Category: Housing Rehabilitation

Above-and-Beyond Volunteers Return to Weald Bethel

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Earlier this year, Lee Watrous and his volunteers almost single-highhandedly completed the final phase wing of the new Weald Bethel Community Center. Mission Downeast Campus Facilities and Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw worked closely with Mr. Watrous. So, Scott Shaw was surprised a few days ago when Mr. Watrous and his wife…

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Rain or Shine, Housing Rehabilitation Volunteers Get it Done

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Lee Watrous and his construction wizards from Connecticut were instrumental in bringing the Mission’s new Weald Bethel Community Center to completion. Their volunteering and their skills are truly invaluable. This photo, taken today in Downeast Maine, is of Lee Watrous’s crew not letting something like a steady rainfall keep them from making…

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Weald Bethel ‘Final Phase’ On Target for June 1 Finish

CHERRYFIELD, Me — The Final Phase construction on the Weald Bethel Community Center is on target for completion by June 1. To better accommodate the skilled, hardworking, volunteer groups who travel here to help, the addition will house 49 volunteers, complete with bathrooms, showers, commercial kitchen. The new space can also be utilized for other…

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‘Very Successful Season’ for Housing Rehabilitation Program

CHERRYFIELD, Me — Mission Housing Rehabilitation Program Coordinator Scott Shaw recently outlined for President Scott Planting, and the Mission Board of Directors, a summary of the Program’s 2017 season. Scott Shaw said this year’s “very successful season” involved 15 Volunteer Crews totaling 214 volunteers, who worked on 20 homes and three non-profit local community outreach…

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Seniors: Repair and Winterize My Home Session, Sept. 26

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Mission Director of Services Wendy Harrington, and Housing Rehabilitation Program Coordinator Scott Shaw will be part of a panel at this informational session on resources to help seniors repair and winterize their homes. Download the Repair & Winterize My Home flyer (PDF).    

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OH, MA, ME Volunteers Help Maine Homes Be Safe, Warm

CHERRYFIELD, Me — Housing Rehabilitation Program Coordinator Scott Shaw sends these field photos of three different Housing Rehabilitation Program Volunteer Groups from Ohio, Massachusetts, and Maine. The individual volunteers arrive at the Mission’s Cherryfield Campus for two week periods, dedicating their expertise and elbow grease to help Down East Maine families live in safe, warm…

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