Habitat for Humanity invites public to Jan. 21 dedication celebration

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Habitat for Humanity invites public to Jan. 21 dedication celebrationBoylston – Saturday, Jan. 21, Habitat for Humanity – MetroWest/Greater Worcester (HFH-MWGW) will dedicate a duplex for two local families in Boylston. The homes at 1 Mill Road Circle will mark the 31st and 32nd affordable housing units provided to the community by the Habitat affiliate since its founding in 1985.

“The Boylston homes represent Habitat's commitment to bringing decent, affordable housing to families in need,” said Harriett Lebow, Executive Director of the Habitat affiliate. “It emphasizes our real reason for serving the MetroWest and Greater Worcester communities these past 27 years.”

The public is invited to attend the afternoon celebration at 1 p.m., meet Habitat volunteers and sponsors, and tour the homes. The keys will be handed over to the new homeowners at the event.

On hand to welcome attendees and participate in the program will be Mike Wimberly, President of the Habitat Board of Directors; Howard Drobner and Sue Olsen, Habitat's Local Project Committee Co-Chairs; and Mark Fuller, a Boylston resident, philanthropist and affordable housing advocate. The new owners of the Boylston homes will also speak. A blessing will be delivered by Rev. David Buchanan, pastor of the First Congregational Church of Boylston.

Habitat has an open-door policy welcoming all volunteers and supporters regardless of religious affiliation, race, nationality, or other background. For more information about HFH-MWGW, visit www.habitatmwgw.org or contact the Habitat office at 508-799-9259 or [email protected].