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Silver Anniversary Gala to be held by Habitat

Posted: Friday, February 22, 2013

Huntington County Habitat for Humanity invites the community to attend its Silver Anniversary Gala on Saturday, March 9 at 5 p.m. at the LaFontaine Golf Club in Huntington. The theme is “Cruising into the Future” and Jeremy Nix will be the master of ceremonies. The gala will also offer an opportunity to meet several Habitat homeowners and hear their stories.

Steve Ness, a local auctioneer, will conduct a silent auction and a live auction. Items available for bidding have been donated by businesses in Huntington, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Lafayette and South Bend. Donations already received include a car detailing at Pace Auto, autographed Indiana University and Purdue University basketballs, a homemade dinner, plus admissions to regional museums, plays and concerts.

Local businesses supporting the event are Wells Fargo Bank, event sponsor, and Beacon Credit Union, event co-sponsor. There is an opening for one more event co-sponsor. Local artist Rose Meldrum created the artwork that will be displayed on the front of the event program.

Reservations can be made by contacting Huntington County Habitat at (260) 356-7425 or The cost of the evening includes the meal and dessert.

Funds raised at the gala will be used to construct and/or rehab homes for the families who are currently working their way through the application process and preparing to become homeowners.