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Affordable Housing Rally on the Village Green

ednesday, July 12th - 5pm : Affordable Housing Rally on the Village Green In response to the island's continuing need for affordable housing, OPAL Community Land Trust is staging a summer picnic and rally - "Let's Hear It for Affordable Housing!" A picnic will be served by the Orcas Village Store; cost is $5 per person or $20 per family. Other activities include music by the Turtleback Brass; an Orcas celebrity "Housing Jeopardy" game, featuring well-known residents; keynote speakers; and several booths where islanders can provide input and learn where their action and involvement are needed. Walking tours of the proposed April's Grove rental neighborhood on North Beach Road will be led by OPAL staff and trustees. Sponsors for the picnic and rally are Island Market, San Juan Propane, Islanders Bank, Nickel Bros., San Juan Insurance, Washington Federal Bank, The Exchange/Orcas Recycling Services and Village Store.  opalclt.org or call (360) 376-3191