Fantasy of Trees News

Fantasy Wreaths (and Trees) ON-LINE AUCTION

Check out our On-line Auction HERE.

We’re thrilled to present our wreaths on-line! Available now until December 7th, 2020 for viewing and auction. We hope you check us out.

Visit the 3 decorated trees in the Grimsby Museum, 6 Murray Street. during Museum hours – after November 27th, 2020.

The Museum gift store is open with an expanded assortment of items.

Thanks to Grimsby Hyundai, lead sponsor, and Sharon Rizzuto – IPC Securities, major sponsor, for their continued support.

Marilyn CornwellFantasy Wreaths (and Trees) ON-LINE AUCTION
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Update November 20 2020

Due to the increased concerns over rising COVID 19 infections, the Rotary Club of Grimsby is sorry to say that this year’s display of the Fantasy of Wreaths (and Trees) at the Grimsby Museum is CANCELLED.

STAY TUNED – we will convert to an online event so that you can still enjoy the display of our wonderful Christmas season wreaths and trees and we will have an on-line opportunity to bid on the decorations!

Reach us at info@fantasyoftrees.ca

Marilyn CornwellUpdate November 20 2020
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Presenting our Lead Sponsor for the 2020 Fantasy of Wreaths and Trees

We are pleased to welcome Grimsby Hyundai as the returning sponsor for the 2020 Fantasy of Wreaths and Trees!

 

 

 

Please join us from November 27th to December 6th for the Fantasy of Wreaths (and Trees) at the Grimsby Museum. For further information, or to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact info@fantasyoftrees.ca.

 

Marilyn CornwellPresenting our Lead Sponsor for the 2020 Fantasy of Wreaths and Trees
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2020 FANTASY OF WREATHS (AND TREES)

The Rotary Club of Grimsby announces the 2020 Fantasy of Wreaths (and Trees) at the Grimsby Museum, from November 27th to December 6th , 2020. Our annual Fantasy of Trees has changed this year because of COVID-19.  For this extraordinary year, the Club has worked with the Town of Grimsby and the Museum to create a modest and COVID-safe event.  Visitor entry to the 2020 Fantasy of Wreaths event is free-of-charge. Cash donations to the event or to the Museum itself can be made in the museum Museum entry hall.  Niagara Region COVID protocols will include wearing masks indoors, sanitizing on entry, safe-distancing and maximum-number of people in a closed-space. 

We want to continue this wonderful Christmas tradition at the Museum and to contribute to our community in this time of need.  The 2020 event will include about twenty Christmas wreaths and a small selection of Christmas trees for viewing by the visiting public. 

There will be an auction of the wreaths and trees on display. This will be similar to our auctions in past years.  Winning bidders will be contacted and have their items safely hand-delivered by Rotary Club members after the event closes.  There will be no lottery or raffle tickets this year due to COVID-19.

Santa Claus will unfortunately not be visiting the Museum this year, but we hope he can make the trip from the North Pole next year. 

Please join us from November 27th to December 6th for the Fantasy of Wreaths (and Trees) at the Grimsby Museum. For further information, or to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact info@fantasyoftrees.ca.

Marilyn Cornwell2020 FANTASY OF WREATHS (AND TREES)
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Recipient Evening Feb 6 2020

The Rotary Club of Grimsby’s 20th Annual Fantasy of Trees was a great community event in 2019 with 3,000 people attending this year. A celebration evening was held on February 6th 2020 at the Grimsby Museum to present cheques to the recipient charities.

Pictured here are representatives of the local charities who received raffle/lottery proceeds. The 2019 Fantasy raised about $17,000 from raffle sales. Another $4,000 was netted from auction proceeds for the work of Rotary in the community and worldwide. Rotary also makes a donation to the Museum for the availability of the space and the support of the staff in making the event possible.

Jim Howden, Jim Noordemeer, Amanda Pyper Matha Kralt, Alan Smith, Margaret Andrews, Dave Vandersteen, Sue Shipley, Jodi Healy, France Vallencourt, Marilyn Cornwell, Little Sister, Nicole Regehr Big Sister Erica Maritinello with Little Sister, Barbara Jackson, Marie McNiven, Werner Unger, Sherry Cain, Colleen Laverdiere, Wally Wyshniowsky, Janet Oaks, Bill Thompson

Marilyn CornwellRecipient Evening Feb 6 2020
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Raffle Winners 2019

Fantasy of Trees Draw – December 8th, 2019  Winning Raffle Numbers

Lottery License M785859

Winners have been notified by telephone

Winning numbers of trees, wreaths and items are:

3278054
3278116
3278118
3278149
3278183
3278183
3278218
3278232
3278248
3278257
3278281
3278408
3278410
3278444
3278479
3278516
3278568
3278576
3278589
3278599
3278618
3278685
3278850
3278852
3278895
3278979
3278979
3280504
3280508
3280547
3280549
3280571
3280651
3280727
3280759
3280879
3280888
3280928
3280962
3280962
3280976
3281051
3281084
3281118
3281246
3281250
3281263
3281324
3281366
3281397
3281398
3281402
3281402
3281406
3281417
3281497
3286021
3286024
3286034
3286035
3286086
3286117
3286142
3286151
3286161
3286170
3286178
3286212
3286236
3286258
3286263
3286277
3286297
3286299
3286393
3286408
3286448
3286489
3286536

Winning numbers of poinsettias are:

116559
3278069
3278089
3278228
3278307
3278390
3278427
3278537
3278658
3278682
3278937
3280717
3280720
3280953
3281104
3281455
3286020
3286033
3286140
3286321

Our two door prize winners are:

3281242
3286149

Questions? Contact us at info@fantasyoftrees.ca

Pick up is Tuesday Noon to 7:00pm and Wednesday 10:00am to 7:00pm.  Contact us to make other arrangements.

Marilyn CornwellRaffle Winners 2019
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Thankful Thursday

It’s Thankful Thursday and we’re thanking our lead sponsor Grimsby Hyundai for their generous support of the Fantasy of Trees!

FREE ADMISSION – OPEN TILL 8:00pm

Marilyn CornwellThankful Thursday
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Santa Day – Nov 30 2019

Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Fantasy of Trees Nov 30, 2019! Lois Gowans, co-originator of the Fantasy of Trees was there to say hello to Santa and Mrs. Santa. Come see the beautiful display of decorated trees and wreaths. Free Admission!

Open Sunday at Noon.

Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at the Fantasy of Trees
Lois Gowans, co-originator of Fantasy of Trees

Closes December 8th!

Marilyn CornwellSanta Day – Nov 30 2019
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Santa Day is Saturday Nov 30th 2019

Santa and Mrs. Santa are coming to the Grimsby Museum on Saturday, November 30th 2019 from 1:00 – 4:00pm.

We so enjoyed Santa last year and he so enjoyed us that he’s bringing Mrs. Santa with him.

We have a lovely setting for a great photo! Join the fun this Saturday.

Marilyn CornwellSanta Day is Saturday Nov 30th 2019
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Thanking Sharon Rizzuto – our Major Sponsor

Sharon’s major sponsorship made our Celebration evening possible. We brought together our sponsors, our recipient organization representatives, our volunteers, our engaged stakeholders, and other collaborators on Thursday November 21st 5:30 – 7:30 for a celebration preview of the Fantasy of Trees.

Sharon sponsored this event and we are extremely grateful for her generosity. She is a Rotary Club of Grimsby member. She contributes as a sponsor each year and is a Fantasy of Trees lead participant.

Sharon’s made a big contribution to the Fantasy of Trees by bringing in more sponsors. Thanks Sharon!
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Sharon Rizzuto and Marilyn Cornwell, Chair of the 2019 Fantasy of Trees
Marilyn CornwellThanking Sharon Rizzuto – our Major Sponsor
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