Festival of Wreaths opens to public Thursday

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Special to The Dorchester Banner/Betty Ruark Pictured are Robin Stanley and Deborah Divins choosing a wreath to represent the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce at the 2013 Pleasant Day Medical Adult Day Care Festival of Wreaths Wine and Cheese Sneak Preview.

CAMBRIDGE — ‘Tis the Season! The 15th annual Festival of Wreaths opens to the public with 105 wreaths lining the walls of Pleasant Day Medical Adult Day Care this Thursday. The 2014 Festival of Wreaths Wine and Cheese is being held at Pleasant Day, 2474 Cambridge Beltway from 5 to 7 this evening for business, professionals and organizations to choose their favorite wreath.

The High Spot will be providing the wine for the Sneak Preview in advance of the public opening on Thursday when the Festival of Wreaths will be open to the public Monday through Saturday until Dec. 4 when at 5:30 the Holiday Benefit Gala will begin. Not only will there be 105 wreaths lining the halls, there will be 15 themed trees, a Taste of Dorchester and a live auction by Buddy Foxwell.

The live auction will feature about 20 large items including a Seafood Basket that will have 100 Chesapeake Gold Oysters, a 5 lb. box of shrimp from Kool Ice, a bushel of live crabs from Dorchester Crab Company and 2 Growler Jr and glasses from RAR.

Businesses from all over Dorchester are being very generous with their donations realizing that this is the primary fundraiser to provide services to Pleasant Day participants. Your donations at this “fun” raising event provides fun for the participants such as Christmas gifts, seeing the Cambridge city lights at night, shopping trips and specials meals for the holidays.

You will also find many other packages such as restaurant baskets, a beauty basket, a weekend getaway, a Moon Bounce gift certificate and much more.

For more information about the Wine and Cheese Sneak Preview call Kathryn Hubbard at 410-228-9128. To help in any way call Jackie Vickers at Pleasant Day at 410-228-0190.

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