Legacy Build 2011 – Registration Info

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Millard Fuller Legacy Build 2011 – October 17-21, 2011

Build Information:

The Millard Fuller Legacy Build 2011 will include 8 new homes and 7 rehabilitation projects. The new homes and the rehab projects are all located in the same neighborhood within close proximity of each other. The build will include many "green" practices and a pre-build  green building demonstration will be included for those interested. To learn more about any pre-build opportunities please contact Charlie Park of Webster Fuller Center at cpark@fullercenterwebster.org.

Registration: Closed

Registration has come to an end- we are now getting ready preparing for the build. If you have already registered and have any questions or concerns please contact Brenda Barton at brenda@fullercenter.org or call at 850-445-1083.

Hotel Lodging:

Holiday Inn Express
1332 Sibley Rd.
Minden, LA 71055
Reservations: 318-377-1111
Rate: $95 plus tax-single or double occupancy
(Please ask for Fuller Center rate)

Exacta Inn
1404 Sibley Rd.
Minden, LA 71055
Reservations: 318-377-3200
Rate: $55 plus tax-single or double occupancy
(Please ask for Fuller Center rate)

Best Western
1411 Sibley Rd.
Minden, LA 71055
Reservations: 318-377-1001
Rate: $75 plus tax-single or double occupancy
(Please ask for Fuller Center rate)

Boomtown Casino & Hotel-Bossier City, LA
300 Riverside Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111
Reservations: 318-746-0711
Rate: $69 plus tax-Sunday through Thursday-single or double occupancy
        $99 plus tax-Friday night-single or double occupancy
        (Please ask for Fuller Center rate)
30 minutes from build site in Minden, LA
(No shuttle service is available from hotel to build site) 

Volunteer Lodging: 

Caney United Methodist Camp
1163 Methodist Camp Rd.
Minden, LA
Cost: No cost to registered volunteers.
Reservations: Please check volunteer lodging on your registration form-in return you will receive a confirmation from the Fuller Center confirming your reservation. Lodging is in cabins with 10 to a cabin. Sleeping arrangements include cots with mattresses. You will need to bring your own linens, pillow, towels and toiletries. Shower and toilet facilities are in each cabin. All cabins and facilities at Camp Caney are air conditioned. Cabins will be set up for teams, women only, and men only, and according to need. Breakfast will be included as part of the free volunteer lodging. Wireless internet will be available. Washer and dryer are available at Camp Caney. Space is limited please make your reservations early. Camp Caney is located just 2 miles from build site. Camp Caney has a campfire site, canoeing, fishing, outdoor amphitheater and volleyball court. Transportation will be available from volunteer lodging to and from the build site during the work week for those without transportation. Check in for volunteer lodging will begin Saturday, Oct. 15th and check out will be Saturday, Oct. 22nd. Questions about registration or concerns about volunteer lodging please contact Brenda Barton at brenda@fullercenter.org 

Pre-Build Volunteering and Lodging: 
Contact Brenda Barton at brenda@fullercenter.org  for pre-build opportunities and volunteer lodging for pre-build. All pre-build volunteering and volunteer lodging must be pre-arranged.

RV Builders:

The Millard Fuller Legacy Build 2011 welcomes RV Care-A-Vanners and builders. Details are already in place for RV Builders that would like to participate. If you are a RV Care-A-Vanner contact Charlie Park at cpark@fullercenterwebster.org to make your RV reservations.

Camping: Camps site are available for tents at the Kisatchie National Forest, Minden, LA. Kisatchie National Forest camp grounds are located just 4 miles from the build site. Restrooms and showers are available at the camp site. To make reservations or learn more about the Kisatchie National Forest camp site click here. 



Air Transportation:
Shreveport Regional Airport, Shreveport, LA – 35 miles
Monroe Regional Airport, Monroe, LA – 73 miles
Shuttle Transportation will be provided from airport to hotels and volunteer lodging for the dates of Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16th and the return dates of Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22nd. -please provide your flight information on your registration or contact Brenda Barton at brenda@fullercenter.org to be put on the airport shuttle list.

Ground Transportation:
Traveling east or west on Interstate 20-exit 47 Minden, LA  

Financial Support:

Volunteers and financial support are needed to help make the Millard Fuller Legacy Build 2011 a success. Checks may be mailed to The Fuller Center for Housing, P.O. Box 523, Americus, GA 31709 or you may donate on line-see donate button below.

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