Dixon Habitat for Humanity’s “Band of Brothers” recently were reunited with two retired members, Dean Butterbaugh and Leon Kinn (sitting, fourth and fifth from left). Also pictured are (seated, from left) Larry Weinrich, David Blaine, 2018 Habitat family member Destin Traxell, Ray Navalnay and J. Philip Toney; (middle row) Bob Augustine, George Schneider, Bruce Munsell, Patrick Bishop, Dennis Yard, Ron Julin, Tom Burrows and Dale Baker; and (back row) Kyle Sommers, Paul Mellen, project manager Jan Thompson, Rich Boyson, Sam Watkins and David Bingaman. Photos submitted by Jim Dixon.
Dixon Knights of Columbus Council 690 braved the heat June 30 to build the roof of the Habitat for Humanity home on Custer Avenue in Dixon. Members pictured are (in no particular order) Grand Knight and crew leader John Burkardt, Gary Mosher, Tom Ballard, Saad Blaney, Michael Williar, Joe Jacobs, Andy Accardi, Gary Gornik, Alex Paschal, Ken Mendel, Johnathan Slager, Bill Long, Luke Dixon and George Schneider.
Members of Harvest Time Bible Church of Rock Falls helped Habitat for Humanity erect trusses on the home. Jason Hosler led the crew, including (in no particular order) Mark Jackson, Shelly Jaquet, Jased LeFevre, Aaron Webb, Thomas Witmer, Douglas Kolb Sr., Linda Nolan and Destin Traxell.