Habitat plans Family Festival

  • Friday, April 11, 2014

Dorchester Habitat for Humanity has announced a new annual event, the Habitat Family Festival, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. May 10 in Azalea Park in downtown Summerville.

The Family Festival will be a celebration of families as well as a fundraiser for DHFHís 50th homebuilding project. Highlights of the event include kidsí games and crafts, area food trucks, a fashion show sponsored by TJ Maxx and Marshalls, other entertainment by area school performance groups, music, local business and craft booths, and a silent auction. Admission is free and tickets for food and games will be sold on site.

Children can create Motherís or Fatherís Day cards, decorate a cupcake, jump around in the bounce houses or participate in other fun games. Since Motherís Day is the same weekend, moms can expect special treats in addition to the fashion show.

The Family Festival will be the culminating event that wraps up Habitatís National Women Build week. It highlights a week of construction on Dorchester Habitatís 6th Annual Women Build, which will benefit Jennifer and Craig Blewer. This four-bedroom homed on Weber Drive will have handicap access features to help Craig, has multiple sclerosis. The couple have four children.

Other event sponsors include the Summerville Journal Scene, Clear Channel Communications, Modern Woodmen of America, Pepsi Co., Madra Rua, DisasterCare, Kolter Homes, Palmetto Primary Care Physicians, Millie Lewis Modeling Agency and Thrivent Financial. Booth space is still available. Interested parties should contact Monica Nagy, at 843-851-1414 or monica@dorchesterhabitat.org.

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