Volunteers to help low-income families prepare homes to save energy Nov. 7

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Volunteers from Lexington and surrounding counties will prepare homes in Central Kentucky for the upcoming winter as part of the annual WinterBlitz program sponsored by Community Action Council and Kentucky Utilities Company on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 8 a.m. The homes will be winterized by installing plastic seals over windows and providing residents with energy saving compact fluorescent light bulbs, water conservation kits as well as tips and information.
More than 50 homes of people with low-income or disabled will be winterized. The event is sponsored by Kentucky Utilities Company and supported by Kentucky American Water.          
Volunteers will assemble at Community Action Council’s facility at 913 Georgetown St., Lexington, before heading out to work in homes.