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Marion Community Build

The Marion Community Build program kicks off fall 2020 with a twist this year! For nearly 30 years the Marion Building Trades program have built homes through a cooperative program with students from both the Marion Independent and Linn-Mar Community School Districts.  As time went on available lots were at a minimum, therefore the idea was raised to instead renovate a home in a neighborhood needing a new spark. 

Read more about this project here. 

Read our updates as this project continues throughout the school year!

Marion Community Build News

Noticeable Changes Take Shape

Posted by: on Thursday, October 15, 2020
If you drive past the Community Build home on 8th avenue this week, you'll see noticeable changes as students work to remove siding. Long gone is the chipped and weathered blue siding and soon a new color will be applied to the home, giving it a warm and welcoming feeling. Dennis Fleege, Building Trades instructor says the home will soon have new windows more

Community Build Kicks Off With a Press Event

Posted by: on Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Marion students start Community Build with a kick off event that showcased the exciting project! Learn more about this event here. more

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