Jul 18, 2017

A 9 year old uses his time off from school to help sweep, clean Eureka with a great attitude and enthusiasm

"I will be cleaning up city parking lots starting today at 3rd and I st. At 11:00am Teresa Dutton and her 9 year old son Tyler will be helping," Robert Tuel told me.

Robert said he is doing this to help beautify Eureka. Teresa said she wants her son to see what  a good person and role model "Bob is and learn from him."


Robert and Teresa have been friends for 30 years. Teresa is retired from Humboldt County Superior Court. I asked Tyler if mom made him help and Tyler told me he wanted to help.

Tyler didn't even want ice cream which I tried to suggest as a reward, but mom is taking him for a steak dinner. Tyler told me he found two empty whiskey bottles, over 30 cigarette butts just in this parking lot. I won't mention what else they had to pick up and clean up.

They are going to try and do this at least once a month and pick different locations in Eureka. If you are interested in joining them, contact Robert on facebook.

3 comments:

  1. that kid should be mayor

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    1. I just suggested to some of our Supervisors and Eureka City Council members that both Tyler and Ty should be recognized.

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    2. that kid has done more for Eureka thna any Democrat ever has!

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