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Hastings Star Gazette
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Hastings Minnesota 745 Spiral Boulevard 55033

Hastings volunteers Dale Franzen and Gary Stevens of St. Paul Pipefitters Local 455 serviced furnaces for the needy as part of the 28th Annual Heat’s On Program on Sept. 28. The free service safeguards residents while reducing fuel cost with parts and vehicles supplied by area contractors Schadegg Mechanical and Climate Makers. Heat’s On helps low-income, elderly and disabled homeowners but it also raises public awareness to have your furnace serviced regularly. This year 156 volunteers statewide checked and serviced 143 furnaces to make sure they are operating efficiently and safely, and installed smoke detectors or replaced batteries in them. 

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This year’s event serviced homes in Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud, Mankato and Rochester and is a national program that was started in the Twin Cities in 1986. Since that time pipefitters in Minnesota have volunteered over 32,098 hours at an estimated value of $3,431,700.

Homeowners were pre-qualified with the help of local community human service organizations including the Minneapolis Community Action Agency, Community Action for Suburban Hennepin and the Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties.

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