Kiwanian tree sale that almost wasn’t generates $40G for kids

The Hermosa Beach Kiwanis is donating $40,000 in proceeds from last December’s Holiday Tree Lot to school programs and for college scholarships. Among the recipients is the Hermosa Beach School District counseling program. The Kiwanians gave the program $10,000 last Thursday, following a talk to the club by superintendent Jason Johnson about the need for more counselors because of the pandemic. 

The club had to buy the trees last September, before knowing if pandemic protocols would allow them to have a tree lot in December, at their traditional location on the Community Center lawn.

 “We were puckered up there for a while,” said Glenn Menard, who managed the tree lot.  

 

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