Local Companies Bring Festival Of Trees To Morning Pointe

Friday, December 7, 2012
Shown are Chattanooga City Councilman Jack Benson, Morning Pointe Executive Director Holly Metcalf, and Councilman Manuel Rico.
Shown are Chattanooga City Councilman Jack Benson, Morning Pointe Executive Director Holly Metcalf, and Councilman Manuel Rico.
- photo by Amy Clarke

Local companies helped bring a  Festival of Trees to Morning Pointe of Chattanooga for all to enjoy. Thanks to the surrounding community, Morning Pointe of Chattanooga  is  now filled with a variety of uniquely themed Christmas trees.  

The Festival of Trees celebration was made possible thanks in part  to Gentiva, Guardian, Home Care, Homeinstead, Life Care at Home, Avalon, Dr. Pendley's office, Mary Kay, and residents.



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