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Manchester Festival of Trees attracts hundreds

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MANCHESTER (KWWL) -

Holiday decorations lined the walls of St. Mary's Parish Center in Manchester Sunday. It was a part of the 5th annual Festival of Trees, hosted by the Good Neighbor Society in Manchester. The Good Neighbor Home is a non-profit facility that offers assisted living, nursing home care, and a memory care unit to residents.

The Festival of Trees featured 17 trees this year for people to bid on and take home with them. The festival also featured other holiday decorations including wreaths and a silent auction.

Sarah Maurer is a board member for the Good Neighbors Society.

"We just like to kick off the holiday season here and get people excited for the holidays. You know, maybe they are looking for a new tree this year and this is just a good opportunity for that." Maurer said.

This year, the festival is also celebrating the Good Neighbors Society's 50th year in Manchester. All proceeds will go to the Good Neighbors Society in Manchester.

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