Wind River Job Corps HBI electrical students display their latest work at the Habitat ReStore. Left to right: Alfredo Rodriguez, Evan Hannum, Michael Montoya, Michael Dunker, Fernando Ruiz, Jordan Ramos, Christian Bowden and Instructor Rich Foos.
Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country received a $7500 grant from the Wyoming Community Foundation last week. This grant will go toward the current housing construction project which will benefit a low-income family in the area. The 19th build in Habitat's history will be located at the College Hills Subdivision west of Central Wyoming College.
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Students from Wind River Job Corps' HBI electrical program wrapped up a week-long retrofit of the light fixtures in the Habitat ReStore. The update will provide better lighting for the ReStore and save on future electric costs. This work gave the students an opportunity to learn a new facet of current electrical work being done in that vocation.
About 30 people gathered at the Habitat for Humanity project site on May 5th to install sod, fencing and finish landscaping the four houses located on 14th St. East. Habitat is wrapping up its’ work on the old hospital lots which now has four houses. Habitat wants to thank those who volunteered and appreciates all of the work that went into this site over the last few years.
Habitat for Humanity's Golf Scramble fund raiser was a great success this year. Thirty-three golfers turned out to try their hand at the Lander Golf Course. The competition was followed by a barbeque and presentation of prizes won by contestants and a raffle. Habitat would like to thank our hole sponsors and team sponsors for their support:
A.D. Martin Lumber Bank of the West
Central Bank & Trust Fagnant, Lewis & Brinda
First Interstate Bank Home Source Realty Perrett's Sage West Healthcare Mr. & Mrs. Larry Stoehr The Inn at Lander The Print Shop Wind River Hotel & Casino Wyoming Community Bank
Plans and ideas are already in the works for next year's scramble so stay tuned for the date and location.