Wood from Mayor's Christmas tree will be used to create ornaments for fundraising after holidays

LNK, Nov 7, 2014

Mayor’s Christmas tree, which is also known as Kansas City’s symbol of holidays, has recently arrived in the city.

Tree is delivered in pieces on special vehicle every year. These pieces are reinforced and attached with rods. Once attached together, the tree will be decorated with around 7,200 lights and 1,200 ornaments.

After Christmas, the tree’s pieces will be converted into decorative pieces and ornaments to be sold for around $14 per piece. The money collected by selling these items will be used as part of Mayor’s Christmas tree charity…. MORE

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