Elks assist Habitat for Humanity

Jim McLeod, left, a Sherwood Park member of the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, helps city Elk David Reid in cutting timbers for walls in the new Habitat for Humanity duplex in Johnstone Park on Tuesday.

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Jim McLeod, left, a Sherwood Park member of the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, helps city Elk David Reid in cutting timbers for walls in the new Habitat for Humanity duplex in Johnstone Park on Tuesday.

Elks from across the province banded together to help launch the 16th and 17th local homes project by the affordable housing organization.

The Red Deer duplex is the first national pilot project between the Elks, who say they’ll provide “an army of volunteers,” and Habitat for Humanity.

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