Open House Coming February 1st for Student Home Construction Project in Park Forest

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– The South Suburban Trades Initiative announces an Open House of the first rehabbed house by a student and apprentice partnership program on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. The house is located at 305 Sauganash Street, Park Forest, IL.

The South Suburban Trades Initiative was created by the Village of Park Forest to provide a workforce development classroom. Funding has been provided by the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s Abandoned Property Program and the Village of Park Forest. The work was conducted through a collaboration by the South Suburban College Building Construction Technology Program, Prairie State College HVAC Program, and the apprentice programs run by the Plumber’s Local 130 and Painters Local 147.

The public and local media are invited to tour the home and learn more about this important initiative and its future. This event is hosted by Village of Park Forest, South Suburban College and Prairie State College. For more information call (708) 283-5622.