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Second Lexington Habitat for Humanity ReStore location, on Winchester Road, is now open

Lexington Habitat for Humanity’s second ReStore location opened its doors on Thursday, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Lexington Habitat for Humanity also operates another Lexington ReStore location at 451 Southland Drive. The newly renovated 17,000 square foot Winchester Road ReStore space, located at 817 Winchester Road, Lexington, is located directly between the Liberty Heights Shopping District...

National nonprofit Helping a Hero awards home to Independence, Kentucky Wounded Warrior

By Mark Hansel Special to KyForward A crowd of hundreds, which included Congressmen from two states and a U.S. Senator, lined a small street in Independence to welcome a Wounded Warrior and his family into a new handicap accessible home. Country music singer Lee Greenwood points to those in attendance and the crowd reacts at the dedication of a new home for Staff Sgt. Paul Brondhaver and his family...

City’s Green Business Challenge award winners are Habitat for Humanity, Lucia’s World Emporium

Lucia’s World Emporium and Habitat for Humanity are the winners of Lexington’s 2015 Green Business Challenge. The challenge, organized nationally by the International Council on Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), is designed to improve community sustainability by providing tools and technical support for business who wish to incorporate green business practices into their operations. Lucia’s...