In a perfect example of how Frankfort’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program is designed, volunteers led by Doyle Bell from the Handyman’s Guild with the First Presbyterian Church are partnering with City officials to help a resident with exterior home improvements in the 500 block of South First Street this Saturday.
According to Frankfort Building Inspector Sam Payne and Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, this resident reached out to them requesting help from the program.
“We are looking forward to assisting this very deserving resident with weed removal and exterior door improvements. Due to an attempted break-in, we are not releasing this resident’s identity to help protect the homeowner’s safety.
“We are grateful to Doyle and the many caring volunteers from First Presbyterian who plugged themselves into our program with their generous, kind spirit. These valuable volunteers will be instrumental in making a big impact in one afternoon,” Payne said.
“In addition to the exterior work the volunteers will be handling, firefighters installed a smoke detector for this resident during the Fire Department’s recent Smoke Detector Blitz,” Forsythe explained. “With teamwork, the work is divided up and the results are maximized. That’s what Neighbors Helping Neighbors is all about – working together, giving time, energy and effort to make life a bit easier for our neighbors.”