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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...

Lexington Habitat for Humanity celebrates 442nd family served through homeownership program

Susy Alonso-Rios and her children, Susy (15), Chris (11) and Sadie (7), became the 442nd family served through Lexington Habitat’s homeownership program when the family celebrated the dedication of their new home on Russell Cave Road. Representatives from Thrivent Financial and Lexington Restoration Churches, who provided a homebuyer sponsorship and volunteers, were on hand to present a hammer, bible...