Housing for volunteers opens in E. Ky.

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Associated Press

Posted on February 13, 2013 at 3:01 PM

MARTIN, Ky. (AP) — A facility to house volunteer workers has opened in eastern Kentucky.

WYMT-TV (http://bit.ly/VUhFoF) reports the Christian Appalachian Project has opened the Louis T. Foley Mission Center in Floyd County. The 18,000-square-foot center can house up to 120 volunteers at a time. Officials say the structure also can be used as a disaster shelter.

Christian Appalachian Project spokesman Bryan Byrd says the facility will help the organization make a "huge impact" on the area.

Crews began building the center in 2011.

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Information from: WYMT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews

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