Community Invited For Dedication Of 10th Pahh Home


Payson Area Habitat for Humanity dedicates its 10th home this weekend.

The home, at 404 West Jones Drive, Payson Ranchos, was built by PAHH in partnership with Leah and Paul Leneberg. Dedication ceremonies are at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9.

The dedication services include music by the Worship Chorale of the First Baptist Church of Pine, with the church's minister, Michael Ward, offering the invocation and benediction, as well as remarks during the program. Acting PAHH President Carolyn Stanley will also be speaking and recognizing major donors to the project.

Other major donors to the project were the Thomas P. and Dorothy Waters Foundation; Bank One of Arizona Foundation; First National Bank of Arizona; The Lamb Foundation; Rim Country Chapter of Valley of the Sun United Way; Thrivent; and the Wal-Mart Foundation. Additionally there were 86 donors who gave labor and materials, plus 120 PAHH construction volunteers.

The Kiwanis Club of Zane Grey Country, represented by Jane Schranz, is donating a flag, which will be used in the Pledge of Allegiance Sunday.

Other speakers on the program are Barbara Gillingham, chair of the Family Partnership Committee and Judy Michel, PAHH family mentor. There will be presentations to the family by Glen Galster of the Gideons, with Bibles, and Charlotte Mortensen and members of the Pine Ward of the LDS Church quilting group, with quilts.

There will be refreshments served and tours of the home. Shuttle service is available from the Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, at the corner of Airport and McLane Roads, beginning at 1:15 p.m.

The members of PAHH invite those attending the dedication service to make it a "Pounding Party" and bring a pound of something for the family.

The Leneberg family of four includes sons Stephen, 4, and Adam, 2.

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