Gov. Herbert and First Lady to unveil holiday decor

What: Gov. Herbert and the First Lady will unveil the mansion holiday decor. Students from Franklin Elementary School in Salt Lake City will join the Governor and First Lady to decorate a Christmas tree in the Governor’s Mansion library.

This year’s holiday theme, selected by the First Lady, is “Home for the Holidays.” Community volunteers and organizations are invited to decorate the mansion accordingly, generously providing their time, talent and supplies, as they turn the beautiful historic mansion into a festive gathering place for Utahns.

Who:
Gov. Gary R. Herbert
First Lady Jeanette Herbert
Randy Miller, principal of Franklin Elementary
Janelle Wride, art instructor at Franklin Elementary
Students from Franklin Elementary
Local decorators and volunteers

When:
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Where:
Governor’s Mansion
603 East South Temple
Salt Lake City

Background: The Governor’s Mansion was built in 1902 by prominent mining magnate and U.S. Senator Thomas Kearns and his wife, Jennie. The mansion was donated to the State of Utah in 1937. More information on the mansion may be found at http://www.utah.gov/governor/mansion/mansion_history.html.