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Monday, January 8, 2018

Habitat Employee Named to Chamber Board

Habitat's Partnership Development Coordinator, Nancy Mickiewicz, was sworn in as a Utah Valley Chamber Board Member at the Chamber's First Friday Forum at Friday. As the President of the Chamber's Women Business Network, Mickiewicz will serve on the Chamber Board over the next year representing the women's group. Additionally, Habitat's Executive Director, Kena Mathews, ended her term on the Chamber Board in December after several years of service. She will continue to serve as the Chamber's Ambassador Chairperson.



Habitat for Humanity of Utah County Awarded Chamber Business of the Month

The Utah Valley Chamber Ambassadors (the welcoming arm of the Chamber) selected Habitat for Humanity of Utah County as the Chamber's January Business of the Month recipient. To honor Habitat, the Chamber Ambassadors and staff presented Habitat with a large Business of the Month sign to display in front of the Orem ReStore during a short ceremony on Thursday. Habitat also received a certificate during the Chamber's First Friday Forum event on Friday. We appreciate the beneficial award and are grateful for all the Chamber does to support our mission.



Friday, December 29, 2017

Wrapped Out and Up!

Habitat for Humanity of Utah County "wrapped up" its annual “It’s a Wrap” gift wrap fund raiser on Saturday at its new location in the old See's store at University Place in Orem. Miss Utah, JessiKate Riley, and community volunteers from the Miss America Organization, BYU IT Department, Altaray Solar, Utah Valley Exchange Club, Heritage School, Utah Valley Chamber Staff, Youthlinc, and others have been wrapping gifts for mall customers this past week to raise money for a Habitat home currently being built in Provo with a hardworking family of five. The gift wrap fund raiser, in its 10th year, was sponsored by the University Place, Temkin International, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Dave Lewis, the Provo Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Macy's, and Excel Rental. Special thanks to all those that helped make this year’s holiday fund raiser possible.

























Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Come Get Your Gifts Wrapped!

Habitat for Humanity of Utah County kicked off its annual “It’s A Wrap” gift wrap fund raiser at its new location at University Place on Saturday. This gift wrap booth is located in the old See's Candy Store on the northwest side of the mall and is open now through December 23rd from 11-8. Community volunteers, including Miss Utah, her queen friends, and members of the Utah Valley Exchange Club, are generously donating their time to wrap gifts for customers with proceeds benefiting a Habitat home current being built with a hardworking family of five in Provo. The gift wrap fund raiser is being sponsored by the University Place, Temkin International, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Dave Lewis, the Provo Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Macy's, and Excel Rental.

A few volunteers are still needed to help wrap this week as well (especially on December 23rd). Contact LeAnn at (801) 368-2250 or leann@habitatuc.org for more information.







Monday, December 11, 2017

CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE BOARD AND STAFF

Habitat Board and staff members joined together on Monday at the Utah Valley Home Builders Association to celebrate the holiday season and another wonderful year! Those in attendance dined on a delicious barbecue lunch provided by Bandera Brisket, received gifts, won door prizes, and enjoyed each others company. Santa Scotty even made an appearance! It was a fun afternoon!