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            the Dates                                      LimeLight                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Building Hope for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Today’s Homeless
                                                     Formerly Rainbow of Hope Ball
                                                           Saturday, June 9, 2007
                                                  Under the Stars at the Village of Hope, Tustin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SPRING 2007

                                              JOHN KOLENDICH MEMORIAL

                                                                                                                                              "Design & Production provided by Hayes Martin Associates, Photos by Robert Rooks & David Heath."
                                              GOLF TOURNAMENT
                                              October 2007
                                                                    ORANGE COUNTY ASSOCIATION                                                                                                                                                                     Hope Family Housing – Buena Park
The John Kolendich Family carries on the
tradition of the annual John Kolendich
Memorial Golf Tournament in memory of
                                                                           OF REALTORS EVENTS
                                                                                              Friday, August 24, 2007
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Construction Underway
tournament founder, John Kolendich
                                                                                                                 Doheny Beach
                                                                                             Friday, October 26, 2007
                                                                                          Costume Bowling Tournament

                            Project            Playhouse                                   Friday, November 30, 2007
                                                                                   Installation and Check Presentation
                            September 8 – October 13, 2007

                                              September 8, 2007
                                              Project Playhouse Open House
                                              Only Time You Can Go Inside the Playhouses

                                                                     September 25, 2007
                                                    Project Playhouse VIP Party
Tradepartners' Painted Lady built by Shea                                                      Brandi Uehli and Glen Black at Project
Homes won the 2006 Craftsman and Kermit                                                        Playhouse VIP Party 2006
Dorius Awards

                                              October 13, 2007
                                              Project Playhouse
                                              Live Auction & Party
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hope Family Housing-Buena Park Ground Breaking - (From left) Eric Weinstein, John Laing Homes; Scott Larson, HomeAid Orange County; Rick Warsinski, City of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Buena Park; Patsy Marshall, Buena Park Mayor; Jim Palmer, Orange County Rescue Mission; David Prolo, John Laing Homes; and Steve Kabel, John Laing Homes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ‘Timing’ it is said, ‘is everything’ - a cliché   learning more about the development and its              Jim Palmer, president of the Orange County
Nathan Ong & Giancarlo Zappala, repre-                                                         Wahoo Xtreme Sports Shack playhouse                                                                                                               that proved more than apropos in recounting the     positive impact on their community.                   Rescue Mission (OCRM) - Hope Family
senting State Street pull the wining ticket                                                    built by Pulte Homes was a crowd favorite                                                                                                         recent Hope Family Housing-Buena Park                 On tap from John Laing Homes were regional          Housing’s care provider - and Mark Conzelman,
at Project Playhouse 2006                                                                      at Project Playhouse 2006
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ground Breaking where over 150 guests barely        president of Southern California, Steve Kabel;        OCRM board member detailed the various
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 escaped hurricane-like winds arriving on the        HomeAid Orange County board member David              program elements that will be offered to future
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 scene only moments after the majority of the        Prolo, John Laing Homes senior vice president;        residents the majority of whom will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 crowd had dispersed.                                and Eric Weinstein, Hope Family Housing               transitioning to Hope Family Housing from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   In spite of the winds, Hope Family Housing        project supervisor for John Laing Homes.              motel environments or Orange County Rescue
                                                                                                                               U.S. Postage
                                                                                                                                 PAID                                                                                                            Builder Captain John Laing Homes and its               Also on board were Buena Park city leaders         Mission facilities.
                                                                                                                               Irvine, CA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (continued on page 2)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 partners; the City of Buena Park, the Orange        Mayor Patsy Marshall and Councilmen Art
                                                                                                                             Permit No. 339
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 County Rescue Mission and HomeAid Orange            Brown, Jim Dow and Don McCoy, along with
17744 Sky Park Circle, Suite 170                                                                                                                                                                                                                 County were extremely pleased with a great day      city manager Rick Warsinski. Councilman Steve
Irvine, California 92614                                                                                                                                                                                                                         that provided a memorable experience for            Berry, though unable to attend, sent his
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 community and business leaders interested in        congratulations to the entire team.

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Hope Family Housing – Buena Park                                  Shelter Updates                                                                                    Shelter Updates                                                                                                            President’s
    Contributors to                     Date:                     Hope Family Housing – Buena Park                                         (continued from cover)    Isaiah House Renovation Underway                                                                                                    Message
                                                                  THE NEED:                                                                                             California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors, Orange
 John Laing Homes & HomeAid Orange County                            With over 35,000 homeless                                                                       County Inland Empire (CALPASC OCIE) is the Builder Captain for
                                                                                                                                                                     Isaiah House (“House of Hospitality”) serving Orange County’s poor.                                                          Every now and again our organization is
         are Grateful to the Following                            individuals and families residing in
Hope Family Housing – Buena Park Contributors                                                                                                                        The renovation in partnership with Pacific Design Estates Construction                                                     presented with a unique situation unlike any
                                                                  Orange County, the need for shelter
                                                                                                                                                                     and HomeAid Orange County is currently in progress and is slated for                                                       other, as was the case not too long ago when
                                                                  far outweighs the supply. In an
 ALM Painting                    McGrann Construction                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Orange County HomeAid staff was
                                                                  effort to address the challenge                                                                    completion later this year.
 Aliso Air, Inc.                 Mega Western Sales                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             introduced to Isaiah House, the Catholic
                                                                  the idea of Hope Family Housing                                                                       The predevelopment team responsible for getting the project ready
 Angelus Block Company, Inc. Mestre Greve Associates                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Worker-operated emergency shelter serving
                                                                  was born.                                                                                          for construction/renovation was recently honored at a ‘Start of                      The Catholic Worker community at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Isaiah House opens their home to      those with literally no where to turn.
 Bank of America                 Milgard Windows
                                                                    When completed in 12-18                                                                          Construction Celebration’ where Certificates of Recognition were                     the homeless and most downtrodden
 Bassenian/Lagoni Architects     The Moote Group                                                                                                                                                                                                          members of society who lack basic       It all began when John Markel, vice
                                                                  months from now, Hope Family                                                                       given to the following individuals and companies involved with the                   necessities such as food, clothing,
 Bayside Concrete Company        National Rentals                                                                                                                                                                                                         and shelter.                          president construction for long-time
                                                                  Housing will provide a haven                                                                       predevelopment phase:
 Borthwick Guy                   Oak Leaf Landscaping, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     HomeAid supporter Rancho Mission Viejo,
                                                                  where homeless men, women and
  Bettenhausen Inc.
                                 OCB Reprographics
                                                                                                                                                                       Pre-Development                          GMU Geotechnical                          Rancho Mission Viejo                  arranged for a day of giving at this Santa Ana
                                                                  children will ultimately find - not
 Building Industry Association                                                                                                                                         City of Santa Ana                        Heritage Energy Group                     Steven Langford Architects, Inc.      Victorian home sheltering the lost.
                                 OMB Electrical Engineers, Inc.   only shelter and refuge - but a true
  of Southern California,                                                                                                                                              Cumming LLC                              Huitt-Zollars, Inc.                       William Hezmalhalch
                                 Omega Products International     home where they may stay from six                                                                                                                                                                                               The HomeAid staff joined Markel and his
  OC Chapter
                                                                                                                                                                       Dale Christian Structural                JL Hare Associates, Inc.                  Architects, Inc.                      volunteers preparing, cooking and serving
 Briggs Plumbing Products, Inc. Orange County Lumber              months to two years.
                                                                                                                                                                        Engineer, Inc.                          Land Concern Ltd.                                                               more than 200 individuals and families. The
 CAL PAC Sheet Metal, Inc.       Outdoor Dimensions
                                                                  IN THE BEGINNING:                                                                                                                                                                                                             report of this experience was such an
 CALPASC, OCIE                   Pacific Line Cleanup, Inc.                                                                                                             Project Builder Captain, CALPASC OCIE is an association of specialty contractor and related supplier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                inspiration that Robert Grimm - HomeAid
 Cam Guard Systems, Inc.         Pacific Masonry, Inc.               Hope Family Housing –Buena                                                                      businesses working together on issues that have an economic or value concern for the welfare of its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Orange County board member - has since
 Capital Drywall                 Paragon Schmid                   Park became a vision of the Buena                                                                  industry. The association is represented and managed by its members striving for strength in unity and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                committed to the 5th Sundays of the year -
                                  Building Products               Park City Council after hearing a                                                                  betterment of its membership, and has to date brought on board over 23 trades contributing to Isaiah
 Children & Families                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and now he, his family and friends are
  Commission of                  Peterson Brothers                presentation on county homeless                                                                    House. CALPASC OCIE is working in close association with Pacific Design Estates Construction,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                taking up the Isaiah House of Hospitality
  Orange County                   Construction                    issues presented by Karen Roper,                                                                   a long-time HomeAid supporter that is overseeing the day to day renovation project management.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                tradition of giving back.
 City of Buena Park              Plumbing Concepts                executive director, Office of
                                                                                                                                                                       Construction                          DRI Residential Corporation                      Pacific Rebar, Inc.                 Not long after that first introduction Isaiah
 CTG Energetics, Inc.            Pro-Coat Systems                 Homeless Prevention and Aging.
                                                                                                                                                                       A2Z Construction                      Dynamic Plumbing Holding Co., Inc.               Peterson Brothers                 House was adopted as an official HomeAid
 Delta Faucet Company            Residential Electric             Soon after Roper’s initial report,
                                                                                                                                                                       Aliso Air, Inc.                       Golden West Plumbing, Inc.                        Construction, Inc.               shelter development - and I am excited to
 DePinho Roofing                 Residential Fire Systems         council members decided to take
                                                                                                                                                                       Art D’s Concrete Company              Hardwood Creations                               Standard Concrete Products        tell you that we are well underway to
                                 RGI Utility Consultants          an assertive approach and become
 Douglas Bender                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Sterling Plumbing, Inc.
                                                                  part of the solution to the homeless                                                                 Bayside Concrete                      Martinez Construction Concrete                                                     bringing the Isaiah House renovation dream
  and Associates                 Rheem Manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                                       BCI Framing & Drywall                  Contractor, Inc.                                Surco Development, Inc.           - to fruition. Thanks to Isaiah House Builder
 DRI Residential                  Company                         problem within their community;
                                                                  ultimately bringing HomeAid                                                                          C Construction                        National Electric & Cable Inc.                   Trimco Finish, Inc.               Captain California Professional Association
 E-Plastering                    RSI Professional Cabinet
                                  Solutions                       Orange County and the Orange                                                                         CALPASC, OCIE                         Pacific Design Estates                           T.W.R. Framing                    of Specialty Contractors Orange County
 Endrizzi Grading                                                                                                                                                                                             Construction, Inc.                                                                Inland Empire (CALPASC OCIE) - along with
                                 Schlage Lock Company             County Rescue Mission on board to         Hope Family Housing Construction underway                  Coastal Concrete, Inc.                                                                 Urban Concrete, Inc.
  & Excavating Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Pacific Design Estates Construction, and
 Eurodesign Cabinets             Smart Systems Technology         meet the challenge.
                                                                                                                                                                       When completed, the Isaiah House renovation will add 571 sq. ft. to the existing home including an                       their combined team of trades and
 Federal Home Loan Bank          Sommerville Conzelman               Subsequent meetings led to the City’s purchase of the Hope Family Housing property
                                                                                                                                                                     expanded kitchen with dishwasher; expanded refrigeration; enclosed dry good storage; handicapped                           consultants - Isaiah House is moving
  of San Francisco                Company LP                      and the formation of a partnership with the Children and Families Commission of
                                                                                                                                                                     accessible bathroom /shower; and a laundry facility. Exterior building improvements will include outdoor                   forward and is expected to be completed in
 First American Title Company SoCal Pipeline                      Orange County led by executive officer, Mike Ruane. The Commission came on board
                               Construction, Inc.                                                                                                                    inclement weather structures, as well as the replacement of porch railings, windows and screens.                           a matter of months.
 Gateway Insulation                                               with a commitment of $1.3 million dollars slated for construction funding.
                              Sun Coast Post Tension
                                                                                                                                                                     Additionally, extensive yard, drainage, shelter and storage solutions will be upgraded; and interior walls,                  Whenever I visit, I am humbled by the
 GE Appliances                                                      In addition to its support of Hope Family Housing, The Children and Families                     bathrooms, hardware and flooring will either be repaired or replaced.
                              TAD Engineering, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Isaiah House guests that - because of the
 Hillcrest Construction                                           Commission is supporting HomeAid Orange County through $10 million in
                              TDAC Development                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  efforts of the Catholic Worker volunteers –
 The Insco Dico Group                                             Proposition 10, ‘tobacco tax’ monies earmarked for various HomeAid service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                are able to find a dignified place where they
                              Temp Power Systems                  providers including to date, Precious Life Shelter, and Casa Teresa, both serving
 JAG Construction                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               can eat and sleep, if only for one night.
                              Therma Tru Doors                    homeless pregnant women.
 James Hardie                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Isaiah House is a day to day reminder that
   Building Products          Thornton Steel & Iron Works            Hope Family Housing designed by Bassenian/Lagoni Architects will provide 16                                                                                                                                                we are indeed our” brothers’ keeper.”
 John Laing Homes                TRG Land, Inc.                   townhouse units and a manager’s apartment each complete with a private courtyard,
 JPS Surface Solutions           Urban Concrete, Inc.             laundry and garage. Two separate areas include a village green, a play area and
 La Jolla Pacific                Vista Paint                      landscaped grounds, along with a multi-purpose community room that will provide
 Lasco Bathware                  Weyerhaeuser                     space for recreation, education and resident programs including job training, counseling           More than 23 trades to date are involved in the extensive Isaiah House renovation.

                                 White Cap Industries             and other services including life skills training that will assist residents with their ultimate                                                                                                                                Richard Hunsaker
 LGC Geotechnical
  Companies                      Wright Engineers                 transition back into mainstream society.                                                                                                                                                                                        President
 LI Metal Systems                X-Act Finish & Trim, Inc.
 MBC Construction, Inc.
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HomeAid Orange County
                                                         Shelter Updates                                                                                                        Shelter Updates                                                                                              Executive Director’s
  Board of Directors                                     Angel Stadium Diamond Club Provides Backdrop for Hope Family Housing                                                   Village of Hope Nearing Final Stages                                                                                Message
                                                         Pre-Development Team Recognition
            Richard Hunsaker, President
      Hunsaker & Associates Irvine, Inc. – President       The Angel Stadium Diamond Club provided                                                                                                                                                                                            Transforming Lives by
          Ron Saienni, 1st Vice President                an exciting backdrop where HomeAid Orange                                                                                                                                                                                            Transforming a Military Base...
         Biltmore Communities, Inc. – President
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The journey started nearly 13 years ago and
              Mike Grubbs, Treasurer                     County and Hope Family Housing-Buena Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              I’m proud to say that after years of hard work
    William Lyon Homes – Chief Financial Officer
                                                         Builder Captain, John Laing Homes could                                                                                                                                                                                              by hundreds of companies and individuals
       Jennifer Brooks, V.P. of Fund Raising
       Irvine Community Development Company              express their gratitude to individuals and                                                                                                                                                                                           that the Village of Hope is only months away
           Senior Director, Custom Homesites                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  from opening!
           Residential Land Sales & Marketing
                                                         companies responsible for the design
                                                         and approval process for this $5.4 million                                                                                                                                                                                              Five acres of the former Tustin Marine
              Sonia A. Lister, Secretary
Jackson, DeMarco, Tidus & Peckenpaugh – Shareholder                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Corps Air Station is being converted into The
                                                         HomeAid shelter development now underway.
           Tim Paone, Member at Large                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Village of Hope that will provide housing for a
         Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP – Partner          More than 100 men and women involved                                                                                 Tailored Masonry completed pilasters around site     All American Asphalt installing parking lot              total of 192 homeless men, women and
                  William D. Balfour                     in the predevelopment process were on                                                                                                                                                                                                children, with facilities for 36 families and
        Bank of America – Senior Vice President
                                                         hand to receive Certificates of Appreciation (From Left) Eric Weinstein, John Laing Homes; Scott Adams, Brian Neves,                                                                                                                 88 single adults. This unique shelter
                      Jay Blakslee                                                                      Bassenian/Lagoni Architects and Steve Kabel, John Laing Homes                                                                                                                         development will include 128 dorm rooms, a
           The Blakslee Companies – Principal            acknowledging their generous contributions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              child development center, playground, parent
                     Larry Buster
 First American Title Company, Inc. – Vice President,
                                                         representing over $500,000 in consulting fees for the project. In addition to the $500,000 in                                                                                                                                        education center, vocational training
                   County Manager                        predevelopment donations, another $800,000 in land and fee costs was donated by the City of Buena Park.                                                                                                                              classrooms, health care facility, donation
                     Val Celestin                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             warehouse, and support offices. There will
             Interiors by Valerie – Principal
                                                                            Those Honored At The Luncheon Included:                                                                                                                                                                           also be a cafeteria with an outdoor dining
                    Robert Grimm
        Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              area, and vegetable gardens.
             Wealth Management Advisor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The renovation of the two existing barracks
                                                                                               Bassenian/Lagoni Architects
                    Sandra Keedy
                                                                                               Architectural Design & Land Planning                                                                                                                                                           buildings is nearly complete. The Orange
        Hayes Martin Associates, Inc. – President
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              County Rescue Mission has received their
                    Rich Knowland                                                              Borthwick Guy Bettenhausen, Inc.                                                 Peterson Brothers Construction works on finishing    Leonard’s Carpet completed flooring in                   temporary certificate of occupancy and has
Lennar Corporation – Vice President, Land Acquisition
                                                                                               Landscape Design                                                                 basketball court                                     the administrative office                                moved into the 40,000-square foot building
                     Tim McSunas
           The Shopoff Group – Vice President                                                  City of Buena Park                                                                                                                                                                             serving as the hub for the Village, that includes
                     Michelle Pate                                                             Land & Fees                                                                                                                                                                                    the kitchen and dining areas, warehouse, and
            Transpacific Management Service              Borthwick Guy Bettenhausen, Inc.                                                  Douglas Bender & Associates                                                                                                                        office space for support staff. The chapel/
             Vice President, Client Relations            Kirk Keller & Bob Borthwick           CTG Energetics, Inc.                        Doug Bender & Alan Oveisi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              auditorium will be complete by late summer.
                      Dave Prolo                                                               Green Build/Sustainability                                                                                                                                                                     This amazing journey is resulting in
          John Laing Homes - Sr. Vice President
                                                                                               Douglas Bender and Associates                                                                                                                                                                  HomeAid’s largest project ever and is serving
                    Lee Rogaliner
Bassenian/Lagoni Architects – Executive Vice President                                         Civil Engineering                                                                                                                                                                              as a national model, demonstrating how to
                  Mike Schlesinger                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            successfully redevelop closed U.S. military
   LNR Property Corporation – Senior Vice President                                            First American Title Company                                                                                                                                                                   bases to help the homeless.
                      Nick Slevin                                                              Title & Escrow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Many talented and generous partners have
   Peninsula Publishing – Publisher/Editor-in-Chief
                                                                                               La Jolla Pacific                                                                                                                                                                               come forward to donate their services and
                   Michael Schrock                       First American Title                                                              LaJolla Pacific
              Urban Arena, LLC – Principal
                                                                                               Preconstruction Documentation                                                                                                                                                                  support and we look forward to spotlighting
                                                         Ed Luque & Bob Sawyer                                                             Mark Buberl                          Blakslee Companies striping basketball court         Valley Crest Landscape with the Toro Company is ready
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              all of their efforts. This partnership exemplifies
                     Karen Spargo                                                              LGC Geotechnical Companies, Inc.                                                                                                      to install landscaping for Village of Hope
                 Standard Pacific Homes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the generosity of many entities uniting to help
           Vice President of Sales & Marketing
                                                                                               Geotechnical & Soils Reports
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              homeless Orange County families with more
                    Thomas Steele                                                              Mestre Greve Associates                                                                                                                                                                        than $24 million in land, buildings,
            Hardwood Creations – President
                                                                                               Noise Control/Engineering Studies                                                                                                                                                              engineering, construction materials, labor,
                 Douglas Woodward
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              services and financial support being donated
             TDAC Development – Principal                                                      The Moote Group
                                                                                               Engineering Feasibility/                                                                                                                                                                       to the Village of Hope.
                                                                                               Offsite Cost Estimates                                                                                                                                                                            Oltmans Construction Company, the
The HomeAid Mission                                      OMB Electrical Engineers                                                          Residential Fire Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              project’s Builder Captain along with Lennar,
HomeAid Orange County, the founding                      Mario Castro & Chuck Yost             OMB Electrical Engineers, Inc.              Cesar Anchondo & Ty Maley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              William Lyon Homes, John Laing Homes,
chapter of HomeAid America, was established                                                    Electrical Engineering
by the leadership of the Orange County                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Laing Luxury and the Cheesecake Factory
Chapter of the Building Industry Association                                                   Residential Fire Systems                                                                                                                                                                       provided labor, management, supervision and
of Southern California in 1989. HomeAid                                                        Fire Sprinkler Plan                                                                                                                                                                            contributions from trade partners, associations
Orange County is an affiliate of the National                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and suppliers who donated their services,
Association of Homebuilders, a 501(c)3                                                         RGI Utility Consultants                                                          Entry building ready for lath and plaster            Courtyard ready for Ackerstone Interlocking Pavers to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     be installed by Peterson Brothers Construction           materials and talents.
charitable organization with the mission of                                                    Utility Consulting
building or renovating shelters for the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I look forward to you having the
temporarily homeless. HomeAid serves                                                           Suncoast Post-Tension                                                                                                                                                                          opportunity to visit the Village of Hope first
                                                         Suncoast Post-Tension                 Post-Tension Design                         TAD Engineering
individuals and families who find themselves             Kiffin Wigert & Dan Burrow                                                        Brian Nguyen & Henry Cao                                                                                                                           hand to see all that the building industry has
without shelter due to factors such as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        accomplished. Please call me anytime for a
domestic violence, job loss, catastrophic                                                      TAD Engineering, TRG Land, Inc.
                                                                                               Title 24 Work/Mechanical/                                                                                                                                                                      tour - and I hope you will join HomeAid for a
illness and crisis pregnancy. To date, HomeAid
has raised over $20 million in in-kind                                                         Plumbing/Engineering                                                                                                                                                                           sneak preview when the Village of Hope
contributions resulting in the addition of over                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               debuts at HomeAid’s recognition gala,
621 shelter beds benefiting thousands of men,                                                  TRG Land                                                                                                                                                                                       LimeLight on June 9th!
women and children in Southern California.                                                     Site Development Concept

                                                                                               Wright Engineers
                                                                                               Structural Engineering
                                                         Wright Engineers                                                                  City of Buena Park
  4                                                      Scott Jones                                                                       Rick Warsinski & May Hui             Entry framing completed by Tim Rhodes Construction                                                                                                                 5
          From the Director                In the Community                                                                                        In the Community                                                                                               Corporate
              of Development               Honorees in the Limelight – HomeAid’s 2007 Rainbow of Hope Award                                        Parker Rose Design Donates to Families Forward                                                                 Contributors & Donors
                                           Recipients to be Honored in the ‘LimeLight’ at New Venue                                                  New HomeAid donor Parker Rose Design, a BIA member and leading home staging and design services
                                                                                                                                                   company for the residential real estate and building industry, recently donated furnishings to Families
  I often hear myself saying that the                                                                                                              Forward - a HomeAid care provider that serves homeless families throughout the county.
world is a small place, and we are all                                                                                                                Brian Pidgeon, president of Parker Rose Design, and Chip Bridges director of sales, Builder Division
                                                                                                                                                   facilitated the company’s donation of five units of furnishings valued at over $13,275.
  That reoccurring theme became
                                                                                                                                                      Parker Rose was initially brought to HomeAid’s
evident recently when HomeAid
Orange County donated a playhouse                                                                                                                  attention through Wade Cable, retired president
to First Presbyterian Church in                                                                                                                    and COO of William Lyon Homes, a long-
Orange, my home town.                                                                                                                              standing HomeAid supporter.
   One of HomeAid’s Project Playhouse
entries, Bayou Boot Company, built in
2004 by KTGY Group, Inc. found its                                                                                                                 WELCOME NEW HOMEAID BOARD MEMBERS
final resting place as the centerpiece
                                                                                                                                                   Dave Prolo                                                                                                         President’s Circle
of a newly renovated playground at
                                                                                                                                                      HomeAid Orange County welcomes new board member David Prolo, senior
Orange Presbyterian Pre-School. The
Pre-School is one of many community                                                                                                                vice president with John Laing Homes. Prior to joining John Laing Homes’ South
outreach programs on the church                                                                                                                    Coast Division in 2003 Prolo served as the Division President for the company’s
campus, and the buzz around town is                                                                                                                Utah Division. A licensed general contractor who speaks fluent Spanish, Prolo is
that since the renovation took place -                                                                                                             a graduate of Brigham Young University – and is a member of the Sigma Lambda
enrollment is full, and there is a                                                                                                                 Chi; National Construction Honor Society; serves on the Industry Advisory
waiting list getting longer everyday!                                                                                                              Council for the College of Engineering and Technology; and is an active leader in
   First Presbyterian Church ALSO                                                                                                                  the Boy Scouts of America.                                                                                               Benefactor
hosts Project Hope School for                 HomeAid Orange County is hosting its 9th annual recognition gala on Saturday, June 9th                 A native of San Jose, California - where both his grandfathers were general contractors - Prolo, his wife
homeless children - that without such      beginning at 6:00 p.m. This year, HomeAid Orange County’s extravaganza will not only offer a new        and their three children reside in San Clemente, California.
a school would not typically have the
                                           name it has a complete new spin; a new look...a never before experienced experience! And to add
opportunity for an education. To
                                           to the excitement LimeLight debuts at the Village of Hope, HomeAid’s largest shelter development        Richard Knowland
make our world smaller still, most of
these children reside at Isaiah House,     soon to become home to individuals and families with now where to turn.                                   Richard Knowland, regional vice president with Lennar Homes recently joined
a HomeAid shelter development                 HomeAid’s “LimeLight” will center on a spectacular Wine Paring Soiree that will sprawl under the     the HomeAid Board of Directors.
currently under renovation with            stars throughout the Village of Hope campus where more than a half dozen exclusive restaurants are         In his position with Lennar, Knowland is responsible for the company’s Orange
partners CALPASC OCIE and Pacific          expected to bring it to the table where they will be touting the best of the best cuisine accompanied   County operations and oversees the development of several high profile master
Design Estates Construction.               by the perfect vin de choix.                                                                            plans and redevelopment programs including: The Villages of Columbus – 2,000                                                Patron
   The concentric circle of connection                                                                                                             homes at the former MCAS – Tustin; Central Park West – 1,380 homes in the
                                              The lighted canopy will provide the backdrop for two ‘nightclubs’ offering both a fast-paced
keeps growing as yet another program                                                                                                               Irvine Business Complex, and “A” Town, 2,500 homes in an urban village in the
                                           simulated club scene complete with DJ, and a star-lit lounge brimming with the sophisticated edges
will soon open on this rejuvenated
                                           of yesteryear.                                                                                          Platinum Triangle of Anaheim.
church campus. This time, the
connection is with an old HomeAid            “Limelight” is not only the name of the event, but the essence of it as well. Though the fun-factor     A graduate of Whittier College with a degree in Political Science, and California State University at Long
friend, Casa Teresa - a nonprofit that     has been ratcheted way up, as in past years, HomeAid Orange County will honor the work of               Beach where he holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy and Administration, Knowland is active in both
provides homes for homeless pregnant       committed companies and individuals that have given unselfishly to aid homeless men, women and          the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Orange County and the National Association of Homebuilders.
women – that will be opening an            children.                                                                                               Knowland resides in Irvine with his wife and children.
Infant Care Center later this year. As I
                                             This year’s outstanding Rainbow of Hope Award recipients are:
share these ‘coincidences’ with you’ I                                                                                                             Michael Schrock
am reminded how everything is                       Care Provider: H.O.M.E.S (Helping Our Mentally Ill Experience Success)                          HomeAid Orange County welcomes Michael Levi Schrock, principal of Costa
intertwined and how small our world                 Corporate Partner: Hayes Martin & Associates                                                                                                                                                                  HomeAid Staff
                                                                                                                                                   Mesa-based Urban Arena, LLC as one of its three new board members.
really is. Through events like these, it                                                                                                                                                                                                                          HomeAid Update is published by:
                                                    Media Partner: Churm Media                                                                       Schrock has a long history with HomeAid Orange County where he served                                        HOMEAID ORANGE COUNTY
becomes clear how we are all
connected through faith, hope and the               Consultant: KTGY Group, Inc.                                                                   several years as co-chair for HomeAid’s popular signature fundraiser Project                                   17744 Sky Park Circle, Suite 170
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Irvine, CA 92614
good graces of generosity – and how                 Sub-Contractors: Reed Thomas/Cal Pac Sheet Metal                                               Playhouse.                                                                                                     Tel: (949) 553-9510
HomeAid has the good fortune to                     Volunteer: The Mulvaney Family                                                                    Schrock brings 17 years of experience in site planning, construction practice                               Fax: (949) 224-1855
often serve as the vehicle that brings                                                                                                                                                                                                                            email: info@homeaidoc.org
                                                                                                                                                   and landscape design. He’s an accomplished urban designer with various types                                   website: www.homeaidoc.org
everything full circle.                      Adding to the new twist is the opportunity for attendees to donate to the silent auction and
                                                                                                                                                   of transportation, mixed-use, public sector recreational, commercial, residential, senior housing and multi-
                                           become part of the generosity of those that will be honored at the event. Dress is cocktail chic, and                                                                                                                  Executive Director:      Scott Larson
                                                                                                                                                   family public sector experience. Schrock manages the Orange County office and is responsible for the           Director of Development: Gina Cunningham
                                           the cost to attend “LimeLight” is $250 reserved seating and $150 ‘standing room only.’ Please call
                                                                                                                                                   design and construction for all office projects and charity ventures. Schrock’s vast experience throughout     Public Relations/
                                           HomeAid Orange County at (949) 553-9510 to make your reservations and to secure details                                                                                                                                Communications Manager: Delene Garbo
                                                                                                                                                   the building industry will serve him well in his role as a member of the HomeAid Orange County Board
                                           explaining how you can participate through donations and sponsorships.                                                                                                                                                 Administrative Manager: Julia Ung
                                                                                                                                                   of Directors.                                                                                                  Executive Assistant:     Joanie Smith
                                             We look forward to seeing you in the LimeLight!                                                                                                                                                                      Development Assistant:   Haydee Duchene
                                                                                                                                                     Schrock, his wife Andrea and their two children reside in Newport Beach, California.
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