Welcome Adis! Service Learning Student from PCC and awesome volunteer!

My name is Adis I am in my second term at pcc, I am majoring in criminal justice. I am a mother of a super awesome boy who is named Damien. He consumes all my time when I am not at school or work. I love being a mom he is the most amazing best […]

Cleaning up West Oakland

US Military vets and local artists came together to clean up over 2,000lbs of trash in West Oakland as part the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service.  The cleanup was organized by Petty Officer Second Class Thom Heavey, US Coast Guard Reserve, the head of the newly formed Veterans Arts group Oakland […]

Presidents Day Litter Patrol Project Feb 18, Fruitvale (Oakland) CA

One of the AWESOME volunteers that participated in our Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service Litter Patrol Project has organized his own! Join us in Fruitvale (Oakland) CA for our second ever Urban Clean Up! RSVP to our Events Page HERE Trash Bags and Sanitary Gloves are provided We recommend you bring Heavy […]

Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service Jan 21 West Oakland, CA

On January 21st, Our Vets Arts group organized a Litter Patrol Project in West Oakland near American Steel Studios, leaders in arts and design creation. We picked up over 2,000 lbs of garbage in a three hour period. It was AWESOME!

Welcome Thom Heavey and the Veterans Service Programs

Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas R. Heavey Jr. Thomas Was born in 1980 and raised in Tacoma, WA.  Raised in a military family, he served his community leading projects with effects felt both locally and internationally with the Boy Scouts of America.  In 2001 Thomas married his high school sweetheart, A member of the U.S. […]

Seattle, WA- Cast Off! Free Public Sail! Sunday, July 22

Join The Center for Wooden Boats for a free day of sailing! The Cast Off! program allows visitors the chance to sail in classic boats.  The boats we use include: Admirable, a Bristol Bay Gillnetter, Amie, a Friendship sloop, Colleen Wagner, an Egret Sharpie, our long-boat Discovery, our New Haven Sharpie Betsy D, or a […]

The Forest Park Trail Marathon and Half Marathon Sept 22

September 22, 2012 Portland, Oregon The Forest Park Trail Marathon and Half-Marathon is a challenging, fun and rewarding running event benefitting the Forest Park Conservancy. The full marathon route traverses 26.2 miles of Forest Park’s legendary 80+ mile trail system. The half marathon (13.1 miles) is available for runners not ready to commit to a […]

Join us at CSUSB EcoFest 2012! April 6, noon-10pm

  California State University, San Bernardino is proud to present “EcoFest 2012”, a FREE family-friendly day of fun and education raising public awareness about the many facets of earth-friendly, sustainable living. EcoFest will showcase solutions to the environmental issues that confront our society. It is a celebration of the idea that “one person can make […]

Smash Putt & The Experiment Feb 17-19 & 24-26

The Experiment and Smash Putt partner up for the common good (and mostly for fun) This February in Seattle! Three years ago, I walked into my favorite cafe and saw one of the silliest fliers I had ever seen. It promised mechanized mayhem in the form of miniature golf.  Intrigued, I went to the event […]

Smash Putt & The Experiment Feb 17-19 & 24-26

The Experiment and Smash Putt partner up for the common good (and mostly for fun) This February in Seattle! Three years ago, I walked into my favorite cafe and saw one of the silliest fliers I had ever seen. It promised mechanized mayhem in the form of miniature golf.  Intrigued, I went to the event […]