A local service club took paint buckets and brushes to the white walls of a government building. What employees used to describe as a bland waiting area was transformed to a colorful lobby.
The building on 629 E. Yosemite Ave. houses several offices of the Madera County Department of Social Services. The department operates in three buildings, said Elizabeth Inman, administrative analyst.
The Rotary Club of Madera and Danny Morris, deputy director for the department and also a member of the club, worked together to brightly paint the lobby’s walls. A mural of flowers adorns a wall next to the reception desk.
Offices for child welfare, employment training, in-home supportive services, adult protective services and clerical staff are in the building...