Rhonda Allen: Outstanding citizen helps La Loma, Oakmont neighborhoods in Modesto
04/18/2014 5:33 PM
04/18/2014 6:29 PM
Residents in the La Loma and Oakmont neighborhoods would like to recognize an outstanding citizen, Don Reed. He regularly maintains a strip of neglected land along Encina Avenue, where he spends many hours mowing down unsightly weeds at his own expense. He is a hero to all of us who care about how our community looks. The work he does is not easy and is ongoing. The neighbors benefit from having a more desirable place to walk and even an access to a community garden. Thank you, Don! We really do appreciate your hard work and are glad you are part of our neighborhood.
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