Fun-Raising

Company wide meetings at Home Creations are fun! But more than the laughter and camaraderie, this week we raised $800 in an auction for The American Heart Association. Employees gave of their time and talents with items to auction, such as: tennis lessons, golf lessons, a customized home made cake, lawn services, baby sitting, etc. The fun came in the bidding. We had special “guests” Anita ( the Anita from the 70’s), and Duh- Nita (Anita’s fictional twin sister), who gave bidders and the audience plenty of kidding and added comments to spice up the event. The employees really got …

Home Creations: A Kickball Tournament Story

Sore, sore, sore… my legs are still sore! Last Sunday I joined my Home Creations teammates on the field to play some kickball! We had a great time utilizing our mad skills to raise money for United Way. My fellow co-workers and I volunteered to join the team we called HC Warriors and although we came from different departments here at Home Creations, it didn’t take us long to become a formidable team of sure footed, confident kickers. During our first game we played an experienced group that challenged us to see the great potential of the “bunt” technique- in …

Last Day of Our Garage Sale!

Today is the 2nd and final day of our garage sale benefiting United Way of Norman.  We held one last year as well, and the success continues!  We were hoppin’ busy yesterday – people scored major deals on great used model home furniture, decor, and knick-knacks as well as items our staff brought in from home and donated to the sale.  Today we have a few items left – at the time of writing this we have a beautiful tall armoire, a loveseat with a lovely red printed fabric, a couple of desks, some knick-nacks, books, and a few lamps and random …

2011 United Way Fundraising Campaign: In Full Swing!

The worker bees here at Home Creations are in the midst of our 2011 United Way fundraising campaign.  We have set a goal of raising $2,500 in addition to our company donation.  We had great success last year, so this year we’re continuing with our raffle and adding a silent auction, both going on right now.  Our raffle has everything from restaurant gift cards to hair cuts to mini golf passes and more.  For the silent auction we have such beauties as a Scentsy basket, Arbonne/spa basket, car care basket, movie night basket, coffee lover’s basket, and even a Sooner …

Habitat For Humanity Builders Blitz 2010

Interview with Kevin Bennett, Home Creations’ Manager for the Habitat for Humanity Builders Blitz 2010: So, Kevin, what is a builder’s blitz? It’s an all out effort to build a home in 7 days that Habitat for Humanity conducts every year. It’s a crazy fun time of pushing yourself to the limit to get a home completed in record time for a needy family. Have you been involved in a Builder’s Blitz before? No, this was my first time, but Home Creations has built three Habitat Homes and done Habitat’s Builders Blitz before. What is the normal time frame to …