New Canaan Boy Scout Troop 70 tag sale fundraiser
Updated 2:38 pm, Sunday, April 1, 2012
The New Canaan Boy Scout Troop 70 will host a tag sale Saturday April 21, at St. Aloysius school gym in New Canaan. General admission is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Early admission welcomed from 8 to 9 a.m. for a $10 fee.
The troop needs items for sale. It will collect bikes, computers, rugs, musical instruments, antiques, jewelry, skates, golf clubs, children's toys, furniture, games, outdoor items, sporting goods, go-karts, kitchen items, holiday items, linens, dishes, baskets, flowers, small appliances, housewares, flat-screen TVs, artwork, outdoor grills, tools, snow blowers, lawn mowers, flat-screen monitors, boats and kayaks. The group especially welcomes car and cash donations.
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Drop off items at the New Canaan Lumberyard parking area on Elm Street, across from Karl Chevrolet. The Scouts will be at this location to receive donations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following days: March 31, April 1, April 7, April 14 and April 15. For help getting an item to the Scouts, call Nancy at 203-972-1720.
The tag sale funds all activities and equipment for the year. Troop 70 also uses the money raised by the sale to support local organizations in New Canaan and the surrounding area. In the past, the Scouts have donated money to troops overseas and a BSA troop in New Orleans.
The troop cannot accept printers, bed linens, air conditioners, non-flat screen televisions and computer screens, large appliances, books, clothing, stuffed animals, CRT monitors, mattresses, furniture made from particle board, exercise equipment, refrigerators or car seats.