12/05/12 This Friday, December 7th at 10 a.m. CST a 26 foot Concolor Fir growing at Hensler Nursery will be cut for Indianaâ€™s Statehouse Rotunda.Â Assisting the process to gently lower the tree will be the Kankakee Valleyâ€™s REMC in Wanatah.
This special Fir tree will be gently place on a trailer for transport to Indianapolis and will be on display at Henslerâ€™s over the weekend.Â The presentation will be on Wednesday, December 12th in the Statehouse building beginning in the Governorâ€™s office about 9 a.m.
For over 25 years, Hensler Nursery, of Starke County, has been providing Indianaâ€™s Statehouse Christmas tree. Â Additionally, Hensler Nursery will be providing a fresh 8 foot Fir tree to the Lt. Governor .Â This is part of a larger project conducted by Indianaâ€™s Christmas Tree Growers Association to bring fresh live Christmas trees to the heart of Indianaâ€™s government, Among other offices, Indianaâ€™s growers will be providing fresh trees to the Governor, the Department of Education, Department of Forestry, Department of Natural Resources, and the Department of Agriculture.