James McNeice carries a Christmas tree to his car on Sunday from the Rotary Christmas Tree lot just off McBride Street. The Rotary Christmas Tree Sale is an annual Rupert fundraiser that continues until Dec. 23 … or until the last tree is gone. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Trees for Christmas in Rupert

The Rotary Club of Prince Rupert sells Christmas Trees as a part of its annual fundraiser

The Rotary Club of Prince Rupert sold Christmas trees over the weekend as a part of their annual tradition to raise money for the club.

READ MORE: Behind the scenes of the Rotary Auction

Rupertites streamed into the basketball court across from the Prince Rupert Masonic Hall to pick their trees with help from rotary volunteers. The Rotary Club of Prince Rupert hopes to raise $5,000 after expenses from the fundraiser.



matthew.allen@thenorthernview.com

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Bob Killberry helps Lee Starr take his Christmas tree off the lot. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

John Paterson opens a tree for Glenda Rowlands to look at before she purchases it. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

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