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Wanted: Local home for Scout Christmas tree lot

November 4th, 2015 by Mike

Local Boy Scout Troop 151 has been selling Christmas trees for the past 34 years from the parking lot of the Safeway at Roosevelt Way Northeast and Northeast 75th Street.

That’s not working this year, writes Bob Brotherson,  Scoutmaster.

“Troop 151 needs a location with power and parking in order to continue with our Tree Lot. The troop uses funds raised to finance their outdoor education program, which includes monthly camp-outs, Boy Scout Summer Camp, long-term camping programs, and community service projects.

“Any help in finding a new location would be great,” writes Brotherson, who needs a location in the next few weeks or he’ll have to cancel the Tree Lot.

“Boy Scout Troop 151 was started in the Maple Leaf neighborhood in 1928,  and has sold Christmas Trees since 1934.”

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