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Festival of Trees 2019

Dec 11, 2019, 16:00 PM
The 2019 Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation's Festival of Trees brings in a record-breaking $382,000.

Mrs.Claus and little girls at Santa Breakfast

The Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation’s 31st annual Festival of Trees raised more than $382,000 during Thanksgiving weekend. This year’s event set another fund-raising record since the event’s inception in 1989. Proceeds will support the Foundation’s $2 million Women’s Imaging Center Capital Campaign.

“We are so very thankful to the community for their support of the event and ultimately, for their support of Skagit Regional Health,” said Linda Frizzell, Executive Director of the Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation.

In partnership with Title Sponsors Peoples Bank and Whidbey Coffee, the Foundation hosted three events during the Festival of Trees weekend at the Skagit Center in Burlington – “Rockin’ at the North Pole” Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by Banner Bank and Thomas Cuisine, two Family Festival Days, sponsored by Hawthorne Funeral Home and Memorial Park and Pacific Woodtech and the Saturday evening Gala and Auction sponsored by Heritage Bank and Dwayne Lane’s Skagit Subaru. The Fund-A-Dream, sponsored by Sound Physicians, raised more than $30,000 toward the purchase of equipment for the Women’s Imaging Center.

The Saturday gala was attend by more than 600 guests and featured the live auction of two dozen lavishly decorated Christmas trees and a variety of live auction packages, “pink” kayak raffle, tree raffle, designer wreaths and mini tabletop trees. The U of W Husky - themed tree titled “Bough Down to Washington” honoring the University of Washington, the “Comfort and Joy” tree decorated with hand-crafted outdoor bar, fire pit, stone bench and a fishing trip for four to Sitka, Alaska were the high-bid auction items.

Have a Hygge Scandinavian Christmas Tree

Several honors were announced at the Designer Appreciation and Buyer “Sneak Peek” event:

Designers’ Choice: “Have A Hygge Scandinavian Christmas” designed by Eddie Gordon, Andrew Pickens and Jennifer Bayse Sanders and Lee Ann Wing

Best Children’s Theme: “Somewhere In Her Dreams” designed by Lena Beamer, Scott Sevieri, Madison Brink and Michael Cladoosby

Most Traditional Theme: “Comfy, Cozy Are We” designed by Megan Olson, Victoria Law and Rachel Olson

Best Tree Topper: “Moroccan Around the Christmas Tree” designed Tami Sutter, Katie Hayton, Jenny Bergsma, Tara Jensen and Traci Montiel

Festival Chairs’ Choice: “Santa, I Can Explain” designed by Bradley Sloan and Deanna Babington

Foundation President’s Choice and Most Original Theme: “Sea La Vie” designed by Melissa Kingma, Stacey Perkins, Tracy Ecklebarger, Jeanne Petershagen and Megan Petershagen

The Public’s Choice Award went to “Nativity” designed by Evangeline Stiles, Kari Heiser, Julie Anderson, Tina Riggins, Katherine Olson and the Bethlehem Babes “On behalf of the Festival committee, I am grateful for our dedicated sponsors, guests and the volunteers, who give of their time and talent each year to make this event happen,” said Foundation trustee Barbara Jensen who cochaired with Dominique Dailly.

Group at 2019 Festival of Trees GalaPlease join us in appreciating all of our Festival event sponsors including:

Team Health – Complimentary Bar Sponsor, Alfie Hill-Banta – Raffle Tree Sponsor, Rallye Auto Sales, Inc. – 50/50 Raffle Sponsor, Twin City Foods, Inc., – Best of Live Sponsor, Skagit Radiology, Inc. – glassybaby pop-up shop Sponsor, VSH Certified Public Accountants – Designer Wreaths and Mini Trees Sponsor, John Piazza, Jr. Construction & Remodeling – Visit with Santa Sponsor, Amerigroup – Kids’ Activities Sponsor Mark your 2020 calendar!

About the Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation

Established in 1988, the Foundation’s mission is to raise, manage and distribute funds to assure the continued availability of quality health care services and programs. Over the past 31 years, the Foundation has raised more than $17 million.

About the Women’s Imaging Center Capital Campaign

The Foundation is committed to raising $2 million to help equip the new Women’s Imaging Center at the Skagit Imaging Pavilion in Mount Vernon. The facility opened this past September at the corner of 13th and Division streets in Mount Vernon. The patients will receive state-ofthe-art imaging services including state-of-the-art Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (3D mammography), along with ultrasound, CT, MRI and stereotactic breast biopsy. For more information about the campaign, contact the Foundation at 360- 428-2140 or click here..


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Festival of Trees 2019

Dec 11, 2019, 16:00 PM
The 2019 Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation's Festival of Trees brings in a record-breaking $382,000.

Mrs.Claus and little girls at Santa Breakfast

The Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation’s 31st annual Festival of Trees raised more than $382,000 during Thanksgiving weekend. This year’s event set another fund-raising record since the event’s inception in 1989. Proceeds will support the Foundation’s $2 million Women’s Imaging Center Capital Campaign.

“We are so very thankful to the community for their support of the event and ultimately, for their support of Skagit Regional Health,” said Linda Frizzell, Executive Director of the Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation.

In partnership with Title Sponsors Peoples Bank and Whidbey Coffee, the Foundation hosted three events during the Festival of Trees weekend at the Skagit Center in Burlington – “Rockin’ at the North Pole” Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by Banner Bank and Thomas Cuisine, two Family Festival Days, sponsored by Hawthorne Funeral Home and Memorial Park and Pacific Woodtech and the Saturday evening Gala and Auction sponsored by Heritage Bank and Dwayne Lane’s Skagit Subaru. The Fund-A-Dream, sponsored by Sound Physicians, raised more than $30,000 toward the purchase of equipment for the Women’s Imaging Center.

The Saturday gala was attend by more than 600 guests and featured the live auction of two dozen lavishly decorated Christmas trees and a variety of live auction packages, “pink” kayak raffle, tree raffle, designer wreaths and mini tabletop trees. The U of W Husky - themed tree titled “Bough Down to Washington” honoring the University of Washington, the “Comfort and Joy” tree decorated with hand-crafted outdoor bar, fire pit, stone bench and a fishing trip for four to Sitka, Alaska were the high-bid auction items.

Have a Hygge Scandinavian Christmas Tree

Several honors were announced at the Designer Appreciation and Buyer “Sneak Peek” event:

Designers’ Choice: “Have A Hygge Scandinavian Christmas” designed by Eddie Gordon, Andrew Pickens and Jennifer Bayse Sanders and Lee Ann Wing

Best Children’s Theme: “Somewhere In Her Dreams” designed by Lena Beamer, Scott Sevieri, Madison Brink and Michael Cladoosby

Most Traditional Theme: “Comfy, Cozy Are We” designed by Megan Olson, Victoria Law and Rachel Olson

Best Tree Topper: “Moroccan Around the Christmas Tree” designed Tami Sutter, Katie Hayton, Jenny Bergsma, Tara Jensen and Traci Montiel

Festival Chairs’ Choice: “Santa, I Can Explain” designed by Bradley Sloan and Deanna Babington

Foundation President’s Choice and Most Original Theme: “Sea La Vie” designed by Melissa Kingma, Stacey Perkins, Tracy Ecklebarger, Jeanne Petershagen and Megan Petershagen

The Public’s Choice Award went to “Nativity” designed by Evangeline Stiles, Kari Heiser, Julie Anderson, Tina Riggins, Katherine Olson and the Bethlehem Babes “On behalf of the Festival committee, I am grateful for our dedicated sponsors, guests and the volunteers, who give of their time and talent each year to make this event happen,” said Foundation trustee Barbara Jensen who cochaired with Dominique Dailly.

Group at 2019 Festival of Trees GalaPlease join us in appreciating all of our Festival event sponsors including:

Team Health – Complimentary Bar Sponsor, Alfie Hill-Banta – Raffle Tree Sponsor, Rallye Auto Sales, Inc. – 50/50 Raffle Sponsor, Twin City Foods, Inc., – Best of Live Sponsor, Skagit Radiology, Inc. – glassybaby pop-up shop Sponsor, VSH Certified Public Accountants – Designer Wreaths and Mini Trees Sponsor, John Piazza, Jr. Construction & Remodeling – Visit with Santa Sponsor, Amerigroup – Kids’ Activities Sponsor Mark your 2020 calendar!

About the Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation

Established in 1988, the Foundation’s mission is to raise, manage and distribute funds to assure the continued availability of quality health care services and programs. Over the past 31 years, the Foundation has raised more than $17 million.

About the Women’s Imaging Center Capital Campaign

The Foundation is committed to raising $2 million to help equip the new Women’s Imaging Center at the Skagit Imaging Pavilion in Mount Vernon. The facility opened this past September at the corner of 13th and Division streets in Mount Vernon. The patients will receive state-ofthe-art imaging services including state-of-the-art Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (3D mammography), along with ultrasound, CT, MRI and stereotactic breast biopsy. For more information about the campaign, contact the Foundation at 360- 428-2140 or click here..