Christmas tree recycling
Oakland County Parks and Recreation will again accept Christmas trees for recycling at its local parks. The Oakland Conservation District will then reward recyclers with a white pine seedling in the spring.
Trees can be recycled Dec. 26-Jan.26 from 9.a.m.-4 p.m., seven days. There is no charge. Plastic, tinsel and wire must be removed, and commercial trees will not be accepted.
Those recycling Christmas trees can pick up a free white pine seedling in the spring. The free seedlings will be distributed by the Oakland Conservation District on Saturday, May 2 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at 1580 Scott Lake Road in Waterford.
Locally, folks can go to Addison Oaks on W. Romeo Rd., Orion Oaks on Clarkston Rd. or Independence Oaks on Sashabaw Rd.
Named to choral organization
Oxford resident Emma DiMalanta, was named to Bob Jones University’s University Singers. The University Singers is BJU’s largest choral group. DiMalanta is a freshman majoring in Actuarial Science. The university is located in Greenville, South Carolina.
Give Blood. Help save lives.
Oxford Township Parks and Recreation is hosting the American Red Cross for a blood drive on Jan. 9, from 1 to 7 p.m. To schedule your spot, the Parks and Recreation’s January newsletter states, “Call Dawn” at 248-628-1720, or visit the Red Cross’ website, RedCrossBlood.org and use sponsor code oxfordrec. The parks and rec office is located at 2795 Seymour Lake Rd.