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Slideshow: Festival of Trees Gala raises funds for charity
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Guests check out auction items during the Festival of Trees Gala in Gainesville on Saturday. The event benefited Challenged Child and Friends. - photo by Erin O. Smith

The Festival of Trees Gala in Gainesville on Saturday benefited Challenged Child and Friends.

Organizers of the event were aiming to raise $100,000 for the charity through auction items and ticket sales. The Festival of Trees is Challenged Child and Friends' largest of the four fundraisers hosted by the organization. More than 300 tickets were sold for the event.