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HomeAid announces board officers for 2018

HomeAid Southern Nevada, the official outreach partner of the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association, announced its newly elected officers for 2018, led by incoming president and local marketing executive Amy Thill.

In addition to Thill serving as president of HomeAid Southern Nevada’s board of directors, its 2018 officers include:

■ Carlos Zuluaga, vice president, of Pardee Homes.

■ Scott Donnelly, treasurer, of Cooper Roofing &Solar.

■ Stephenie Heagerty, secretary, of Boral Roofing.

■ Trent Scarlett, immediate past president of Wells Cargo.

HomeAid Southern Nevada’s officers for the coming year were installed at the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association and HomeAid installation luncheon Dec. 7.

In addition, HomeAid Southern Nevada welcomed a new board member, Lonette Nagy.

As a production manager at Pinnacle Homes, Nagy has industry knowledge and background that will help HomeAid continue to meet its mission of easing homelessness throughout Southern Nevada.

Founded in 2004, HomeAid Southern Nevada’s mission is building new lives for Southern Nevada’s homeless through housing and community outreach.

The mission is carried out through care days, education and awareness in the community and shelter projects.

The HomeAid Southern Nevada chapter is sponsored by the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association.

Since opening its doors, more than 150,000 square feet in the Las Vegas Valley have been renovated, and more than 3,000 homeless children and adults have been served through the great work of countless builders, trades, sponsors and volunteers involved with HomeAid Southern Nevada.

For more information about the organization or to volunteer for projects, visit www.homeaidsn.org, call 702-794-0117 ext. 100, and follow on Facebook or Twitter.

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