By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 at 4:51 pm in Contra Costa County.
You just can’t make this stuff up.
On the right is Brentwood Mayor Bob Taylor, who sent me this preview picture today of him in his turkey suit.
He promised to wear this costume in public if folks donated enough cash — $8 each — to the Community Chest for 300 turkeys.
Eager to see the good-natured Taylor make a fool out of himself for a cause, the good citizens of Brentwood and elsewhere are still sending in their money. Due, in large part, to the specter of a feathered Taylor, the chest will hand out nearly double that many birds this week.
Hey, most folks think politicians are turkeys anyway. He might as well leverage it for the growing numbers of needy residents.
You can have your picture taken with a real turkey politician from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at The Streets of Brentwood’s Community Boutique, located next to the Rave Motion Pictures Brentwood 14.