LaPorte County Habitat for Humanity will conduct their annual Construction Workshop in 8 sessions on Tuesdays and Saturdays during the month of March starting March 2nd. Classes are Tuesdays 5:30-8:30pm and Saturdays 9am-Noon. Registration cost is $30 which includes the cost of building materials and the manual and participants may request a $15 refund after completing 16 volunteer hours on a 2010 worksite. Classes will be conducted at the Michiana Resources building at 4315 East Michigan Blvd. in Michigan City. Classes cover the basics of framing, roofing, door and window installation, siding, drywall, insulation, painting, trim and maintenance. Classes are taught by Habitat personnel, trade experts and local contractors. Classes consist of both classroom and hands on activities. Participants will construct a playhouse/shed that will be raffled off to benefit Habitat construction activities. To register, please call 219-324-7510 or 219-363-7869.
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