Housing Rehabilitation

Downeast ME Tiny House Update – Pouring Foundation Concrete on Veterans Day

CHERRYFIELD, ME — More good news from the Mission’s Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw, who sends this job site photo with a County Concrete crew, and this note: “Happy to report the concrete contractors began the four step process last week, and were pouring today appropriately on Veterans Day.” When completed, this house will belong…

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From MA to Milbridge: Collaboration Helps Secure Home for Veteran

From Massachusetts to Milbridge: Collaboration helps secure home for veteran By Spencer Roberts | Posted: Tue 5:29 PM, Nov 05, 2019 MILBRIDGE, Maine (WABI) – “To see it drawn on a napkin three years ago and be a dream to being a reality, it’s pretty amazing.” Scott Shaw is the housing rehab manager for Maine…

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Moving Forward – Downeast ME Tiny House Well Drilled

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Positive news — short and sweet — from Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw: “More excitement at the Tiny House site! Well is being drilled today! Moving forward!” Thank you to Shannon Drilling, Inc. of Machias, Maine.

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Zavodny, Shaw and Friends at Community Center Open Mic Night

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Open Mic Night on fall and winter Wednesdays at the Mission’s Weald Bethel Community Center are a great way to bring people together to make and/or listen to music. October 30, 2019, Mission President John Zavodny stopped by at Open Mic, grabbed a guitar, and played an impromptu “Werewolves of London.” John…

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Downeast ME Tiny House Project Update – Septic System Installed

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The septic system being installed today. American Concrete Industries, Bangor, ME donated the septic tank. John Goodwin (John Goodwin, Jr. Construction) who has done all the grounds work. County Concrete donated the stone, gravel, and all of the materials. More photos on the Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Blog.

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Downeast ME Tiny House Update – Groundbreaking!

Milbridge ME — On Tuesday October 22, 2019, John Goodwin Jr. Construction, Southwest Harbor, ME started groundbreaking work on our Tiny House’s land in Milbridge. A heavy equipment operator, and an employee with a chainsaw spent the day prepping the land our Veteran will soon call home. Our next phase will involve a septic system…

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Congregational Church of Cumberland – A Decade of Housing Rehab Volunteering

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thank you to the Cumberland Crew from the Congregational Church of Cumberland Maine, with special thanks to retiring Senior Minister Diane Bennekamper. She has brought this group to help with the Housing Rehab Program for almost ten years! They have assisted many of our neighbors in Downeast Maine neighbors, helping them live…

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MA and CT Church Volunteers Knock It Out of Housing Rehab Park

From: Scott Shaw, Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Sent: Friday, August 2, 2019 1:41 PM Another week of double crews and these two highly skilled teams knocked it out of the park. The volunteers’ work included building a handicapped accessible walk-in shower for a woman, roofing a home, installing new flooring, and replacing windows. I would…

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Another Great Week of Amazing Housing Rehab Volunteers

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Mission Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Scott Shaw tells of “another great week of weather and amazing volunteers.” The Housing Rehab volunteers were from Congregational Church of Laconia, NH and United Church of Christ Congregational of Boxborough, MA. These photos show the terrific volunteers protecting Maine coastal area homes, inside and outside, from…

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