On Aug. 3 Gulf Coast Growth Ventures All Craft Engaged in Safety (GCGV ACES) team spent the day with Taft volunteers to remove interior walls, cabinets, sheetrock, fixtures and the outside deck to prepare for the remodeling of the Taft Senior Center. The city of Taft has a projected Christmas grand opening date. The GCGV ACES team wants to continue to be a part of the reconstruction. Mayor Pedro Lopez and council members Leonard Vasquez, Felipe Rodriguez and Donnie Riojas were all part of the crew.