Habitat launches fund-raising efforts
The Emory chapter of Habitat for Humanity is raising funds to co-sponsor
the building of a Habitat house with IBM and Lotus Development next February.
To raise the $17,000 for Emory's share of the house, students, staff and
faculty members at Emory have an active fundraising program under way with
plans for a Buy-A-Nail program, an auction and a fun run.
Members of the Emory community can donate any amount of money to the Habitat
project through the Buy-A-Nail program. A commemorative nail is given to
each donor who gives at least $1. For donations of $25 or more, a memorial
or honorarium can be designated. Tables will be set up for the Buy-A-Nail
Program in front of Dobbs Center from Oct. 28-Nov. 8. from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
For more information, call 727-7475.
The Habitat Silent Auction will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m.-3
p.m. in Coca Cola Commons, Dobbs Center. Items donated for the auction include
Olympic souvenirs, a dinner with President Bill and JoAn Chace at Lullwater,
ballet tickets, a day with University Secretary Gary Hauk, a Habitat nail
apron, and other fun and food packages. Some of the items will be available
at a live auction on Thursday, Oct. 31, at 5 p.m. in the Coca Cola Commons.
For more information, call 712-8246.
On Saturday, Nov. 2, the Habitat for Humanity Ghost and Goblins Fun Run
will be held at 10 a.m. in Lullwater Park. Awards for the best costume and
a t-shirt for the first 100 runners will be presented. The event is a best-predicted-
time fun run, so anyone can win. Registration is $10. For more information,
to the October 28, 1996 contents page