Habitat for Humanity hosts mortgage burning

2013-02-21T00:00:00Z Habitat for Humanity hosts mortgage burningFor The Times nwitimes.com
February 21, 2013 12:00 am  • 

HAMMOND | Have you ever wanted to burn your mortgage papers? Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana welcomes the community to witness a family do just that.

A brief ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Jackson-Sanchez residence, 5838 Erie Ave., recognizing Rebecca Jackson-Sanchez and her family.

Jackson-Sanchez has paid off her 25-year mortgage. In celebration, the local Habitat affiliate is holding an inaugural mortgage burning ceremony. The Jackson-Sanchez family is the second, through the Northwest Indiana affiliate, to pay off its mortgage.

For more information on Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana, call (219) 923-7265.

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