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Optimist Christmas Tree Sales Benefits Local Youth

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Brad Karn and Russ Thomas, right, welcome folks to buy a real Christmas tree from the Waterloo Optimist lot at the town's Schnucks grocery store.   - photo by Debbie Ruggeri
Brad Karn and Russ Thomas, right, welcome folks to buy a real Christmas tree from the Waterloo Optimist lot at the town's Schnucks grocery store. - photo by Debbie Ruggeri

The Waterloo Optimist Christmas tree lot is buzzing with shoppers picking up a 'real' Christmas tree for their holiday decorations. The balsam, Scotch pine, white pine and Fraser firms range in height from 6 to 10 feet. The lot is open seven days per week through Dec. 23 or until all trees find a home. …

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