Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A Merry Christmas For Three Louisville Families


On Friday December 12th there were three Mennonite Disaster Services (MDS) House Dedication Ceremonies. The first dedication was for Ms. Pearline Smith at 160 Eiland Avenue. The second and third dedications were held simultaneously for Linda Lee located at 103 Beale Street, and for Gloria Burrage located at 105 Beale Street. All of these homes were completely destroyed by the April 28 tornado.

WinstonStrong in conjuction with Mennonite Disaster Services (MDS) worked on the reconstruction of all the homes. Ivan Shirk of MDS and the MDS women presented each family with a completion form, a quilted wall hanging and the keys to their newly constructed homes.





Ms. Pearline Smith accepting keys to her home located
at 160 Eiland Avenue.



Linda Lee accepting keys to her home located at 103 Beale Street.




Gloria Burrage accepting keys to her home located
at 105 Beale Street.