Tour Harford County’s Only Public Housing Complex at HDGHA’s Open House and “Friend-Raiser” April 25




Hosted by the Havre de Grace Housing Authority (HDGHA), the event is held to forge new partnerships with businesses and other agencies in order to help the non-profit in its work assisting low-income families.


Area businesses, churches, support agencies and other service groups are invited to attend the fourth annual Havre de Grace Housing Authority (HDGHA) Open House and Friend-raiser on Tuesday, April 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event is designed to build awareness about the non-profit organization and its mission, as well as to foster connections within the community to boost its volunteer population and enhance the programs and services offered to HDGHA residents.

Members of the Somerset Manor Resident Advisory Board welcome visitors to a previous HDGHA Open House & Friend-Raiser. The 2017 event takes place on April 25; businesses, government agencies and service organizations are invited to attend. Pictured: Board Resident Commissioner Martinea Trippett-Felton (seated) and (standing l. to r.): Neighborhood Watch Captain Warren Felton, Board Resident Commissioner Towanda Jones and Officer Jeff Gilpin of the Havre de Grace Police Department.


The Open House and Friend-raiser will take place at the HDGHA Somerset Manor complex, located at 101 Stansbury Court, Havre de Grace. Guests can tour select properties, see the neighborhood and speak with current residents in an informal session to hear firsthand how their lives have been impacted by HDGHA programs. A light lunch will also be provided. Visit the Open House event page on the HDGHA website to learn more. Register to attend here.

Tours of the housing at HDGHA’s Somerset Manor are scheduled during the non-profit’s annual Open House and Friend-Raiser on April 25. The event is designed to forge partnerships with businesses, government agencies and other service organizations in order to expand and enhance the services offered by HDGHA to residents.


Ellen Kunzelman is the HDGHA Family Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator. She says, “Our annual Open House is a way to connect with new partners whose donations of time and service truly make a difference and change clients’ lives for the better. Bringing new businesses and agencies on board allows us to continue to expand our offerings. The more classes, seminars, and training we can provide to both youth and adults, the sooner they can achieve their financial self-sufficiency goals as members of the community.”


About the Havre de Grace Housing Authority (HDGHA)
The Havre de Grace Housing Authority (HDGHA) at Somerset Manor was established in the 1970s to provide low income families and individuals with a safe, affordable place to live.  The community features 50 rental townhomes and is the only public housing facility in Harford County. More than just a place to live, the mission of the organization is to provide residents with a wide range of services, including job training and educational programs, to help them achieve personal economic self-sufficiency.

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