Habitat of Benton County and Build with Strength kick off home build in Gravette

Susan Holland/Westside Eagle Observer Jennifer Peralta (right, in blue shirt) pauses briefly for a photograph as she joins her children and members of the board of Habitat for Humanity Benton County in the traditional signing of the walls of her new home. Family members, Habitat board members and other volunteers signed the home and many left encouraging messages for the family that will be living in the home.
Susan Holland/Westside Eagle Observer Jennifer Peralta (right, in blue shirt) pauses briefly for a photograph as she joins her children and members of the board of Habitat for Humanity Benton County in the traditional signing of the walls of her new home. Family members, Habitat board members and other volunteers signed the home and many left encouraging messages for the family that will be living in the home.

GRAVETTE -- Representatives of Habitat for Humanity of Benton County and Build with Strength gathered in Gravette Friday, Nov. 17, to kick off a building project for a Habitat home using insulated concrete forms (ICFs), a sustainable, noncombustible concrete building system that will reduce upfront expenses and on-site construction time...