Sharing Tree returns to grant wishes

By: 
Wade Young, Montgomery Messenger

The community’s Sharing Tree is located at the Happy Hour Bar. (Wade Young photo)

Perfume, chocolate candy, soft granola bars, deodorant, a tin of cookies .… these are some of the gift requests on the Montgomery Sharing Tree this year.

The Christmas tradition where area residents make Christmas special for more than 100 members of the community who are at least 50 years old is up and running in Montgomery.

The program seeks to fill gift requests during the next week and a half for adult residents, many of whom are senior citizens from Montgomery.

The program uses cards on the Christmas tree with requested gifts that total up to $20.

The program is sponsored by Aging Services for Communities, the Happy Hour Bar, and Eileen Segna. Karen Hiscox, from Aging Services, said information on the tag is a suggestion for shoppers.

“People don’t need to buy everything on the tags. The recipient is just giving a suggestion,” Hiscox stated.

Cash donations are also welcome. Organizers use that money to...

To see more on this story pick up the November 28, 2019 print edition of the Montgomery Messenger.

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