FDL County Habitat Purchase New Building For ReStore

Habitat for Humanity of Fond du Lac County now officially has a new site for its ReStore. Habitat Executive Director Paul Osterholm says there offer to purchase a building on West Scott Street next to the Children’s Museum closed on Wednesday afternoon and they hope to move into the new location by September. Habitat Board of Director’s Past President Aaron Goldstein says it will continue the revitalization of the Waterfront District that the Children’s Museum and Mercury Marine Museum kicked off. Current Habitat Board of Directors President Julie Woznick says it’s a more visible location than their current one on South Brooke Street.The new store will also have about 14,000 square feet to work with or double what the current store has. Osterholm says that will allow them to do more like offer art classes that teach people how to repurpose home improvement materials such as windows and ladders.