Wednesday, October 19, 2005

WATCH VIDEO: Current Studio // PTJIM // Katrina Relief Bus


2 busses, powered by vegetable oil, leave Port Townsend, Washington to help Katrina survivors. What they find astounds them, and begins a long-term connection to a similar town in the South. More Information

The music in the video is "New Orleans" by singer/songwriter David Rovics.

Saturday, October 01, 2005

Relief from PT bus among the first to reach tribe in SW Louisiana

By Steven J. Barry Leader Staff Writer

POINTE AU CHIEN, La. - After bringing food, water and much-needed personal items to forgotten pockets of homes near the bayous of southwest Louisiana Sept. 28, Scott Landis of Port Townsend was practically fighting off the gumbo offers.

"Y'all do not know what you're missin' out on," Geneva Lebouf said, giving Landis his second gumbo pitch of the day. She stood on the steps of the relief bus from Port Townsend, fueled by biodiesel and vegetable oil, and pleaded with him to come in for hot food. He declined. Never mind that he had seafood gumbo for lunch; he and his wife Kathleen Mitchell had more work to do. (more)


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