New executive director selected for Decatur Area Habitat for Humanity

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DECATUR - Decatur Area Habitat for Humanity's Board of Directors have announced that a new executive director for the organization has been selected.

Habitat officials say Ed Smith was appointed to the position effective July 6.  According to Board President Carl Curry, Smith has "the right background to enhance the vision and mission" of the Decatur chapter of Habitat for Humanity.  Smith says that he is "thrilled" to be selected for the position, and that being executive director will allow him to assist in building quality homes for the community.  

For more information about Habitat for Humanity, or to find ways that you can help, visit or call (217) 425-6446.

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