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Habitat names 5 board members

Feb. 9. Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, based in Cornelius, has named five board members who will each serve a three-year term. Board members are: Matthew Blickley, senior director of financial planning and analysis for the Coca-Cola Bottling; Dan Dunn, who once served as board chair; Kay Fisher, a Realtor in Cornelius; Charles Warren, a staff accountant with a CPA firm; and Tim Zarsadia, an attorney based in Huntersville.

Our Towns Habitat for Humanity provides affordable housing options in the Lake Norman and Statesville area. For the second year in a row, Our Towns Habitat has been recognized as an Affiliate of Distinction by Habitat for Humanity International. In 2017, out of nearly 1,400 affiliates nationally, only 24 received this recognition. The Affiliates of Distinction program honors those Habitat affiliates that meet or exceed best-practice standards and uphold their work as best practices within seven criteria: sustainable and green building; overall organizational leadership; community development; financial sustainability; alignment with Habitat for Humanity’s strategic plan; effective use of technology to better communication with the public; and support for Habitat’s global mission.