"We are so happy for Pete, Kate and their girls on the purchase of their first home and glad that we could help clean it up on Saturday. They are such a deserving family. It was wonderful to see the community support they received. We look forward to finishing up our volunteer work in the yard and seeing the end results." - Erin Acton
FROM THE UNION.COM
Employees of a Grass Valley real estate office spent Saturday helping one family give their newly purchased fixer-upper a face lift.
The team at Re/Max organized a group of about 20 community volunteers, including workers from Acton Arboriculture, to trim trees, paint walls and pick up trash at the Alta Sierra home recently purchased by Peter and Kate Lance.
Peter Lance, 54, is a former arborist who was seriously injured in December 2013 after falling from a tree. He suffered a broken neck, which resulted in permanent reduced function and sensation in all of his limbs. Because of his injuries, Lance is generally confined to a wheelchair.
Lance said he was feeling overwhelmed by the community’s effort to help improve the home.
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