ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2012) – The Asheville Habitat ReStore at 31 Meadow Road near Biltmore Village announces its first annual ReStore ReUse Contest. Garden shed, artist studio, chicken coop…tree house, dog house, playhouse…if you recently build a structure like this using predominantly reused building materials, the ReStore encourages you enter the ReStore ReUse Contest! The contest runs June 15-August 15, 2012 and submissions must be sent electronically. For complete information and guidelines, please visit HYPERLINK "http://www.ashevillehabitat.org/home" ashevillehabitat.org
The purpose of the contest is to showcase innovative building projects constructed predominantly of used building materials. “Our customers often tell us about the projects they make using materials purchased at the ReStore. This contest is a great way to showcase their projects and inspire others to reuse, recycle and repurpose usable building materials and supplies,” said Scott Stetson, ReStore Manager.
The first place winner will receive a $250 gift certificate to the Asheville Habitat ReStore. Second and third place winners will receive $100 and $50 ReStore gift certificates, respectively.
About the Habitat ReStore
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity has operated a retail store since 1990. The ReStore is located at 31 Meadow Road near Biltmore Village. Proceeds support Habitat’s building programs which now include both new construction and home repair. With sustaining funding from the ReStore, Asheville Area Habitat has helped 235 families secure safe, decent and affordable housing since 1983. HealthyBuilt-certified Habitat houses are sold at no-profit to partner families who pay back a no-interest loan. Learn more at ashevillehabitat.org.