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Repairing poverty

Don Lomax helps struggling North Carolinians

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March 22nd, 2010

Ten years ago, right after he retired, Don Lomax started volunteering to fix up houses. [caption id="attachment_8817" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Don Lomax, who lives at Maris Grove, founded the Community Housing Coalition of Madison County."]Maris Grove, where he makes picture frames for his artwork. Maris Grove has a well-equipped wood shop where you can make almost anything you want, he says. The nice thing is, you don t have to have any tools stored in your apartment home; they have them all in the wood shop. He is also a member ofMaris Grove sscience, Republican, and art clubs.