the Dates LimeLight Building Hope for
Formerly Rainbow of Hope Ball
Saturday, June 9, 2007
Under the Stars at the Village of Hope, Tustin
JOHN KOLENDICH MEMORIAL
"Design & Production provided by Hayes Martin Associates, Photos by Robert Rooks & David Heath."
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
tournament founder, John Kolendich
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
October 13, 2007
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
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
Address Service Requested
community and business leaders interested in congratulations to the entire team.
W W W. H OM E A I D O C . O RG
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
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
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
Companies Wright Engineers transition back into mainstream society. President
LI Metal Systems X-Act Finish & Trim, Inc.
MBC Construction, Inc.
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
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
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
area, and vegetable gardens.
Wealth Management Advisor The renovation of the two existing barracks
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
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
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,
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 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: firstname.lastname@example.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.