RACVB is Seeking Out the Next Stroll on State Christmas Tree

Tree featured on display in downtown Rockford throughout the Merry & Bright season

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 25, 2017

 

Rockford, IL - The RACVB is looking for help finding the official Christmas tree for Stroll on State, presented by Illinois Bank & Trust this year. Any resident in the Rockford region interested in submitting a tree for consideration is asked to contact Bea Miller at bmiller@gorockford.com by Friday, October 13 to be considered.

Submissions must include:
• Contact name, phone number, address and email 
• Approximate height of the tree – 50 feet or taller
• Type of tree – Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Firs
• Location – within the Rockford region
• This is a donation. (the cost to remove the tree is covered)
• Photo

All submissions will be reviewed by the Stroll on State team. Those meeting specific criteria will be forwarded to a tree company who will make the final determination re: tree selection.

There are several considerations to be made when selecting:
1.) Width of tree - width impacts safety with transport re: number of lanes needed for transport
2.) Height of power lines along route
3.) Location of tree in yard (tree needs to be easily accessible)
4.) Fullness of tree

Additional information about Stroll on State can be found at strollonstate.com and the Facebook page www.facebook.com/StrollonState/.

 

RACVB exists to drive quality of life and economic growth for the citizens of Rockford and Winnebago County through tourism marketing and destination development. gorockford.com

 

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Andrea Cook, Marketing & Communications Manager: 815.489.1664 /acook@gorockford.com