Optimist Club Tree Sale Returns
The Deerfield Optimist Club will again be selling Christmas trees, wreaths and roping/tree garland at Jewett Park this year starting this Friday, November 26, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hazel Avenue parking lot.
Regular hours of operation are Mondays through Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m.
The tree lot is located at the north end of Jewett Park, adjacent to the Hazel Avenue Parking lot. Look for our lights and banners on Hazel Avenue. Deliveries are available. The trees all come from Wisconsin or Quebec, Canada. Available varieties include Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir and Canaan Fir as well as table top Spruce.
Proceeds from the Christmas tree sales allow the Optimist Club to fund Deerfield area programs annually. These include the Essay Contest for middle school students, scholarships for high school seniors and the Service Recognition Award for high school students. In addition, the Club supports area programs such as Deerfield High School Warriors Helping Warriors, the Deerfield Park District Foundation, the After Prom Party, D.A.R.E., the West Deerfield Township Holiday Wish program, the Food Pantry and Elyssa's Mission (prevention of teen suicide).