Wednesday, June 20, 2012

HabiChat June/July 2012 Summer News and Events


HabiChat
June/July 2012
Summer News and Events
Shaver Family2
Meet the Shavers: Our Newest Habitat NCR Family Partners
 
The Shavers will be purchasing one of our upcoming Carleton Place homes on Sarah Street, which will begin next month.
 
Please click here to watch a short video featuring Ed and Terri Shaver and their six children on the site of their future Habitat NCR home!
 
For more information about how you can be involved with the Carleton Place builds, please call Peggy at 613-749-9950 ext. 229 or e-mail volunteer@habitatncr.com.
2012 Steel Toes & Stilettos GalaSteel Toes and Stilettos
"Dancing with Fashion"
 
Please save the date for Habitat NCR's 7th annual Steel Toes and Stilettos Gala!.
 
When: Saturday, October 20, 2012
Where: The Westin Ottawa
Tickets: $150 per person (black tie welcome)
Fashions by: Shepherd's
Hairstylist of Choice: Destination Hair
 
To become a sponsor and/or purchase tickets for the gala, please contact Christine Wheeler at613-749-9950 ext. 223 or by e-mail at fundraising@habitatncr.com.
US Embassy Volunteers 2011
Habitat NCR 2011 Year in Review
 
Click here to read Habitat NCR's 2011 Annual Report.
 
The 26-page report features profiles of our 2011 partner families, messages from our President and CEO, financial results, donor and sponsor lists, special event coverage, committee reports about the 2011 highlights and much more.

Upcoming Events in Support of Habitat NCR

Grand Opening of General Ottawa Contractors and Partners' New Office
Friday, June 22, 2012 at 2:30 p.m.

Proceeds from the grand opening at 1886 Merivale Rd. will go to Habitat NCR. Join Moe Abbas and his teams for a BBQ, ribbon cutting with Mayor Jim Watson, office tours, prizes and much more. Bring your spare change for Habitat NCR's penny campaign and Moe will match up to $500 raised at the event. Call Christine at 613-749-9950 ext. 223 for more information or e-mailfundraising@habitatncr.com
 
                                                                                                                                     
Annual Chipping In Golf Tournament
Monday, September 17, 2012

Join us at Cedarhill Golf and Country Club for a day of networking, prizes and friendly competition to raise funds for Habitat NCR.
 

Register now -- the first 50 golfers to register and pay in full will be entered into a draw to win a foursome at Cedarhill with two golf carts, valued at $300.
  • 11:30 a.m.: Registration, Putting Contest and Lunch
  • 1 p.m.: Shotgun start
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner, Silent and Live Auctions, Prizes, 50/50 Draw
Click here for registration and click here for our sponsorship package. For more information, call Christine at 613-749-9950 ext. 223.
Give Back to Habitat NCR With Manderley Turf Products                                                                                                   Manderley Blue Bag
Thanks to a new partnership, 15% from each order of Manderley Turf Products will go to Habitat NCR and help low-income, working families achieve their dream of homeownership.

Simply use the code "HABNCR" when placing an order for "This Blue Cube" containing soilcomplete™ multipurpose garden soil or dynamic PRO turfgrass, the Faster Install Sod, and 15% of the proceeds will go to Habitat NCR.

For more information, call 1-855-258-2823 or go to www.manderley.com.

Over the next year, Manderley will supply sod and donate a number of its Blue Cubes of home-delivered premium soil to upcoming Habitat NCR builds throughout the region. 
Pennies Donate your Pennies to Build Homes and Build Hope!
 It  Just Makes 'Cents!'

 Help Habitat NCR collect 10 million pennies (or $100,000) to build a
 home for another deserving low-income, working family this year!

 "With the recent federal government announcement that the penny will
 no longer be in production this fall, we're calling on all residents of the National Capital Region to donate pennies that have collected in their drawers, change trays and pockets," says Donna Hicks, CEO, Habitat NCR.

If you are interested in collecting pennies for Habitat NCR at your workplace, school or in your community, please call Christine at 613-749-9950 ext. 223 or e-mail fundraising@habitatncr.com.
Recycle Your Used Bicycle at Both Habitat NCR ReStore Locations:
2370 Walkley Rd. and 7 Enterprise Ave.
cycle salvation

We are a collection point for Cycle Salvation, a Causeway Work Centre at 473 Bronson Ave., which provides training in bike mechanics to people who are economically disadvantaged and diverts bikes destined to scrap and landfill sites. The centre sells the refurbished bikes and used parts to the public.
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