Nearly one month after Hurricane Isaac swept through the Gulf of Mexico, and nearly seven years after Hurricane Katrina, the New Canal Lighthouse on Lake Pontchartrain, in New Orleans, La., is once again lighting the way.

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) has been working steadily on the restoration since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita wreaked havoc in 2005. Donations from individuals and companies such as JELD-WEN have all helped to restore the lighthouse that will begin a new life as a museum depicting the Lake Pontchartrain ecology and the devastation caused by Katrina.

Recently completed renovations to the lighthouse, including 16 new JELD-WEN windows and two new exterior doors, which weathered the storm of Isaac, according to JELD-WEN.

JELD-WEN representatives were on hand this week in New Orleans to participate in events surrounding the relighting of the lighthouse.


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