Local home and auto insurance company The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group has announced their annual festive holiday gift to the communities that they serve. The company will be giving away 150 Christmas trees to families in Lindsay, Alexandria and Perth on Saturday, Dec. 1 in exchange for a cash donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters.
To kick off the holiday season, The Commonwell will use the tree giveaway as an opportunity to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters organizations in Lanark County, Kawartha Lakes – Halliburton and Cornwall and District, pledging to match all public donations raised up to $1,500 in each region.
“Over the past several years, our annual Christmas tree giveaway has become a big part of our connection to our communities. Many locals look forward to it every holiday season and we’re thrilled to bring it back again for 2018,” said Tim Shauf, president and CEO of The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group.
Fifty trees will be given away in Lindsay, Alexandria and Perth on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9:30 am – Noon (or while supplies last). In Lindsay the trees will be given away at The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group office at 336 Angeline Street South. Trees will be given away on a first come, first served basis.