My Christmas tree

In Campus Life on December 2, 2011 at 8:10 pm

By: Raven Rascoe

Come support the Fort Mill High School baseball team by buying your Christmas tree near Main Street Fort Mill. Photo courtesy of Brad Mercer

          Christmas is almost here. People are going to be buying presents, hanging the mistletoe and putting up decorations. In order to put up the decorations you, must have a Christmas tree. Finding the best Christmas tree can be difficult. There are all different shapes and sizes. With the economy down, it’s hard to find a perfect tree at a good price. Where to go and how much will soon be the least of your worries this Christmas.

            Fort Mill High School Baseball team is holding its fifth year annual Christmas tree sale. This sale started November 25 and will go on until December 16.

          The baseball team gets trees from Avery North Carolina. The selling of trees is the highest paid fundraiser they do. You can buy your tree onHwy160 Main Streetin downtownFortMill.

            Tree sizes are anywhere from five feet to fourteen feet. Prices vary between 35 to 120 dollars. “We do this fundraiser every year to give service to the community and people are going to buy” Brad Mercer, the Baseball Coach, says. The money goes to the baseball team to pay for its trip to the beach, baseballs, hats and for socks. Trees are on sell Monday through Friday from five to eight-thirty, Saturday from nine to five and Sunday from one to five. When you go you will see multiple players to help you pick out that special Christmas tree.

           FortMillis proud to have a lot of people who come out and support the team. The accomplishments they have made are amazing and it really pays off in the end. The perfect Christmas tree is right by the railroad tracks, and the players are ready to serve with a bright smile and warm hello. The team just wants to say thank you for all the repeat customers that come out and show them support and encourage the team to do their best.

            Coach Mercer is very proud of the team and wants everyone to come out and get the best tree. It’s not too late to walk around and see the tree that puts a smile on your face and warms your heart with Christmas spirit. The team would love to see your face. Have a Merry Christmas and have fun tree hunting with our fellow Yellow Jackets.



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