RTP…Locals Helping Locals

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge asked us to “…share what “local” means to you, and show us where your heart is.”

And so I offer some additional images from yesterday of Rebuilding Together Petaluma (RTP) Volunteers helping to improve the safety of homes for qualifying people…images of Locals Helping Locals


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Photos You May Find Hard To View…

I have reserved this site for Weekly Photo Challenge posts but will make an exception to present a link to a recent post on my main site. The post in question illustrates a long standing social problem in our country…not just Petaluma.

I have added related links since its original publication a few days ago.

To view, go to Street Life…Life On Our Streets



11 Photos for 11 11 11 Plus A Challenge

 To mark the Triple 11 day of 11-11-11, I posted a slideshow of 11 photos documenting scenes from Petaluma and Point Reyes Station at the end of this article. 

 I have selected three of the Petaluma photos from the slideshow for a “charity” challenge of sorts and posted them individually.

If you can correctly identify the scenes in any or all of the following three photos, send your answer to petalumaspectatorsblog@hotmail.com by November 15, 2011.

For each correct answer, I will donate $.22 (11 times 2)  each to COTS, Rebuilding Together Petaluma, The Petaluma Library, and the Petaluma Animal Shelter.


Photo #1


Photo #2

WHERE IS IT? WHAT IS IT? (Click to Enlarge)

 Photo #3

WHERE IS IT? WHAT IS IT? (Click to Enlarge)

 Answers will be posted here on November 17, 2011!


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RTP’s OCTOBER WORKDAY…October 15, 2011

On October 15, 2011, approximately 180 volunteers from Rebuilding Together Petaluma (RTP) along with sponsoring organizations and contributing businesses (Sears Operation Rebuild, Clover Stornetta, The Petaluma Kiwanis Club, The Petaluma Host Lions Club, SC Barns, CWC Construction, The Garden Tender, U.S Coast Guard, The Floor Works, Tresch Apples and Redwood Empire Disposal)  donated their time and expertise to improve our community. The “Let’s Just Fix It!” effort on October 15 concentrated on eight of Petaluma’s parks and public areas. In addition, volunteers helped two disabled veterans with much needed home repairs.

Before releasing you to the slideshow, a loud HUZZAH! is in order for Joan Bunn who covered a lot of ground–literally–in making the majority of the photographs included in the slideshow.


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