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8/4/2017 Member News
BDA of Southern Indiana Donates to Habitat for Humanity Clark & Floyd at Dedication

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Habitat for Humanity Clark & Floyd will be hosting a dedication ceremony for their latest build. This dedication will take place on August 4, 2017, beginning at 10am. The address is 309 S. Clark Blvd. in Clarksville. Also at this event, the Building & Development Association of Southern Indiana will be presenting a check for $2000 to HHCF to support their mission and future builds.

"The BDASI is excited to donate money we collected during our 2017 Home Expo event at Champions Pointe! As an organization, we are proud to have become a strong partner with our local Habitat through direct support from the BDASI and our members. Our two organizations have a common goal of providing safe and affordable housing."

-Charlie Smith; CEO of the BDASI

About the Habitat for Humanity Kessinger Dedication:

The home being dedicated is the first built by Habitat Clark and Floyd that meets the requirements of a special needs person. Tess Kessinger suffered a traumatic spinal cord injury following an automobile accident in February 2006 and has been a wheelchair-bound quadriplegic since that time. Tess works as a Research Assistant for the University of Louisville. This build was supported heavily by the BDASI, the Town of Clarksville, and countless other volunteers and organizations.

About Habitat For Humanity Clark & Floyd INC.:

Habitat for Humanity Clark & Floyd Indiana is a locally organized affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), serving Floyd and Clark Counties in Southern Indiana. Founded in 1991, Habitat for Humanity Clark & Floyd Indiana has constructed 24 homes with Habitat Partner Families, Volunteers and a dedicated, active Board of Directors. Habitat for Humanity CFI is an Equal Housing Lender.

About Building & Development Association of Southern Indiana:

Formed in 1956, the Building & Development Association of Southern Indiana provides its members with advocacy, education, networking, and community outreach while encouraging smart growth for the long term economic stability of our community. The BDASI is an active supporter, both financially and through volunteer works, of Habitat for Humanity Clark Floyd, with CEO Charlie Smith serving on HHCF board of directors.