Gov. Evers Announces “Hometown for the Holidays” for the 2021 State Capitol Holiday Tree
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers, in a letter to educators and students, announced “Hometown for the Holidays” as the theme for the 2021 Capitol Holiday Tree that is displayed in the rotunda of the Wisconsin State Capitol and serves as a centerpiece of festivity for those visiting and working at the Capitol building. Each year, the Capitol Holiday Tree is filled with handmade ornaments from kids, students, and families from every corner of the state. This year, students are invited to contribute handmade ornaments showcasing their hometown, neighborhood, or local area, the strength of neighbors and community, or what their hometown or our home state mean to them.
The 2021 Capitol Holiday Tree that will be on display in the Capitol Rotunda is a 32-foot balsam fir that was donated to the people of Wisconsin from the Menominee Nation. The tree was harvested from the grounds of the Menomonie Tribal Enterprise Forestry Center in Keshena, Wisconsin.
“Hometown for the Holidays” theme ornaments should be sent by Fri., Nov. 19, 2021 to:
The letter sent to Wisconsin educators with additional information and instructions regarding the 2021 State Capitol Holiday Tree can be found here.
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