Ladies – Sharpen Your Remodeling Skills with Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity in Calhoun County is looking for a few good women - about 50, in fact - to participate in a program to hone their home remodeling skills. "Women Build" is a nationwide Habitat program carried out in local jurisdictions where a Habitat home is remodeled, largely by women who are interested in learning how to rehab a home.
Beverly Kelley, Habitat for Humanity executive director, tells 95.3 WBCK the local Habitat will receive $5000 once the work at 52 West Kingman Avenue in Battle Creek is completed and passes muster.
Women (and men who wish to join them) who want to participate in "Women Build" in Battle Creek should be prepared to:
- Provide a $100 donation to Habitat for Humanity (some scholarships available)
- Complete an application (see "Women Build" packet)
- Complete a short safety video and associated quiz right away
- Work Saturday, May 6 and Tuesday, May 9 through Friday, May 12, 2017
- Work with volunteers from Lowe's who will assist and train
Click the video above to hear Amy Steele, "Women Build" co-chair, and Beverly Kelley discuss how the program works.