Habitat breaks ground, plans fundraiser

STANDISH — On Friday, Oct. 3 Arenac County Habitat for Humanity (HFH) officially broke ground on a Grove Road lot to be used as a future Habitat home. HFH Chairman Tom McCoy says the home is estimated to cost around $60,000 for its total construction. “We have $20,000 on hand,” he said. But in an effort to cover a big chunk of the necessary cost, HFH is hosting a fundraiser on Nov. 6 at the Standish Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall. McCoy says the fundraiser will include a roast beef dinner as well as a 15-item raffle, including five guns recommended by Eagle Valley Outfitters in Standish Township, which will have representatives on hand to hold a walkaround gun auction. “They (Eagle Valley) know what guns to bring and what will sell,” McCoy said. McCoy says to his knowledge, this is the first time HFH has held a fundraiser on its own. Other fundraisers for HFH have included a Knights of Columbus spaghetti dinner, breakfasts at the Standish Episcopal Church, events hosted by the Sterling Sportsmen Association and contributions from Glen’s Markets. Tickets for the fundraiser cost $8 a piece or two for $15. Raffle tickets are $10.

Read more in the Oct. 8 edition of "The Arenac County Independent."


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