The Festival of Trees and The Ord Option

On Thursday, December 9, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, join the community at the Festival of Trees for a supper benefiting Make Christmas Happen.  The supper will be hosted by Valley County Health System employees.  Admission to the event is one canned food item which will be donated to the local food pantry.  Many trees have been decorated by local businesses and organizations and you can vote for your favorite.  The winning organization will receive $50 to be donated to Make Christmas Happen in their name.  A free will donation will be accepted, benefiting Make Christmas Happen.

During the Festival of Trees celebration, you can receive triple punches on your Ord Option cards at local participating businesses.  For a single purchase of $5 or more, you can receive three initialed boxes on your Ord Option card.  Use or present you Ord Option shopping bag to receive three additional initialed boxes, for a total of six!  Triple punches are only applicable on December 9, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  At the Festival of Trees supper, present your Ord Option card with a purchase made that evening to be entered in a drawing for $150 in Ord ChamberBucks.  The drawing will take place at 7:15 pm at the Festival of Trees.  You must be present to win. Congratulations to last week’s Festival of Trees Ord Option winner, Pam Kokes as well as November’s Ord Option winner, Kathy Riebschlager.

December’s Ord Option drawing will take place on Thursday, December 30 for $500 in Ord ChamberBucksRemember, double punches can be received throughout the entire month of December!  For more information on the Festival of Trees or the Ord Option campaign, contact the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce at (308) 728-7875 or visit

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