From left, Curtis Christiansen, employee at Annie Kaill's, Susan Hickey, of the Downtown Business Association, Chava Lee, of Gastineau Humane Society, Darby Hinz, owner of Annie Kaill's, and Asha Falcon, employee of Annie Kaill's, pose for a check-passing ceremony. The DBA sponsored the 12 trees of Christmas contest. Several different downtown business had trees that the public voted on for the best. Each business sponsored a charity. Annie Kaill's sponsored the GastineauHumane Society and they were awarded $1,000 from the DBA by being sponsored by Annie Kaill's.