Androscoggin Habitat plans annual meeting


Members of the local Habitat for Humanity will host their annual meeting at 2 p.m. Feb. 11 at St. Philips Church, Auburn.

Auburn Mayor John T. Jenkins will be keynote speaker. The meeting is open to the public.

Topics include a review of the previous year, which include the addition of several members to the Board of Directors, opening the ReStore to sell donated surplus construction materials, updating a Web site, and raising funds to begin construction of a house in Lewiston this spring.

According to Habitat for Humanity records, the group has created $4,525,453 worth of building activity in the Androscoggin Valley since the chapter was founded in 1989. The group’s volunteers have helped build 13 houses with an assessed value of $1,263,496.

The annual meeting will include the public nominations for officers and posts on the Board of Directors. The board will meet after to elect officials.