For this, the final post from this blog, the “we” is going to change to “I” – this last post is not written by the “building committee,” but from my own viewpoint, myself – Emily Williams. I’m doing this in order to express some personal observations and thoughts, and recognize some people from the project […]Read More Roll Credits
It is just amazing to see all that has been happening this past week. The chapel ceiling and flooring and trim, the ceiling tiles in the chapel lobby and connector, flooring downstairs, classroom carpeting, a second (final) coat of paint in many areas … the place is being transformed. Many little things are being done, […]Read More Counting Down
This week we had confirmation from our contractor of something they had told us two weeks ago, that we have been sitting on … *drum roll* Mark your calendars for December 16 for a dedication and open house for the new building! Hooray! More details will come soon about what that event will involve – […]Read More Mark Your Calendars
The wood ceiling has been started, actually started, in the chapel! It is not a speedy process, but it has begun. At the moment so little has been done that it is impossible to get the picture of what it will actually look like when it is done. By next week they will have a […]Read More The Finish Line Is In Sight… Almost
We passed a critical milestone this week – we had a successful start-up of the HVAC system. Particularly in the chapel, we needed to have the air conditioned so that we could open the crates containing the ceiling slats. At the moment it is very toasty in there – and the crates are open! They […]Read More It’s Warm and Toasty in the Chapel
Today is a milestone day – our building is now connected to power! Hooray! The next step is an inspection (scheduled for Monday) and then and only then will we begin to see systems and circuits turned on. By mid-week next week we hope that we will have lights and air handlers running. The priority […]Read More We Have Power!
The biggest visible change this week has to do with the ceilings, notably the upper level ceilings in classrooms and corridors. With the ceilings almost completely in, the perspective on the size of those rooms snaps into place. They are going to be lovely – really wonderful spaces for classes and meetings. The chapel also […]Read More Things Are Looking Up!