Singing Christmas Tree prepares for 20th event

You’re invited to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Singing Christmas Tree.

Rehearsals began Tuesday for the upcoming event to be held during the Christmas comes to Sweet Home celebration in early December.

Singing Christmas Tree members are seeking the names of past members and inviting them back for the 20th anniversary program. This year’s tree is again under director Paul Rowton, retired SHHS music teacher.

More than 200 letters have been mailed seeking past members and inviting them back to the tree. New voices are encouraged as well. All persons, junior high school age and up are welcome. There is no vocal audition. The goal is to join more than 100 voices for this year’s tree.

The participate in this year’s celebration, persons are asked to attend a practice before October 9. Practices are from 7-9 p.m. at the choir room at SHHS, 1641 Long Street.

For complete information, call 367-4639.