September 29, 2022


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HII Dedicates 19th Habitat For Humanity Home

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Elected officials and community leaders joined representatives from Newport News Shipbuilding and Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg Thursday to welcome the Hunter family to their new home. The house is the 19th that shipyard volunteers have constructed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

Elected officers and group leaders joined reps from Newport Information Shipbuilding and Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg Thursday to welcome the Hunter household to their new dwelling. The home is the 19th that shipyard volunteers have produced in partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

NEWPORT News, Va., June 17, 2022 (Globe NEWSWIRE) — World-wide protection and systems companion HII (NYSE: HII) declared right now that the company’s Newport Information Shipbuilding division joined elected officials and neighborhood leaders Thursday to dedicate the 19th property shipyard volunteers have made in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Higher Williamsburg since 2002.

The ribbon-slicing welcomed Mickeia Hunter and her little ones — Cinque and Nehemiah — to their new residence. Julia Jones, vice president of production and industrial production and methods engineering at Newport News Shipbuilding, introduced the home keys to Hunter.

“Whether you are constructing a home or a ship, you want the correct instruments, processes and materials to get the job carried out,” Jones explained. “While the result could be a minimal unique, the builders’ perseverance and satisfaction is the very same. It is this identical sensation that we rejoice in this new residence and the claims it gives. Just like the crew of a ship, now it is time for the Hunter household to just take this dwelling and make it a dwelling.”

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The a few-bed room, 1,200-square-foot dwelling is in the city’s Southeast group, constructed on land donated by the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Additional than 100 shipbuilders contributed extra than 600 volunteer several hours to assist with design outside of their operate shifts.

“Mickeia’s father is a retiree from the shipyard, so it was a special link that volunteers from the shipyard partnered on this task. We could not have accomplished it with out them,” stated Janet V. Inexperienced, CEO of Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Higher Williamsburg. “We know the Hunters will be equipped to appreciate this property as spouse and children and make new recollections for years to occur.”

The Hunters will just take ownership of the home immediately after agreeing to spend again the no-interest home finance loan on time. The payments will be cycled again into the group so additional homes can be crafted for qualifying people.

Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg is a non-financial gain group serving the towns of Hampton, Newport Information, Poquoson and Williamsburg and the counties of Charles Metropolis, James Town, New Kent and York. For much more details, stop by

HII is an all-area defense and systems spouse, identified globally as America’s major shipbuilder. With a 135-year history of reliable partnerships in advancing U.S. nationwide protection, HII delivers important abilities ranging from the most strong and survivable naval ships at any time developed, to unmanned methods, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII potential customers the market in mission-pushed alternatives that aid and permit an all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s experienced workforce is 44,000 sturdy. For additional data make sure you stop by:


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