Habitat For Humanity And Mars Volunteer Build Set For Thursday At Cleveland

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

More than 100 Mars employees will join forces throughout September and October in rehabilitating a Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland home, as part of the brand’s M.V.P (Mars Volunteer Program) Day. The effort is part of M&M’S campaign to encourage Americans to help “M’Prove America” through a national partnership with Habitat for Humanity. 

M&M’S is encouraging fans to donate their time and talents at Habitat build sites throughout the U.S., and will donate $500,000 to Habitat for Humanity in 2013 to fund the construction of homes across the nation. The build in Cleveland will be on Thursday, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., at 1304 Blount Avenue SW, Cleveland, TN 37311.

For more information about ‘M’Prove America, and to pledge time to volunteering at Habitat build sites, visit www.mproveamerica.com.   


Real Estate Transfers For Feb. 9-15

NOTICE: The Hamilton County Register’s Office did not publish this data. All information in the Register’s Office is public information as set out in T.C.A. 10-7-503. For questions regarding this report, please call Chattanoogan.com at 423 266-2325. GI numbers, listed when street addresses are not available, refer to the location of transactions (book number and page number) ... (click for more)

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Getting The Message

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Roy Exum: Ed Chief ‘Embarrassed’

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