I am very excited to be part of a project sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana and Habitat for Humanity called "The House That Girls Built." To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Girl Scouts, the Girls Scouts of Kentuckiana and Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville have partnered to build a house, anticipating a Green LEED designation. As members of the National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC), my friend Holly Geibel, also a member of the Luckett & Farley family, and I have volunteered to instruct a portion of the course leading up to the building of the house on Saturday, November 19th. We will teach girls in 6th to 8th grades about the importance of helping in the community they live in and about the planning and design that is involved in the construction of homes as well as other structures. We hope to spark interest in the career paths of these young girls. Stay tuned for more information to come about how you can volunteer to build the house from March to June 2012.
If you would like to make a donation to help the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana reach their goal of $43,500 for The House That Girls Built, click here and write "Habitat House" in the comments section!