This Week at Holston Habitat 9/15/14

2014 Annual Picnic Recap

Holston Habitat for Humanity’s 2014 Annual Picnic was held on Sunday, September 7 at Warriors’ Path State Park.  Over 200 adults and children came out to enjoy this evening filled with friends, family, food and fellowship!

Johnson City House Project

Holston Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce the beginning of a house build in Johnson City in late September!  The home will be constructed in partnership with Helen Bell and her family at 908 East Lakeview Drive in Johnson City (across the street from the Pepsi factory).  The ‘Johnson City B Team’ volunteer group will lead community volunteers in the construction of this three bedroom house.  If you, your organization or business would like to get involved with this project, please contact Deb Yobst at 423-477-3008.

 Kingsport House Project

 Holston Habitat for Humanity is also excited to announce an upcoming house project in Kingsport!  Construction on this three bedroom home being built in partnership with the Menya family is scheduled to begin on October 4.  The project is being sponsored by Eastman Chemical Company and Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church.  The home will be located at 120 Wampler Street in Kingsport.  Individuals and groups interested in volunteering on this project are encouraged to sign up online by clicking the button below or to contact Steve Clark at 423-737-6038.

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A Special Thanks!

Holston Habitat for Humanity would like to give a special thanks to the businesses shown above for their contributions made to our 2014 Homeowner Picnic.  Without their support our picnic would not have been such a success!  Please show your appreciation for these businesses through your patronage!

Tune in to AM Tri-Cities with Dave Light on 94.3 FM or 1400 AM this week for interviews with Family Services Coordinator, Alanna Leonberg and ReStore Manager, Milburn Lane.  On Wednesday, September 10 at 10:00 a.m. Alanna will discuss house projects that are currently underway across the Tri-Cities and what an interested family can do to apply for a home.  On Friday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. Milburn will speak about opportunities to support Holston Habitat for Humanity’s mission through involvement with the ReStore.

 Fall At The ReStore

Fall has arrived at the ReStore!  Fall and Halloween décor is on sale now at the ReStore.  However, unlike the season these items won’t last long.  Located at 750 E. Main Street in downtown Kingsport, the ReStore is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This Week at Holston Habitat 9/1/14

Fall House Projects

Holston Habitat for Humanity is anticipating a busy fall building season with house projects planned for Kingsport, Bristol, Johnson City, Elizabethton and even Roan Mountain!  Projects are already underway in Kingsport and Bristol!  If you or someone you know would like to learn more about how you can gen involved in one of these exciting project please visit our ‘Current Builds’ page for more information or contact the Holston Habitat for Humanity office at 423-239-7689.

Building Tennessee

Did you know that Habitat for Humanity has been active in the state of Tennessee for over 35 years?  In this time, Habitat’s presence has grown to include 51 affiliates serving 63 counties.  As a state we are excited to announce that on Veterans Day, Habitat for Humanity will dedicate the 4,000th home built in the state of Tennessee with host affiliate Habitat for Humanity of Williamson and Maury Counties.