Applications for BRUSH UP Paint-A-Thon are now open to homeowners in the Omaha metro area including Council Bluffs. The organization helps low-income homeowners who are over 60 or permanently disabled at any age by painting the exteriors of their homes. Applicants must meet the resident and financial guidelines listed on the application.

Those who qualify will have their homes painted for free on Aug. 17.

The deadline to apply is May 30. Applications are available at any Wells Fargo Bank, online at or by calling 211.

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