Festival of Trees brings out generosity
Along with nearly 20 Christmas trees, or holiday related collections, the Havre area's ability to give was brightly on display this weekend.
The Festival of Trees in the Holiday Village Mall Friday raised more than $20,000, from the more than 200 attendees, for the Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line.
"It just shows the generosity of our community," Susan Somers, who ran the event, said. "People came to purchase readily. Everything was gone, and it was great."
In the first auction, the winner was allowed to choose whatever tree they wanted. In that auction the Presbyterian Church's tree sol...