As the festive season approaches, the Estevan Kinsmen Club is gearing up for its annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser, a cherished tradition in the community. In an exclusive interview on SUN 102, Eric McCrimmon, a dedicated member of the Kinsmen Club, shared insights into the excitement surrounding this year's fundraiser.
McCrimmon expressed the club's anticipation for the upcoming tree sales, emphasizing their longstanding commitment to the fundraiser. "Oh yeah, we're super excited. The Kinsmen have been selling Christmas trees for years now as a fundraiser, and we're doing it again this year," he shared.
Moving beyond the excitement, McCrimmon discussed the purpose behind the fundraiser, explaining, "So we don't have the funds set aside for any particular project. The Kin motto is 'Serving the Community's Greatest Need', so everything that we fundraise from the trees and from everything else helps us to serve our community." He highlighted ongoing commitments at Estevan Comprehensive School, scholarships, support for the outdoor rink at Hillside Park, and contributions to Telemiracle.
The Christmas Tree Fundraiser by the Estevan Kinsmen Club kicks off on Thursday from 6 to 8 PM at the Canadian Tire parking lot, coinciding with Black Friday deals. Operating hours on weekdays are 6 to 8 PM, with extended hours on Saturday (12:00 to 5:00 PM) and Sunday (12:00 to 4:00 PM). GFL (Green for Life) will provide a Christmas tree disposal bin at its usual location, and residents can stay updated on tree disposal details by following the Estevan Kinsmen Club on Facebook.
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