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Simi Y's Men's Club Christmas Tree Lot Opens December 1
The Simi Valley Family YMCA will begin selling Christmas trees on December 1.
Tree sale proceeds go to community nonprofits as well as to YMCA programs including camps and afterschool care. "One hundred percent of the proceeds goes back to the community," says Ed Reshew, vice-president of the Simi Valley Y's Men's Club. "We have over 35 volunteers that help. No one is paid."
The Simi Y has been selling Christmas trees since the 1970s. It will be selling mostly Noble firs grown in Oregon. The Y sells between 700 and 800 trees each year. As in years past, Simi YMCA staff will identify families who may not be able to afford a Christmas tree and give them vouchers for a free tree from the lot.
Christmas tree lot hours are 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The tree lot is located at the Simi YMCA (3200 Cochran St., corner of Galena Ave. and Cochran St., in Simi Valley). Five-dollar-
For more information, call 805-583-5338.