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Fort Collins Chapter Completes First Ultimate Gift Weekend

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Sun, 10/02/2016 - 20:13 -- Heidi Holguin

The Young Men’s Service League (YMSL), Fort Collins chapter successfully completed an exterior transformation for The Learning House last weekend. The preschool children, parents, and teachers at this non-profit preschool for children of all abilities appreciated our efforts in positively transforming their backyard and updating their entranceways. 

Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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The Young Men’s Service League (YMSL), Fort Collins chapter successfully completed an exterior transformation for The Learning House last weekend. The preschool children, parents, and teachers at this non-profit preschool for children of all abilities appreciated our efforts in positively transforming their backyard and updating their entranceways. 

Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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The Young Men’s Service League (YMSL), Fort Collins chapter successfully completed an exterior transformation for The Learning House last weekend. The preschool children, parents, and teachers at this non-profit preschool for children of all abilities appreciated our efforts in positively transforming their backyard and updating their entranceways. 

Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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The Young Men’s Service League (YMSL), Fort Collins chapter successfully completed an exterior transformation for The Learning House last weekend. The preschool children, parents, and teachers at this non-profit preschool for children of all abilities appreciated our efforts in positively transforming their backyard and updating their entranceways. 

Ernie and Mary Batson, Directors of Education at The Learning House, are excited their school has a shiny new exterior and play yard as they approach their 15-year anniversary teaching local preschoolers. Ernie Batson said, “The feeling I get when I stand back here is peace. The work you folks did for us was phenomenal. The best part is YMSL … watching you guys work with your moms.”

The organization estimates nearly 500 hours of labor were put into the project over two weekends. Through the hard work of YMSL moms and sons (and a handful of dads), the following were accomplished:

·         A front entry porch was constructed and a back porch was rebuilt. 

·         The fence around the entire property was power washed and coated with 18 gallons of stain.

·         A 12-foot portion of the fence was rebuilt and reinforced.  

·        Grandma's Garden was replenished with new soil, new plants, a new sign, and a new border. 

·         Batson's Farm was created for growing future pumpkins and sunflowers. 

·         A basketball backboard was replaced and new toys, complete with a new toy chest, were purchased. 

·         The landscape around the entire property was attended to including trimming bushes, trees, and adding rock and recycled concrete. 

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