FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 25, 2014

 

BERRY IRON AND METAL COMPANY ANNOUNCES 'CANS FOR CHRISTMAS' EVENT

 

CHILHOWIE, VA – Friday, December 5, 2014, Berry Iron and Metal Company will be hosting “Cans for Christmas.” During the “Cans for Christmas” event, Berry Iron and Metal Company encourages customers to bring in aluminum cans to be paid $0.60 per pound. Berry’s has offered to match the day’s payout to fund the purchase of Christmas presents for numerous needy Smyth County children who have not been adopted through social programs or by individuals this year.

Last year, the event raised a total of $2,500 to purchase Christmas presents for many Smyth County children in need. Generous customers brought a total of 1,631 pounds of aluminum cans, generating a matched donation of $897.05. Additionally, cash donations were received from employees and individuals in the community, bringing the total donation to $2,500! This money went exclusively to the purchase of presents for those children not adopted in 2013.

Berry Iron and Metal Company has been buying and recycling scrap metal, copper, vehicles, farm equipment and aluminum cans locally for over 70 years. Berry Iron and Metal Company is located at 325 Whitetop Road in Chilhowie, Virginia, right off I-81, Exit 35. The company is open Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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For more information or an interview, contact Ryan Odum at 276-646-5333 or ryan@berryironandmetal.com.

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