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Festival of Trees

Santa Rosa Kids’ House to Host Second Annual Festival of Trees

Child Advocacy Center Aims to Raise Money to Serve Abused and Neglected Children


Milton, FL – November 10, 2011 – Santa Rosa Kids’ House (SRKH) will host its Second Annual Festival of Trees on Friday, December 2 and Saturday December 3.  SRKH is located at 5643 Stewart Street, in Milton.  The house will be open to visitors on Friday from 2 PM to 8 PM, and Saturday from 10 AM to 3 PM.  On Saturday evening at 6:30 PM the Festival of Trees will conclude with a Christmas Celebration and silent and live auctions of the decorated trees. Last year over $10,000 was raised.  This year SRKH hopes to raise at least $15,000.

Festival of Trees is Santa Rosa Kids’ House’s biggest fundraising event of the season.  The community is encouraged to join us for a tour of the house and view the dozens of decorated trees and wreaths donated by local businesses, churches, civic organizations and individuals.  The trees and wreaths will be beautifully adorned with different themes; Florida Gators, Alabama – Roll Tide, Georgia Bulldogs, Blue Angels, Blue Christmas, Barbie, Disney and a camping themed tree, just to name a few.  Santa will be available for pictures, families can enjoy face painting and cookie decorating activities, and hot chocolate will be provided.  Tickets are $5 for adults and free for children under 12 years of age.

The reception and silent auction on Saturday evening will conclude the weekend’s events.  Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.  The night will culminate with the closing of the silent auction, and a live auction of our most popular trees.  Tickets for the Christmas Celebration are $40 per person.  Call the Kids’ House at 623-1112 to purchase tickets for the Christmas Celebration. Sales are limited to 150  tickets – call today!

“Santa Rosa Kids’ House serves our community’s most vulnerable citizens – abused and neglected children.  The mission of the house is to deliver a well-coordinated and multi-disciplined response to child abuse in an environment that puts the needs of children first.  Please join us for Festival of Trees, and help us raise funds needed to support the on-going operations of Santa Rosa Kids’ House,” said Sheriff Wendell Hall, SRKH board chairman.

About Santa Rosa Kids’ House

Santa Rosa Kids’ House is a child advocacy center that has been serving abused and neglected children in Santa Rosa County since June 2008. The mission of the organization is to deliver a well-coordi­nated and multi-disciplined response to child abuse in an environment that puts the needs of children first. SRKH is operated by a dedicated staff and volunteer board of directors, with the help of community volunteers.  For ticket information, to donate, or volunteer please call 850.623.1112, or visit

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