Pacifica Retirement Residence’s 2016 Festival of Trees raised $6

Enchanted event raises $6,200

Festival of Trees 2016 proceeds – $6,244.55 in all – are to benefit expansion of the Peace Arch Hospital emergency department

Staff and residents of South Surrey’s Pacifica Retirement Residence continued an enchanted tradition this month, with their seventh annual Festival of Trees.

The Dec. 7 event – in which trees sponsored by local businesses are put on display – raised more than $6,000 for the Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation.

Since its inception, the event has raised more than $16,000 in support of the local community.

This year’s funds – $6,244.55 in all – will benefit expansion of the Peace Arch Hospital emergency department.