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Hinton honored with Volunteer Service Award during annual Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County Golf for Homes event

Freehold, NJ -  On August 21, Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County hosted its annual Golf for Homes event at the Battleground Country Club in Manalapan. The event, held during the Great American Solar Eclipse, was the most successful golf outing Habitat in Monmouth has ever held.  The event also honored, current Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County board member and former Fair Haven Mayor and Councilman, David Hinton.
Above: David, far right with Habitat partner families and his wife Harriet, far left
Hinton was awarded the Volunteer Service Award for his continued work with the organization.  Since 2010, he has served in a variety of roles from the construction site to serving as the organization's treasurer. Presently, David oversees the construction operations that includes new home constructions, A Brush with Kindness, Ramps and Rails and other programs that help low-moderate income homeowners throughout the service area maintain safe and affordable housing. He also serves on the board of Red Bank based, Lunch Break.  Now retired, David spent over 40 years in the steel industry, he currently resides in Little Silver with his wife Harriet.
"Dave's contributions to our affiliate are immeasurable. We are blessed to have such a dedicated and hard working individual committed to our mission to build homes, communities and hope," says Kate Nelson, president, Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County.
The event included support from sponsors: The William Gross Charitable; Dev Food, LLC; Paradise Enterprises, LLC ; Circle Construction Group; Allied Construction Group; Earle Company; Advanced Specialty Contractors, LLC; Liberty Insurance Associates; MPD Telesolutions; J. Fletcher Creamer & Son; and T&M Associates among others.
To view pictures from the event click  here

About Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County
Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County (HFHMC), serving Northeast and Western Monmouth County, is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity with the mission to put God's love into action. The organization brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope and a vision of realizing a decent place to live. HFHMC seeks to eliminate sub-standard housing and help low-income families achieve the dream of homeownership throughout its service area. It works with communities to develop decent and affordable housing where people can live and raise their families. In 2013, the affiliate hosted a Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project site in Union Beach to continue Sandy Relief projects in the area. The affiliate has built over 50 new homes and assisted over numerous families in Sandy related projects in Monmouth County. HFHMC currently services 83% of Monmouth County and includes the following towns and municipalities: Aberdeen, Allentown, Atlantic Highlands, Colts Neck, Deal, Eatontown, Englishtown, Fair Haven, Farmingdale, Freehold Borough, Freehold Township, Hazlet, Highlands, Holmdel, Howell, Keansburg, Keyport, Little Silver, Long Branch, Manalapan, Marlboro, Matawan, Middletown, Millstone Township, Monmouth Beach, Morganville, Ocean Township, Oceanport, Red Bank, Rumson, Sea Bright, Shrewsbury Township, Tinton Falls, Union Beach, and West Long Branch. For more information visit

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