Holiday evergreens benefit Austin’s House |

Holiday evergreens benefit Austin’s House

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MINDEN, Nev. – Now is the time to order fresh-cut evergreen wreaths and decorations for the holidays. A portion of each purchase will benefit Austin’s House. Enjoy the beauty of this holiday season with long lasting, fragrant evergreens direct from the Pacific Northwest.

Choose from four holiday evergreen arrangements. Noble fir and mixed evergreen wreaths are $20, 10 feet of western cedar garland is $20 and the table centerpiece is $15.

These prices are for local pick up. You may also order evergreen gifts that will be delivered directly to the homes of your family and friends for an additional charge.

All holiday decorations are shipped direct from Sherwood Forest Farms in Washington and are guaranteed to be fresh. The holiday evergreens will arrive around Dec. 5.

Call Paula Hennefer at Austin’s House to place your order at 267-6711 or e-mail,, or

You may pay by check or with your Visa or MasterCard credit card. The deadline for orders is Oct. 25.

Austin’s House is the only emergency children’s shelter in rural Northern Nevada. The children are placed at Austin’s House after being removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.

These children have no place else to go. Austin’s House provides the basic living necessities including proper nutrition, hygiene, rest, nurturing, recreation, companionship, education, and life skills training.

Austin’s House has cared for more than 170 children since opening in September 2007.

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