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Corunna Parks & Recreation Commission/Festival of Trees Committee

5:19 pm

Independent Editor,

   Corunna’s 27th Festival of Trees in McCurdy’s Park Youth Center is sponsored by the Corunna Parks & Recreation Commission and the Festival of Trees Committee with generous assistance from community individuals, groups schools and their staffs, city of Corunna staff, businesses and commission members. Thank you to the following for making Corunna’s Festival of Trees an enjoyable family fun-filled success.

   Lighted outside luminaries: Advanced Air Technology, Al and Shauna Bayless, Corunna Mills, Dave and Shelia Stone, Corunna VP Inc., D&D Trucking, Dort Federal Credit Union, Forterra Brick, Heritage Acres, Jana Kurrle, Johnny V’s, Katie Stawara, Little Caesars Pizza, Main Street Pizza, PFCU, Precision Electric, Randall and Sally Granger, Rick Kingsbury Agency, Richard and Margaret Waters, Signature Ford Lincoln, SLH Metals, South 401, Fernette family and Right Way Auto. Thank you for the land of lights.

   Parade of Lights: city of Corunna, volunteers and Corunna Police Department.

   Mr. and Mrs. Santa arrived for the Festival of Trees.

   Decorated trees were sponsored by: Griffin Insurance Agency, Slingerland Auto Group, Bus and Carol Spaniola, Corunna 4th of July Commission, Curb Appeal, Rich Gold and Mary Spaniola-Gold, Sandra Sheridan, Eileen LeCureaux and Barbara Davis, LaValley Realty, Tony and Kim Spaniola, Norma Kinney, Bridget Newbury, Corunna Poker Room, AMD Urgent Care, Right Way Automotive (five trees), Corunna DDA, Riverview Dental, Donna’s Reflections (two trees), C2AE, Shiawassee Family YMCA, Tyler Land Contracting, Joe and Patti Spaniola, Heritage Acres, PFCU Credit Union, Recreation Warehouse LLC (two trees), Friends of the Community Library, Marcy Brady Jazzercise, Tom and Angie Snell, Security Credit Union, Rathbun Farms, Riverbend Bowl, Paul Cupal, Murphy Home Renovations, Curwood Festival, St. Paul School and Elite Learning Center.

   Wonderful theme decorations were made by: Elsa Meyer 2nd-grade, Mindy Palasio; Elsa Meyer 1st-grade, Amy Schu; Elsa Meyer 3rd-grade, Rebecca Termeer; Elsa Meyer 2nd-grade, Melissa Pincinsky; Bryant Elementary, Mrs. Crego; Central Elementary, Hope Hicks; Central Elementary, Sara Bahm; Central Elementary 1st-grade, Brooklyn Jodway; Elsa Meyer 1st-grade, Cindy Richmond; Emerson Elementary 2nd-grade, Jackie Buza; Emerson Elementary, Sarah Warren; Elsa Meyer Elementary

1st-grade, Allison King; Elsa Meyer Elementary, Heidi Haremski; Corunna Middle3 School, Leslie Brieger; Corunna Middle School, Candice Rivette; Corunna Middle School, Kevin Sturgis; Corunna High School, Corunna Boys Basketball; Elsa Meyer Elementary 1st-grade, Shari Judd; Elsa Meyer Elementary, Kelly Fry; Emerson Elementary, Jaimie West; Emerson Elementary, Mrs. Cross; Emerson Elementary, Mrs. Pajtas; Mrs. Vandermolen and Mrs. Verlinde; Corunna High School, Lisa Lambert; Corunna High School, CHS Student Council; Elsa Meyer Elementary, Elsa Meyer food staff; Louise Peacock Children Services, Kimi Deyramond; Nellie Reed Elementary, Missy Boilore; Elite Early Learning Center, self; SRED, Mrs. Meyers and Mrs. Williams, Union Elementary, Sheryl Bauman; Flint St. John Vannley, C. Grohoski; Bentley Bright Beginnings, Mrs. Murphy; Curwood Festival, self; St. Paul School, Gina Moskal and teachers; Nellie Reed Elementary, Kara Hampton, Corunna Middle School, Betsy Herrick; Louise Peacock Children Services, Kara Conley.

   Evening entertainment was provided by: Gordon Russ the Magician, Tim Salisbury the Juggler, Christmas Music by Alexis Taphouse and Lizzy Chandler, Owosso Madrigal Choir, Owosso A Capella Choir and Ashley’s Dance Shack.

   Special thanks to the Doneth Family Hitches Horse and Carriage Rides.

   Compliments to the Corunna Historical Village Commission’s wonder land of lights.

Much appreciation to all,

Corunna Parks & Recreation Commission

Festival of Trees Committee

Corunna Parks & Recreation Commission/Festival of Trees Committee was last modified: January 25th, 2022 by Karen Elford