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Penn College collaborators attend Habitat home’s dedication

The Matthews family's new home in the city's Newberry section is dedicated during an Aug. 3 ceremony attended by Penn College co-workers.
The Matthews family’s new home in the city’s Newberry section is dedicated during an Aug. 3 ceremony attended by Penn College co-workers.
A college crew assisted in constructing the staircase, shown here in its finished form.
A college crew assisted in constructing the staircase, shown here in its finished form.
Duane Herberger (in yellow shirt), executive director of the Greater Lycoming Habitat for Humanity, addresses attendees at the home dedication.
Duane Herberger (in yellow shirt), executive director of the Greater Lycoming Habitat for Humanity, addresses attendees at the home dedication.

The Student Engagement Office was represented at the recent dedication of a local Habitat for Humanity home that community-minded student and employee volunteers helped build for Stephanie Matthews and her children last spring. As part of a “(community) Service Saturday” program in mid-March, the college contingent contributed to construction of the home at 702 Diamond St. in Williamsport’s West End. “It was wonderful to see the finished home!” said Shannon L. Skaluba, student organization specialist, who provided photos after attending the ceremony with Allison A. Grove, director of student engagement. “The Matthews family is so grateful to all who volunteered and is excited to move into their new house. We look forward to partnering with Habitat for Humanity again in the future.” More from the dedication is available from the Williamsport Sun-Gazette and NorthcentralPA.com.

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