Monthly Archives: September 2010

Celebrate World Habitat Day with NWV Habitat and take part in our Share-a-Thon

MT. ANGEL (September 20, 2010) – The United Nations has designated the first Monday in October as annual World Habitat Day. World Habitat Day 2010 will be held on October 4. Events to celebrate this day will be taking place … Continue reading

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A North Portland congregation sells land to benefit the church and Habitat for Humanity’s low-income clients

OREGONIAN (September 11, 2010) – Rivergate Community Church seemed to be losing its way. As many Baptist founders who cleared the poison oak and built the church after World War II passed on, membership dwindled to a couple dozen in … Continue reading

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Blue jeans, green homes – a perfect fit

THE DENVER POST (September 11, 2010) – What are thoroughly modern millennium buildings wearing for warmth? Denim. Blue jeans are the source of the newest, greenest form of building insulation. Denver’s Alliance for Sustainable Colorado used denim insulation in the … Continue reading

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Hernandez Family makes final home payment!

On August 12th, Juan Hernandez made his final mortgage payment on his Habitat home, handing his final check to NWV Habitat Executive Director Jerry Ambris. In 1995, Hernandez was a warehouse worker, a soccer coach, a husband, and a father … Continue reading

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‘Extreme Makeover’: TV show arrives with help for Oregon School for the Deaf

THE OREGONIAN (September 6, 2010) – Students and their families from the Oregon School for the Deaf in Salem stand in front of the “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” bus after finding out Monday that their school will be getting a … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight on Paul Tanzer

CANBY (September 3, 2010) – Paul Tanzer has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity for 15 years. His knowledge, experience and leadership make him an invaluable asset to the organization. A former teacher, public educator, librarian and contractor, Paul got involved … Continue reading

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