Dash to Hold Annual Community Build May 18

By Staff


The Winston-Salem Dash will partner with Lowe’s Home Improvement and Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County to assist in the annual Community Build on Saturday, May 18, from 7:45am to 2pm.


Dash players, staff members and front office team members will join volunteers from both Lowe’s and Habitat for Humanity in the construction of five houses at two separate locations in the Winston-Salem area.

The build project is truly a community effort, so Dash fans are encouraged to help, too. To register as a volunteer, call Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County at (336) 765-8854. Everyone’s efforts will be honored during the Dash’s game on Saturday, July 27, at 7 pm A special video will be shown at BB&T Ballpark in dedication to this year’s Community Build.

The first location will be at 922 and 924 Roosevelt Street. One of these houses, donated to Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County, is undergoing a complete reconstruction, while another home will be built on the property. This donated lot was big enough to divide in half to accommodate a second house. The second location, 1825 Willow Oak Way, features three houses, one of which is very near completion.

All five houses are at various stages of their construction, so volunteers will be assigned to a number of different tasks. Volunteers will assist with flooring, installing trusses, installing shingles into the roof and landscaping, among other things.

Dash players, front office team members and volunteers from Lowe’s Home Improvement will be available for comment from 8am until noon.

Tonight is a Fireworks Friday at BB&T Ballpark as the Dash continue their six-game homestand with the first of a three-game set against the Potomac Nationals. First pitch will be at 7pm.  For tickets, call the Dash at (336) 714-2287 or visit wsdash.com.