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  • Land crunch hits Habitat for Humanity

    Land crunch hits Habitat for Humanity
    The dearth of available lots in Broward County has turned up the heat on homebuilders — and that includes Habitat for Humanity. The Broward chapter of the international nonprofit that builds single-family homes for needy families can't find enough...
  • Local church builds a reputation for its preschool

    Local church builds a reputation for its preschool
    A local church can be known for a lot of things – the spellbinding words of their pastor, a beautifully historic building, or for being a popular site for local weddings. At Winter Park Presbyterian Church, they take a great deal of pride in...
  • Miracle on Madeira Street

    Miracle on Madeira Street
    Thanks for publishing the story of Diana Gaines ("Madeira Street turnaround shows 'any place can be good,'" Nov. 24). When I worked for Habitat for Humanity, she was the only other developer with the vision and commitment to rehab houses on this block....
  • AIA CT Awards Honor An Often-Overlooked Visual Art

    AIA CT Awards Honor An Often-Overlooked Visual Art
    Buildings are all around us, but sometimes we don't really see them. Unless you're paying attention, buildings often just fade into the background. "Architecture is visual, it's a visual art, but yet it's one that sometimes is not acknowledged," said...
  • Veterans Day speeches focus on support for those who served

    Veterans Day speeches focus on support for those who served
    Speakers at the American Legion Post 222 Veterans Day celebration Tuesday seemed to voice a common refrain: Serve the men and women who served the country. It's the best way to say thank you to U.S. military members, past and present, Frank Daniel...
  • Generosity, inclusion key to Huron's success

    Generosity, inclusion key to Huron's success
    How does a consulting company where about 60 percent of the employees work at client sites across the country build an organization that embraces values such as teamwork and accountability? At Chicago-based Huron Consulting Group, the key ingredients...
  • Junk-hauling firm plans move into franchising

    Junk-hauling firm plans move into franchising
    One nice thing about the junk-hauling business: You don't have to spend much furnishing the office. Ryan Sentz and Tim Prestianni, partners in a three-year-old company called BumbleJunk, are in for about a half-million dollars, but very little of that...
  • Volunteers needed to help with tax returns

    The AARP Tax-Aide Program is seeking volunteers to assist seniors and low- to middle-income residents with preparing annual tax returns in Lake County. Positions also are available for greeters, manage computer equipment, etc. Free training will be...
  • Habitat for Humanity home dedicated in Putnam

    When Lorielle Robidas turned the key and opened the door to her new home on Van Den Noort Street in Putnam, a crowd of people cheered her on. Robidas and her children are the 64th family in eastern Connecticut to be given a chance at home ownership with...
  • 10/29: People on move

    10/29: People on move
    Scott Kimpel, construction manager at PCL Construction Services, was appointed to the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando Area board of directors. Roseann Harrington, vice president of marketing, communications and community relations at the Orlando...
  • Hampton housing blitz hits Fordham

    More than 220 volunteers armed with donated tools and materials panned out over the Cary-Fordham neighborhoods for the city's sixth housing blitz. The Community Development Department partnered with Habitat for Humanity and the Hampton Redevelopment...