On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2020 HBA President Bill Wannstedt (Consort Homes) (left) and HBA Executive Vice President Celeste Rueter (right) presented a $15,000 donation to Frances Kern (left center), advancement chairperson and senior resident at St. Peters Senior Citizen Corporation. HBA member Jim Cornelius’ (right center) company, River City Drywall, sponsored the donation request.
The donation will be used to help renovate three senior-living apartment buildings at St. Peters Senior Village, an independent living facility which offers a homelike community of 52 apartments. HBA member company River City Drywall will assist in the renovation of the apartments. The St. Peters Senior Citizen Corporation was established in 1973 to offer fair and affordable housing for low-income senior citizens.
The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry. The Home Builders Charitable Foundation, the HBA’s charitable arm, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing housing assistance to people or organizations with special shelter needs.