Newcastle Boy Scouts to collect Christmas trees for fundraiser

December 19, 2011

NEW — 3:50 p.m. Dec. 19, 2011

Newcastle’s Boy Scout Troop 499 will begin circulating through local neighborhoods at 9 a.m. Jan. 7 to collect Christmas trees from homes for disposal.

The group will go through the neighborhoods several times until 2 p.m. for its annual fundraiser.

Homeowners may place their tree at the curb of their home for pickup. Donations for the scouts are accepted by placing a Ziplock bag and envelope addressed to Troop 499 at 8042 116th Ave. S.E., Newcastle, WA 98056 on the tree. Donations can also be mailed to that address.

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