Edward Jones & Cam Lovitt – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – Edward Jones & Cam Lovitt Snowmen certainly brighten up a tree, especially when they are as happy looking as this bunch. This tree features a nice blend of white snowmen and red ornaments with the occasional black lump of coal ornament for good measures no doubt.  The “let it snow” song plays…

Waters Carpet – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – Waters Carpet This tree is spot-on when it comes to animal themed trees.  The leopard pattern carries nicely throughout the tree with and amazing assortment of ornaments carrying the pattern.  Of course the Leopard Stocking at the top is the perfect pinnacle to the theme. We thank Waters Carpet for your time…

Tommy and Ginger Pate Family – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – Tommy and Ginger Pate Family Wow! this colorful tree can’t help but make you happy.  The bright colors brought to life by  the gorgeous array of flowers and high heeled slippers.  Cinderella would be proud and sleeping beauty would have a reason to get out of bed again. Love the embrace of…

The Journeys Group – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – The Journeys Group Eloquent and classy, reminds one of the professional designed trees found on beautiful estates or important events.  Love the blend of blue to white in this theme and the picture perfect snowflakes! We would like to express our thanks for The Journeys Group Sponsorship in this years festival of…

Speedway Gas, Greenville NC – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – Speedway Gas, Greenville NC We were really pumped up about this entry, a beautiful mix of ornaments, especially like the use of the speedway trucks in the mix and the colors showcase the Speedway brand we’ve known and trusted most of our lives.  Love the way the snowman is embedded into the…

Service Roofing and Sheet Metal – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – Service Roofing and Sheet Metal According to the blueprints, this tree exceeds the minimum standards for an excellently designed theme.  And its very handy to have around when a quick repair comes up.  The mix of tools and protective gear is great and the safety chain makes for an excellent garland.  We…

Robbie Marlowe Family – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – Robbie Marlowe Family The force is strong in this tree.  We love the paper cutouts of Yoda, Darth the storm troopers.  The light sabres and candy cane sabres help us to appreciate your creativity and attention to detail.  Even Princes Leia has been beautifully captured in your artwork.  Knighthood is obviously in…

Powell Medical Equipment – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – Powell Medical Equipment The star of this tree are the small soldiers reminding us of the old movie “the nutcracker”.  We think anytime something activates our sentimental side its a good thing.  The perfect blend of red, blue and gold against the dark green background would look right in any home or…

Pitt Greenville Soccer Association – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – Pitt Greenville Soccer Association We’re sure the kids had a ball decorating this tree.  Besides the great Soccer theme, the tree topper grabs your attention while providing a graceful flow down the tree highlighting the association teams along the way.  A fantastic advertising move all while supporting the families of Eastern North…

My Eye Doctor – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – My Eye Doctor At first glance I thought I needed an appointment with My Eye Doctor.  The fuzzy ornaments make the tree look as though it was caught in a snow ball fight.  The white pearl ornaments are the perfect contrast to the white snowballs and the quantity and size of the…

Metallix Refining – Festival of Trees 2015 Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – Metallix Refining A warm and classy theme, we can almost see a tree like this being selected by hand and brought back to the house on a sled on a crisp winter day.  The beautiful and nostalgic look that would awesome with the lights of a fireplace dancing nearby. A very warm…

HUGS Preschool – Festival of Trees 2015 Sponsor

Tree Sponsor – HUGS Preschool We love this tree!  And we are so happy so many students contributed to such a wonderful design.  The Blue cats are each unique and special and make this tree a real standout.  We thank everyone who helped make it so beautiful! We are also grateful to HUGS Preschool program…

400 ST Andrews – Festival of Trees Sponsor 2015

Tree Sponsor – 400 ST. Andrews Honoring Volunteers of the Year – Brian and Rochelle Brown.  We love the fruity theme of this tree, as its draped in apples, grapes, berries and more.  The pineapple tree topper will no doubt make this tree a necessary component to bring the new year in with as the…

Hoffman Haus Pet Resort – Festival of Trees 2015

Tree Sponsor – Hoffman Haus Pet Resort A beautiful tree decorated in support and honor of our extended family members, our pets!  The tree is filled bottom to top with heartwarming pictures of these loved ones topping them off with a cute Dalmatian Santa! Many thanks to Hoffman Haus Pet Resort for being a 2015…

Halloween Express – Festival of Trees Sponsor 2015

Tree Sponsor – Halloween Express Halloween has traditionally been the number one holiday in the United States, yet most folks take down the decorations right after the 31st.  Halloween Express has found the perfect way to extend the Holiday deep into December with a scary tree draped in spider webs and spiders.  This cool Gothic…

Golden K-Kiwanis – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Sponsor Tree – Golden K-Kiwanis Frosty looks as though he will walk out and shovel the drive at any minute.  A creative tree which is very photogenic and delights all who are in its presence.  The white lights add a nice sense of depth adding to the expectation of movement. Thank you Golden K-Kiwanis, thank…

Evans Street Mini Storage – Festival of Trees 2015 Sponsor

Sponsor Tree – Evans Street Mini Storage What an eloquent and beautiful arrangement of black and sparkling silver ornaments.  This picture doesn’t do this tree justice.  We commend the decorators on their sense of style. We also thank Evans Street Mini Storage for their Sponsorship in the 2015 Festival of Trees.  The one thing none…

Epsilon Sigma Alpha – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Sponsor Tree – Epsilon Sigma Alpha What would childhood be like without crayons?  A great deal of our learning begins in these early years, so how fitting to have hand crafted ornaments, or should we say keepsakes!  We are inspired by  your creativity! Epsilon Sigma Alpha is a welcomed Sponsor for the 2015 Festival of…

Coastal AgroBusiness – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Sponsor Tree – Coastal AgroBusiness We love the Dinosaur theme for being both fun and creative.  Did you notice that the theme captures not only the dinosaur’s but also the periodic botanical plants poking out for the herb-osuars to munch on!  And the Tree Top decoration is original and ties the theme together.  I feel…

ASAP Photo and Camera Greenville NC – 2015 Festival of Trees Sponsor

Sponsor Tree – ASAP Photo and Camera, Greenville The complementary colors with horizontal and vertical accents make this a lovely tree to admire for hours on end. We are very appreciative for the efforts put into the tree’s design as well as the sponsorship provided by ASAP Photo and Camera Greenville

Festival of Trees 2016 Keynote Speaker Deanna Fei

Deanna Fei in the News Deanna Fei became an award-winning author with the publication of her debut novel, but there was one story she could not bring herself to tell — the story of her daughter’s birth. Fei could not imagine sharing the details of how her second child entered the world 3½ months too…

Story Time with Santa

STORY TIME WITH SANTA Reservations must be made in advance by emailing brendafamilysupport@gmail.com Dates: Thurs. Dec 3 at 6:00 p.m. Tues. Dec 8 at 6:00 p.m. Sat. Dec 12 at 9 a.m. Cost: $10 one child in picture $15 two children in one picture $20 three or more children in one picture.   . ‘ASAP Photos will be taking…

Festival of Trees Gala Event featuring Deanna Fei

The Family Support Network of Eastern North Carolina invites you to join us for A Gala Celebration Honoring our Sponsors. Our featured speaker is none other than, Deanna Fei, mother of a micro-preemie. Deana Fei is author of a new memoir  GIRL IN GLASS (Bloomsbury), hailed as “Extraordinarily Beautiful” by NPR, and “An impassioned, important…

Celebrity Breakfast Oct. 23rd

Our celebrity breakfast was held Oct. 23rd at Rep Express and hosted by Talk of the Town’s Henry Hinton and Brian and Rochelle Brown. Many thanks to everyone who organized, participated, and attended – please check out our image gallery for scenes from the event!

Roanoke River Partners

Family Support Network of Eastern NC is partnering with Roanoke River Adventures in providing a healing time for their families in the outdoors.  Contact us for more information. Nature affords us an opportunity escape from our daily routines and enjoy the beauty that is naturally around us.  Roanoke River Adventures is the right get-away to…

Festival of Trees Preview Party

Tonight the NIGHT!!! Festival of Trees Preview Party – live and silent auction. Special recognitions, Angel Boberg Webb Memorial Scholarship Recipient recognized, Corporate Sponsors – ASAP Photo and Camera, Cracker Barrel, Greenville Convention Center, Homer Tyre Realty and Carolina Digestive Diseases.

Festival of Trees Event – Time and Place

Friday, December 5 is the Family Support Network of Eastern NC’s Festival of Trees. Reservations must be made in advance. Call 252-328-9332 or Brendafamilysupport@gmail.com Entertainment during the program provided by Tar River Band. Pre-event entertainment will be JH Rose Jazz Band. The live and silent auction have many items available. Jennifer Little will be the…

Story Time with Santa

Story Time with Santa. The next event is Thurs, Dec 11 at 6 p.m. and Sat, Dec 13 at 9 a.m. Reservations in advance by emailing brendafamilysupport@gmail.com

Festival of Trees are on Display

The Family Support Network of Eastern NC’s Festival of Trees are on display at the Greenville NC Convention Center. Open Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Admission is free. Donations accepted. Tuesday, Dec. 2 you can see the trees in the evening during the Story Time with Santa. Story Time you must have…

Santa Claus at the Festival of Trees

Santa Claus is coming Tues, Dec 2, Thurs, Dec 11 and Sat. Dec 13 to the Family Support Network of Eastern NC Festival of Trees. Santa and Mrs. Claus will read “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and then pictures will be taken. ASAP Photo will take a professional picture of your child. Cost: $10 for…

Festival of Trees Location and Schedule of Events

The trees will be on display at the Greenville NC Convention Center, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4:30.. Story Times with Santa and Mrs. Claus: Dec 2 and Dec at 11 at 6 p.m. and Sat, Dec 13 at 9 a.m reservations required. $10,$15 or $20 for pictures by ASAP Photo depending on number…

Thank You to Our Sponsers!

A huge thank you to our Bronze Sponsor – Carolina Digestive Diseases, and Corporate Sponsors – ASAP Photo and Camera, Cracker Barrel, Homer Tyre Realty and The Journeys Financial Group.

Make Plans to Visit the Tree Festival, Almost Ready!

Trees are almost ready to see you Dec 1 – 19 at the Greenville NC Convention Center. Admission is free as a thank you from our many sponsors. Some sponsors are: McGhee Chiropractic, Alzheimer of NC, Henry Hinton, Greenville Convention Center, Colombo & Kitchin Attorneys, Smith Funeral Home & Crematory, Coastal Agro Business, Golden K-Kiwanis,…

19th Annual Festival Tree Decorating!!

Family Support Network of Eastern NC’s 19th Annual, Festival of Trees – 100+ volunteers unloaded and put together over 80 trees in 1 hour. Then the decorating began. Can’t wait until they are all decorated by Wednesday. Disney, Joy To The World, Breast Cancer Awareness, Dr. Seuss, Santa, Snowmen and many other themes is turning…

Festival of Trees 2014 auction

The 2014 Festival of Trees Auction is always something to look forward to with marvelous auction items up for bid every year, and this year is no different. The Auction this year will be held on Friday, December 5, 2014. One of the items up for auction this year is the “Jeanie B”, a 72′…