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Retired CVM Professor Helps Build Homes

April 25th, 2014
Retired CVM professor Brad Smith gets his drill on at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

Retired CVM professor Brad Smith puts in many hours as a volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, which he founded.

Dr. Brad Smith, a long time professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, retired in 2002. What does a retired veterinarian with a doctorate in animal reproductive medicine do for fun? He helps build homes.

In 2004, Smith joined the board of the Benton County Habitat for Humanity and founded the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, which sells donated building materials. The store raises enough money to pay most of the cost of building one house a year for a local family. Read the full story.

 

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