The Lemay Homes Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting took place on 11.15.2016 at 9 AM on a beautiful fall morning. Rise and Lemay Housing Partnership, Inc.(LHP) hosted the celebration inside Hancock Place School District. After the presentation, everyone moved across the street to 9410 South Broadway to perform the official ribbon cutting. The celebration commemorated the completion of Lemay Homes. Rise and LHP are co-developers on 40 new, single-family homes which are affordable to families earning 60 percent or less of the Area Median Income. The development is at full occupancy at this time.
Esteemed dignitaries included:
Kevin O’Leary, St. Louis County, District 6
James M. Heard, St. Louis Field Office Director US. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Dr. Phillip Mannhard, Chairman of Lemay Housing Partnership, Inc. Board of Directors
Mike Vogt, South County Specialist, St Louis Economic Development Partnership
Stephen Acree, President of Rise and Reginald Scott, Executive Director of LHP served as Masters of Ceremonies. All of the speakers expressed the importance of Lemay Homes to the community. Dr. Kevin Carl, Superintendent of Hancock School District, discussed the increase of 50 students to the Hancock school system due to the new families living in Lemay Homes and the positive impact the development has on the growth of the area.
A development like this takes a great team and we would like to acknowledge all of the players: