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Habitat for Humanity recruiting families for future homes

Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is hosting information sessions for individuals and families interested in learning how Habitat works and to hear how they may be eligible to partner with the organization to build a simple, decent, affordable home in Douglas County.

Habitat is currently seeking individuals and families to apply for the new Habitat homes that will be built in Douglas County in 2011. Homes will be built to meet Minnesota Green Building criteria.

Application orientation sessions will be held in the following communities:

•Saturday, September 25, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Habitat Office, 911 State Highway 29 North in Alexandria.

•Thursday, September 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Garfield City Hall, 116 Sanstead Street in Garfield.

•Tuesday, October 5, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Evansville City Hall, 106 State Street in Evansville.

•Thursday, October 14, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Forada City Hall, 10991 Toby's Avenue in Forada.

Anyone interested in learning about Habitat's family selection process is encouraged to attend.

Advance registration is appreciated but not required by calling Habitat for Humanity at (320) 762-4255 or sending an e-mail to