2017 Festival of Trees – “UNM LOBO Athletics”

October 24th:

The Carrie Tingly Festival of Trees event is just around the corner; December 2nd and 3rd at the Albuquerque Convention Center. We have two parts of this event that we as a league participate in, first NMHockey donates goods and services for the silent auction and second, we decorate a Tree that will be sold during the weekend event. 100% of the proceeds of this auction and sale of the tree go to the Carrie Tingley Children Hospital. We have participated in this event for the past 3 years. It is a spectacular event full of family fun and all for a great cause. festivaloftreesnm.com

There are over 300 players in our league with many other talents besides playing hockey. We are looking for donations of either goods or services for the silent auction at the event. So far players from our league have donated a gift certificate for a haircut, color, a gift certificate for a professional photography print, and season passes to Cliffs amusement park. What can you donate? Do you know someone who can donate goods or services? It is for an amazing cause and is good advertisement for a business.

We are also selling $10 tickets to a 50/50 raffle, 50% going to Carrie Tingly and %50 going to the winner! We have a goal of raising $1,500 which would be a prize of $750, if we meet our goal.

We will have people collecting donations and selling 50/50 raffle tickets over the next couple weeks at the rink; you can also give money and donations to your captain or their designee.

Our theme for our tree this year will be a UNM LOBO athletics tree. If you are interested in decorating the Tree, we will be having a decorating party! A separate email will come out with more information about the party.

Our goal for gathering goods and services for the silent auction is the first week of November. The drawing for the 50/50 raffle will be Monday, November 20th.

Thank you!

Thaedra Thompson – thaedramay@gmail.com