|The Idle Free Team talking to drivers stopped at the Abbot St. Bridge.||Elva Corless, “Grandmother of Recycling” at the Reuse Centre REAL operated from 1990 until 2006.||We love volunteers, but we have paid staff, too! These are staff from the summer of 2011.|
|Sue, the REAL Deal ED; Tracy, Store Manager and Ed, Receiving Volunteer. The REAL Deal Store is open Thurs – Sat 10 – 4.||REAL celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2009. Yes, we’ve been around since 1989!||Rideau Volunteers and Katimavik touring The Swale by Voyageur Canoe, July 2010.|
|The Central Band of the Canadian Forces performing a benefit concert for REAL.||The Well Aware program teaches rural dwellers about maintaining their wells and septic systems.||REAL has offered a variety of workshops on climate change and energy issues.|
|Performing the blower door test as part of a home energy effiiency audit.||Our first bottle drive ever in July 2010 at The Beer Store raised $600 for our projects.||Our board and volunteers work behind the scenes to plan REAL’s activities.|
REAL’s Annual General Meeting and Potluck Dinner at the Smiths Falls Community Health Centre. Come at 6:00 p.m. for a social time, dinner will be at 6:30. We will have a short presentation on climate change at 7:00 p.m, with AGM business at 7:30. Members will be receiving an invitation by email or Canada Post, but all are welcome to attend! RSVP to Karen 283-4604 or [email protected] so we can judge food required.
Evergreen Avenue’s annual dedication ceremony is taking place June 23 , 11:00 a.m. at Victoria Park. Seven additional memorial granite stones are being added along the pathway to commemorate veterans, community builders and other special people, and three WW1 soldiers names are being added to the Cenotaph.
Save the date for another delicious meal prepared by Joanne Edwards and featuring foods produced close to home on Sat. Oct. 20th, 2018 at the Smiths Falls Legion. Tickets available in September.