PRESENTED BY OUR PREMIER SPONSOR: BECHTEL NATIONAL, INC.
EVENT: Saturday, November 21, 2020. Pre-show starts at 6:00pm and auction event begins at 6:30pm.
Golden Ticket Raffle Tickets will be on sale at the United Way office, located at 401 N. Young Street in Kennewick, on Tuesday 11/10 and Wednesday 11/11 from 3:00-6:00pm; at The Lodge at Columbia Point in Richland November 13-15; and at United Way the week of November 16. Tickets are $100 and the winner gets first pick from seven specified trees before the auction. Only 100 tickets will be sold and the winner will be drawn at 2:00 on Friday, November 20.
"Cheers to 2021" - sponsored by Christensen. Ring in the New Year with a Treveri Platinum Glitter Blanc de Blanc bottle, 12 bottles of Trever sparkling wine, champagne flutes and a $500 gift certificate to Eritage Resort. (This tree is not eligible for the Golden Ticket raffle.)
"Over the River & Through the Woods" - sponsored by Active4Life. This design was inspired by the story in Lydia Marie Child's 1844 poem "Over the River and Through the Woods."
"'Twas the Night Before Christmas" - sponsored by HAPO Community Credit Union. With this tree, HAPO will donate $1,000 in toys for the holidays to children served by Safe Harbor and in the Tierra Vida community. (This tree is not eligible for the Golden Ticket raffle.)
"Experience All Things Local" - sponsored by Tri-Cities Life Real Estate. This design honors the Tri-Cities with ornaments handmade by local business leaders and featuring several experiences donated for your enjoyment.
"It's a Blue Christmas at CBC" - sponsored by Columbia Basin College, designed & decorated by the Hanford High School Interior Design Class, under the direction of teacher Kelly Ruud. This design is a collaboration of students, teacher and other educators with a special outlook on 2020.
"A Cougar Christmas" - sponsored by Friends of United Way. Calling all Cougs with WAZZU stockings, unique WSU metal wall art and, of course, Cougar Gold!
"A Reel Merry Christmas" - sponsored by Community First Bank and HFG Trust, designed & decorated by the Hanford High School Interior Design Class, under the direction of teacher Kelly Ruud. This design is a celebration of movies, created through a collaboration between students, their teacher, and financial experts.
"Sip, Savor, & Relax" - sponsored by The Lodge. Holiday magic and a celebration of our region's renowned wine country merge in this tree design, including a luxurious getaway, spa treatments, and local food and wine. (This tree is not eligible for the Golden Ticket raffle.)
"A Grinch of a Year" - sponsored by Umpqua Bank. The Grinch may have stolen Christmas in the story, but he won't steal the joy and festivities as we close out 2020.
"An Enchanted Season" - sponsored by Century 21 Tri-Cities. An elegant addition to any home to close out 2020 in style.
Thank you to the following event sponsors:
- Washington River Protection Solutions: Golden Ticket raffle sponsor
- Plumbers & Steamfitters Local Union 598: Auction sponsor