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Building seminar

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh Housing Outlet Inc. will hold a Home Building Seminar on Thursday, May 8, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Dino’s Pizza, 795 Route 3, in Plattsburgh.

The seminar will offer guidance on topics such as lender requirements, manufactured and modular homes, advice on finding and developing a building site and time frames for home building.

Experts from all areas of construction will give an overview of the process and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Dinner will be served during the event and there is no cost or obligation. Participants (adults only) must RSVP ahead of time as space is limited. Anyone interested may call 800-794-6250 or email michelle@plattsburghhousing.com with their name, phone number and number in their party.

Participants will receive a free “how-to” packet, a free copy of their credit report and a discount coupon for attending the seminar. They will leave with the information they will need to make an informed decision about new construction and home ownership.

Plattsburgh Housing Outlet was named Retailer of the Year by the Manufactured Housing Institute for the Northeast/ Mid-Atlantic region in 2003 and 2013, one of four companies in the nation.

For more information, contact Michelle LaBounty at 563-6250, Ext. 21.

Open house

WEST CHAZY — Earthwood Building School will hold an open house in West Chazy on Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This free open house showcases a variety of green building techniques. The complete tour takes almost two hours.

Participants will see several living roofs, earth-sheltered housing, a dozen different cordwood masonry buildings, a masonry stove, a sauna, a bicycle-powered water system, an off-the-grid solar electric system, raised-bed gardening and the Earthwood stone circle.

The event will be held at 366 Murtagh Hill Road. Call 493-7744 for more information.

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