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Seven Murals = Lots Of Spray Paint

Just as artist Marie-Clare Gorham has recently done in downtown Carmel, a team of 13 mural artists completed seven murals in Sand City last month. Sand City's city manager Aaron Blair came up with the idea of the mural project not long after he was hired last November. "I was asked, 'What can we do to further artists in Sand City?"' Blair told The Pine Cone. It turns out Blair has a background in working with artists doing large murals. "I shared [...]

Local Women, Real Success

A Small-But-Mighty ‘Gaggle Of Women' Creates A Decades-Long Legacy By Dennis Taylor - Women In Business WHEN SHE passed away at age 88 in May of 2011, Grace Darcy of Carmel Valley left behind a son, five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and a vibrant tribe of empowered women. She was a single mom struggling mightily to mix child-rearing with employment when she convened a small gaggle of like-minded women on a rainy Wednesday night in 1983 and created the Professional Women's [...]

DKS Featured In The Carmel Pine Cone

Can working for a company that "routinely deal[s] with slime, sludge, stink, blood and body tissue, and...dangerous invisible entities like the coronavirus" actually be rewarding? You bet it can. Read our May 8th feature in the Carmel Pine Cone to learn more about how Disaster Kleenup Specialists is working hard to get and keep homes and businesses safe during the COVID-19 outbreak in addition to some fun insight into how quirky this job can really get. "Coronavirus might be the most [...]

DKS Offers First Responder Vehicle Cleaning

Read and watch our April 22nd feature in Kion News! Our team is on a mission to keep COVID-19 at bay in our community, so we are disinfecting all "high-touch" surfaces (doors, steering wheels, etc) in first responder vehicles. Read Full Article

Ream Companies Welcome New Team Member Shawnae Groenewoud

Disaster Kleenup Specialists and the family of Ream Companies is proud to announce the addition of Shawnae Groenewoud as their new Corporate Bookkeeper.  Shawnae comes to the organization with an extensive background in accounting and experience in the property restoration, janitorial and construction industries, and looks forward to using her knowledge to help the companies and their clients. This dynamic 25 year old graduated with honors from Bethany University and has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.  She is [...]

Volunteering For the Red Cross: A Business Owner’s Mission to Help Others

Helping others has been a lifelong vocation for Terry Ream.  As the owner of five Sand City businesses, including Disaster Kleenup Specialists and Ream Construction, Ream and his employees provide assistance to those who have been affected by fires, storms, floods, biohazard emergencies and many other types of incidents, both large and small. The mission of Terry Ream and the Disaster Kleenup Specialists and Ream Construction staff is to help people who have suffered a loss restore their homes or [...]

The Heroes Celebration Is Announced By The American Red Cross

MONTEREY, CA (January 17, 2012) – The American Red Cross Monterey Bay Area Chapter is pleased to announce the 2012 Heroes Dinner will be held on Saturday, May 19 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. The Heroes Celebration event has been held at American Red Cross chapters across the country for over 10 years. The goal of the event is to recognize acts of heroism by local residents and pay tribute to those who have performed lifesaving deeds while supporting the [...]

Flood Cleanup Needed Twice

The Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 30, 2011 Capitola Village Drying Out; One Critic Raises Environmental Concerns By Jondi Gumz CAPITOLA -- Companies large and small are hustling to prevent mold from growing at homes and businesses flooded last week in Capitola Village, but one restoration specialist has opted not to work there, citing concerns about airborne contamination. It's hard to say how many people were cleaning up Tuesday, but it's safe to say the village was abuzz with activity. Fans blowing. Dehumidifiers running. [...]