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Brush For Kindness

(Le Mars) -- Nearly a dozen volunteers are helping to spruce up two Le Mars homes today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday) as part of the Habitat for Humanity's Brush of Kindness program.  The two homes
located at 314 2nd Avenue Southeast and 421 1st Avenue Southeast are getting a new coat of paint.  Linda Peterson is the Siouxland Coordinator for Habitat For Humanity.  She explains how a family is selected to either have a home built, or to have a house painted.

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Wells Blue Bunny is assisting with the Brush Of Kindness project, and Peterson says their help is greatly appreciated.

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Pastor Ken Vanderploeg, the local coordinator says one resident is grateful for the assistance by volunteers.

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The program is still seeking additional volunteers to help with the project.  Habitat for Humanity provides all the necessary tools and equipment including ladders, scaffolding, brushes, rollers, trays, and drop cloths.  Vanderploeg says both structures are not that large and he anticipates both homes can be painted in short order.

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