Was it just a DREAM?
“It’s been a long since our Dreams Campaign, and yet I haven’t seen anything built yet….what’s up with that?”
Yes, it has been just over 1 year since we completed our Dreams Campaign. And no, we haven’t started construction yet – but it is coming! Our Pledges continue to come in on target, and we have recently begun the next phases of design on our new Parish Center. Our target continues to be to start construction this Fall, with details on the Groundbreaking coming soon.
Current on-going Activities:
• “What are those flags in the woods about?” - We have identified some potential wetlands on our property. We are currently evaluating those areas and abiding by Federal rules to have them confirmed, in order to make sure we comply with all environmental regulations.
• Design Activities currently being discussed include:
Food Pantry operations - How will we accommodate our Food Pantry ministry during construction, and after completion of the Parish Center? We are working thru details for each phase, including not only operations of the handling of food, but how we accommodate our patrons, who are often limited physically.
Storage - What external storage facilities do we need, and how can we accommodate our needs, while cleaning up some of our current site? We know we need adequate storage for our lawn equipment, and tools, as well as certain items used frequently, or infrequently – such as our stage for the Food Festival.
Other items internal to the Parish Center include layout and size of the kitchen, number of restrooms, and internal storage locations.
Answers to each of these questions are being worked through over the next couple of months.
As always, if you have suggestions or questions, please reach out to our Building Committee by asking a member directly or by email through our website (www.st-annschurch.org) by clicking on the righthand side of the homepage on the “Contact Us” link, fill out the form and click “Submit”. This will be sent directly to our Building Committee.
Thanks again for your support!
St. Ann’s Building Committee Chair
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