Habitat partners with Town to revitalize Wall St. community

  • Monday, August 25, 2014

Dan Brown/Independent Moncks Corner Mayor Bill Peagler, along with Habitat for Humanity Berkeley County Executive Director Bryant Knepp meet with representatives from Eastwood Homes Jason Esposito, Mike Bass and Dion Matheney at the site of the latest Moncks Corner project on Cooper Street.

The popular cliche “It takes a village,” carries some substance in this instance.

Partnering with the Town of Moncks Corner, the Berkeley County Habitat for Humanity is in the process of making yet another local family’s dreams of owning a home come true.

“I think Moncks Corner is the leader in Berkeley County in building Habitat for Humanity homes,” said Mayor Bill Peagler. “Our goal with the Town of Moncks Corner has been to improve the quality of life for our residents. Partnering with Eastwood Homes and Habitat for Humanity goes a long way in revitalizing our communities and improving the quality of life for our residents.”

The mayor, along with representatives from Eastwood Homes and Habitat for Humantiy - Berkeley County gathered at the latest home site in Moncks Corner at 251 Cooper Street in the Wall Street Community on Wednesday, Aug. 20 to observe the longstanding partnership and get an update on the construction progress.

“The Cooper Street home should be completed and ready for occupancy in early October,” said Habitat for Humanity Director Bryant Knepp. “We are very grateful and appreciative of the working relationship we’ve enjoyed with the Town of Moncks Corner and Eastwood Homes.”

Eastwood Homes has been involved with Habitat and Moncks Corner from the beginning.

“Eastwood Homes is proud to have the opportunity to work in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity to help make a difference in the local community here in Monck’s Corner as well as help a family in need,” said Jason Esposito Charleston Division President of Eastwood Homes.

The local Habitat for Humanity affiliate has built nearly 30 homes in Berkeley County in more than 23 years of service to the communtiy.

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