Alabama Power Volunteers Dedicate 9th Habitat Home
What: Alabama Power Service Organization volunteers and Habitat for Humanity are holding a dedication ceremony for the Donette Nicholas home in the Rock Creek area. This West Jefferson neighborhood was one of the hardest hit by the deadly tornado that struck the Birmingham area April 8, 1998. The home is the ninth Habitat for Humanity home that Alabama Power volunteers have built. When: Friday, May 4, 2:00 p.m. Where: 7233 Don's Drive, Rock Creek For directions call Sandi George, (205) 257-4155 Facts: Donette Nicholas is the mother of a six-year-old son, Ethan. She and her son have been waiting two years for a Habitat home. Alabama Power Service Organization volunteers also built the Habitat for Humanity home for Ms. Nicholas' sister, Donna Miller. Both families are tornado survivors. Ms. Nicholas helped build her own house; Habitat for Humanity requires families who receive new homes to contribute 300 hours of sweat equity on various Habitat houses. More than 150 Alabama Power volunteers have worked to construct the new home.
Alabama Power provides affordable, reliable electric service to 1.3 million customers in the lower two-thirds of Alabama. Alabama Power owns and operates a total of 22 electric generating plants. Alabama Power is a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company
News Media Contact: Sandi George, Alabama Power Company Media Inquiry Line: (205) 257-4155
PRNewswire -- May 3
SOURCE: Alabama Power