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Habitat for Humanity International

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  • Builders launch Habitat subdivision

    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando started work on its first single-family subdivision, which will be constructed by both home builders in addition to homebuyers. The nonprofit purchased 38 acres, 11 of which are buildable, in Washington Shores...
  • ReStore revenues fuel Habitat builds

    Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut ReStore manager Brian Latour and a customer were looking over appliances on July 12. A few washers, dryers and ovens were all that was available. Appliances aren't donated often, and a fair amount of those...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rockville Bank Foundation Donates $15,000 To Habitat For Humanity

    The Rockville Bank Foundation today announced that it has donated $15,000 to Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity in support of Habitat's mission of "Building More Than a House." The $15,000 donation from the Foundation is earmarked for Habitat's 2014-2016...
  • Obama honors NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson at White House

    WASHINGTON As a Chicagoan and die-hard basketball fan, President Barack Obama described Jimmie Johnson on Wednesday the only way he knew how: He's the Michael Jordan of NASCAR. Obama welcomed Johnson, a six-time champion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series,...
  • People on the move

    Madeline Jones Andrew Hertz Heather Kuhl Samantha A. Grabois-Flax Steven Stolman Mariana Morris Business development Bob Swindell was elected chairman of the Florida Economic Development Council Conference, Florida's primary resource for...
  • Homebuilding blitz to put veteran in a Habitat house

    Construction workers are slinging hammers in a race against the clock that rivals "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition." They'll be on the job seven days a week, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for two weeks during the build. Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Dolphin tournament: June 27 is the final entry deadline for the June 28 Mahi-Mahi Madness II Charity Fishing Tournament. Put on by the Sons of The American Legion Post 304 in Dania Beach, the tournament's fishing hours are 6 a.m.-4 p.m. The weigh-in is 1-...
  • Students work in Boynton's Play it Forward program

    Students work in Boynton's Play it Forward program
    Many of the same principles required to be a good teammate are required to build a strong house. On Tuesday, about 25 Boynton Beach high school student athletes learned that teamwork and developing chemistry helped them work with Habitat for Humanity to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bristol's Julia Weston Returns From A Thrivent Builds Trip To Guatemala

    Working shoulder to shoulder with her team members and local volunteers in Guatemala, Thrivent Financial's Julia Weston recently returned from a service mission in Huehuetenango, Guatemala building homes for the local population. The week-long trip was...
  • Outdoors calendar

    June 27: Night Owls bass tournament, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., Everglades Holiday Park. Entry fee $70. Contact Luke Campbell at fishfind26@aol.com. June 28: The Sons of The American Legion Post 304 in Dania Beach have the Mahi-Mahi Madness II Charity Fishing...
  • Composting toilets save water, spark conversation

    SAN JOSE, Calif. The most radical "green" features of the City of San Jose's new Environmental Innovation Center are concealed behind two doors marked "Women" and "Men." There, plopped between the other conventional stalls, are two "composting toilets,"...