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When the idea for Extreme Village Makeover was brought to the City of Kissimmee, City Commissioners and Mayor Jim Swan were on board right away, approving the city’s support for the project. Dave Derrick, Director of Public Works for the City of Kissimmee, spearheaded the city’s participation on the project. Involved with the Village for […]...
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Truly a Team Effort for Innovative Construction

January 20, 2014
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From the moment the team from Innovative Construction arrived at Give Kids The World, it was clear that they were devoted to Extreme Village Makeover. From the GKTW and EVM logos on their hard hats, to their customized trailer that they drove 26 and a half hours from Rhode Island, everyone could see and feel […]...
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Renovia Makes GKTW Even Brighter

January 19, 2014
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While most of the work during Extreme Village Makeover is taking place inside the units, there are some dramatic changes happening on the outside as well. A few of the villas have the same exterior paint from when the Village opened in 1989. With EVM, it was the perfect time to update the exteriors of […]...
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Coastal Reconstruction Helps Build Hope

January 18, 2014
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There’s plenty of activity around the Village these days, but one group in the back of Fairytale Forrest has been quietly working their way towards the lead in terms of progress. Coastal Reconstruction is a Florida based company who is happy to be involved with Extreme Village Makeover at a place they’ve heard so much […]...
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Magical Moment: EVM Week 1

January 17, 2014
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We’re almost halfway through Extreme Village Makeover, and the progress has been amazing. The dedication of the crews is a fantastic sight to see, as they work almost around the clock to complete the project. By the end of the day, several crews will be over fifty percent done with their villas! Almost every villa […]...
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