On January13th, HomeAid Atlanta announced the recipients of their annual awards at the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association Installation and Awards Reception at Villa Christina. Every year, the non-profit organization honors three individuals with their awards Builder Supporter of the Year, Trade Partner of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. Throughout the year, these individuals have demonstrated outstanding commitment to HomeAid as well as their mission. The 2009 Award recipients were:
- Dan Mattox of Builders II – 2009 Builder Supporter of the Year
- Mitch Hires of Construction Resources, Inc. – 2009 Trade Partner of the Year
- Dina Gundersen of Monte Hewett Homes & Creative Thunder Design – 2009 Volunteer of the Year
The HomeAid Atlanta Builder Supporter of the Year award recognizes a devoted builder advocate of HomeAid Atlanta. The 2009 award recipient, Dan Mattox, has been involved in various roles with HomeAid Atlanta over the past six years. He is a member of HomeAid Atlanta’s board of directors and has participated in transitional housing construction projects in Decatur and College Park. He also served as a playhouse builder for HomeAid Atlanta’s signature annual fundraiser, Project Playhouse®, in 2008.
The HomeAid Atlanta Trade Partner of the Year award honors an extraordinary non-builder partner in one or more HomeAid Atlanta transitional housing developments. Mitch Hires, the 2009 award winner, has generously donated and installed a combination of kitchen countertops, cultured marble vanity tops, sinks, mirrors and wire shelving for five transitional housing projects over the past four years. He has also regularly participated in two of HomeAid Atlanta’s annual fundraisers, Project Playhouse® and the Fairway to Haven® Golf Classic.
The HomeAid Atlanta Volunteer of the Year award is presented to one of HomeAid’s dedicated volunteers for his or her outstanding service. The 2009 award recipient, Dina Gundersen, has been actively involved with HomeAid Atlanta for several years. She has shared her marketing expertise to provide promotional support for HomeAid Atlanta’s Project Playhouse®. She is also an original member of HomeAid’s Essentials for Young Lives Drive committee, assisting with the organization, marketing and implementation of the annual drive to collect baby supplies for homeless infants and toddlers.
Congratulations to these three extraordinary Atlanta real estate professionals!