|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 exploring ways to keep this local foods fundraiser event alive for 2020. We are considering an online auction and a takeout dinner if we can find an available kitchen. We will need to make a decision by August and will let you know!