WILMINGTON, DE — The City of Wilmington is welcoming four new homeowners to the City’s East Side at a recent dedication ceremony, held on September 30th, sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County (HabitatNCC) on the 800 block of Bennett Street.
The event included a dedication ceremony with each of the four Habitat homes located on the 800 block of Bennett Street. The four properties are part of a 12-unit Habitat affordable housing initiative titled “Amala Way.” Amala has the intended meaning of “Peace,” one of the several core values of the affiliate including hope and faith.
During the ceremonies, HFHNCC staff, Board Members, community residents, and supporters gathered to celebrate new homeowners Nema Bass, Antonia Burruss, Marlise Carr, and Lucinda Cain for this momentous occasion. Also in attendance were Wilmington Mayor Michael Purzycki, New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer, Delaware State Housing Authority COO Cynthia Karnai, Bank of America SVP and Community Relations Manager Connie Montana, and DuPont Global Community Impact Leader Patrick McCrummen.