Habitat for Humanity dedicates new home to Portland family

The Stack family cuts the ribbon celebrating the grand opening and dedication of Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County's 50th build site. (Submitted)

On Sunday, June 12, Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County held the dedication ceremony for New Home Build #50 at 1034 Chris Drive in Portland.

Robert and Sherry Stack, the homeowners, and their two teenage daughters, will be assuming a zero percent mortgage on the home for well below the appraised value of the property.

The event was highlighted by the Color Guard from Vietnam Veterans Association of Sumner County #240, and was attended by approximately 50 people, including State Representative William Lamberth and Tennessee Habitat Executive Director Colleen Dudley.

New Home Build #50 was also the 4th Annual Apostles Build, a build in which 12 churches from Sumner County worked together to provide volunteers, financial support and prayers for the project.

Habitat for Humanity wishes to thank the following churches for supporting this build: Hendersonville Church of Christ; First Presbyterian Church, Hendersonville; The Church at Indian Lake; The Church of Our Saviour, Gallatin; Station Camp Church, Gallatin; First United Methodist Church, Hendersonville (Good News & Genesis); Generation Church, Portland; Rehoboth United Methodist Church, Gallatin; First Presbyterian Church, Gallatin; First United Methodist Church, Gallatin; First Baptist Church, Gallatin; and Freedom Church, Gallatin. Freedom Church sponsored the Dedication Ceremony. Other sponsors for the build included Whirlpool Corporation; Dow Products; Proctor & Gamble; Valspar Paints; Norm Smith, Finish Carpenter; Wilkinson Construction; Custred Insulation; and Apexx Builders. For further information, please contact Susan Johnson.

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