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Habitat For Humanity Holiday Breakfast



Story and photography by Liz Lyons

At the Knoxville Habitat Holiday Breakfast at the Foundry, the organization recognized Knoxville Habitat for Humanity’s Covenant Partners as well as the families and volunteers who have built with and for Habitat for Humanity over the past year. Also recognized during this event were the three recipients of the “Sis Award.” This year’s honorees were Chad Simpson, Knoxville Habitat Board Chair; Kelle Shultz, Knoxville Habitat President and CEO; and Sis Mitchell, Knoxville Habitat Founder. Knoxville Habitat for Humanity is an independent, nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry that partners with people of all beliefs and with families in Knox County to help them build a place they can call home.

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