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LAHFH Weekly Volunteer Update Sep 7th, 2018

Fall is our busiet season for salvage and pick-ups. To meet the growing demand we need more volunteers. Pass the word around, ask your friends! We offer flexible hours. 
Get a group together for a 4 hour shift and end with a bite at your favorite restaurant (or brewery)! 
Volunteer opportunities for next week:
Week of:   Sept 10th - 14th 
Volunteer duties next week: 
Framing, insulation and siding  
Hours for next week are 8:00 - 4:00pm 
Our family partner from Staples Tiffany Brandt came out to paint this week with several of her friends at the Andrews home.
Flooring is started at the Andrew's home.
If you are interested in helping out contact Karen Skarolid at 218-454-7020 or email her at volcoord@lakesareahabitat.org
Join us for German food and a beer! 
Oktoberfest at Roundhouse Brewery
When: Sept 20th & 21st
The Women Build is serving food both nights.
We need 8 volunteers to help prepare food on 
Sept 19th from 9a-3pm at St. Andrew's church.
We will break for lunch and to have our monthly meeting in their library conference room at noon.
Also need volunteers to work the event 
Sept 20                                      Sept 21st
4:30 - 6:30                                 4:30-6:30                               
1. Kristi Blad                              1. Kristi Blad
2. Kathy Wernberg                     2. Sue Meyer
3.                                                3. Kathy Schleichert
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6:30- 8:30                                  6:30 - 8:30pm
1. Kristi Blad                             1. Kristi Blad
2. Kathy Wernberg                    2. Sue Meyer
3.                                               3. Kathy Schleichert
4.                                               4.
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We also need German Chocolate cupcakes, some plain and some with coconut pecan frosting. Any box mix will work. 
It was a fun event last year.  Consider helping out with this year's event.  If interested contact Karen at 218-454-7020 or email here.
Keep October 11th open and plan on joining us for this fun event! 
Check out this video from the Mankato's event here
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity will share in the proceeds. 
Global Village Trip to Guatemala,
July 6 – 14, 2019
The Global Village program provides opportunities for people of different cultures to live and work together in a spirit of partnership. Team members experience firsthand the burden of substandard housing. They learn what Habitat for Humanity International is doing to address the issue and how all people can help. They meet and get to know Habitat partners from all walks of life. As our understanding of culture expands, we begin to realize that cultural traits are not right or wrong, but are a framework through which we understand the world around us. We are called to minister to others within the context of their individual cultures and likewise, through this unique GV experience, our hosts are called to minister to us. It is our hope that team members will look to the GV work trip as an opportunity to learn and contribute while expanding their knowledge of unfamiliar cultures and developing their own spiritual identity.
Itinerary and information about this Global Village trip can be found here.
Thrivent members get a discounted rate for a GV trip. Call your Thrivent representative to learn more. 
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Sep 19th - Women Build meeting while we cook at St Andrews Catholic Church 1108 Willow Street* Date change
Sept 20-21st - Oktoberfest at the Roundhouse Brewery
Oct 11th - WB with the MMBA Lumber & Lace Event
Nov 19-20th - WB Bagging at Super One Foods
If you would like to get involved, please contact our
Volunteer Coordinator Karen Skarolid @ 218-454-7020 or email volcoord@lakesareahabitat.org

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