlin, Edward Jones Investments sponsored by Jim Scheiber; Stacie McElhaney, Hat Pin Has Beens and Jodi Scott, Kilsoquah Hands of Friendship sponsored by Deal-Rice Funeral Home.

The Lake City Bank tree was won by Mary Hoskins; Little Blessings Daycare sponsored by Owens North, James Smith; Master Gardeners of Huntington County, Dessie Ball; Millers Merry Manor, Gail Plasterer; Huntington County Visitor Bureau, Paula Kimmel; Huntington Nursery & Florist, Rachel Cirullo; Partners 1st Federal Credit Union, Peg Handwork; Pink Ladies/Relay for Life Team, Elise Neher; Psi Iota Xi, Bill Urban; Retired Teachers of Huntington County, Ryder Ross; St. Peter Lutheran Quilters sponsored by Juergens Do-It-Center, Mike Peare; Tam-A-Sak, Ira Bencun and Town & Country Flowers and Gifts sponsored by Bailey-Love Mortuary, Heidi Bisgaard.

Decorated wreaths were also part of the Christmas Tree Walk. Those winning wreaths include Bippus State Bank wreath, Midge Decker; PJ Eddie wreath, Caroline Runyan; Parkview Huntington Family YMCA, Kristin Paul; Wreaths by Nadine Piedmont, Jack Sell and Victory Noll Center sponsored by Bailey Love Mortuary, Lisa Harbuck.

Shown in the photo above is the Historic Forks of the Wabash Christmas Tree Walk winning tree in the Not-For-Profit category. It was created by the Huntington County Visitor Bureau with the theme FROZEN and sponsored by First Federal Savings Bank. The tree was one of 19 that were a part of the event which also included five wreaths.