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christmas tree sales

First Name steve
Last Name Courtney
E-mail courtney@kmts.ca
Club Name Kinsmen club of Kenora
District # 2
Number of Members 11-25
Community Size Small community (less than 20,000)
Community Type Rural
Project Name christmas tree sales
Type of Project (check all that apply) Other
If other, please describe Christmas tree sales
Was this project a fundraiser? Yes
Description of project sale of xmas trees from end of november for 2 weeks located at kenora Walmart lot
Service Hours 100+
Did you leverage this project as a way to recruit new members? No
If you answered yes to the question above, please explain:
How was this project promoted in your community? phone calls to past tree customers [500+] 1-3 days prior to sales start. Place 2nd call reminder half way through sales period.
Rent of mobile sign at hwy 17 and Walmart entrance
What were some challenges you faced with this project, and how could your project be improved? recruiting/scheduling sufficient Kin to help with tree sales and delivery
What was the approximate budget for this project? $15,000+
If the project was a fundraiser, what were the sources of revenue for this project? Approx $29,000 sales [400 trees]
If this was a fundraiser, how much money was raised (minus expenses)? $10,000+
What were the expenses for this project? Approx $17,000
Is there anything else you would like to share that would assist another club in duplicating this project in their community? Trees sales project carried out by Kenora Kin over 25 years. We maintain updated list of customers ,phone numbers, type and size of tree purchased
Have established strong,loyal customer support over the years We offer delivery and also guarantee our trees which also contributes to the strong customer loyalty