A “tree-cycling” fundraiser put on by the City of Port Alberni raised more than $1,700 for young athletes.
KidSport Port Alberni raised a total of $1,738.85 on Saturday, Jan. 7. Volunteers with the city, the Port Alberni Fire Department and KidSport collected old Christmas trees by donation to be chipped and mulched. They received a total of 135 trees.
KidSport Port Alberni provides grants to cover the costs of registration fees to that all kids in Port Alberni can play sports.