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Habitat Project Targets Blighted Homes in Lynmore Estates


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Crews demolished both Thursday morning in the opening salvo of Macon Area Habitat for Humanity’s “Blight Out of Sight” program.

For five years, Habitat has been working to improve the area, also known as the Peach Orchard. Mercer University students conducting a service-learning project determined that of the 399 homes in this neighborhood, 118 are blighted.

“Our plan is to try and get up to 85 structures removed by the end of this decade,” said Harold Tessendorf, executive director of the local Habitat branch.

Read more at: http://www.macon.com/2014/02/06/2920345/habitat-project-targets-blighted.html

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Lynmore Estates Garden Club Kick-off

06/15/17

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High Tea in the Mediation Garden at 594 Melvin Place on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1 pm to 2:30 pm to kick-off Lynmore Estates Garden Club.

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Since 1986, Macon Area Habitat for Humanity has built new homes in Macon, Georgia. Now with over 30 Habitat homes in Lynmore Estates, Macon Area Habitat for Humanity has rebuilt the neighborhood through neighborhood revitalization and fighting blight. As these projects are continued, new organizations and programs are forming in Lynmore Estates.

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