The Transylvania Times -

By Eric Crews
Staff Writer 

Program Brings ‘Trees’ To Troops -Brevard NC


For the third year in a row, Cedar Mountain resident Gloria Harris has tried her best to make Christmas a little brighter for some of the thousands of troops stationed overseas during the holidays each year.

A program she founded in conjunction with the Rocky Hill Baptist Church three years ago, called “Trees for our Troops,” seeks to bring a little bit of holiday cheer to service men and women by sending Christmas trees to military bases overseas.

“The hard thing about it is finding someone to receive them,” she said.

After calling various places but having no success, Harris turne...

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