Archive | November, 2011

Ground Breaking Progress

Progress Update Saturday November 12 marked our ceremonial ground-breaking at 88 Birch Ave.  In addition to our board members and work volunteers, we were joined by Father Tom Berardi of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  After our Board President and Family Partnership chairperson spoke, Father Berardi offered a blessing on the house and the family […]

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Six Flags Project 6 Work Day

Progress Update Under the full moon at 6am, the first truck rolled into the jobsite.  By 7:30, carpenters and their tools from Six Flags arrived to start work on the roof.  By 8:30, 58 Six Flags volunteers were on hand for a kick-off to Project Six.  Project Six is Six Flags’ corporate day of giving […]

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Transition from demo to re-build

Progress Update Beautiful weather greeted the crew working Saturday November 5.  Demolition of the front porch was completed.  Minor plumbing line relocation was done while walls were open.      Speaking of walls, Matt and Mark framed new walls for the basement stairs.  These will add safety (fall protection) as well as a sturdy place […]

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