Habitat for Humanity Gains Recognition for Its Homes

BY KEVIN GRIFFIN This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted: Saturday, June 4, 2016 2:01 pm

HICKORY - Two Habitat for Humanity homes in Catawba County have been recognized for their energy efficiency by the U.S. Department of Energy.

The two homes in the Northstone community off Falling Creek Road were certified as Zero Energy Ready Homes in May, the first homes in the state to receive that certification.

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CVMC Promises $200,000 to Home Repair Program

By Michael Praats of the Hickory Daily RecordHabitat Repairs

HICKORY– Catawba Valley Medical Center pledged $200,000 to Catawba Valley Habitat for Humanity’s capital campaign, Habitat Repairs.

The donation is in honor of Charles Dixon, a longtime community philanthropist, according to a press release. Dixon served as chief counsel for CVMC from the 1960’s until 2009.

The Habitat Repairs program was a cause Dixon advocated for, and he “believed would change the lives of low-income, disabled and elderly Catawba County homeowners,” J. Anthony Rose, President and CEO of CVMC said via the release.

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