On Sunday, January 13, the Eastern Shore of Virginia Habitat for Humanity will dedicate its newest house. This house will be the home of Conchata Webb and her son. They and their friends and family have worked alongside all the volunteers in building the home. Conchata will purchase the home from Habitat at cost and will repay an interest-free mortgage to the affiliate.

Eastern Shore of Virginia Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with God and people everywhere to build simple and affordable houses in decent communities.

 

The dedication ceremony will begin at 3 PM at the house, 8416 Bayford Road, Franktown, VA. Many of the volunteers who helped build the house will be there, along with many of the other Habitat homeowners and supporters. All are invited to join the festivities, as Conchata becomes a homeowner for the first time. A reception with light refreshments will be provided following the ceremony.

 

Anyone who attends is asked to bring a “pound” of any essential household supply such as coffee, sugar, flour, rice, etc. This is to continue an old Eastern Shore custom known as “pounding’. These items will give Conchata a start on her home pantry and will be a blessing to her. The Food Bank will also supply essential pantry items to start them off.