Posted by: Marcia Davis | September 8, 2011

Getting Ready for Construction

Over Labor Day weekend, Hope College students helped start the process of preparing for construction at Nuestra Casa, our neighborhood center as part of their Time to Serve program. Time to Serve is designed to give new students the opportunity to learn about service while helping and getting to know their community and becoming better acquainted with one another. The Holland Sentinel captured the event in their own slide show.

And we have some photos of our own.

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We’re grateful for this team of 10 Hope students that came out and accomplished so much in one day! Appreciation also goes to Nancy Honor, Jim Feltman, Raul Garcia, Jon Myers, and Lois Maassen for their help!



  1. […] Preparation for construction continues! This weekend, several Westcore neighbors helped clean up debris at Nuestra Casa, adding to the dumpster started by Hope College students during their Time to Serve event. […]

  2. […] neighbors are pitching in to prepare Nuestra Casa for construction. After Hope College students removed debris a week ago, several boys from the neighborhood helped to add more to the […]

  3. […] It was the final clean-up after two weekends of work: one in which Hope College students helped out and another weekend when neighbors pitched […]

  4. […] several neighborhood clean-up days, plus a Hope College service day at  Nuestra Casa, a Women’s Service Day crew did final prep work for […]

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