The Norfolk Lions Club is in full swing with its annual Christmas Tree Sale!
This month long event is one of the Lions Club’s most important fundraisers and a great opportunity for the Lions to connect with so many members of the community during the holiday period. Sales begin on Friday, November 26th, and continue until all trees are gone. We hope to see you down at the lot early for best selection.
As has been its tradition in the past several years, the Norfolk Lions Christmas Tree Sale is located on the lot next to the Dunkin Donuts on Main Street in downtown Norfolk. We thank the owners of our local Dunkin Donuts for their continued support of the Norfolk Lions.
Selling hours are Weekdays from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Weekends from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. The Lions will be happy to trim the bottom of your tree and secure it to your car, although pickup trucks are very much appreciated. We accept cash and checks payable to the Norfolk Lions. Sorry no credit cards.
Did you know that it takes 10 to 12 years of growing time and professional care to bring a Christmas tree to harvest? Our trees come from northern Maine and they are fresh and beautiful! We have both Balsam and Fraser Fir trees which are the most popular and this year we have the return of the popular Silver Fir. Silver Firs look almost like the Fraser Firs but have the aroma of the Balsam Firs. We also have a selection of wreaths, as well as tree bags and tree life preservative to promote needle retention and help keep your tree fresh.
All of the proceeds from the sales of the trees go right back into the local Norfolk community and to various Lions charities. “Monies that the Lions generate go to seed such research as blindness prevention, diabetes prevention and numerous other causes”, says Jack Campbell, this year’s President and King Lion.
This year we will again have a collection bin at the tree lot for “Coats for Kids & Families”. We will be collecting coats for men, women and children to be given to families in need in our community. Any and all coats in good condition are needed and all will be dry-cleaned courtesy of Anton’s Cleaners.
We will also be collecting non-perishable food donations for the benefit of the Norfolk Food Pantry. Paul Terrio, co-chairman of the Christmas Tree Sale, further comments, “Your contributions to the Norfolk Food Pantry are much appreciated at this time of year”.
Once again, the Boy Scouts of Norfolk will be offering a Tree Pick-Up Service after the holidays. For $5 for Seniors and $15 for all others, the Scouts will pick up your tree at any home in Norfolk and bring it to the transfer station for recycling. You can register for this service on-line at https://rebrand.ly/Troop80Trees2022. The Boy Scouts will also be on-site at the tree lot to answer questions and hand out information fliers with all the details, as you buy your tree.
Please note that we will be observing all MA state and CDC regulations and guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information or to get involved with the Norfolk Lions Club, please visit www.NorfolkMALions.org or talk to any Lions member you may know.