The 29th Annual TreeFest theme for 2017 

“Christmas Memories”

November 17-21


Our 28th Annual TreeFest “Spirit of the Season” 

We would like to thank all of our sponsors for making this a spectacular event. 

Diamond Star Underwriter:  Morse Moving & Storage, Inc. 

Diamond Star Underwriter:  CSO Architects

Silver Star Underwriter:  Don Pennington

Bronze Star Underwriter: Potts, Hannah & Fischer, P.C. 

Bronze Star Underwriter: bps Marketing 

The weekly View community newspaper

Friends of WAEF

Patricia Miller

Joan S. Porter

Charter Sponsors and Decorators

A special thanks to the following people for 28 years of continuing support of Warren Holiday TreeFest

Sponsor/Purchaser  David Day of Church Church, Hittle & Autrim

Designer/Decorators  Marilynn Atkinson & Jeanne Bastin

Celebrity Tree Decorators

Sherman Burdette, FOX 59 Morning News

Matt McCutcheon, WTHR/13

JD Cannon, HANK FM

                   Indianapolis Motor Speedway         


 Thanks to the following contributors:

Auctioneer Stephen Capper


TreeFest Hosts and Hostesses 

TreeFest Volunteers

Performance Tire Crews

MSD Warren Township

Interim Cheif Adrian Pettis and MSD Warren Police

Jennifer Thompson, photographer

Judges for decorated trees

Warren Arts & Education Foundation 


MSD Warren Administrators

Community Life Center 

2016 Decorator Award Winners

Caroline Feldman People’s Choice Award   Transportation  

1st Place School   Creston Middle 

2nd Place School  Transportation

3rd Place School  Early Childhood Center

Most Creative  Barbara Butz

Best Representation of Theme  Susie Jensen

Most Elegant Tree  Marilynn & Jeanne

Best Tree Lighting (Memory of Rose Marie Pennington) Dianne Hoover

TreeFest wouldn’t be possible if it weren’t for these people and companies. Thank you for caring about the Foundation, and the children of Warren Township. All monies made from this event go toward grants for students of MSD Warren Township. Your participation helps the Warren Arts and Education Foundation continue to fund educational projects, grants and special opportunities for students and staff in MSD Warren Township schools.

If you would like to be involved in TreeFest 2017 please contacts us. Were always looking for new people to join us for this celebration.

The Warren Arts and Education Foundation is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization. Your support for “Spirit of the Season” will help fund special programs and projects that have a positive impact on students.

Barbara Butz2

Hawthorne Elementary


Marilynn & Jeanne2

Michelle Stahl


Karen's Boutique



Tree 1

Barbara Butz







2015 Decorator Award Winners

Caroline Feldman People’s Choice Award – Hawthorne

1st Place School – Warren Early Childhood Center

2nd Place School – Transportation

3rd Place School – Lakeside Elementary


Most Creative – Susie Jensen

Best Representation of Theme – Dianne Hoover

Most Elegant Tree –  Jeanne & Marilynn

Best Lighting – Susie Jensen


Diamond Star Underwriter

Morse Moving & Storage. Inc.

Bronze Star Sponsor’s

Rod Morgan

Don Pennington

Ray Skillman Northeast Buick GMC

Teachers Credit Union 

The Weekly View