Habitat for Humanity volunteers were scheduled to frame the second floor walls of three homes in the Villages at Park Creek in Cherokee County for the Chase, Jacinto/Flores and Shattles families, according to Russ Hayes, CEO of Habitat for Humanity-North Central Georgia, Inc.
The construction for the three homes began on June 16, as more than 100 volunteers and Habitat for Humanity supporters gathered, according to the group’s June 13 newsletter. This was a special group that included volunteers from UPS, a long-time Habitat-NCG house sponsor, and the friends and family of the late James Wallace Jr. whose son Jim, fondly known as “Monkey Jim” for his high work on roof trusses, is a weekly crew leader who has been volunteering with Habitat-NCG for many years.
Jim also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity throughout the United States and overseas. He and his father participated