|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.|
We are ready to launch the REAL Tool Library! Stop by the REAL Deal on Saturday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to see what we have in our collection and learn about how we operate. Enter a draw for a free introductory six month membership, and enjoy some free coffee and treats! […]
We will be doing a shoreline cleanup of several selected sites along the Rideau River in and close to Smiths Falls. Volunteers will be on foot along the shoreline. See the poster for meeting sites and times.
We’re doing it again – a fall online auction November 1 -13, our big fundraiser for the year! We’ve already got 60 items set aside and are looking for some more great stuff for you to bid on. You just set up an account with 32Auctions, and log on to to view the items. You […]