Wreath auction benefits ACT BG’s Christmas Elves Program

Homeworks Decorating Center created the top wreath using a "Christmas Story" theme.

Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce ACT BG project team hosted its Annual Wreath Auction on November 27 and i raised $2,340.

Mary Hinkelman, executive director of the Chamber of Commerce, with Alisha Nenadovich, who organized the auction for ACT BG.

This is the fourth year of the event and continues to be a community favorite.  The event was hosted by Brookdale Bowling Green Senior Living in conjunction with a BG Chamber of Commerce Businesses After Hours Event.

The wreaths were hung on the doors of the residents at Brookdale and sold in a silent auction. ACT BG member Alisha Nenadovich, who also works at Brookdale organized the event.  

ACT BG uses the proceeds to complement the Christmas Elves Program. Everything raised from both the events benefits organizations serving families in need this holiday season.

Since 2015, ACT BG has raised a total of $6,970.00 through the auctions.

This year’s top wreath was from Homeworks Decorating Center with their “The Christmas Story” wreath. The wreath was sold for $150; this is their third time being part of the auction.   

All the wreaths are donated by local individuals or businesses and the ACT BG project team. 

ACT BG’s mission is to attract and retain young professionals in Bowling Green. Their efforts focus on connecting active professionals, to each other and to the community through social, civic, charitable, and professional development events.