Tag: Habitat for Humanity

Habitat For Humanity Home Dedication & Open House

Sugarloaf, CA, July 23, 2012, 3:00pm – Big Bear Valley residents are invited to attend the Open House and Dedication ceremonies for the fifth Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity home on Sunday, July 29, at 2:30pm at 594 Cedar in Sugarloaf. The 1200-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bath home was built entirely by volunteers and contractors, many of whom donated all or part of their work and materials. Donald & Jessica Bush and their four daughters purchased the home. Habitat for Humanity home dedication ceremonies provide the opportunity to thank and congratulate everyone involved for a job well done as well as for all attendees to see the newly completed home. The mission of Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity is to provide affordable housing for low-income families. Each completed home is sold at zero percent interest to a local family, which also works 500 hours on the house. Planning for house number six is already underway.  Anyone interested in applying or volunteering should contact Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity at 273-3036. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31611.mp3|titles=Habitat For Humanity – Mike Evans Reporting]  ...

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Time To Tee Up For Habitat For Humanity

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 12, 2012, noon – Golfers can sign up for the 9th Annual Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament hosted by Realty Executives Big Bear. Set for Tuesday, August 14 at Bear Mountain Golf Course, the tournament’s $100 entry fee includes golf and a gourmet tri-tip & chicken barbecue. Tournament events include Best Ball Scramble and both Closest-to-the-Pin & Longest Drive competitions. All the proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity, which just finished its fifth home in Big Bear Valley. This is the big fundraiser of the year for Habitat for Humanity. $100 Hole Sponsorships for businesses and individuals receive name recognition along the course route. Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity builds affordable housing for low-income families.  Each completed home is sold at zero percent interest to a local family, which also works 500 hours on the house.  Home Number Five was recently completed and will be dedicated in the coming weeks.  The land for Home Number Six has been purchased and construction will begin soon. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31595.mp3|titles=Habitat For Humanity – Mike Evans...

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Bush Family Chosen For Newest Habitat For Humanity Home

Big Bear, Ca, February 6, 2012, 4:00pm – The Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity has chosen a family for the new home that is currently under construction.  The Bush Family, consisting of Jessica and Donnie and their four daughters, was chosen as the family to buy house Number 5 of Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity.  According to Connie Baker with Habitat, when the house is completed, the Bush’s will buy the three-bedroom, two-bath home in Sugarloaf at zero percent interest as well as donating 500 hours in labor.  “We already have 46 hours in the project,” says father, Donnie Bush.  When asked why they think thought they were selected, 3rd grader Lexy said, “Because we are an awesome family!” And 5th grader Haley added, “Because we work as a team.”  Parents Donnie and Jessica Bush have been Big Bear Valley residents since they were teenagers and are thrilled with their future home, saying, “We’re going to make a beautiful home out of...

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Habitat for Humanity Home Looking For Tenants

Big Bear, Ca, January 20, 2012, 4:00pm – The 5th Habitat for Humanity home in the Big Bear Valley is well under way, as the first phase of construction nears completion.  The mission of Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity is to provide affordable housing for low-income families.  Each completed home is sold at zero percent interest to a local family, which also works 500 hours on the house. Many Big Bear area companies and individuals have donated money, services and materials, including Best Windows, Butcher’s Block, Brandon Kawa, Connelly Pumping, Big Bear Community Services District, Gary McCord, Gilligan Real Estate, Jon Wreesman, Ken Wilkinson, Kevin Shall, Kyle Lindley Construction, Mapco, Re/Max, Riffenburgh Lumber Company, Robertson Ready Mix, Big Bear Rotary Club, Rusty Barnes, Shawn McDonald, Silver Pines Escrow, Steve Elliot and Trenna Bailey.  Many other local individuals are volunteering time and manpower to help build the 1200-square-foot three-bedroom/two-bath home that includes a spacious entry deck spanning the front of the house. While the home is being built, tenants for the home are being sought by Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity.   Anyone interested in applying or volunteering may contact Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity by calling 909/273-3036 or by email to...

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Habitat For Humanity Seeks Partner Family To Help Build And Own New Home

Big Bear City, CA, December 5, 2011, 8:00am – Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity is looking for a partner family to help build and own home number five. The three bedroom, two bath home will be built on Cedar Lane in Sugarloaf. In order to qualify, the partner family must currently be living in housing that is considered inadequate. The family must have a willingness to work with Habitat for Humanity, devote 250 hours (per adult) to the construction of the home, and meet income qualifications. The family must be able to pay its bills and have adequate income to cover all costs. Other requirements include proof of citizenship or legal residency, proof of automobile insurance, and at least one year of residency in Big Bear Valley. This is not a give-away program, although the mortgage will be interest free. The partner family will become the owner of the home once all qualifications are met. For more information visit www.bbvhfh.org or call...

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