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Bob, Mark and Sharon Miller frame “Building Dreams from Childhood,” the tree sponsored by Miller Family Holdings. All the ornaments on the tree were constructed by students at Oregon Episcopal School.

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(Left to right): Linda Patterson, Providence Foundations Chief Development Officer Carolyn Winter, Marilyn Hodson, and Judy Fitch are delighted with the festivities.

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Debra Stracke of Beaverton Toyota, sponsor of the beautiful “Traditionally Oregon” tree shares a hug with Homer Rathbun.

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Amidst a beautiful dusting of snow, Santa summons the 800 revelers to dinner at the Providence Festival of Trees Gala on Dec. 2.

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Ooh la la, Lisa Vance (left), Providence chief executive, and Ellen Gyllstrom, Providence Portland Medical Foundation chair, enjoy a moment in front of “Joyeux Noël” sponsored by Providence Medical Group. Accompanying the tree was a vacation package to the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, plus local French culinary classes and restaurant certificates.

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The smooth sounds of The Brown Sisters—Rachel, Leah, and Dorcas (left to right)—entertained Gala guests.

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Dave Underriner, Providence Health & Services chief executive, delivery systems, and Malia Wasson, U.S. Bank-Oregon president, welcome guests and kick-off the tree auction.

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Trina Vasquez, presenting sponsor Fred Meyer’s Mike Ellis, Linda Yoshida, and Brian Mohr are cozy as can be at the Providence Festival of Trees Gala.

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Geanna and Rudyard Coltman (seated), owners of Cinetopia, are greeted by Heidi Marble, tree designer for “Decked for Life,” a lasting work of art, with trinkets, jewelry and treasures donated by Providence cancer patients, family, staff and friends.

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Enjoying “Everyone Needs a Place to Call Home” are Jennifer Laizure (left) and Noel Taucher.

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Tony Hopson, Sr. (center), Self Enhancement, Inc. president and chief executive, takes a moment with Theresa and Bob Lanphere.

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