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Holiday Wreaths Up For Bid To Support Sidewalks & Trails

Hung at the Waynedale Library with care, holiday wreaths now await for your viewing and bid to take home in support of the Waynedale Trails & Sidewalks Initiative. This long-standing annual fundraiser returns once again to feature many festively decorated 24” artificial wreaths up for bid in a silent auction format.

“As a popular annual event that I think many look forward to, it is my pleasure to again present to the community with these beautifully adorned wreaths.” Camille Garrison, Event Organizer and Waynedale Trails & Sidewalks Initiative Chair continues, “Fundraising from events like these helped our volunteers bring sidewalks and trails to Bluffton Road, and continue to improve accessibility in our neighborhoods, and our work with the City of Fort Wayne to encourage more trails and sidewalks in the area. From encouraging healthy lifestyles to supporting more local shopping (walk-in traffic), the community benefits from these improvements are endless!”

Each wreath has been donated and decorated by a local business in the community in support of the cause. Local business decorators include Curly’s Village Inn, Shawn Wall – Edward Jones, Frecker Optical, Hair Affair Salon, Hill’s Meat Market, It’s Personal Embroidery and Alterations, MidWest America Federal Credit Union, Rich’s Auto Center, Inc, Ringo’s Taqueria and Superior Auto.

All of the wreaths available can be previewed on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/143984159388/posts/10158681000344389/ But, bidding must be done in-person at the Allen County Public Library, Waynedale Branch (2200 Lower Huntington Rd).

Hurry, bidding ends on December 11! Each winning bidder will be notified the week of December 13 and arrangements will be made to pick-up their wreath so they can hang it at their home before the holidays. Bidders are allowed to place multiple bids and are encouraged to revisit the library to check on their wreath and to rebid if they are outbid.

A special thank you goes out to the Allen County Public Library, Waynedale Branch as well as to the many local businesses who donated their time and resources to create these wonderful works of art. And of course, thank you to all of the bidders whose donation will 100% go towards the Waynedale Trails & Sidewalks Initiative fund.

Alex Cornwell

Alex Cornwell

The Owner & Publisher of The Waynedale News. Alex is a community leader and founder of various organizations, events & improvement initiatives in the area. He is also the recipient of 2019's Allen County Vandeveer Impact Award and 2012's University of Saint Francis' Distinguished Young Alumni Award. > Read Full Biography > More Articles Written By This Writer