Habitat to break ground on 17th home

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — Habitat for Humanity of Dubois County will break ground on its 17th home in Dubois County at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the site at 804 E. Ninth St., Huntingburg.

The community is invited to meet the organization’s newest future homeowner, Amy, view the house plans, and learn more about homeownership through the nonprofit. Refreshments will be served.

Habitat is also seeking volunteers to help build the house. To view the build schedule and to sign up to volunteer, visit www.duboishabitat.org.

Habitat provides homeownership opportunities for hardworking individuals and families in Dubois County. Habitat homeowners contribute sweat equity hours building their own home and take classes to learn the ins and outs of homeownership. A stable home means more time to focus on education opportunities for kids, healthier food on the table and career advancement. Living in a new, energy-efficient home means lower energy bills, improved indoor air quality and lower water bills.

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