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04/04/2006
Hudson Valley Community College Students Help Build Home for Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County

CONTACT: Jason McCord (518) 629-8071 or (518) 629-7180
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, April 4, 2006

WHO: Students in Hudson Valley Community College’s Construction Technology program and officials from Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County.
WHAT: As part of a class project, students will build framed walls for a home that is being built by Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County.
WHEN:

1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, 2006.

WHERE:

Hudson Hall Construction Lab, Room 144
Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy

DETAILS:

Hudson Valley students will be working on walls they built for a Habitat for Humanity home, which will be built on Schenectady Street in Schenectady. The project is the result of a relationship between the college and Habitat for Humanity where students gain first-hand experience in building a home while the organization receives free labor.

DIRECTIONS: Enter the Hudson Valley Community College campus via South Road (the entrance across from the Country Grove restaurant). Follow South Road through the stop sign and take your first left into the parking lot. Hudson Hall is the building located directly north of the parking lot.