Senior center to launch 'Save the Kitchen' campaign
by Tim Bondy
Mountain Home News
The kitchen at the Mountain Home Senior Center that serves up about 2,000 meals a month to local residents needs a total makeover. The estimated cost for refurbishing the center's kitchen is $265,000, but senior center officials ultimately want to build a 900-square-foot addition onto the center to house the new kitchen.
With an estimated cost of $100,000 to build the extension -- which doesn't include funding to buy the new kitchen equipment and complete the required remodeling, rewiring and plumbing -- the center is kicking off a capital campaign. The effort will consist of a series of fund raising and community outreach activities focused specifically on collecting the funds needed for the kitchen.
The local senior center first opened its doors in ...
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