Hallway Remodel for Domestic Violence Center
As a professional painter, I have the opportunity to volunteer my skills and direct others to help. Another Rotarian project last year was to remodel the hallways at the Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Center. I led the Rotary members by choosing the paint colors, convincing our local Sherwin Williams and Dunn Edwards paint stores and
Christmas for Foster Kids
In 2013 we handed out 47 cards (shaped like a tree) with their names and wish list. Before I could sit down, another eight names were wanted. Most of the presents were at our meeting the next week and the rest I went to the members homes or businesses to gather. Yes, the children get the
Emancipation backpacks are large duffle bag full of 'life essential items' for the Foster youth graduating from High School at 18 years old. With the assistance of the Woodland Rotary Club and their donation of $2000.00 to purchase the items and the bags we were able to purchase the Cabela duffle bags on sale in January for
The Gift of Giving
The Christmas tree is decorated, presents wrapped, and the smell of pine fills the warm air. Snowmen and Santa Clauses, Bing Crosby singing in the background, kids counting down the days until December 25...
Humanitarian of the Year
Earlier this year Don Easton, President of Easton Painting, received a Humanitarian of the Year award from the PDCA. In true fashion, Don has continued his tireless work with a project that is near
Don’s Thoughts On Volunteering
As a business owner, painter, husband and father, my time is as limited as the next person. My wife and I feel giving to our community creates value in the lives of others. We've donated clothes to shelters, purchased Christmas presents for the under-privileged children, and rescued pets from shelters. Seven of our children are
Statement Stairs and Splendid Friends
Easton Painting is invited into Sean and Carol's home to transform their stairs into a statement! Easton Painting takes great care in conforming to our customer needs while working efficiently and smartly on delivering a well crafted and lasting product.
Featured in Sherwin Williams Professional Painting Contractor Magazine!
Easton Painting was featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Sherwin Williams' Professional Painting Contractor Magazine. In their article "Color, Craftsmanship, & Community" I reveal a few tricks of my trade. “There’s no wrong answer, and do not listen to your neighbors. That’s what I tell them,” says the owner of Easton Painting in Woodland, California.
The Definition of a Craftsman
Mario Guertin, president of Painting in Partnership, Inc. in Palatine, Illinois, founded the PDCA Craftsmanship Forum in May of 2001. His idea was the idea of “The Pursuit of Excellence”. After 25 plus years in business, Guertin has been the recipient of many awards for his Residential repainting of Interior and Exterior, Decorative and Historical
Ensuring Christmas Arrives for Woodland Foster Youth
Easton Painting and family joined 50 local rotarians, two Woodland businesses, Sherwin Williams' paint rep and manager, and the ladies at the ICU department to purchase presents up to $50 for local foster youth. Gifting to the Yolo county homeless children and foster transition youth who never get adopted and are enrolled in the independent living
Helping Yolo County Foster Youth
The Life Essential Items for Emancipating Foster Youth project, 2015: Easton Painting in cooperation with the Woodland Sunrise Rotary, provided 27 Cabela duffel bags filled with "life essential" items to help emancipating foster youth transition to independent living and further their education and employment. This is the seventh year that Don has spearheaded this community
Woodland Sunrise Rotary and Don Easton Partner To Help Emancipated Foster Youth
Huge thanks to the Rotary club for their support of our annual "Life Essential Items for Emancipating Foster Youth" donation. Here is a write up about our fifth year of charitable outreach.