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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Rutherford honored by Habitat for Humanity

  • The Habitat for Humanity of Wayne County held their Annual Habitat Volunteer Recognition Night celebration on Nov. 21 at the Grace Episcopal Parish Hall.
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  • The Habitat for Humanity of Wayne County held their Annual Habitat Volunteer Recognition Night celebration on Nov. 21 at the Grace Episcopal Parish Hall. Habitat’s President, Lena Warren thanked the many volunteers and the community for building Habitat’s 18th house for a mother and her three sons in need of a decent affordable home. The crowd cheered when Habitat’s Treasurer Mark Graziadio announced the organizations 2013 Habitat Golden Hammer Award to longtime volunteer May Rutherford. The award honors all she has done for over twenty years for the local Habitat affiliate. She has served on the Board of Directors, worked on Habitat committees, active in fund raising events, acted as the affiliate liaison with Habitat International, and currently volunteers in a critical organization role as the Habitat volunteer office administrative person. May Rutherford is a “can do” volunteer and a powerful and positive voice to communicate Habitat’s mission to the community. About 100 Habitat volunteers attended the annual Volunteer Recognition Night and enjoyed the food and friendship of fellow volunteers and Habitat Partner Families. Habitat appreciates and needs the financial support of the community to continue its mission to build more affordable houses for families in need in Wayne County. To learn more about Habitat or more details on how to qualify or volunteer go to www.hfhwcpa.org and “like us” on Facebook at Wayne County, PA Habitat for Humanity.
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