Day of service Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on Jan 19, 2009 at 1:28 pm
Linda Lamson's home abuts the Centennial Trail that runs along Arroyo Creek. The trail is not only frequented by her family but many others who live in Del Prado. Tired of looking at one particular piece of trash--a moldy shopping cart with two of its wheels protruding from the creek waters--Lamson decided she'd had enough and was going to do something about it.
Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, January 19, 2009, 1:06 PM
Posted by Grace, a resident of the Highland Oaks neighborhood, on Jan 19, 2009 at 7:55 pm
This is great to hear; that someone did organize an event in keeping with the president-elect's National Day of Service. I wish the particulars had been posted earlier(?) on the website I had cited, since I had been checking daily from Friday until this morning (Monday) and never saw this listed, nor had I seen ANY advance notice in the Pleasanton Weekly so that more citizens could have joined this effort. I do hope that the spirit of community volunteerism continues, and that the Pleasanton Weekly (Jeb Bing, please! as well as other reporters) do make the effort to publicize these events BEFORE THE FACT, as some had requested, so that we can all join in and help out.
Posted by Ray &Judy Knapik, a resident of another community, on Jan 20, 2009 at 2:04 pm
Who was it that said,"all words and no deeds is like a garden full of weeds" ? Well, you won't find many weeds in Linda Lamson's garden. She is a doer of good deeds. Always has been and probably always will. We are very proud of Linda and the group of doers who tackled the Arroyo Creek trash. Go President Obama and the USA.