By Michael Praats of the Hickory Daily Record
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 Catawba Valley will be invaded by Villanova Nation October 8-15 as 16 students take part in Villanova’s Fall Break Service and Justice Experience Program. A reception for the group will be held October 13 at 5:30 at the Habitat ReStore. The public is invited to attend.
Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley is one of 16 organizations, domestic and worldwide that Villanova volunteer will be serving this fall. In all, 250 students will be participating in service trips this fall.
Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley is thrilled to have been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for Innovation in Affordable Homes.
They recognized 34 of the nation's leading builders at the 2016 Housing Innovation Awards during the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance's Excellence in Building Conference in Dallas, Texas in September. Winners were selected by a diverse panel of builders, architects, and industry professionals for their outstanding accomplishments in designing and building Zero Energy-Ready Homes.