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Bay Area Habitat hosted Alice Keener’s La Porte home dedication ceremony on Saturday, December 24, and it was a gorgeous start to the holidays! We are so grateful for everyone who chose to spend their Christmas Eve morning celebrating with us.

Thank you to those who participated in our program:

Welcome – Philip Golden
National Anthem – Skyla Ladsonnenburg
Invocation – Yesenia Plancarte
Christmas Music – Halle Goodman & Bob Simpson
Gift of Bread – John Basil
Gift of Wine – Marge Ellison
Gift of Salt – Todd Hinz
Gift of The Bible – Haley Svrcek
Transfer of Key – Aslan Barazi
La Porte Community – Mayor Louis Rigby & Chief, EMS, Lisa Camp
I’ll Be Home for Christmas – Halle Goodman, Luke Lawrence, Brandon Falknor, Skyla Ladsonnenburg, Bob Simpson
Response by Homeowner – Alice Keener
Blessing of the Home – Yesenia Plancarte
Closing Remarks – Greg Goodman
Benediction – Rae Dickson

What better Christmas gift is there than a home of your own? We are very excited to watch Alice Keener take her step into homeownership! She has been so patient, understanding, and had so much faith in our organization and her home, and we are so grateful to be working with such a lovely family partner.