Habitat ReStore names new manager

Special to the Exchange

March 28, 2014

LAURINBURG — A new chapter has officially opened for the Habitat for Humanity of Scotland County ReStore with the naming of Bob Ray of Laurinburg as its new manager. Ray officially began his duties on March 17.

He resides in Laurinburg with his wife, Debbie, and they are the parents of three adult daughters. He is a native of Hoke County and a Cum Laude graduate of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, having received the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in management.

“I am very excited for the opportunity to serve with the employees and volunteers in supporting Habitat for Humanity through the ReStore,” Ray said. “My faith requires that I help my fellow man and Habitat for Humanity does that by providing affordable housing in our community.”

The ReStore, owned and operated by Habitat for Humanity of Scotland County, is located at 12340 McColl Road/U.S. 401 South. It is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The store accepts donations of new and gently used items and recruits volunteers to work in the store. The revenue from the sale of donated items helps fund the building of the Habitat for Humanity homes in Scotland County.

To volunteer or schedule a pick-up of donated items, call 910-276-3395.