Springville Ro­tary Club is ready to raze the roof

Serve Daily - - EMPOWERING LIBERTY - By Jeff Carter

around the time of World War II, now is nat­u­rally in need of some up­keep. Their For gen­er­a­tions, the Brook­side Drive most ur­gent need is a new roof. area in Springville has been what you The Springville chap­ter of the Ro­tary might call a neigh­bor­hood of “starter Club has heard the call and is ready homes.” Starter homes, of course, are usu­ally to as­sist Joy and her fam­ily by pro­vid­ing where young cou­ples build or buy ma­te­ri­als, la­bor and funds to fix the roof. a home and be­gin to raise chil­dren with Jake Har­wood, the pres­i­dent of the Ro­tary the in­tent to move on to some­thing big­ger Club, ex­plained that be­sides the ser­vice in the fu­ture. Many Brook­side Drive res­i­dents they have pro­vided the com­mu­nity in the for years seem to have not got­ten past like Sun­day in the Park, which raises that memo, and their starter homes have funds for scholarships, the club is fo­cused be­come places where they ac­tu­ally end up on the needs of in­di­vid­u­als in the area like putting down their roots. Joy.

Such is the case with Joy Hoppe, a Many Ro­tary mem­bers will do­nate time res­i­dent of Brook­side Drive now for 33 and la­bor to to­tally re­place Hoppe’s roof. years. She and her hus­band Dale moved Spencer Mea­som and his com­pany Park into their home in 1983. Dale passed away Place Con­struc­tion will do­nate man hours in 2010 and Joy now lives there with her to re­move and re­place the old roof, with spe­cial needs son Don­ald, daugh­ter Linda, Mea­som act­ing as man­ager on this pro­ject. grand­daugh­ter Nikki and great-grand­chil­dren Rick Sal­is­bury of Sal­is­bury Homes is Selena and Ar­mani. do­nat­ing to this and other sim­i­lar projects.

Their cozy lit­tle home, which was built SUNROC Build­ing Ma­te­ri­als and BuildWIth er’s Sup­ply are pro­vid­ing roof­ing and con­struc­tion ma­te­ri­als. Be­cause of all the gen­er­ous do­na­tions of time and ma­te­ri­als, Har­wood said, the to­tal cost of the pro­ject will be a frac­tion of what their es­ti­mates were.

Weather per­mit­ting, the Ro­tary Club is set to be­gin the pro­ject this month.

the help of the Springville Ro­tary Club and donors, a res­i­dent of Brook­side Drive in Springville will re­ceive a needed new roof.

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