Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity

ReStore located in Buena, Vista, Colorado

Our Mission

Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity ReStore supplies overstocked, discontinued, new and used building materials donated by manufacturers, stores, contractors and individuals. These donated items are sold to the public at bargain prices or used in construction of Habitat houses. Revenue from ReStore sales go to building homes.

2014 Event – InsBREWation

ReStorative Arts InsBREWation Celebration
November 5, 2015

Over sixty community members attended the inaugural ReStorative Arts InsBREWation, an evening of dinner, drinks, art and an auction to benefit Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity and the Chaffee Arts Council on November 5th.

The Habitat ReStore donated items to members of the Arts Council who then refurbished those items into art pieces which were auctioned off in a silent auction during dinner.  See below for artists, the items they chose and pictures of some of the completed art pieces.

The Chaffee Arts Council raised $2,400 from the event, while Habitat brought in $1,000 from sales of tickets to the dinner.

Eddyline Brewery, 926 South Main Street, in Buena Vista, prepared a delicious, fall-inspired four-course meal for this brewmaster dinner, each course paired with signature Eddyline brews:

Appetizer: Mini roasted pumpkins stuffed with quinoa, paired with Jumpin’ Goat Dairy First Snow

Salad: Kale salad with pumpkin hop vinaigrette paired with Kickin’ Back Amber Lager

Entree: Pecan smoked duck with a sweet and spicy butternut squash chutney topped with local micro greens and paired with Pumpkin Patch Pale Ale

Dessert: Amber lager poached pears with home-made Pine Creek Porter ice cream paired with Pine Creek Porter

The items selected by the artists included:

  • Dana Chwan – old high-chair
  • Michele Wayland – small wood table and lamp
  • Sandy Horrocks – hanging coat rack
  • Margery Dorfmeister – metal shoe rack
  • Nora Larimer – small oak end table
  • Carolyn Rice – wood chair
  • Judy Silver – light fixture
  • Dee Sapper – trowel and African head rest
  • Jean Reed – glass vases
  • Bob Gray – ceramic bear
  • Laura Prawler – chair
  • Kathee Kiehn – display shelf and mirror
  • Chase Hollenbeck – old wooden chair
  • Jan Mitchell – plates and mirror
  • Silent Auction 2014 - 8

    A small refrigerator turned into a beer keg cooler

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