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The Story of Lara's House

November 2008: Purchase of 2.5 acres and home in Mesa, Arizona by Lara's parents

January 2009: Architectural plans developed to add almost 2000sf to existing home, including a bedroom wing, "spa" room, and family room

April 2009:           Begin construction:

                            ground clearing, grading, foundation dig 


Framing, roof, electrical,

windows, insulation

September 2009:        Complete construction

October/November 2009: Furnishing, Landscape and finishing touches

mural of Superstition Mountains on dining room wall

November 22, 2009: Grand Opening Celebration 1 - 6pm

January, 2010: Full-time residency available

April 2013: Additional home and 2 acres purchased for future development and services

Current status (September 2018): 4 full time residents at Lara's House; plans underway to develop a second home to provide up to 6 more residents of varying ages and needs (disability and elder care)

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