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Raising fir to raise funds

Scott and Michelle McIlvaine enter second year of selling Christmas trees for American Legion, add more selection


December 4, 2019

Joshua Wood

Jean Runner, left, prepares to pay for a tree on Monday. Scott and Michelle McIlvaine are selling trees to raise funds for Post 54.

It might have appeared to some that a small forest had grown overnight in the lawn across from RNB State Bank in Saratoga the day after Thanksgiving. In the place of snow covered grass, a number of evergreen trees now draw the eye as one drives down 1st Street. For the second year in a row, Scott and Michelle McIlvaine are selling Christmas trees to raise money for American Legion Post 54.

Last year, the McIlvaine's were set up in the park next to Lollypop's. Due to the removal of the boardwalk earlier in the year, however, the entrepreneurs erected their temporary Christmas forest at the n...

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