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Assurant kicks off build for its 15th Habitat Home in Marietta

(Marietta Daily Journal, April 15, 2018) NW Metro Habitat for Humanity announced that Assurant hammered the first nail on its 15th annual Habitat house in Cobb County on April 12 on Chestnut Hill Drive in Marietta. Assurant team members from its Atlanta offices will build alongside the new homeowner for nine consecutive Thursdays for the…
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Veteran Continues Her Mission with Habitat

Habitat welcomes our new fellow from "The Mission Continues", Renee Bell. Renee is a Navy veteran who was honorably discharged after 13 years of service. She moved to Atlanta with her son in 2006 who is now on active duty with the Army. At the beginning of this year Renee joined the organization "The Mission…
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Making the News at Hillgrove High School

JaMonet Rice is a student at Hillgrove High School and wrote an article for the Spring issue of their school newspaper, The Talon. The article described the backstory for Habitat for Humanity as well as the activities of the Habitat Campus Chapter members.  Read all about it!
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Bill Alexander Retires

April 2, 2018 Last Thursday we said, “Adios! Arrivederci! Auf Wiedersehen! Sayonara! See you soon!” to our longtime CFO, Bill Alexander (pictured here). Bill’s last day with Habitat was spent doing his favorite things, lunching with staff on Old South BBQ and enjoying a farewell reception with friends and associates. We know the he is…
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Jay Marston Joins Us

We are happy to announce the appointment of Jay Marston as our new Public Relations Intern. Jay is a senior at Kennesaw State University and will be graduating in May. He is getting a major in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing. Jay spent two semesters in PRSSA, a student Public Relations organization. He spent one…
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General Shale, North Georgia Brick donate supplies

(Marietta Daily Journal, March 26, 2018) General Shale, North Georgia Brick donate supplies for 2018 Habitat home builds General Shale and North Georgia Brick companies are continuing their partnership with Habitat for Humanity in 2018 by donating 100 percent of the brick and masonry supplies to build all 15 of Smyrna-based NW Metro Atlanta Habitat’s…
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March Sponsor/Volunteer Spotlight: Rick and Anne Gieryn

"From everyone to whom much has been given,  much will be required." Rick and Anne Gieryn exemplify this passage. The East Cobb couple were not content to sit on the retirement sidelines; instead used personal resources and recruited a network of friends and family in 2017 to build a home for a deserving Habitat family.…
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Cobb High Schoolers Unite to Build Home for Family

(February 25, 2018, Marietta Daily Journal)  In one Austell neighborhood on Saturday morning, the air smelled of freshly cut lumber and echoed with the sounds of dozens of arrhythmic hammers clacking on pieces of wood. It was the local Habitat for Humanity chapter’s first build day of the year, and students from seven Cobb high…
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Women Build 2018 to Start Hammering in May

Grab your hammers Cobb County ladies, the NW Metro Atlanta Habitat will be kicking off the first of its kind all Women Build in in the City of Marietta on May 5. The new home build, located on Chestnut Hill Drive, Marietta, is in conjunction with the Habitat for Humanity National Women Build Week. Teams of…
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