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Habitat for Humanity home construction impacted by High Lumber Prices

 

Clarksville non-profit homebuilder launches campaign to offset cost increases due to COVID-19

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – As the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic moves into its second year, Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County is feeling the effects on its homebuilding ministry. Lumber prices alone have increased more than 170% over the past 10 months, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

Lt. Gary Santora of Clarksville Fire Rescue works on the Habitat home of Sherry Elliott on Richardson Street. (Michael Rios, Assistance Chief & PIO for Clarksville Fire Rescue)

Lt. Gary Santora of Clarksville Fire Rescue works on the Habitat home of Sherry Elliott on Richardson Street. (Michael Rios, Assistance Chief & PIO for Clarksville Fire Rescue)

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Legends Bank partners with Habitat for Humanity to build home for Clarksville family

 

Legends Bank of Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Legends Bank will team up with Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee (HFHMCTN) to help build a home for a local family in need of affordable housing.

The bank agreed to sign onto a build for 2021 after holding a hugely successful fundraiser for Habitat in the fall of 2020.

From left to right: Aminah Eyiowuawi, Amelia Magette, and Tommy Bates (Legends Bank) with Rob Selkow and Nicole June (Habitat for Humanity).

From left to right: Aminah Eyiowuawi, Amelia Magette, and Tommy Bates (Legends Bank) with Rob Selkow and Nicole June (Habitat for Humanity).

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Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County welcomes four new board members

 

Julie Brown, Luke Dahlen, Amelia Magette, and Mark McNulty join Board of Directors

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee (HFHMCTN) has elected four new members to the affiliate’s Board of Directors. Joining the board are Julie Brown, Luke Dahlen, Amelia Magette, and Mark McNulty.

(Top L to R) Julie Brown, Luke Dahlen, Amelia Magette, and Mark McNulty.

(Top L to R) Julie Brown, Luke Dahlen, Amelia Magette, and Mark McNulty.

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Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County needs Volunteers to improve Clarksville ReStore

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County will host a volunteer service day on Monday, January 18th, 2021 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Clarksville ReStore located at 404 Madison Street.

This volunteer service event will honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy as part of the annual day of service held across the nation.

MLK Day of Service Volunteers.

MLK Day of Service Volunteers.

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Legends Bank hosts Clay Shoot Fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County

 

Legends Bank of Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Legends Bank hosted a Clay Shoot fundraiser at Cross Creek Clays on Friday, November 20th, 2020 that benefited Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee.

This Game Changer event included 4-person teams with many local sponsors from the community and is also the first fundraiser event Legends Bank and Habitat for Humanity have partnered together on.

Legends Bank employees, Habitat staff and volunteers, and Clay Shoot participants

Legends Bank employees, Habitat staff and volunteers, and Clay Shoot participants

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Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County dedicates 100th Clarksville home

 

The local housing ministry partners with low-income residents to build decent, affordable homes.

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County dedicated its 100th Clarksville area home on Saturday, November 21st, 2020.

Linda Ellison of Clarksville was presented with the keys to her new Habitat home by local builders Todd Beck and George Watson, who committed to building the 100th home more than three years ago.

New homeowner Linda Ellison thanks friends and supporters during the dedication of her home, the 100th house built by Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County. (Michael Rios)

New homeowner Linda Ellison thanks friends and supporters during the dedication of her home, the 100th house built by Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County. (Michael Rios)

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King’s Bluff Brewery aims to raise funds for local nonprofits through “Ale-truism”

 

King’s Bluff Brewery is donating a portion of proceeds to Habitat for Humanity and other local nonprofits.

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Thanks to the generosity of King’s Bluff Brewery (KBB), Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, TN will now benefit from funds raised by a new beer on tap at the local gathering spot.

The new brew, known as the Hometown Honey Golden Ale, is part of KBB’s ‘Ale-truism’ program.

(L to R) King’s Bluff Brewery Brewing Partner Jessica Atkinson, KBB Owner Dustyn Brewer, Habitat Executive Director Rob Selkow, and Habitat Operations Manager Nicole June.

(L to R) King’s Bluff Brewery Brewing Partner Jessica Atkinson, KBB Owner Dustyn Brewer, Habitat Executive Director Rob Selkow, and Habitat Operations Manager Nicole June.

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Three Clarksville Nonprofits receive Community Kiosks created by Eagle Scout Taydan Jackson

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Taydan Jackson of Clarksville, Tennessee has completed his Eagle Scout project, which is now on display through three local nonprofit social service agencies to provide service information to the public.

Jackson met with representatives from Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee (HFHMCTN) last fall to brainstorm a community project that would benefit those in need in the community.

(L to R) HFHMCTN Executive Director Rob Selkow, Eagle Scout Taydan Jackson, and Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Rita Burnett stand in front of the Community Kiosk.

(L to R) HFHMCTN Executive Director Rob Selkow, Eagle Scout Taydan Jackson, and Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Rita Burnett stand in front of the Community Kiosk.

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Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County selects Susan Thornsberry as new ReStore Manager

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee (HFHMCTN) has announced that Susan Thornberry has been named ReStore Manager at the Clarksville location. She will oversee the day-to-day operations of the ReStore as well as manage staff, volunteers, and outreach efforts.

Susan Thornsberry was chosen to lead the Clarksville ReStore

Susan Thornsberry was chosen to lead the Clarksville ReStore

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Clarksville ReStore’s Community Space displays Art by Jackie Lewis

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee welcomes local pyrography artist Jackie Lewis to the Community Space in the Clarksville ReStore.

Lewis’s work is on display and on sale now in the space for a limited time.

According to Lewis, pyrography is the art of decorating wood or other suitable materials by burning words or images into them.

Pyrography by Clarksville artist Jackie Lewis is now on display at the Clarksville ReStore’s Community Space, located at 404 Madison Street in downtown Clarksville.

Pyrography by Clarksville artist Jackie Lewis is now on display at the Clarksville ReStore’s Community Space, located at 404 Madison Street in downtown Clarksville.

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