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Eat pancakes, benefit Habitat for Humanity Jan. 18

A 21st annual pancake breakfast to benefit Montgomery-based Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit housing ministry, will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, from 8 to 11 a.m. at at the Aurora Advent Christian Church, 905 N. Edgelawn Drive.

The public is invited. The menu includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee, and orange juice.

Beth Conover of Aurora will lead church volunteers serving the breakfast, sponsored by the church's outreach committee.

Admission is $7. Children under 10 are free.

Information about Fox Valley Habitat projects and volunteer opportunities will be available.

Call 630-896-1963 for breakfast information.

Habitat background

Founded in 1989, Montgomery-based Fox Valley Habitat is a nonprofit ministry that partners with working families in need of affordable housing.

Volunteers have completed 50 units housing over 200 persons in Aurora, North Aurora and Montgomery.

To raise funds to build more houses, Habitat opened a ReStore retail operation in March 2012 at 4100 Fox Valley Center Drive in Aurora's Westfield Shopping Center.

The ReStore is a 28,000-square-foot retail outlet that offers new and used building and home-decorating materials to the public.

Habitat, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization, operates the store from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday thru Friday  and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Rev. Jeff Barrett, Habitat executive director and pastor of Genesis Community Church in Montgomery, said donations and volunteers are needed to help Habitat.

Call 630-859-3333 or visit www.foxvalleyhabitat.org for information.

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