From the Ground Up: Building a Habitat House


Meigs County’s first Habitat House was officially completed on Monday evening with a dedication ceremony at the house on Brownell Avenue in Middleport.


The new homeowner and others stand on the front porch after Monday’s dedication.


Linda Nease cuts the ribbon on the stairs to her new home.


Numerous sponsors and donors gather in the kitchen of the house during the hard hat tour in February.


Donors and sponsors representing Farmers Bank, Ohio Valley Bank and Mark Porter Chevy, Buick, GMC are pictured on the front porch during the hard hat tour.


Work was nearly completed in the laundry area in early February.


On the first day of the blitz build in early November the exterior of the house began to take shape.


Dozens of volunteers assist with getting the roof trusses in place.


Volunteers work on the porch area during the blitz build.


Members of the Meigs High School football team completed the wall build at Mark Porter Chevy Buick GMC in late October.


Members of the Meigs High School football team completed the wall build at Mark Porter Chevy Buick GMC in late October.


Windows were put in place by volunteers during day 1 of the blitz build.


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Meigs County’s first Habitat House was officially completed on Monday evening with a dedication ceremony at the house on Brownell Avenue in Middleport.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-12017316205718389.jpgMeigs County’s first Habitat House was officially completed on Monday evening with a dedication ceremony at the house on Brownell Avenue in Middleport.

The new homeowner and others stand on the front porch after Monday’s dedication.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-22017316205723970.jpgThe new homeowner and others stand on the front porch after Monday’s dedication.

Linda Nease cuts the ribbon on the stairs to her new home.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-32017316205728666.jpgLinda Nease cuts the ribbon on the stairs to her new home.

Numerous sponsors and donors gather in the kitchen of the house during the hard hat tour in February.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-42017316205733829.jpgNumerous sponsors and donors gather in the kitchen of the house during the hard hat tour in February.

Donors and sponsors representing Farmers Bank, Ohio Valley Bank and Mark Porter Chevy, Buick, GMC are pictured on the front porch during the hard hat tour.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-52017316205739679.jpgDonors and sponsors representing Farmers Bank, Ohio Valley Bank and Mark Porter Chevy, Buick, GMC are pictured on the front porch during the hard hat tour.

Work was nearly completed in the laundry area in early February.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-62017316205745839.jpgWork was nearly completed in the laundry area in early February.

On the first day of the blitz build in early November the exterior of the house began to take shape.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-72017316205752551.jpgOn the first day of the blitz build in early November the exterior of the house began to take shape.

Dozens of volunteers assist with getting the roof trusses in place.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-82017316205757969.jpgDozens of volunteers assist with getting the roof trusses in place.

Volunteers work on the porch area during the blitz build.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-9201731620583825.jpgVolunteers work on the porch area during the blitz build.

Members of the Meigs High School football team completed the wall build at Mark Porter Chevy Buick GMC in late October.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-11201731620589397.jpgMembers of the Meigs High School football team completed the wall build at Mark Porter Chevy Buick GMC in late October.

Members of the Meigs High School football team completed the wall build at Mark Porter Chevy Buick GMC in late October.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-122017316205814697.jpgMembers of the Meigs High School football team completed the wall build at Mark Porter Chevy Buick GMC in late October.

Windows were put in place by volunteers during day 1 of the blitz build.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_Habitat-102017316205834107.jpgWindows were put in place by volunteers during day 1 of the blitz build.