From left: Vaughn Schenk, 7, and brothers Jeremy Roersma, 8, and Nicholas Roersma, 7, play in a pile of old Christmas trees brought to the Safeway parking lot on New Year’s Day for the annual Scouts tree chipping event.

From left: Vaughn Schenk, 7, and brothers Jeremy Roersma, 8, and Nicholas Roersma, 7, play in a pile of old Christmas trees brought to the Safeway parking lot on New Year’s Day for the annual Scouts tree chipping event.

A chipper bunch

Scouts, PuCKS offering tree chipping for donations to their non-profit organizations

• Scouts Tree Chipping locations and dates: Walnut Grove Secondary School parking lot, 8919 Walnut Grove Dr. Jan. 7, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Brookswood Secondary School parking lot 20902-37A Ave. Jan. 7, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

• Tree Chipping/Bottle Drive Fundraiser Jan. 7,  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Langley Twin Rinks on the Langley Bypass. PuCKS Program is a non-profit registered charity “Promoting Community Through Kids in Sport” keeping kids in school, using hockey as their tool.

• The Township of Langley Professional Fire Fighters Local 4550 Charitable Society is offering Christmas tree chipping on Saturday, Jan. 7 at the Real Canadian Superstore on Willowbrook Drive, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Money raised through donations will be given to five of the society’s signature charities.