Holiday cheer was in abundance this year at Holy Trinity’s 40th Annual Christmas Fair! Over 500 shoppers, vendors, and volunteers came out to support this much anticipated and well-attended community event that was held on November 17th and 18th.
Some of the highlights included shopping for one-of-a-kind gifts made by several local artisans, browsing the delicious cookies and candies for sale, and savoring the taste of a scrumptious chili luncheon.
The Curiosity Shop, Silent Auction, and Wheel of Fortune were also quite popular and so was the raffle table with plenty of gift-giving options to choose from.
Children were absolutely thrilled when Santa showed up from the North Pole to surprise them! Thanks to a talented photographer, they now have “proof” of his visit. Santa’s Satellite Workshop was also open for business.
This church fundraising event is the biggest one of the year, and it was only made possible by a wonderful committee, parishioners, small business donors, and vendors. Grandparent, parent, and children volunteers also did an amazing job getting everything ready and helping at the fair.
We would like to thank everyone for attending, and a special “thank you” goes out to…
Our Parish Staff: Father Gemza, Michele Curnan, Kim Santoro, Rob Brereton, Jessica and Tom!
Our Small but Mighty Committee: Roseanna Alarcon, Shelley D’Andrea, Angela LeClerc, Pam LeRose, Teddi Maricci, Sue Moga, Barbara Richardson, Alicia Sakal, Nancy Scala, Tara Shoureck, and Janelle McLean.
Our Cookie Ladies: Betty Bresnan, Dolores Brush, Ginny Gamper, Barbara Hollander, Marie Kossman, Eileen O’Connell, and Gail Turro.
Our Lovable Grumpy Old Men: Ron Blois, Richie Brush, Dennis Hovland, and Tom Hogan.
Our Volunteers: Rob, Anna, Deana Barone, Bruce Beutler, Ciara Cuneo, Steve Farrel, Kayla Fierko, Kassidy Finerty, Eilish Foy, Ryan Hatcher, Mike Hatcher, Marie Kossman, Sandra LeClerc, Casie Lenihan, Anabelle McLean, Fritz Maignan, Kara Nunzwig, Ann O’Hara, Chris Olivia, Ginny O’Neil, Jackie Orminston, Marietta Ricci, Kevin Sakal (Jr.), Mark Sawotka, Alex Sawotka, Alana Shoureck, Jo Sutter, Brielle Vore & the Vore Family, Ava Waldman, Abby Weizenecker, Cari Weizenecker, Mary, and many others who wish to remain anonymous.
Our Supporters, Donors, and Sponsors: Agway, All Aboard, American Pie Company, Amore, Angela LeClerc, Arkam Auto Detailing, AutoZone, Barbara Clark, Barbara Richardson, Beutler Family, Bev Max, Big W, Cari Weiznecker, Cathleen Palinkas, CCD Class, Children’s Movement Center, Chris McCormak, Clancy Family, Costco, Cousins Pizza, Cucumber & Chamomile, Dagwoods, Dana Owen, Diner Luxe, Escape 101, Felicia Saraceno, First Grade CCD Class, Fitness with Gloria Chiesi, Four Seasons Therapy, LLC, Gaylordsville Diner, Gerilyn Taylor, Giddings / Rizzo’s Garage, Good Tidings, Hair By Susi, Hatcher Family, Holiday Restaurant, Home Depot, IGA, Iron Rail, Italia Mia, Jackie Orminston, Janelle McLean, Joanne Tiebout-Douglas, Jodi Adarer, Joe Morovsky, Katherine Velez, K. Fizelle, Lina Orozco, Linda Miano, Marcia Campetti, Mike McLachlan, Mohawk Ski Resort, Nancy Moga, New Milford Fitness & Aquatics Center, New Posh Nail Spa, O’Connors, Pam LeRose, Panera, Paul Jaehnig, Penny Hartz, Prisca Nails, Robbyn’s Nest, Roseanna Alarcon, Sacred Grounds Coffee Roasters, Sawotka Family, Scanlon Family, Scott’s Landscaping, Sherman Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, The Sherman Sentinel, Sue Moga, Soukup Farms, The Sweet Spot, Tasty Waves, Teddi Maricci, Third Grade CCD Class, Thunder Ridge, Town Tribune, Trader Joe’s, Westchester Modular Homes, and White Silo. Much thanks also to all parishioners who generously donated and everyone who wishes to remain anonymous.
Congratulations to our Silent Auction and Raffle Baskets Winners! Anne, Roseanna Alarcon, Sandra Anderson, Keith B., Suzette Berger, Nicole C., Peter Doyen, Pete Doyen, Gubner Family, Marie Fierko, D. Fitzpatrick, June Forster, Anne Forster, June Forster, Kerry Foy, Kari Hallecks, Ed Hayes, Jeanne Kahn, Karen Kellett, Catherine LaPorte, Rich Lenihan, P. Majfred, Penny Marden, Debbie McGrath, Anabel McLean, Sue Moga, Justin Molito, Ginny O’Neil, Dana Owen, Janet Saraceno, Maria Stark, Marta Starkzy, Gerilyn Taylor, B. Thornland, Jerilynn W., J. Wasulc, and the Wonseys.
Lina Orozco and Sue Moga, Christmas Fair Co-Chairs
Press Release by Lina Orozco & Alicia Sakal
Photos by Alicia Sakal
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This post event press release also appeared in print editions of the Town Tribune & The Sherman Sentinel, two local publications that serve the Sherman community.