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Spring Break volunteers spruce up Falls Creek, CrossTimbers office/residence

Students from Nicoma Park, First put finishing touches on sheetrock walls inside the new caretaker’s living space.

Students from Nicoma Park, First put finishing touches on sheetrock walls inside the new caretaker’s living space.

DAVIS—CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp Manager Ryan Bauer had plenty to smile about March 20.

• It was the first day of Spring.

• The weather was nearly perfect as warm sunshine poured down from above.

• The camp was abuzz with the sounds of approximately 100 volunteers giving of themselves to help make either CrossTimbers or Falls Creek look nicer and more functional.

Much of the work focused on the new 2,100-square-foot CrossTimbers office/caretaker’s residence, a 30-foot-by-70-foot, three bedroom, two bath metal structure being built near the camp’s entrance.

The building also will contain two offices and a small workroom, Bauer said, adding that the projected completion date is in early May.

Yates Construction of Davis, is the contractor for the project, Bauer said.

Several churches and two Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM) brought groups during Spring Break, March 17-21 to work at the camps operated by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma.

The new 2,100-square-foot CrossTimbers office/caretaker’s residence contains three bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus two offices and a small workroom.

The new 2,100-square-foot CrossTimbers office/caretaker’s residence contains three bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus two offices and a small workroom.

Cleveland, First installed insulation in the new CrossTimbers facility and painted the chapel bathrooms.

Nicoma Park, First hung sheetrock in the new CrossTimbers facility and built a new deck behind it.

BCMs from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Carl Albert State College built flower beds at the CrossTimbers’ main entrance and painted the conference center and concession stand exterior.

McAlester, First  did grounds clean-up and painting.

Snyder, First did grounds cleanup.

Wellston, First did grounds cleanup at Falls Creek.

 

Bob Nigh

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