Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Paint the Community with Rebuilding Together on June 24

PAINT THE COMMUNITY WITH REBUILDING TOGETHER ON JUNE 24


News Release from City of Beaverton
Posted on FlashAlert: June 14th, 2017 2:10 PM
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Rebuilding Together Washington County is holding its first ever Paint the Community day on Saturday, June 24 in Beaverton. Nearly 100 volunteers from 100 Strong of Beaverton, Labor's Community Service Agency, and Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. will participate. The City of Beaverton is a supporting sponsor of the event.


Volunteers will meet at 8 a.m. at Mobile Home Corral, 3737 SW 117th Ave. Beaverton City Councilor Lacey Beaty will welcome the group. Participants will work on projects for several homes, including yard clean up, painting, electric work, and modifications for accessibility. All projects will be free to residents, sponsored by Wells Fargo Housing Foundation's Healthy Housing Challenge.


Rebuilding Together is a national nonprofit for safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs such as fire risk reduction, weatherproofing restoration, and other health and safety improvements. Local affiliate Rebuilding Together Washington County completes about 100 repair projects each year, with the help of nearly 500 volunteers.


Volunteers are still being sought for the June 24 event. To learn more or to get involved, visit www.TogWC.org.


The city of Beaverton is home to more than 95,000 residents and is Oregon's sixth largest city. We are a friendly, active, and responsible city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in the top ten of Money magazine's 50 Best Small Cities in America for 2016, Beaverton truly is "The Best of Oregon."


For reminders and community news, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov. Also follow Beaverton on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofBeaverton or Twitter at www.twitter.com/CityofBeaverton.


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