Winners announced for holiday trees

Best Griswold Tree, Canadian Forces Health Services Centre (Pacific): (Left) Terri Yuen, Sgt Shauna Karnes, Base Commander, Capt(N) Jason Boyd, and Capt Kelsie Morrison.

Best Griswold Tree, Canadian Forces Health Services Centre (Pacific): (Left) Terri Yuen, Sgt Shauna Karnes, Base Commander, Capt(N) Jason Boyd, and Capt Kelsie Morrison.

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~

Three base units headed into the 2018 holiday season with bragging rights and prizes following the judging of the annual Christmas Tree Decorating Contest.

This year’s winning entries were Best Festive Tree, Fleet Maintenance Facility; Best Griswold Tree, Canadian Forces Health Services Centre Pacific; and Best Charlie Brown Tree, Naval Development Training Centre.

Decorating of the pre-lit artificial trees began Nov. 26 and were completed by Dec. 7. Winners were announced on Dec. 12 after judging by Skate and Swim with Santa attendees.

Base Commander, Captain (Navy) Jason Boyd was on hand to congratulate the winners at the Naden Athletic Centre and Wurtele Arena on Dec. 13. $200 gift cards were each awarded for the Most Festive Tree and Best Griswold Tree; $100 gift card was awarded for the Best Charlie Brown Tree.

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