Habitat For Humanity Had 3 Dedication Ceremonies Saturday

Monday, June 18, 2018
Front row, from left, Deion and Taevon Boykin (sons of Taneshia Hammons) and Shun Johnson (son of Poinita Norwood).  Second row, from left, homeowner Taneisha Hammons, Amellia Norwood (daughter of Poinita Norwood), and Esther Adeyeye, daughter of Arinola Adeyeye). Back row, from left, David Butler, president and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area; homeowner Poinita Norwood; and homeowner, Arinola Adeyeye.  Missing from photo are Saniyah Norwood (Poinita Norwood’s daughter) and John and Joshua Adeyeye (Arinola Adeyeye’s sons).
Front row, from left, Deion and Taevon Boykin (sons of Taneshia Hammons) and Shun Johnson (son of Poinita Norwood). Second row, from left, homeowner Taneisha Hammons, Amellia Norwood (daughter of Poinita Norwood), and Esther Adeyeye, daughter of Arinola Adeyeye). Back row, from left, David Butler, president and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area; homeowner Poinita Norwood; and homeowner, Arinola Adeyeye. Missing from photo are Saniyah Norwood (Poinita Norwood’s daughter) and John and Joshua Adeyeye (Arinola Adeyeye’s sons).

June is nationally recognized as Homeownership Month and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area celebrated by hosting three dedication ceremonies on Saturday.

During these ceremonies, three families comprising of three mothers and their eight children, were presented with the mock keys to their new Habitat for Humanity homes.

The homes were sponsored by the city of Chattanooga’s Department of Economic & Community Development, Lowe’s, Publix Super Markets Charities, and proceeds from the 2018 Moth Ball.



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