Scrap-A-Thon event in La Crosse to raise funds for Boy Scouts

The Gateway Area Council Boy Scouts will be holding a Scrap-A-Thon Saturday at the La Crosse County Landfill from 9 a.m. to Noon.

The Boy Scouts, in partnership with La Crosse County Landfill and Runde Metal Recycling LLC of Holmen/Tomah, will accept scrap metal or any recyclable metal on June 2 at the La Crosse County Landfill, according to a press release.

One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit the scouting program in the Coulee Region.

In addition to the Scrap-A-Thon event, the La Crosse County Landfill and Runde Metal Recycling LLC will also take your recycling goods through the month of June on behalf of the Boy Scouts – just mention that you would like the proceeds to benefit the Boy Scouts.

This Is How Your Donation Helps:

1 lb of yellow brass = 1 Cub Scout Advancement
8 lbs of stainless steel = 1 Pinewood Derby Car
12.5 lbs of Christmas tree lights = 1 Merit Badge
19 lbs of aluminum cans = 1 Boy Scout Handbook
89 lbs of #1 copper = 1 Week of Summer Camp
16 lbs of radiators = 1 Eagle Scout Rank kit
2,257 lbs of aluminum cans = Summer Camp Scholarships

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