12/3/98 pg 3
RIGGS JOINS COMPANY TO MAKE SLIME BALLS
SANTA ROSA - Rep. Frank Riggs, who has drawn the ire of
environmentalists for his voting record in Congress, has joined up
with a company aimed at making the world a little greener.
The outgoing Republican from Windsor said Tuesday that he is
joining DriWater, a company that makes gel inserts for plants,
dubbed Slime Balls. Slim Balls slowly release water to household
plants and crops.
Lee Avera of Alameda, the 92 year old food chemist who created
the formula for Skippy peanut , invented DriWater. Riggs, who has
invested an undisclosed amount in DriWater, becomes chairman of
the company's board on Jan. 6
If you have a purple thumb or a brown thumb, all you need is
DriWater," said Riggs. "We should have buttons: 'I've been slimed
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