Why building homes lured Joe Painter
April 16, 2009 at 5:05 p.m.
Updated April 15, 2009 at 11:16 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity Victoria named Joe Painter the 2009 Charlie Jones Lifetime Achievement Award recipient on Thursday night.
The 76-year-old began volunteering for the nonprofit in 1997. During his eight-year stint, he has helped to build 45 homes.
He retired from the humanitarian program in 2003, but appreciation for his work lives today.