MWV Habitat Women Build event a big success

By Dick Ficke, Published Date: Thursday, 14 May 2015 MADISON — There were eight-year veterans, first-timers, high school and college students, mothers and daughters, and elected officials who gathered at Grison Road in Madison on Saturday, May 9, as part of the nationwide Habitat for Humanity Women Build Week. Sponsored by Lowe’s, 35 women swung hammers, drilled […]

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Mt. Washington Chamber to present annual awards

By Marti Mayne –  Published Date: Tuesday, 19 May 2015 03:47 CONWAY — The Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2015 Annual MWV Business Award winners, who will be honored at an awards luncheon at the 17th annual Business to Business Expo on June 1 at the Omni Mount Washington Hotel.    The […]

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‘Giving Back:’ A golden opportunity for realty’s 50th

By Tom Eastman CONWAY — Everyone loves a birthday party, especially when the big 5-0 comes around. But when owner Dick Badger, 86, discussed plans with Badger Realty’s general manager Brenda Leavitt and staff on how best to celebrate the agency’s half-century mark this coming September, they came up with a better idea. Rather than […]

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Ham Foundation presents award, check to Habitat for Humanity

By Tom Eastman CONWAY — Friday was a big day for the Mount Washington Valley chapter of Habitat for Humanity and the Kendal C. and Anna Ham Charitable Foundation, both of which date back to 1994. At a luncheon ceremony at Merlino’s Restaurant in North Conway, Ham Charitable Foundation Executive Director Robert Murphy of Silver […]

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Myths (and facts) about Habitat for Humanity

Myth: Habitat for Humanity gives houses away to poor people. Fact: Habitat for Humanity offers homeownership opportunities to families who are unable to obtain conventional house financing. Generally, this includes those whose income is 30 to 50 percent of the area’s median income. In most cases, prospective Habitat homeowner families make a $500 down payment. […]

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