Pinellas County elected officials participate in Habitat for Humanity build day (PHOTOS)

Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties hosted a volunteer build day for local, elected officials.

Twenty-five elected officials, from across the county, volunteered at Habitat Pinellas and West Pasco 800th home build, at 2790 53rd Ave N, St. Petersburg.

The build day was followed by an affordable housing discussion. Topics included policy solutions and funding approaches to the affordable housing continuum.

“Thanks to the hard work of our elected officials at the state and local level, Brianna Clayton is one step closer to achieving the American Dream of homeownership. Their partnership allows us to continue serving more families and strongly advocate for affordable homeownership opportunities for all,” said Mike Sutton, president and chief executive officer of Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties.

Elected officials that were confirmed to attend the event included:

  • Florida Representative Linda Chaney
  • Florida Representative Lindsay Cross
  • Clearwater Mayor Frank Hibbard
  • Clearwater Council Member Kathleen Beckman
  • Tarpon Springs Vice Mayor Craig Lunt
  • Tarpon Springs Commissioner Panagiotis Koulias
  • Tarpon Springs Commissioner Mike Eisner
  • Dunedin City Commissioner Jeff Gow
  • Gulfport City Commissioner Paul Ray
  • Gulfport City Commissioner April Thanos
  • Largo Mayor Woody Brown
  • Largo Commissioner Eric Gerard
  • Largo Commissioner Jamie Robinson
  • Largo Commissioner Donna Holk
  • St. Pete Councilmember Ed Montanari
  • St. Pete Councilmember Lisset Hanewicz
  • St. Pete Councilmember Deborah Figgs-Sanders
  • Safety Harbor Mayor Joe Ayoub
  • Palm Harbor Fire Commissioner Casey Cane
  • Pinellas School Board Member Lisa Cane
  • Pinellas School Board Member Caprice Edmond
  • Pinellas Board of County Commissioner Charlie Justice
  • Pinellas Board of County Commissioner Dave Eggers
  • Pinellas Board of County Commissioner Brian Scott
  • Pinellas Board of County Commissioner Chris Latvala
  • Pinellas Board of County Commissioner Janet Long


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