Mission Hill Family Estate Set to Host ‘Festival of Trees’ Celebration, Nov. 22 to Jan. 4

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West Kelowna, BC | Mission Hill Family Estate is proud to host its third annual Festival of Trees celebration — a holiday fundraising tradition that takes place in communities across British Columbia. This year, Festival of Trees returns to Mission Hill from November 22, 2019 to January 4, 2020. All proceeds will benefit BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.

As in past years, Mission Hill’s beautiful estate will be transformed into a dazzling forest of brilliantly decorated trees that evoke the colours, fragrances, and wonder-inducing spirit of the season. Local residents and visitors who view the display are invited to vote for their favourite tree in the form of a donation to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Festival of Trees kicks off Friday, November 22, with an open house from 5 to 9 pm at Mission Hill Family Estate. For a minimum donation of $2, guests will enjoy mulled wine and hot chocolate, a variety of food stations, family-friendly entertainment, featuring the Mt. Boucherie Secondary School Jazz Band and Choir, performer Derek Joel, and more. Santa will also be making an appearance, and families will have an opportunity to have a festive picture taken for a minimum $10 donation.

“Mission Hill Family Estate is thrilled and honoured to once again host Kelowna’s Festival of Trees,” says Darryl Brooker, President of Mission Hill Family Estate. “The life-saving work performed every day at BC Children’s Hospital is an evergreen cause that has benefitted countless families across the province. Everyone at Mission Hill looks forward to celebrating the season with our guests, and once again bringing attention and much-needed funds to the Festival’s incredible beneficiary.”

How to Become a Sponsor of the Festival of Trees Celebration | Sponsorship offers an invaluable opportunity to demonstrate community leadership and to support child health by uniting local companies with the community. To become a Festival of Trees sponsor, contact Alexis Andrushko at aandrushko [at] missionhillwinery.com or 250.768.6409.

About BC Children’s Hospital Foundation | BC Children’s Hospital is the province’s only full-service acute care hospital, treating 86,000 children each year. The money raised by the foundation supports urgent needs at the hospital, its research institute, and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children. For more information, visit bcchf.ca.

About Mission Hill Family Estate | Mission Hill Family Estate, located in the heart of British Columbia’s pristine Okanagan Valley, offers visitors an exceptional experience in a setting of unparalleled natural beauty and extraordinary architecture. Established in 1981 by Proprietor Anthony von Mandl, O.C., O.B.C., the family-owned winery organically farms 100% of its own grapes in its family-owned vineyard estates that showcase the unique microsites and diversity of the Okanagan Valley. The resulting portfolio of internationally acclaimed fine wines celebrates the unique character of one of the world’s most exciting, emerging wine regions.

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