04/22/11 On Sunday, May 1st at 2 p.m., a local family will join Rev. Larry Marhanka of The First United Methodist Church of Plymouth, Leroy Weigand of Lowe’s of Plymouth, and a crew of volunteers to dedicate a new Habitat for Humanity of Marshall County home built in partnership with Lowe’s.
The 12th Habitat Home is build at the corner of Randolph and Berkley Streets in Plymouth.
A volunteer construction crew and sponsors will dedicate a Marshall County Habitat for Humanity house. The volunteers built the home with the Shannon King family as part of Habitat for Humanity’s effort to eliminate inadequate housing and provide simple, decent affordable housing built in partnership with homeowners, volunteers and sponsors. Lowe’s, a national partner with Habitat for Humanity since 2003, provided a $30,000 grant to sponsor this home.
Other supporters of the home include a number of local sub-contractors and suppliers.
About Habitat for Humanity of Marshall County
Habitat for Humanity of Marshall County is an ecumenical Christian ministry that welcomes to its work all people dedicated to the cause of eliminating inadequate housing. This will be the twelfth home completed in Marshall County since the affiliate was established in 1999.
Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. The company’s signature education grant program, Lowe’s Toolbox for Education, has brought more than $5 million in grants to K-12 public schools every year since its inception in 2005. Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers support local community projects and our national nonprofit partners such as Habitat for Humanity International and the American Red Cross. In 2010, Lowe’s and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation together contributed more than $30 million to support communities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. To learn more, visit Lowes.com/socialresponsibility.
Pictured is Shannon King, new home owner, Stve Westfall, construction committee and Bruce Emerick, Habitat Board President
giving a final inspection of the home prior to the open house and dedication on Sunday, May 1st.