We are proud to be involved with and support the Rotary Club's Tree of Light for another year, but this time with a New Tree, in a New Location.
The new Tree will be located in New Row, Telford Shopping Centre. This location will provide a higher ceiling and wider mall which should enhance the overall presentation.
What is the Tree of Light?
The Tree of Light provides the opportunity for you to commemorate the name or names of loved ones at Christmas time. Names are displayed on lists around the Tree of Light in Telford Shopping Centre; at Wellington Market and in the windows of Tranter Lowe’s offices in Oakengates and Dawley, and inside Truffles Café in Ironbridge. Names are also displayed on the Tree of Light website and in the Telford Journal.
The Rotary Telford Tree of Light Campaign, which is run by the Rotary Clubs of Ironbridge, Telford Centre, The Wrekin and Wellington celebrated the success of the 2018 campaign by presenting £42000 to local charities. Chair of the Telford Tree of Light organising committee, Rotarian Max Clowes, said, “The full cost of the appeal is covered by the Rotary Clubs, the business community and other organisations so that the entire amount given by the public is given to the chosen good causes.” The names of those remembered are displayed around the Tree of Light in Telford Shopping Centre, in Wellington Dawley, Madeley, Ironbridge and Oakengates . The names are also published in the Telford Journal and on the Tree of Light website. Peter Seaward, Chair of the Rotary Clubs of Telford & District Trust Fund said, “The success of the Rotary Telford Tree of Light has only been made possible thanks to the wonderful generosity of the people of Telford who donate to The Tree of Light to remember their loved ones at Christmas time."
Your envelopes for the 2019 Tree of Light can be dropped in to our Wellington Branch which is located at: 30 Market St, Wellington, Telford, TF1 1DT
The switch on for 2019 will take place in New Row, Telford Shopping Centre at 4.30pm on Thursday 14th November 2019. The Salvation Army band will play Christmas Carols from 4pm and the Tree will be switched on by Norma Ross of Severn Hospice.