|Habitat house to be dedicated|
|Written by Chandra L. Mattingly|
|Sunday, April 29, 2012 7:55 PM|
Dedication of the newest Habitat for Humanity home will be Saturday, May 5, said Rick Sloan TriState HFH volunteer, Aurora.
The “celebration” will begin at 10 a.m. at 522 Saint Clair St., Lawrenceburg, a site donated by the City of Lawrenceburg. This is Habitat’s 14th home in Dearborn and Ohio counties, built for and with partner family Venus Michele Graham, a single mother of six.
Graham, who works two jobs, also is a college student, with a goal of becoming a home hospice nurse. She currently is employed as a home health aide and as an office administrator.
Habitat partner families put in several hundred hours of volunteer labor on their own and/or other Habitat homes. Once a house is finished, they make mortgage payments which then help fund future Habitat homes for others.
Graham previously said the mortgage payments will be less than her current rent.
Habitat has been building homes in Southeast Indiana since 1995, when a chapter was organized in Dearborn and Ohio counties. The chapter later partnered with TriState Habitat for Humanity.
Folks living in substandard housing may qualify to become a future partner family with Habitat. For more information, call the Tristate HFH office at 1-513-942-9211.
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|Last Updated on Wednesday, May 02, 2012 12:55 PM|