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  1. 1. News HABITAT LOSES DEAR FRIEND, BOARD ATTORNEY Long time Habitat for Humanity of Utah County Board Attor- ney and dear friend, Don McCandless, passed away unexpectedly this past Sunday. Don generously served on the Habitat Board of Directors for over six years and gave an immeasurable amount of his time and professional expertise to support the Habitat staff and partner families and forward Habitat’s mission in the community. He was an amazing man with a kind heart and will be missed tremendously. Our love November and prayers go out to his wife, Karen, and his family during this sad time. Funeral services will be this Friday. 2012 A NEW BEGINNING! HABITAT TO CUT RIBBON ON PG HOME! Habitat for Humanity of Utah County will be helping to give a new beginning to the Brandon family HABBITAT FOR HUMANITY OF UTAH COUNTY this Thursday, November 1, 2012, when they cut the ribbon on the familys new home in Pleasant Hammer Time Grove. The ribbon cutting ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. All inter- ested community members are invited to attend. On November 1, 2009, tragedy struck the young family when their father, Nate Brandon, was para- lyzed from the chest down in a dirt bike accident. Three years later on November 1st, him, his wife, Kendall, and daughter, Ashlyn, will be able to receive the keys to their new four bedroom, two bath- room, fully accessible home built on his grandparents property at 37 South 400 East. This is theHABBITAT FOR HUMANITY OF UTAH COUNTY local Habitat affiliates 51st Utah Valley home. HABITAT SPONSORING “IT’S A WRAP” AT PROVO TOWNE CENTRE Habitat for Humanity of Utah County is sponsoring the annual “It’s A Wrap” gift wrapping booth at the Provo Towne Centre during the holiday season. This year’s gift wrap booth will be located in the old Trade Secret storefront outside Sear’s on the main level of the mall and will be open throughout the holiday season. In addition to gift wrapping, Habitat will also be selling See’s Candy and the book, “The Carpenter’s Gift: A Christmas Tale about the Rockefeller Center Tree.” Set in Depression-era New York, “The Carpenter’s Gift” is a 48-page picture book inspired by the annual donation of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree to Habitat for Humanity. Proceeds will benefit local families in need of safe and affordable homeownership. Volunteers and shift leaders are needed. Look online at for more information. What’s Up • Pride in Ownership – Michelle Terry was selected this quarter’s Pride in Ownership award winner for beautifying and maintaining her home at 1082 North 950 West in Provo. For her dedicated efforts, she received a certificate and a gift card to Lowe’s. Congratulations! • Make the holidays special for Habitat families! - Attention local companies, church groups, families and individuals! Please consider donating $15.00 this fall toward a special holiday gift for our homeowners and new families. Your donation will provide the Habitat storybook, "The Carpenters Gift" and a radon test kit for each family. Donate at • It’s not too early to start thinking about next year’s taxes. Donate a car to Cars for Homes, get a tax deduction, and help build homes with local families in need of affordable housing. Details at • Check out Habitat’s VP Deals Site! Habitat for Humanity has partnered with VP Deals to get all the latest bargains on local products/venues. Check out this week’s specials at A portion of your “deal” purchases will help Habitat further its housing mission in the community. • Attention Soda Pop Drinkers! Recycle your cans and help families in need in our com- munity! Details and recycling locations at • Can you spare $5.00 per month? Join Habitat’s FAM Club and help Habitat build a House a Month in Utah County! It’s easy! Join today at 1
  2. 2. 2 • Join City Deals today, receive 100 great local deals daily, and help provide a "hand up to a better life" for fami- lies in need in our community! Register at and enter the referral code of UCHABITAT! You will receive a $10.00 credit and 10 percent of the profit on your City Deal purchases will benefit Habitats local affordable housing mission. Already a member? You can go to your profile and sign up to support Habitat by using our referral code. You will not receive the $10.00 credit but a percent of the profit on your purchases will help benefit area families in need. • Have you tested your home for radon yet? – Habitat is working with the Utah Cancer Action Network, Utah County Health Department, and the Utah Department of Environmental Quality to encourage community mem- bers to test their homes for radon. We offer radon test kits at the ReStore or online for just $6.00! Learn more at • Need Tools? Stop by Habitat for Humanity of Utah County’s tool lending library and “check out” needed tools and lawn care items for free. The lending library, located inside the Habitat ReStore at 340 South Orem Blvd., Orem, is open Monday through Saturday from 10-6. An application and proof of residency are required. Look online at for more information. • Life Insurance Options! Habitat for Humanity of Utah County has teamed with First West Benefits to provide life insurance options for Habitat homeowners and partner families. Insurance payments can be included in monthly mortgage payments. For more information, please contact Ross Landon at First West Benefits at (801) 224-9600. • Save Money for Home Repairs and Maintenance – A new home maintenance fund has been established to help Habitat homeowners save for future home repairs and maintenance. Homeowners now can pay a little extra ($10.00 or more) with their monthly mortgage payment. The extra amount will be saved in an escrow like account and can be accessed for home repairs and maintenance. To sign up or for more information, contact Kena at (801) 344-8527 or Photo Gallery Police, Residents Work To- gether on Community Cen- ter! Provo police officers , staff, and Boulder Apartment residents worked together a couple of times in October to help frame and sheet walls at the South Franklin Commu- nity Center in Provo. Form Homeless to Housing and Beyond - Habitat for Humanity of Utah County and the Habitat ReStore par- ticipated in the Second Annual Housing to Homeowner- ship and Beyond Community Housing Fair this past week at the Franklin Elementary School in Provo. Staff and Habitat family members provided information to over 75 attendees about our affordable housing pro- gram, home maintenance course, tool lending library, recycling programs, and the ReStore Home Improve- ment Outlet2
  3. 3. 3 Photo Gallery TD Ameritrade, UVU Help Break Ground on Habitat Home! Habitat for Humanity of Utah County broke ground on a new Habitat home this past Tuesday in Provo. The 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom home, located at 1042 North 950 West, is being built with the Artanduaga family with help from TD Ameritrade and Utah Valley Uni- versity. This is the fourth area home that TD and UVU have helped to build and sponsor.3
  4. 4. 4 Habitat Celebrates World Habitat Day! In recognition of World Habitat Day 2012, Habi- tat for Humanity of Utah County held a cake cutting celebration at its ReStore in Orem to bring awareness for the need for de- cent housing locally and world- wide on October 1, 2012. New and “True”! - The Habitat Re- Store in Orem has recently received over 85 pallets of new merchandise from the True Value Hardware Show at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake. The store has great deals on new tools and construction items, outdoor furni- ture, cleaning supplies, pet care items, and anything else you can find in a small town hardware store. Check the new merchandise out at 340 South Orem Blvd., Orem. Wells Fargo Teams Up Again for Habitat - Wells Fargo Bank has again gener- ously "teamed" with Habitat for Humanity and presented a $15,000 check to the area affiliate this past month. Funds will be used to help finish the renovation at the Eden Habitat home in Orem. Wells Fargo employees also gave a day of their time in October to remove the drive- way, finish the exterior siding, complete the interior demoli- “Every election is determined by the tion and framing, and fill in the people who show up.” ― window wells at the renova- tion home. Larry J. Sabato4
  5. 5. 5 5 November Build Days Volunteers are currently being sought to help with construction, renovation, revitalization, and landscaping pro- jects. Build days are generally held Tuesday through Thursday and Saturdays. Volunteers are needed espe- cially during weekdays at the South Franklin Community Center and the Eden renovation home in Orem. Sign up online at NOVEMBER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES • Work in the ReStore Monday through Saturday • Help with Gift Wrapping Store at Provo Towne from 10-6 Centre – Day after Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve • Assist with Habitat Recycling efforts. Drivers needed during the week and on Saturdays. VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT TO SERVE ON CREW LEADERS AND SITE HOSTS NEEDED TO COMMITTEES HELP GUIDE CONSTRUCTION Volunteers are needed to serve on all of Habitat’s Volunteers with construction experience or those local committees. Monthly meetings, limited time wanting to improve their construction skills are being commitment, no experience necessary, varying inter- sought to participate in the affiliates Crew Leader and ests and skills. Look online at Site Host Programs. Orientations are monthly. The for next orientation will be November 10, 2012. For infor- more information and meeting times. mation, contact LeAnn at the number or email below. For more information, look online at or contact LeAnn at (801) 368- 2250 or You can also sign up online at Home Maintenance Classes Check out Habitat & Community Action’s Free Home Maintenance Course. The next class will be November 27, 2012. The topics will be Interior Painting and Interior Wall Repair, Leaky Roof Repair . Classes begin at 6:30 p.m. and are held at the Habitat office at 340 South Orem Blvd., Orem At HOME DEPOT – Registration is necessary. Call store or register online. Look online for the November clinic schedule at At LOWES - you must sign up for How-To Clinics by calling 229-1485 or stopping by their store at 140 West Uni- versity Parkway in Orem. Look online for November clinic schedule at The Vineyard Garden Center in Orem is now offering free classes, gardening tips, and great discounts. Check out their Facebook page for more information at Center/279164291213. Home Maintenance Tips ( Winter Home Protection Tips While you cant change the weather, you can minimize some of winters biggest threats to your home. Heavy snow accumulation can pose a threat to your home or business -- both as it builds up and as it melts. The three most important things to do are: • Watch for snow accumulation on the leeward (downwind) side of a higher-level roof, where blowing snow will collect. For safe removal that wont endanger you or damage your roof, consult a roofing contractor for a re- ferral. • Remove snow from basement stairwells, window wells and all walls. Melting snow can lead to water damage and moisture intrusion. • Keep your attic well ventilated to maintain a temperature close to that of the outdoors to minimize the risk of ice dams forming. A warm attic melts snow on the roof, causing water to run down and refreeze at the roofs edge, where its much cooler. If ice builds up and blocks water from draining, water is forced under the roof5 covering and into your attic or down the inside walls of your house.
  6. 6. Water intrusion and flood damage from melting snow and ice can threaten homes and businesses, but you can6 take these steps to help minimize the potential damage. Immediately after the threat of physical danger has passed: • Make sure the building is structurally safe to enter or reoccupy. • Turn off electrical power. Do not use electricity until it is safe to do so. • Ensure that natural gas sources are safely secured. • Secure the exterior to prevent further water intrusion. This can include boarding up broken windows, making temporary roof repairs, sealing cracks or tacking down plastic sheeting against open gaps in walls or roofs. When its safe to begin cleanup: • Disconnect all electronics/electrical equipment and move it to a safe, dry location. • Remove as much standing water as possible from inside the building. • Begin to remove water-damaged materials immediately. • Ventilate the home as best you can with fans and/or dehumidifiers. • Contact a water extraction company, if necessary, for assistance. By taking immediate action, you will reduce the amount of damage and increase the chance of salvaging usable materials. Youll also reduce the amount of rust, rot, mold and mildew that may develop, and lower the likelihood that the water will lead to structural problems. Ice dams are an accumulation of ice at the lower edge of a sloped roof. When interior heat melts the snow, water can run down and refreeze at the roofs edge, where its much cooler. If the ice builds up and blocks water from draining off the roof, water is forced under the roof covering and into your attic or down the inside walls of your house. To help reduce the risk of ice dams: • Make sure your gutters are clear of leaves and debris. • Keep the attic well ventilated so snow doesnt melt and refreeze on the roofs edge. • Make sure the attic floor is well insulated to minimize the amount of heat rising through the attic from within the house. Bursting pipes occur when frozen water causes a pressure buildup between the ice blockage and the closed fau- cet. Pipes in attics, crawl spaces and outside walls are particularly vulnerable to extreme cold. To keep water in your pipes from freezing: • Fit exposed pipes with insulation sleeves or wrapping to slow heat transfer. • Seal cracks and holes in outside walls and foundations near water pipes with caulking. • Keep cabinet doors open to allow warm air to circulate around pipes. • Keep a slow trickle of water flowing through faucets connected to pipes that run through an unheated or unpro- tected space. Make Your House a Healthy Home! (EPA) How do you keep lead out of your home? Wipe up any paint chips or visible dust with a wet sponge or rag, and keep your home clean and dust free. HOUSEHOLD HINT ( Keep your socks together in the wash and dry process. Get some safety pins and keep them by the washing machine for your socks. Pin the toes of the socks together so you save time matching them up after the laundry process. Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action. - W.J. Cameron6
  7. 7. 7 Save Energy ( HEATING • Purchase an energy-efficient furnace. Select an energy-efficient furnace model by looking for an AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency) rating of 90 percent or greater. • Maintain the furnace. Clean your furnace filters monthly or replace if necessary. A clean unit runs more effi- ciently. • Use natural gas for heating. Consider switching to a natural gas heating system. Natural gas is less expensive than other heating fuels. • Use insulation. Insulate your attic to an R-value of 38 for a gas-heated home and 50 for an electrically heated home; your walls to an R-value of 19; and your sill box (upper portion of your basement walls) to an R-value of 10. Proper insulation allows you to use less energy to keep your home warm. • Insulate around windows and doors. Weather-strip and/or caulk all areas of noticeable leaks around windows and doors. Removable caulking is a good option for windows that you open in summer but not in winter. • Change your thermostat settings. In the winter, set your thermostat at 60° F when you are sleeping or gone. Set the thermostat to 68° F when you are at home. This can save 10 percent or more on your heating bills every winter. • Turn down the thermostat when away. If you are going to be away for an extended period of time, turn your thermostat down to save energy but never lower than 40° F. If you have delicate houseplants, keep the setting at 50° F or higher. • Let the sun in. The sun’s energy can have a noticeable effect on the temperature in your home, especially from windows facing south and west. Keep window shades and drapes open during winter months to let in the sun’s radiant heat. • Warm with a space heater. A portable space heater can heat a single room without using your furnace to heat the whole house. Using a space heater to heat all or most of your home costs more. Always follow the manu- facturer’s safety instructions when operating space heaters. • Use the fireplace sparingly. Many older natural fireplaces are inefficient and draw more heat out of the house than they produce. Close the flue to eliminate drafts when not in use. • Consider fireplace inserts, doors or covers. If you use your fireplace often, consider these products to help re- duce the heat loss in your home when using the fireplace. You save money on your heating bills while still be- ing able to enjoy your fireplace. • Control air flow. If you are building a home, replacing heating equipment or remodeling, talk to your heating contractor about the options available to ensure proper air flow. Controlling air flow into and out of your home ensures energy efficiency, comfort and low energy costs. • Purchase Energy Star windows. When installing new windows, select, at a minimum, double-paned (double- glazed) thermal windows. With existing single-paned windows, make sure you use storm windows during the winter months. SAVING TIP (The Simple Dollar) Swap books, music, and DVDs cheaply on the internet via services like PaperBackSwap. You can very easily swap the books and CDs and DVDs you’ve grown bored with via the internet with oth- ers. Just use sites like PaperBackSwap, clean out your media collection, and trade them with others online. The best part? You’ll get a flood of new books (or CDs or DVDs) to enjoy, mailed right to you – for free. He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart. - J.A. Shedd7
  8. 8. 8 SAVE STRATEGIES ( 10 elegant, inexpensive, homemade holiday gift ideas Lets face it: there are plenty of temptations to overspend and overbuy when it comes to finding gifts. This year, with an uncertain economy, theres never been more reason to step back and take a serious look at how we approach gift shopping. Instead of loading up that charge card at the mall, why not take a greener approach and try handmade gifts this season? While it takes a bit more planning, making gifts at home is a guaranteed way to save money and re- sources. And theres no better way to express your love and creativity. Weve rounded up 10 sure-fire handmade gift ideas to get you started. Most can be done for under $20. Many of these easy projects can be adapted for Valentines Day, Mothers Day, or anytime a thoughtful handmade gift is appropriate. Try a few — and put some warmth and personality back into your holiday gift-giving! Food gifts 1. Home-canned fruits and vegetables. With farmers markets still brimming with seasonal produce, its a great time to be doing this. Home canning is an easy-to-learn skill that makes thoughtful gifts — and can really stretch your household budget. 2. Holiday baked goods. Its really hard to go wrong with this: pumpkin, nut and banana breads are synonymous with the holidays, are easy to make, and can even be frozen. So are regular breads, cookies and cakes. You can dress up baking by being creative about their containers. This also gives you an opportunity to put recycling to work. As an example, try nut bread in an old coffee can. Grease the sides, but substitute sugar for flour along the can walls. Your bread will emerge with a crisp caramel glaze. Decorate the can with wrapping paper scraps, replace the bread, and add a ribbon— and youre in business. 3. Heat-and-serve frozen casseroles and entrees. Freeze-ahead meals take some planning to put together, but they can be as ornate as you want them to be and are a wonderful convenience for whoever receives them. Freeze them in recyclable aluminum warming pans — or buy some quality oven glassware for gifts that will be used many years into the future. 4. Cookies in a jar. Not the cookies themselves, but all the dry ingredients. Layer them in a Mason jar for an at- tractive presentation. Decorate the jar with fabric and ribbon, attaching the recipe with a bit of string (bonus points if you reuse the front half of old Christmas cards for this). These make great teacher gifts, or can be com- bined with other items in a gift basket. Youll find plenty of variations at All Recipes. 5. For the coffee lover: homemade biscotti or chocolate spoons in a handmade mug. This is quite elegant, and has a long after-holiday life. Hit the holiday craft fairs and find a large hand-thrown coffee mug. Youre after something colorful and substantial. Fill it with individually wrapped biscotti or chocolate spoons. Theyre both simple to prepare. The spoons are commonly done with plastic disposables. Shop around and find an inexpen- sive metal teaspoon set, instead. It helps to refrigerate them beforehand. Craft gifts 1. Jars of homemade bath salts. As luxurious as they are inexpensive. Typical recipes are Epsom or sea salt, bak- ing soda, food coloring (use natural varieties), glycerin (vegetable-based) and your favorite aromatic poils. Once again, its all about presentation. Decorate the jars — and be sure to list the essential oils used, to pre- vent possible allergy issues. 2. Homemade holiday wreaths. Living wreaths are an impressive and welcome holiday gift. Theyre not difficult to make — all you need is some evergreen boughs, assorted greenery and wire. In a couple hours, youll have several wreaths that would easily retail between $70 and $100 if you bought them from a commercial florist. The beautiful Heavy Petal has excellent step-by-step, illustrated directions to get you underway. 3. Buy vintage floral pattern teacups at secondhand stores and plant ornamental bulbs in them. Great for small gifts or holiday party favors. Heres a fun variation: find old mugs with herbal print designs and plant chives, oregano, rosemary or basil. Decorate with a bit of ribbon and a card describing how to care for the plant. 4. Gift baskets. These are a wonderful catch-all for the holiday season: a real expression of your creativity and the personality of the recipient. Start with a quality Fair Trade basket, some handmade ribbon — and set your imagination free. This is a great way to bundle handmade soaps and herbal cachets, potpourri, jellies, organic candies and treats and small craft items. 5. Reusable fabric shopping bags. With attention to the millions of disposable plastic shopping bags which end up in landfills and the environment each year, reusable bags have never been hotter. All you need are basic sew- ing skills and some repurposed or recycled fabric. The folks at Morsbags have patterns and easy directions for making roomy shopping bags that will last for years. You can easily make a dozen unique gifts in the course of8 an evening — and its more fun with friends!
  9. 9. 9 BE GOOD TO YOUR HEALTH ( HOW TO AVOID OVEREATING ON THANKSGIVING Thanksgiving is all about giving gratitude for everything you have and appreciating the people in your life. Families come together to celebrate each other, give thanks and have a big feast together. Traditional Thanksgiving meal favorites are turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potato pie, pumpkin pie, rolls and alcohol. Thanksgiving dinner can easily spoil a diet or just leave you feeling stuffed, bloated and unable to partake in the merriment of the holi- days. Thanksgiving also marks the beginning of the holiday season, so overeating on this day can set you on course to gain excess weight throughout the next month or two. Step 1—Eat a healthy, sensible breakfast and lunch. Many people choose to starve themselves through the day so they can have more room for the scrumptious meal. This will lead to binge eating. Instead, have a small, healthy breakfast and lunch. Drink water throughout the day to keep you from overeating or consuming empty calories from soda or alcohol. This will help you feel more satisfied so you wont overeat at dinner. Step 2—Chew your meal slowly. Thanksgiving is the ideal time to sit down, eat your meal slowly and relish every bite. You will feel fuller faster, which will help you avoid overeating. Food is a wonderful part of Thanksgiving, but so is spending time with family and friends. Put down the fork for a few minutes, join the conversation, and you will eat less without noticing it. Step 3—Use smaller plates. Depending on where you go for Thanksgiving it may be impossible, but if you are the host or your family doesnt mind, consider grabbing a smaller plate for your meal. You will feel like you are eating more than your actually are and will be less likely to overeat. Step 4—Create a tiny, portioned smorgasbord. Between all of the delectable food, your great aunt asking if you tried her pie yet, and all of the goodies being passed your way, it is easy to be tempted to eat everything. Instead of having a big meal of turkey and potatoes and then trying everything else on top of it, have a little bit of everything. On most days, you should try to eat more vegetables and fruits than anything else, but on Thanksgiving, make your goal to avoid overeating. Allow yourself a spoonful or two of everything you love, pass over what you dont. You will end up feeling satisfied and will get to try everything you want without stuffing yourself silly. BE CAREFUL! ( Candle Safety Tips Candle Fire Safety • Put candles in sturdy metal, glass or ceramic hold- • On average, 42 home candle fires are reported ers. every day. • Avoid using lighted candles. • More than half of all candle fires start when some- thing that could burn, such as furniture, mattresses • Consider using battery-operated flameless candles, or bedding, curtains, or decorations is too close to which can look, smell and fell like real candles the candle. • If you do use candles, ensure they are in sturdy • In one-fifth (20%) of candle fires, the candles are metal, glass or ceramic holders and placed where unattended or abandoned. they cannot be easily knocked down. • Over one-third (36%) of home candle fires begin in • Keep candles at least 12 inches from anything that the bedroom. can burn. • Falling asleep is a factor in 12% of home candle • Keep candles out of the reach of children and pets. fires and 36% of the associated deaths. • Set a good example by using matches, lighters and • December is the peak time of year for home candle fire carefully. fires. In December, 13% of home candle fires begin • Children should never be allowed to play with with decorations compared to 4% the rest of the matches, lighters or candles. year. • Never use a candle where medical oxygen is being • One-half of home candle fire deaths occur between used. The two can combine to create a large, unex- Midnight and 6 am. pected fire. • Young children and older adults have the highest • Always use a flashlight – not a candle – for emer- death risk from candle fires. gency lighting. • The risk of fatal candle fires appears higher when • Never put candles on a Christmas tree. candles are used for light. • Extinguish candles after use and before going to bed. Remember! Candle fires are • And NEVER leave burning candles unattended! PREVENTABLE!9
  10. 10. 10 RESOURCES Do you struggle to make ends meet? Are you concerned about your financial future? Women, You Can Learn to Earn More! People Helping People’s Utah County Employment Program can help you reach your full potential at work and in life and best of all . . . It’s Free! Call 1-855-303-5300 toll free for more information. Community Action Services offers Home Buyer Education Classes on a monthly basis. Classes in November will be held November 7th and 8th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. or November 17th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To register, please call (801) 691-5200 or go online to The Volunteer Care Clinic, located at 591 South State Street, Provo, provides one time, basic medical care at no charge for those at or below the 130% poverty level. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. First come, first serve. Subcontractors for Santa - The Utah Valley Home Builders Association (UVHBA) is looking for low-income home- owners who need help with small maintenance or home improvement projects (approximately 4-6 hours of work or less) during the holiday season. For more information, contact the UVHBA office at (801) 225-8893. Amelia Casares Mountainlands Continuum of Utah Valley University Care UVU Construction Management Anna Stone Navy Recruitment Center-Provo Clubs Bank of American Fork Nesians United-Lakeridge Jr. Provo City Bike and Build High Provo Police Department COPs Brainstorm Northstar Alarms Provo Towne Centre BYU ASCE Oak Hills 4th Ward Tara Riddle BYU Chapter Orchard 7th Ward Sam’s Club Cinemark – Provo Towne Center- Orem City Planning Commission D Ameritrade David Harlow Peter Hill The Artanduaga Family Dave Stroud Pepsi The Brandon Family David Peterson and Excel Engi- Pontis Architectural The McCandless Family neering Provo City Tiffany and Eric Eden Don McCandless Provo Police Department COPs TJ Dunker Emily Stone Provo Towne Centre Troy Taylor Fairfield Inn-Provo Tara Riddle US Bancorp Foundation Freedom 1st Ward Sam’s Club Utah Valley University Franklin Elementary School TD Ameritrade UVU Construction Management Gretchen Divine The Artanduaga Family Clubs Intermountain Health Care The Brandon Family UVU Chapter John Stohlton The McCandless Family UVU Service Council Kathleen Lund Tiffany and Eric Eden United Way VISTAS Lexis Nexis TJ Dunker Wells Fargo Bank Mandy Steele Troy Taylor Westland Construction Mayor John Curtis US Bancorp Foundation THANK YOU Cinemark - Provo Towne Centre Theater, Don McCandless. TD Ameritrade, Utah Valley University, Wells Fargo Bank10
  11. 11. 11 BENEFITS OF HOMEOWNERSHIP Homeownership seems to benefit children because the environments in homes – including such things as safety, maintenance and the availabil- ity of educational materials – are on average better than those in rental units.11
  12. 12. 1212 Habitat for Humanity Of Utah County Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 - Brandon 2 3 Ribbon Cutting 4 5 6 7 8-Family 9 10-Site Host Partnership and Crew Leader Training 11 12 13 - 14 15-Finance 16 17 Development Committee Services - Twilight Movie Building Committee 18 19-Executive 20 21 -Board 22 23—It’s a 24 Committee Committee Wrap Begins -Office will be closed 25 26 -ReStore 27 28 29 30 Committee Brandon Ribbon Cutting Development Services Board Committee November 1, 2012 6:00 November 13, 2012 November 21, 2012 p.m.37 South 400 East, Noon, Habitat Office 7:00 a.m., Habitat Office Pleasant Grove Building Committee Happy Thanksgiving Election Day November 13, 2012 November 22, 2012 November 6, 2012 2:00 P.M., Central Bank Riv- The Office and ReStore will erside Office be closed. The office will also be closed Friday, November 23, 2012 Family Partnership Finance Committee November 8, 2012 November 15, 2012 6:30 p.m., Habitat Office 8:00 a.m., Habitat Office It’s a Wrap Begins November 23, 2012 Twilight Movie Provo Towne Centre Site Host and Crew November 15, 2012 Leader Training 7:00 p.m., Provo Towne ReStore Committee November 10, Centre Theaters November 26, 2012 2012Habitat Office Noon, Habitat Office Executive Committee 12 November 19, 2012 7:30 a.m., Habitat Office