Bonnie McPhillips

Columbus Housing Authority Executive Director Bonnie McPhillips recently received the Orville Stanton Award for her dedication to the community.

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McPhillips honored for service

COLUMBUS — The Columbus Housing Authority recently hosted the Nebraska Chapter of NAHRO (National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials) Conference at Ramada-Columbus with 125 staff and directors from housing authorities across the state in attendance.

Bonnie McPhillips, executive director of Columbus Housing Authority, received the Orville Stanton Award for her outstanding dedication and service to the community, supplying affordable housing to low-income residents, seniors and those with disabilities.

McPhillips serves on multiple boards and committees for many businesses and services. She has held and attended many meetings with local leaders, contractors, builders and investors to reinforce the need for more affordable housing in Columbus.

Columbus Housing Authority was also honored with an award for outstanding service to the tenants, in recognition of the excellent services it provides to those who reside the property.

ADM donates to Habitat

COLUMBUS -- Archer Daniels Midland Company recently donated $1,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Columbus.

The donation will go toward the purchase of construction tools. Habitat for Humanity is a Christian housing ministry that builds new, affordable homes for families in Columbus. Habitat for Humanity of Columbus will dedicate its sixth home today.

The donation was given through ADM Cares, a social investment program that directs funds to initiatives and organizations that drive meaningful social, economic and environmental progress worldwide.

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