From Thursday 12 November, shoppers at intu Milton Keynes can vote for their favourite Christmas tree, decorated by local companies.
‘Oh Christmas Tree’, in partnership with Argos and Homebase, features 18 Christmas trees on the mall that have been sponsored by local businesses for their chosen charity and will be auction on MKFM on Saturday 5 December.
Shoppers can vote for the best decorated tree for their chance to win a prize plus the tree with the highest number of votes will receive an extra £100 to that ‘tree’s’ charity, thanks to intu Milton Keynes.
The companies that have kindly sponsored a tree and their chosen charities are:
New Look (Teenage Cancer Trust/Macmillan)
Calcutta Brasserie (Nepal Earthquake Appeal)
Colossal Print (Supershoes)
Formula Fast (Open Door)
énergie Fitness for Women, Newport Pagnell (Willen Hospice)
The Milton Keynes Rotary Club (Willen Hospice)
Bluecube Creative (The Community Foundation)
Whitespace Yoga (Willen Hospice)
Family Law Group (Willen Hospice)
PJ Care (Open Door)
Destination MK (MK Dons Sports & Education Trust)
The Casino MK (Willen Hospice)
Perception PR (Ride High)
Kit Happens (Harry's Rainbow)
Gulliver's Land (POD Children's Charity)
Shelley Peppard, general manager at intu Milton Keynes, said: “We can’t wait to see the mall lined with these trees and to see how each company has taken on the challenge to decorate their Christmas tree. If you’re looking for a ‘ready-made’ tree this year, make sure you put Saturday 5 December in the diary and get bidding with MKFM.”
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