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Local Partners Begin Building
Jim and Judy Osborne, and their children are excited about being Habitat's latest partners in building their home.
HABITAT IN THE NEWS
Habitat for Humanity nailing down coming
The key to Jodi Martin's new home is presented to her by Jeff Martin (no relation), construction manager, during the July 12, 2008 dedication ceremony.
Oktoberfest held at Lake Anna Winery
Louisa Habitat for Humanity supporters enjoy good eating at the fourth annual Oktoberfest held at Lake Anna Winery
for Humanitybringing people home
Tracy and Theresa Shiflett (l-r) proudly pose in their new Valentine Mill Road home with Estelle Rainsford, director of the Louisa County chapter of Habitat for Humanity, Beth Ann Boone, steering committee chairperson, and their children, Owen, Whitney and Elijah.
takes a village to build a habitat home
Several Habitat volunteers from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, AmeriCorp in Charlottesville and retired area residents pose on the rooftop that they erected a couple of weeks ago. Pictured left to right are: Liam Higgins, Laura Abernathy, David Buckshot Bleckley, construction supervisor Jeff Erkelens, Brad Eagle, Tom Rayburn and Dave Wilk.
Dominion donates $10,000 to
Louisa Habitat project
Page Kemp, representing Dominion Virginia Power, presents a $10,000 check to Estelle Rainsford, director of the Louisa County Habitat for Humanity. Kemp, a North Anna Power Station employee, is on the Louisa Habitat steering committee and frequently joins fellow employees or members of Bethany Christian Church on construction crews. Rainsford credits DVP as one of the non-profit organizations strongest supporters.
dream comes true for Habitat family
Tracy Shiflett and Theresa Smith pose with their children, Elijah (l-r), 4, Whitney, 2, and Owen, 5, at the groundbreaking ceremony for their new Habitat for Humanity home, located in the Green Springs community.
first Summer in the Garden
Attendees at Summer in the Garden, Patty Driskill, Merle Wood, A. G. Sambo Johnson, Saun Williamson, A. Carter Cooke, Fred Reid, Pattie Cooke and V. Earl Dickinson, enjoying the cocktail hour. Photo by Donna Patrick
dream realized the Johnsons get a new home
An excited Belinda Johnson (r) is pictured with Estelle Rainsford, Director of Louisa County Habitat for Humanity, during the dedication of her own home and the von Hemert House, next door. The von Hemert House, a transitional emergency shelter, is believed to be the first of its kind in rural Virginia. Photo by Deana Meredith
Hemert House sets the pace for rural Virginia
The Louisa County Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with the Fluvanna/Louisa Housing Foundation, dedicated two houses on South St. in the town of Louisa on Sunday afternoon the von Hemert House and the home of Belinda Johnson, the local chapters second Habitat house.
donates funds to Habitat
Louisa County High School principal David Jeck presents a check for $1,100 to Louisa Habitat for Humanity Director Estelle Rainsford. LCHS teachers paid $1 to wear jeans on Fridays, and the proceeds were donated to benefit Habitats efforts to build quality housing for low-income families in Louisa County. LCHS hopes to raise an additional $900 for Habitat by the end of the school year.
Submitted by Erin Paul, Public Information Specialist for Louisa County Public Schools