Funds from Festival of Trees to build out library

Posted on 19th Dec 2013 23:02:48 in News

The Boys and Girls Club of Sierra Vista receives a check from the Festival of Trees at The Mall at Sierra Vista on Thursday. The first charity check from the revised Festival of Trees was presented to the Boys & Girls Club of Sierra Vista Thursday afternoon. The club was selected by a committee based on an application process in which the organization was seeking $5,000 for a library in the local facility. Thursday, a $5,000 check was presented by Dr. Dean French, the recently namedCEO of the Sierra Vista Regional Health Center, to the club’s Executive Director, Jarrett Croft, in front of a large Christmas tree in the Mall at Sierra Vista.

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Charity selected for Festival of Trees

Posted on 26th Aug 2013 23:08:35 in Events

Kaitlyn Wilson, 10, receives help from Elizabeth Cruz, education and technology coordinator with the Boys and Girls Club of Sierra Vista, in the club's green room on Thursday. The green room is used for lunch, activities or as a library.  The designated charity for this year’s Festival of Trees is the Sierra Vista Boys & Girls Club. The committee received 17 applications, all of which were carefully reviewed, before the club was chosen to be the first charity in a new process for the reorganized Festival of Trees. Damara Lotten, the club’s executive director said the organization’s selection is an honor. “We’ve got a lot of changes going on and whatever money is obtained will help,” she said.

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