Each year Barrington Hall decorates for the holidays with a specific theme, providing visitors a glimpse into traditional Southern Christmas décor. This year, Robert Winebarger, Site Coordinator of the home, felt compelled to take a different approach, “We wanted to make more of an impact during the giving season by including the Roswell community in our decorating efforts, as well as contribute to this important charity.” For those individuals or businesses eager to exercise their creativity, wreaths may be donated already decorated. Monetary donations will also be accepted and Barrington Hall’s team of volunteers will decorate the wreaths for them. Wreath prices will begin at $30.00 and will be available for purchase to visitors during regular tour times, or during specific “Open House” dates on December 2, 9 and 16, 2012. On those dates, we invite our guests to wander through Barrington Hall free of charge and in the spirit of the season, consider purchasing a wreath in support of this special organization.
Several Roswell businesses have already come on board with a commitment to donate. Barrington Hall will proudly display hand-crafted wreaths from Heirloom Iron Bed Company, Uniquities, Raiford Galleries, Pet Fancy, The Bilt-House, Wedding Angels, Roswell Hardware and Dennis Franklin of State Farm Insurance. Nancy Halsema, Make-A-Wreath Volunteer, has been pleased with the enthusiasm the event is already creating among local businesses. Once a establishment learns they can tie in a gift certificate or specialty item with their wreath donation, they not only see it as a way to make a donation to a worthwhile cause, but another way to share their business with the community.
For information on donating or purchasing a wreath, please contact Nancy Halsema at (770) 315-0345 or email Michele Glazer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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