Habitat Presents First-Ever Golden Hammer Awards

Published 5:05 pm Tuesday, January 29, 2013

FARMVILLE – The Farmville Area Habitat for Humanity held its first-ever Golden Hammer Awards Ceremony to thank volunteers and donors for their key contributions over the past five years.

The reception was held at the Moton Museum and recognized more than 30 individuals, businesses, civic organizations, and schools who went “above and beyond” through their commitment to Farmville Area Habitat for Humanity during the past half decade.

“We are delighted to announce that the Golden Hammer Awards ceremony will become an annual event to celebrate the achievements of FAHFH each November. Thank you once again to all of our volunteers and donors, we could not continue to provide safe, decent, affordable housing without your support!” a Habitat spokesperson stated in a press release announcement.

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The 2012 Golden Hammer Recipients are:

The Longwood University Habitat Chapter and student body, the Hampden-Sydney College Habitat Club and student body, Barbara Greenhalgh, Bill Kemp, Judy Kemp, Ellen Masters, Cindy Podlesni, Pam Brumfield, Southard Brumfield, Ray Hinde, Tracy Hawkins, Gray McGinnis, Robbie Randles, John Edwards, Green Construction, Curt and Susan Smith, Mark and Laura French, David and Betty Jo Wallwork, Harold and Nan Colvin, Mike and Valerie Montgomery, Stan Cheyne, Schewel's Furniture, Carolina Quality, Inc. – Burger King, Centra Southside Community Hospital, Watson and Duggan PLC, Donald C. Blessing, Farmville Presbyterian Church, College Presbyterian Church, Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Farmville United Methodist Church, Farmville Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, Prince Edward County United Way, Walter J. Payne Foundation, Wells Fargo, and the Lowe's Charitable and Education Foundation.