“Habitat Love” is Theme for This Week’s Habitat Broward Women Build at A Rick Case Habitat Community

WHAT: “Habitat Love” is the theme for this week’s Habitat Broward Women Build at A Rick Case Habitat Community.

One hundred volunteers are expected to participate in “Habitat Love,” the Valentine’s Day themed celebration that will take place Saturday, February 9, 2019. Volunteers, alongside future homeowners, will be working on roofs of the first homes in “A Rick Case Habitat Community”.

There will be ten Women Build homes, sponsored by generous donors. This is the second of three Women Build Days.

Participants will receive the coveted Women Build hot pink tee-shirt. In addition, coffee and donuts will be served in the morning and lunch at noon.

Featured guests include:

  • Kelly and Keith Koenig, City Furniture
  • Robert Taylor, Board Chair, Habitat Broward and President, Burdette Beckmann, Inc.  
  • Miguel Palacios, Executive VP AND Chief Business Officer and Mary Ann Cruz, VP, Amerant Bank
  • Dawn McCormick, Community Affairs, Waste Management

Notable individuals and organizations who are Family Home Sponsors are Burdette Beckmann, Inc., Rick Case Automotive Group, City Furniture, the Robert L. Elmore estate, the Robert Taylor Family, the Wadsworth Family Foundation and WSVN Channel 7.

Additional sponsors are Bank of America, the Josephine S. Leiser Foundation, Elizabeth Swanson, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, TIAA Bank, and Wells Fargo.

The Mary N. Porter Legacy Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward has sponsored the foundations of the first 50 homes in this community, including the Women Build 2019 homes.

“A Rick Case Habitat Community” is the largest single-family affordable homeownership community undertaken by a nonprofit in Broward County to date.

The event is not open to the public and all 100 volunteer spots have been filled for this event. Interested parties can contact Gina Caballero at gina@habitatbroward.org  to participate in the “Mother and Daughter Day” Women Build on Saturday, April 27, 2019.

WHEN: Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

WHERE: 1400 NW 6th Avenue, Pompano Beach, Florida 33060

MEDIA: Please RSVP by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 to trena@bitnergroup.com.