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Habitat Cabarrus is a CRRA Grant Recipient!

Habitat Cabarrus received a grant during the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association's Housing Opportunity Foundation Grants Luncheon on September 6th.

Pictured: Brenda Hayden (2017 Foundation Chair), Shanell Smaw (Habitat Cabarrus), Roger Parham (2017 CRRA / CMLS Board President) and Anne Marie DeCatsye, Esq. (Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association CEO)

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"Painting For A Cause"

Come join the Central Carolina Association of Realtors and Hip Hip HooWray- Concord for a painting fundraiser benefiting Habitat Cabarrus! Showing your support is as easy as showing off your artistic skills and painging some décor at one of these upcoming “Painting For A Cause” events. The first event of the three will be on Wednesday, September 13 at 6pm.

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Happy Retirement Sandy!

Sandy came to work for the Habitat Restore through a Senior Citizen’s program in 2007. She has been doing all different jobs, but most importantly running the silent auction. Her plans after retirement are as follows: to do arts and crafts in a booth she runs at the White Owl Antique & Designer mall.

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Congratulations Nishara!

Habitat Cabarrus’ Dana Conner Richardson Memorial Scholarship was recently awarded to Nishara Boone. During high school, Nishara participated in JROTC for 4 years and tutored 5th grade students. Nishara is employed part-time at Chick-fil-a Concord Commons, whose owners John and Patrizia Charping are devoted Habitat supporters. Nishara and her mom Jackie are our 150th homeowners and their home was this year’s Collegiate Challenge build.

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The Faithful Servant

If you’ve ever been to the Restore, you’ve probably seen this welcoming smile at the register. The woman behind the smile is Mary and she is one of our most loyal volunteers. Mary has been a volunteer at the Habitat Restore since it started back in 2004. She had just moved to Kannapolis as a travel nurse and knew nearly no one.

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After Nearly 10 Years of Service, Shirley Kennerly Is Retiring From Habitat Cabarrus

Shirley came to Habitat Cabarrus in 2007 with 29 years of experience as an educator with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. During her tenure, her role with CMS  changed from the classroom to Family Advocate/Educator. Although she loved working with families, she had no way of following up with them after the school year ended. She wanted to make a lasting impact on families and to be able to see the success achieved through strategic partnerships.  Her passion for education and the well-being of the entire family led her to Habitat.

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