Buy your Christmas tree from the Deerfield Optimists. Their lot is behind the Deerfield Park District Community Center (836 Jewett park Drive, northwest of the corner of Deerfield and Waukegan roads). They have three types of firs (fraser, balsam and Canaan) and scotch pine. You can also get wreathes and roping. Their hours are Mon. - Thurs. 4-8 p.m., Friday 3-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. SANTA WILL BE ON THE TREE LOT SATURDAYS DEC. 10 AND DEC 17 FROM 10 AM To 2 PM
The profits from this sale will go toward different projects for youth such as an essay contest for learning disabled middle school students, college scholarships based on community service, awards for community service for high school students (Youth appreciation night), a picnic with games at a cancer camp in Williams Bay, WI, a basketball tournament for middle school teams, and an Easter egg "hunt". They also assist with Halloween Hoopla.
People who live or work in Deerfield and neighboring towns are invited to come to our breakfast meetings at Egg Shell Cafe, 660 Lake Cook Road at 7-8 a.m.(2nd - 3d or 4th Tuesdays) You will hear a speaker discussing diverse topics. Visit our web site www.deerfieldoptimist.org