Each year, Gro-Moore Farms hosts our Pumpkins on Parade Charity Event, featuring both a silent and live auction of a rich assortment of decorated pumpkins. The pumpkins are decorated by the Rush-Henrietta Art Teachers & Students, and by Students of the School of Holy Childhood.
In addition we will continue the Artist Contest introduced in 2010. Local artists are sought to participate and may contact Kate Balconi at 359-3710, ext. 169 to learn more.
The event is held at the Farm Market at the Gro-Moore Farm, 2811 East Henrietta Road, Henrietta.
Tickets are $25 per person and will be available at Gro-Moore Farms and School of the Holy Childhood beginning in August. Join us for a fun-filled evening featuring delicious food and drink, fabulous desserts from Special Touch Bakery, music, raffles, and more! Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Join us for a fun-filled evening featuring delicious food and drink, fabulous desserts, music, raffles, and more!
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Last year, Pumpkins on Parade raised over $9,500 for the School of the Holy Childhood. This is a wonderful community event, which featured food, music and an auction of painted pumpkins.
Local businesses have the option of supporting the event by purchasing large bales of hay decorated to look like pumpkins by the staff at Gro-Moore Farms.
The 2011 bale sponsors included: Calkins Corporate Park, Canandaigua National Bank, Doyle Security Systems, Erie Station Village, Five Star Bank, Hadley Chiropractic, John Howland, Read’s Ice Cream, Monroe Tractor, Rochester Institute of Dog Grooming, Key Logistics, Pieters Family Life Center, Pride & Joy Child Care, Rush Family Medicine, Rush Henrietta Athletic Association, Wegmans Calkins Road, Terry & Terryl Butwid, the Scowcroft Family, Tru Salon and American Swiss Products.
The bales have been prominently displayed at the business for several weeks. Holy Childhood and Rush Henrietta students, as well as area artists, also supported the event by painting pumpkins that are auctioned off at the event.
Holy Childhood is a non-denominational, non-profit agency providing individuals with special needs with the tools to reach maximum independence. . The year 2011 marked Holy Childhood’s 65th anniversary of service to the community.
For more information about the agency visit www.holychildhood.org or call (585)359-3710. To indicate your interest in participating in this event by purchasing tickets or becoming a sponsor please contact Kate Balconi at (585) 359-3710 ext. 169 or email@example.com.