Home Works Adds New Advisory Board Members

October 5, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – October 5, 2012 – Home Works of America, which offers home repair to the elderly and disabled at no cost, has named Pinkney Beal, Garret McNerney, Sam Davis, Brett Earp, and Bishop Herman Yoos to the Columbia Advisory Board.

  • Pinkney Beal and Garret McNerney are both currently seniors at Heathwood Hall and Cardinal Newman High School respectively. They have each been site leaders during Home Works repair sessions, and will act as youth representatives.
  • Sam Davis is the District 1 representative for the City of Columbia City Council. Home Works has repaired more than 120 homes in his district since 2003.
  • Brett Earp is the vice president of property management services at Colliers International.
  • Bishop Herman Yoos, leader of the Lutheran Synod.

We’re pleased to welcome these new members to our board. They each offer unique contributions that will help bring the community together to repair the homes of our most vulnerable said Hank Chardos, Executive Director of Home Works.

These new members join Home Works other Advisory Board members, including: Chair Sharon Bryant, Chuck Beaman, Mayor Steve Benjamin, Camille Bradford-Hugg, Marty Brown, Chris Burnette, Nate Clark, Chris Condon, Johnston Cox, Bruce Dyer, Andy Folsom, Andrea Fripp, Pam Graham, Marlon James, Bill Manley, Earl McLeod, Larry Salley, Antjuan Seawright, and Bobby Williams.

For more information on Home Works or to visit a work site, call (803) 781-4536 or visit www.HomeWorksofAmerica.org.

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About Home Works

Home Works of America was founded in 1996 to repair homes of homeowners in need, assist youth in their development and empower communities to meet the needs of their members. Based in Columbia, S.C., Home Works is a faith-based nonprofit that brings together teenagers, churches, businesses, trades people, and homeowners. Over the last 16 years, more than 30,000 youth and adult volunteers have participated in Home Works-sponsored building projects at no cost to the homeowner.