The Transylvania Times -

Labor Of Love Built At City Park - Brevard, NC


August 3, 2017

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Local carpenters and volunteers pose under the roof of the second shelter they built in May at the city of Brevard's Franklin Park playground. From left to right are Greg Hunter, Jacob Dinkins, Alan Paduano, Tim Robinson and Rob Skeen, who donated their labor for a cost savings of $6,000 to the city.

For a group of local carpenters, there is little doubt that donating a day's worth of their labor to build a second picnic pavilion at Franklin Park, will be cause for celebrations for years to come.

Though they may not get credit for their sacrifice each time a downpour threatens to dampen someone's special occasion, future party-goers will surely appreciate the additional shelter they have assembled.

That point played out in real-time right for the half dozen volunteers, who were busy in early May raising the frame of the timber-style shelter in an intermittent drizzle that kept trippin...

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