Festival of Trees
Thank you to our sponsors and guests for another successful event!
Our 2nd Annual Festival of Trees netted over $83,000 for the Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The Foundation leverages the power of living in community to maximize joy and wellness and supports our residents, team members and the surrounding community. For more information about the work of our Foundation click here.
A Special Thanks to all of our Sponsors of our 2021 Event!
MAGIC ELF SPONSORS:
Karen & Craig Bisek ~ Jean & Jim Russell ~ Kenneth R. Scott ~ Eleanor & Henry Watts ~ Mary & John Wolfe ~ Linda Lowrance & George Owens
PHOTO BOOTH SPONSOR:
Wilbanks, Smith, & Thomas
9 FT. TREE SPONSORS:
Patricia Jennings & Dick Thurmond
7.5 FT. TREE SPONSORS:
First Landing Auto Care
Hospice House of Hampton Roads
Ritter Grounds Maintenance
WC At Home
Wolcott River Gates
4.5 FT. TREE SPONSORS:
Emergency Restoration Services
Latin Drywall & Painting, Inc.
Mid Atlantic Long Term Care
Mike & Mike Services, Inc.
Southeastern Mechanical, inc.
Virginia Beach Restaurant Association
Beach Hardwood Floors
Dollar Bank - HillTop & Great Neck Offices
National Cremation Society
Virginia Job’s Daughters
MONEY TREE SPONSORS:
In Memory of Sue Birdsong
Pete & Ann Costenbader
WINE PULL SPONSORS:
E&J Gallo Winery
Beth Ann Lawson
The Festival of Trees is our newest fundraising event for the WC Foundation. The holiday event features a silent and live auction, a Money Tree, a Wine Wheel, and many other festive surprises! There really is something for everyone!
Our 2nd Annual Festival of Trees was held November 20, 2021. The event sold out with over 250 attendees and raised over $83,000 for the Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay Foundation. We are already busy planning the 2022 event! Be sure to check back for more information!
See below for pictures from the 2021 event.
See Sponsor Frequently Asked Questions Below or click here to download the Sponsor FAQ Sheet
Does WC provide the tree?
Yes, based on the size tree that you have selected to sponsor, WC will provide a brand new pre-lit fake tree and stand for you to decorate.Close
When do I decorate the tree?
Decorating Day will be Thursday, November 18th at Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay. Decorating Day will open at 9:00am and close down at 7pm that evening. All trees must be completely decorated by this time.Close
How many people can I bring with me to decorate our tree?
Can the tree have a specific theme?
Absolutely, it is actually encouraged. Each sponsor will be given a story page on Decoration Day to fill in information about their tree and the theme. The theme can be something tide to your business to help showcase or be something completely different and holiday related.Close
What should I bring with me to decorate the tree?
Come Prepared. Some suggested items on top of your chosen decorations include PVC pipe, scissors, florist wire, wire cutters, hose clamps, step stool, glue gun, pliers, drills, screw drivers, folding chairs, ladder, and clean up tools such as a broom, dustpan, and garbage bags with you. Please label all your supplies.Close
Can I include other presents/items that are too big to be on the tree as part of the tree decorations?
Yes! All Items Under and Around the Tree will be sold with the Tree. All trees and accessories become the property of Festival of Trees upon completion and will be priced and sold as such. Be sure to check out the 2019 Festival of Trees Photo Gallery to see examples of trees.Close
Can you use the tree to advertise your business?