Habitat for Humanity launches construction on sixth home
Monday, April 15, 2013 5:23 AM
OTTAWA - Whirlpool and Putnam County Habitat for Humanity launched construction on the Adair family home in Ottawa on Sunday, April 14. The partners are building the home as part of the 2013 Whirlpool-sponsered Habitat builds, which are taking place in Whirlpool communities throughout the country. Whirlpool volunteers will help build the house through the spring and summer.The house will be constructed at 1376 North Defiance St., Ottawa across from the Ottawa Municipal Garage. The home will be completely handicap accessible for Amber and Shaston Adair to facilitate Amber's wheelchair needs. The home will meet Enterprise Green Communities specification and ENERGY STAR 3.0 guidelines. This will be the sixth family to partner with Putnam County Habitat since it started building homes in 2010.
Habitat for Humanity board members and the family held the ground breaking ceremony on Sunday, April 14.
"We are very excited to work side by side with the Whirlpool employees on construction of the Adair family home," said Chas Meyers, executive director/president of Putnam County Habitat for Humanity.
"Whirlpool has been an outstanding Habitat partner not only in our community, but in Whirlpool communities around the world. We appreciate the passion and commitment that the Whirlpool family has for Habitat's mission and to helping other families achieve homeownership."