2016 Festival Of Trees

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2015 Tree Design Winners

Best in Show: Beauty in Bloom
donated by Ziya & Malakah Williams
Exceptional Artistry: Winged Winter Fantasy
donated by Barbara Dominakus
Best Use of Materials: 1. Song Bird
donated by Ron Olsen
2. Heaven's Gift
donated by Sharon Powell
3. Craft Beer Christmas
donated by Connecticut Girls Pint Out
Best Handcrafted: 1. The Needlers
donated by Pomeraug Woods
2. Reading Between the Pines
donated by Erin Fagan
3. Snowman's Ball
donated by Women's Club of Brookfield
Most Creative: 1. Botanical Christmas
donated by the Green Spot Organic Nursery
2. Peter & Friends
donated by Suzanne Migdol
3. Crafted Cardinals
donated by Sue Chabot
Most Whimsical: 1. Holiday Hatters
donated by the Credit Center, LLC
2. Paws for a Cause
donated by the Ridgefield Book Club
3. Soft Landing
donated by Sue Chabot
Most Unusual Concept: 1. Sithmas Tree
donated by Liz Hayes
2. Winter Memories
donated by Almost Home
3. We "Love" the Holidays
donated by Jon Marc & Diane Jagush
Most Festive: 1. Polar Pals
decorated by Linda Pickwick
sponsored by Jan Maria Jagush
2. Moonshadow
donated by Wilda Hayes
3. "Howl" be Home for Christmas
donated by Northwest HomeCare
Most Beautiful: 1. Shimmering Softly
decorated by Linda Pickwick & Christy Saffi
sponsored by Mohegan Sun
2. Sugar Plum
donated by Linda Pickwick
3. Magnolias in the Snow
donated by Christy Saffi
Best Representation of
Ann's Place Mission:
1. For the Love of Donna
donated by Donna Dennis Foundation
Best Representation of
1. Christmas in the Mountains
donated by Nancy Shulz
& the Danbury Garden Club
2. Santa off the Grid
decorated by Sue Chabot
sponsored by the Mechanical Contractors Association
3. Colors of Christmas
donated by Barbara Sivba for the Sivba Group
Best Tiny Treasure:
(Not Handcrafted)
Out of the Woods
donated by Mary Ellen Ryer
Best Handcrafted
Tiny Treasure:
All Wound Up
donated by Wendee Nussle

Thank you to all who came out to celebrate our inaugural

Taps & Trees Craft Beer Fest!

The night would not have been possible without the support of our sponsors:

Geri & David Hutchings

Mediassociates, Inc.

Bill & Lisa Donovan

Castello, LLC

Axel's Foreign Auto Parts

Rosy Tomorrow's

Our Craft Beer Brewer Sponsors:


Is pleased to have w0rked with
The Following Industry Supporters


A festive evening & tribute

A Special Tribute to Oncologist
Dr. Robert B. Cooper,

A compassionate humanitarian
Read more about Dr. Cooper here

This tribute kicked off the 13th Annual FESTIVAL OF TREES
to benefit the cancer support programs of Ann’s Place

Dr. Robert Cooper Photo by: Tom Kretch

Dr. Robert Cooper
Photo by: Tom Kretch

Thursday, November 19, 2015
6.30-9.30 pm

Joint Program at 7:15 pm
Honoring Dr. Robert Cooper

Help us celebrate and continue the legacy of Dr. Bob Cooper: 

Donate to Help Fund a Room in Bob’s Honor here.

Photos: Chris Rexon