Home-Towne Suites Tuscaloosa
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... At the end of the week, Gary just barely held it together in the presentation of gifts to Jennifer. It was quite moving.
When the groups are of manageable size (or even when they are not) I usually like to have them over to my place (the Lion's Den- so named for the Lion's Club that sponsored the initial building that I have rebuilt and claimed as my own even though its not- the YMCA still owns the whole camp) for ...
... cover to keep things cool. Nice breezes every once in a while. Most of the kids are quite fair skinned and prone to sunburn something fierce if not careful.
The majority of the 25 students worked on installing siding and caulking and painting a new home for Jennifer Miles, a single veteran of the Iraq war. Jennifer has been a model homeowner who really gets the importance of the sweat equity hours required ...
... us three times in the past and newbies included Shirley, Karen, Tammy and Byron. Sorry for the others that I couldn't remember. They worked hard and well on the saferoom doors (always a tedious project with that 400 pound door) Also installed lots of trim and doors at the womens build, ran siding at Jennifiers home at 115 and started the soffit. Amy from Minnesota was also here last week working with them. Amy's got the world record ...
... s old house at 114 Juanita. They finished the retaining wall out back, built the access door to the crawl space, and made some fine diminished colyums for the front of the Faith Build house. Being so skilled and with us being short on staff (Joey Crimmins had the week off and Stephen Scott left to go to Colorado), the guys did a great job with minimal supervision, which is nice and makes my job easy.
For the most of the week, ...
... here. We had the groundbreaking ceremony this past Thursday.
Upcoming special builds also include a Women's Build (gotta dig out my red dress) and a house sponsored by local businesses.
Trying to have DeQuisha's home substantially complete before I head off for 2 weeks up in Luuuhville, Kentucky for the Millard Fuller Legacy Build. 10 rehabs and ...
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