Monday, September 29, 2008
KY Habitat for Humanity Board President Ken Middleton helps young Stephan Barrett turn a shovel of dirt during the Groundbreaking for Stephan's new house at 608 Letcher Street. Also a member of Henderson Habitat's Board of Directors, Ken devotes countless hours helping people improve their quality of life, primarily volunteering with Habitat. Stephan is the oldest son of Shulisa Barrett, the recipient homeowner of Henderson's 46th Habitat home.
Habitat Board President Mark Bailey (second from right) and Family Services Committee Chairman Paul Bird, Jr (stripped shirt) stand with Shulisa Barrett, her children and her parents, Steve and Clarisa Barrett, during the Groundbreaking of Habitat's 46th house in Henderson Sunday afternoon, September 28. Shulisa's house is underway at 608 Letcher Street. Her parents are long-time Habitat partner family members.
Rev. Dr. Dave Leslie shares with members of the AmeriCorps NCCC Fire 3 Team and Christian Womens Fellowship during a spahgetti supper served recently at First Christian Church. After a hard day's work of shingling the roof at 32 N. Julia Street, the AmeriCorps team enjoyed the very generous meal topped off with homemade desserts served by the CWF.
Monday, September 22, 2008
A very welcomed and relaxful respite from their diligent labors at 32 N. Julia Street, the AmeriCorps NCCC Fire 3 Team were the guests of Anthony and Ruth Hazelwood for a cookout and yard games recently. Invited to share in the good food and fun were also members of Habitat's staff and their spouses Steve and Debbie Hargis, Bob and Sally Hicks, Sarah Heath and Donna Phillips. Ken and Susie Middleton assisted the Hazelwood's with the hamburgers, hotdogs, all the trimmin's, brownies and chocolate-chip cookies!
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Members of the AmeriCorps team work to nail the roof trusses on the house underway at 32 N. Julia Street Wednesday, September 17th, while Henderson County High School students complete the shingling of their roof on the house at 716 MLK Avenue. Work on building a floor system for an unprecedented third house to be under construction at the same time by Henderson Habitat gets underway Thursday morning by members of Habitat's Thursday Crew at 608 Letcher Street.
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Senior student Jessica Bruce, daughter of Sheila Bruce, and instructor Brad Moyes discuss progress on decking the roof of the Habitat house under construction at 716 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. by Construction Technology students from Henderson County High School. Ms. Bruce has been enrolled in the program for three years and intends to pursue a construction management degree and career after graduating next spring. As one of the senior students on the project, she provides leadership and experience to assist Mr. Moyes with the younger students.
Enrolled in the Construction Class and working on the Habitat house with Jessica are:
The High School students will continue to work on the house until completion, gaining experience framing, roofing, siding, insulating, painting, triming out and landscaping the house being built in partnership with Connie Madole.