Esquimalt Kiwanis selling and chipping trees

Kiwanis Club of Esquimalt is back in business selling Christmas trees for charity.

The Kiwanis Club of Esquimalt is back in business selling Christmas trees for charity.

Starting next Friday (Dec. 13), club members will be on hand selling trees at Archie Browning Sports Centre from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday times will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Dec. 23.

Club volunteers will also be accepting trees for chipping by donation on Jan. 1, 4, 5, 11 and 12 behind the arena.

Proceeds from the sales and chipping have in past gone to such projects as buying tricycles and playground balls for the Esquimalt Neighbourhood House and Boys and Girls Club, books for the Esquimalt Story Festival and other charities.