of FIX-IT SHOPS: An Endangered Species
Local business, local government and local filmmakers teamed up to discuss how repair shops are making a difference in the effort to reduce waste being sent to burgeoning landfills.
On the evening of May 2, 1999, the City of Menlo Park co-hosted the premiere of FIX-IT SHOPS: An Endangered Species, a documentary short film about Menlo Park's beloved Vacuum and Fix-it Shop, a community business on El Camino near Oak Grove that has been repairing small appliances for more than 35 years. The screening and a panel discussion took place in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers. Admission was free and a reception followed.
The evening focused on how we, as a community, collaborate on the issues
Producers Gayle Michel and Kristin Atwell were joined by members of
the community who discussed why repair and reuse of products are important
• STEVE SCHMIDT Council member and former Mayor - Menlo Park
Dorothy Fadiman introduced the panel and film. Her other work includes
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