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Habitat holds ribbon cutting and After Hours

Posted: Friday, November 14, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting and After Hours at Huntington County Habitat for Humanity and the ReStore on Thursday, November 13. The event took place at their new location at 250 Commerce Drive. The ribbon cutting and celebration began at 4 p.m.

Huntington County Habitat for Humanity and the ReStore are now located in the same building. The building, has already seen many improvements take place over the last few months.

According to Terry Sappington, manager of the ReStore, “Walls have been removed, wiring redone, painting, carpeting and a host of other work has been done at the new location.”

The ribbon cutting and After Hours were attended by over 40 people. In attendance were the staff of Habitat, the many volunteers that helped with the move, along with Chamber staff, board of directors, friends and more.

Jean Wright, executive director, Habitat for Humanity said, “We have now built 30 homes in Huntington and are breaking ground on another.”

If you would like more information on Habitat for Humanity, reach them by calling (260) 356-7425.

Shown in the front row from left, Mayor Brooks Fetters; Rosa Wheeler, Wells Fargo Bank; Katie Garrett, DeLaney Hartburg Roth & Garrott LLP; Sandy Drabenstot, Habitat volunteer; Heather Green, ReStore cashier; Terry Sappington, manager, ReStore; Jean Wright, executive director, Huntington County Habitat for Humanity; Sam Schaadt, program coordinator, Huntington County Habitat for Humanity and Jay Lahr, finance manager, Huntington County Habitat for Humanity. Back row, from left, Rose Meldrum, LaFontaine Center; Michael Zahn, First Federal Savings Bank; Bob Zahm, Huntington Heating and Cooling; Paula Kimmel; Norris Friesen, board president, Huntington County Habitat for Humanity; Homer Hiner, volunteer; Michelle Crone, Wells Fargo Bank and Marj Hiner, volunteer, Huntington County Habitat for Humanity.