Habitat Happenings

Meet us Monday: James Card

This post is part of an new series to help you get to know the many faces at the Habitat Wake ReStores. Check back every Monday to meet a new face and read a little about the people who make up our great team. 

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Name and Title: James Card, Apex ReStore Associate

Home town: Skaneateles, NY

Current town: Holly Springs, NC

When did you start working at Habitat Wake? 2015

What is your favorite thing about working for Habitat? I love working with the people — customers, volunteers, and staff.

What does your typical work day look like? Working in the back room [where we receive and process donations]. There’s a different challenge every day.

What do you do in your spare time? Hang out with my grandkids.

Do you have any pets or children? 1 dog, 3 kids, 2 grandkids.

Favorite meal: Anything pasta

Favorite sport (to play or to watch, or both): Hockey

Favorite place to take out-of-town guests: North Carolina Zoo.

Thanks James! We appreciate your hard work in the Apex store.

Buy your holiday cards from Habitat Wake

Have you bought your holiday cards yet? Habitat Wake’s holiday cards are a great way to honor your loved ones. You can purchase blank cards, e-cards, or “honor” cards, which include a hand-addressed envelope and holiday stamp.

These cards are available online and also in the ReStores. You can also find out more more about the designs and honor cards by visiting http://www.habitatwake.org/holidaycards/.

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Meet us Monday: Lee Alexander

This post is part of an new series to help you get to know the many faces at the Habitat Wake ReStores. Check back every Monday to meet a new face and read a little about the people who make up our great team. 

 

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Name and Title: Lee Alexander, Glenwood Ave. ReStore Assistant Manager

Home town: Garner, NC

Current town: Willow Spring, NC

When did you start working at Habitat Wake? October 2016

What is your favorite thing about working for Habitat? The comradery and working towards something (funding the housing projects).

What does your typical work day look like? Right now, CONSTRUCTION! We are building racks, carts, fixtures, and painting. The Glenwood Ave. store itself is undergoing construction with a new roof, stripping and resurfacing the floors, and tearing down some walls, etc.

What do you do in your spare time? I am currently working on my degree in Information Systems Security (IT Security). I spend any extra time with my wife and 9 year old little girl. I also like sports: basketball, football, golf, tennis, and my favorite collegiate team is: UNC……GO HEELS!

Do you have any pets or children? No pets, 1 daughter (9 years old)

Favorite meal: Meat Lovers Pizza or Lasagna

Favorite sport (to play or to watch, or both): Basketball

What are three items on  your bucket list?  Vacation to Hawaii for at least 2 weeks; sky dive if I can pull myself to do it; and take my daughter on real camping/hiking trip in the mountains.

Dream vacation: Tour England, Scotland, and Italy for a month.

Do you have any strange hidden talents? I enjoy going to the gun range and I am a really good shot.

Favorite movie line: Yo ho, yo ho, a pirates life for me. Pirates of the Caribbean.

Thanks Lee! We can’t wait to get that Glenwood Ave. store open so we can serve even more families.  

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