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 DHFH’s 50th homebuilding project. Highlights of the event include kids’ 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 Mother’s or Father’s Day cards, decorate a cupcake, jump around in the bounce houses or participate in other fun games. Since Mother’s 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 Habitat’s National Women Build week. It highlights a week of construction on Dorchester Habitat’s 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.