As part of his participation in Commerce Lex's Leadership Lexington program, McBrayer attorney Jonas Bastien served on the team that created the Lexington Tool Library, which opened on May 10th.
The Lexington Tool Library, established by Bastien and his Leadership Lexington classmates, is a program that allows Lexington residents to check out tools and other home-improvement items as one would check out a book at a library with a goal of allowing Lexingtonians an opportunity to make improvements to their homes and communities that would have otherwise been cost-prohibitive due to the tools needed. The library is located at the Black and Williams Center, 498 Georgetown St. Room 104, and is available on a pay-what-you-can basis to allow accessibility to community members at all income levels.
Leadership Lexington is a leadership development program sponsored by Commerce Lexington and directed toward individuals who demonstrate leadership qualities. The year-long program includes monthly sessions on various community-oriented topics such as education, arts, and diversity, and each member of the class participates in a community service project over the course of the program. Bastien will graduate from the program in June.
Watch WKYT's coverage of the Lexington Tool Library's ribbon cutting, including an interview with Bastien, here.