Several MDI employees - Dawn, Jennifer, Stacy, and Michelle - put on their workboots and participated in the Habitat for Humanity Women Build Day on September 13, 2017. The activity was featured in the Hibbing Daily Tribune, excerpt below.
Extra Hands at Habitat House
HIBBING -- "Fonz" had a full day of supervising the humans at the Habitat for Humanity Home being built at 414 E. 25th St. in Hibbing.
Perched on the peak of the roof of the single-family dwelling in progress, the flamingo kept a close eye on all the comings and goings on the property Wednesday. It was North St. Louis County Habitat for Humanity and the Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Women Build day.
"This is just so exciting," said an animated Krystal Oksanen while standing in her front yard as volunteers buzzed around the property.
Women Build is a program that encourages women volunteers to further the homebuilding mission of Habitat for Humanity. Several women from various businesses spent the day painting siding, assisting with ceiling placement and grabbing materials and tools, among other duties.
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Source: "Extra Hands at Habitat House." HibbingMN.com. Kelly Grinsteinner, 14 September 2017. Accessed 21 September 2017.