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Our Neighbor's Place board members, a Habitat for Humanity representative and volunteers from a local church started renovation on one of the apartments Wednesday June 15. From left, front row: Tyler Turner, Tom Bowman, Chris Cernohous. Back row: Jeff Hanson. Randy Feyereisen. Bremda Yurs, James Farr, Jamie Anderson. <i>Gretta Stark photo</i>

Our Neighbor's Place is fixing up four apartments on/at 215 W Cedar St. to give low income families a place to stay. Local churches are sponsoring the renovations.

Our Neighbor's Place is recruiting volunteers to help with the renovations. Volunteers will clean, paint, replace carpet, as well as work on carpentry.

To volunteer, email Tom Bowman at, email, or call 715-426-9000.

Our Neighbor's Place hopes to have the apartments refurbished and ready by September.

For more information on this story, please see the June 23 edition of the River Falls Journal.

Gretta Stark

Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.

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