The Relief Zone Hosted Christmas Memorial Tree Lighting Event

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The Relief Zone

The Relief Zone Youth Center (TRZ), hosted its annual Christmas Tree Memorial Event to honor the community’s loved ones. 51 trees were sponsored raising $1,795 in donations.

The donations received benefit The Relief Zone’s Endowment Fund, which is a gift that keeps on giving. The purpose of the endowment fund is to support the charitable efforts of TRZ and its impact on the Town of Carroll both now and into the future.

“Our Christmas Memorial Tree Event and Lighting Ceremony gives us the chance to embrace the meaning of the Christmas season as we acknowledge, remember and honor our community’s loved ones, and businesses, who support our proud tradition of sharing our faith as we serve our community,” said Lisa Lyon, executive director, The Relief Zone. “The community looks forward to this event each year, commenting on how the lit trees are a beautiful tribute to their loved ones. We are truly grateful for the generous support of our patrons and community and would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas.”

The sponsors of our 2023 Memorial Trees are:

  • Cliff & Janet Bennett, in memory of Loved ones
  • Patty Bennett, in memory of Leslie H. Bennett, Barb Williams, Edith Warnshuis, and Punk & Gert Field
  • Bob & Lora Benson, Merry Christmas from the Benson’s
  • Jenna & Zach Britton, in memory of Max Gallivan
  • Maizie Britton, in memory of Sue Britton
  • John and Karen Davis & Family, Kim & Kay Davis, in memory of Nyla Davis.
  • Jerry Eklund in memory of Norma Eklund, Eklund family; Emerson, Esther, Larry, Cindi, & Barbara, and Sally Nash
  • Kathy Ekstrom, in memory of Art Ekstrom.
  • The Frewsburg Lions & Leo Clubs, in memory of Pastor Alan Anderson, Pat Harvey, and
  • Sandy Harvey
  • The Frewburger Pizza Shop, in honor of the Frewsburger Pizza Shop Family.
  • Connie Fuller, in memory of John Fuller
  • Bill Hair Sr., in memory Louise Hair.
  • Doris & James Hale, in memory of Conchita Garcia.
  • Laura Hale, In memory of John (Hon) Hale and Barbara Paruolo
  • Jilliane & Kory Higgs, in memory of Denise Abersold
  • Wendy Johnson, in memory of Greg Johnson.
  • Larry & Cindy Lodestro, in memory of Carol Stanton, Bill Stanton, Lucian Lodestro, Hazel Stanton, Marion Potter, Grace Lodestro, Edna Erickson, Walter Stanton, Reese Potter,
  • Lory Lodestro, and Edwin Erickson
  • The Family of Andy Dutchess, in memory of Andy Dutchess
  • Tom & Dee Nelson, in memory of Bob & Clare Ledgerwood.
  • Anne Olson, in memory of Joe & Mary Lombardo, and Gary Olson
  • Cecelia Buck Rhodes, in memory of James & Barbara Buck, and Doug & Zach Nosel
  • Megan & Craig Rodgers, in memory of Tammy Rayborne
  • Lorraine Ruhlman, in memory of Herman Ruhlman
  • Karen & Charlie Russell, in memory of Ron Myers and Harold & Sue Russell
  • Julie & Scott Sadowski, in memory of Abbey Rose Sadowski
  • Robert Sandberg, in memory of Helen Shoup, Edwin Sandberg, and Lawrence Sandberg
  • Julie & Wayne Saxton, in memory of Bill & Carol Stanton, Wally & Joyce Saxton, and honoring their children & grandchildren
  • Russell & Nancy Skeates, in memory of their parents
  • Rita Ann Sullivan, in memory of Russell Sullivan
  • Robert Swift & Barbara Suckow, in memory of Brian Suckow
  • Belinda Westerdahl & Bailey Glenn in memory of Brittany Glenn.
  • The Relief Zone, in memory of Michelle Collins and Blue Star Mothers