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Lexington Habitat, Methodist churches, and Thrivent Financial, build new home for Nzibonera family

Lexington Habitat for Humanity celebrated the dedication of a new home for homebuyer Riziki Nzibonera and her children, Remy (13), Aurelie (17), Bosoka (19) and Elvis (25), on Sunday at 1773 Russell Cave Road. The family came from Tanzania where Riziki was working in the nursing department at the Nyarugusu Refugee Camp. The family has spent three years in Lexington and both Riziki and her children...

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...

Scanlon bringing Taziki’s Mediterranean Café franchise to Lexington, will feature healthy fare

Taziki’s Mediterranean Café is coming to Lexington. Opening April 18 on Southland Drive in Lexington, the unique Mediterranean Café will provide insanely fresh, delicious, and healthy food for fast casual restaurant-goers. The Taziki’s franchise in Lexington is owned and operated by The Zenith Company, the next adventure of local entrepreneur and restauranteur, Mike Scanlon. Taziki’s commitment...

'Love Your Neighborhood' event part of effort to renew focus on public safety in Lexington

“We Care – Love Your Neighborhood” is a dual effort of Lexington Police and Lexington Habitat for Humanity. (Photo provided)   As part of the Lexington Police Department’s concentrated efforts to increase safety in the community, they are joining Lexington Habitat for Humanity in a “We Care – Love Your Neighborhood” event in the Georgetown Street area Thursday,...

‘Love Your Neighborhood’ event part of effort to renew focus on public safety in Lexington

“We Care – Love Your Neighborhood” is a dual effort of Lexington Police and Lexington Habitat for Humanity. (Photo provided)   As part of the Lexington Police Department’s concentrated efforts to increase safety in the community, they are joining Lexington Habitat for Humanity in a “We Care – Love Your Neighborhood” event in the Georgetown Street area Thursday,...

In 25 years, Lexington Habitat for Humanity builds 381-plus homes; open house at Lyric

Lexington Habitat for Humanity Volunteers put finishing touches on a new home at 862 Charles St. with the help of Link-Belt Construction Equipment Company on Aug. 28. (Photo from Facebook)   The month of September marks the 25th anniversary of Lexington Habitat for Humanity’s first home dedication and its celebration this Sunday, Sept. 22.   On Sept. 7, 1988, Lexington Habitat for Humanity...