WHEC-TV (Channel 10) reports on a "wall raising ceremony" for the sustainable Habitat for Humanity house being constructed by members of the Rochester Institute of Technology community.
Some local college students are putting on their construction hats to make our community a better place to live. Members of RIT's Habitat for Humanity organization teamed up with engineering students at the college to build this sustainable home in Rochester's JOSANA neighborhood, near Rhinos Stadium. This home on Whitney Street will include solar panels with recycled materials for insulation and opportunities to make the best use of natural light.The RIT students say they are proud to help improve our community.
Kaity Warner: Makes us feel great! We love it! This neighborhood specifically, Flower City Habitat calls the neighborhood the JOSANA neighborhood, it's a specific neighborhood that's very poverty ridden, so they're trying to revitalize the whole neighborhood as a whole.
The RIT team says construction should be completed by February. The house is just one of many homes being revitalized in the JOSANA neighborhood by Flower City Habitat for Humanity. Date Added: November 10th, 2009