Gov. Herbert and first lady to unveil holiday decor

What: Gov. Herbert and First Lady Jeanette Herbert will unveil holiday decor at the Governor’s Mansion. Students from Cedar Ridge Elementary School in Cedar Hills 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 “Ring Those Christmas Bells.” 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
Jeremy Brunner, principal of Cedar Ridge Elementary
Nancy Taylor, teacher at Cedar Ridge Elementary
Students from Cedar Ridge Elementary, in costume
Local decorators and volunteers

When:Thurs., Dec. 1, 2015, 10:00 a.m.

Where: Utah Governor’s Mansion
603 E. South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84102

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.