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Purchase Your Event Ticket or Sponsor our Raise The Roof Fundraiser Below

All sponsors will be acknowledged at the fundraiser Event and on our social media platforms!

Event Sponsorship Levels 

$1,000 - Build the House               *includes 4 event tickets    

$3,000 - Build the Street               *includes 6 event tickets

$5,000 - Build the Community     *includes 10 event tickets

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William Helmer

Helmer-Cronin Construction, Inc. in Stony Point, New York, was founded in 1961 and is principally engaged in commercial, industrial, institutional and multi-family housing construction, and has completed more than 650 projects.

 

In addition to building thousands of affordable housing units throughout Rockland County, some of his other important projects include the world’s largest Travel Plaza for the Marriott Corporation, the first passenger terminal at Stewart Airport for American Airlines, the historical renovation of the Hotel Thayer at the U.S. Military Academy, Rockland County Autopsy Suite, Alterations of Suez Headquarters in West Nyack, NY, RCC Hospitality and Culinary Arts Center in Nyack, NY.

 

Mr. Helmer received a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering graduating with honors from Clarkson University; where he was a member of Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon, and Clarkson Guard. Upon graduating from Clarkson University, Mr. Helmer accepted a position as Engineering Assistant with the Atlantic Refining Company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The following year, he reported to the United State Army Corps of Engineers. Upon leaving the Army, he returned to Atlantic Refining Headquarters in Philadelphia and soon after was promoted to District Engineer in Pittsburgh.

 

Mr. Helmer is a retired Officer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Mr. Helmer is a past president of Stony Point Lions Club, has served as a member of the Orange County Economic Development Committee, and also served on the Board of Overseers—Long Island University, Rockland Division for four years.

 

Mr. Helmer was appointed to serve as a member of the Rockland Economic Development Corporation several years ago and was elected Chairman for 2006 thru 2008. He also served on the board of Rockland Business Association. Mr. Helmer has served as Chairman for three years and remains on the Board. Mr. Helmer was a member of the Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 SAWG committee. He is a past resident of the Clarkson Alumni Association and was a recipient of the Clarkson University Golden Knight Award in 1991, in 2007 was elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees and named emeritus in 2018. Mr. Helmer became involved in many contractor associations and that involvement continues. He is a past President of the Rockland County Contractors and Suppliers, Construction Employers Association of the Hudson Valley, Construction Contractors Association of the Hudson Valley, General Building Contractors of New York State, and the Construction Labor Relations Association of New York State. The New York State Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America elected Mr. Helmer as a Director to the National Association of General Contractors of America. He was eventually elected Vice Chairman and then Building Division Chairman, served on the Executive Board for two years, and today remains as Life Director. Mr. Helmer has served as the Chairman of The Board at Provident New York Bancorp (NASDAQ: PBNY) until the merger with Sterling National Bank (Webster Bank NASDAQ: WBS) and was named emeritus in 2018.

 

Mr. Helmer and his wife, Sandy, reside in Nyack, New York, and Marco Island, Florida. They have four daughters and seven grandchildren. He enjoys all sports, especially golf, skiing and traveling.

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6 Bands - On Stage - All Day!

Enjoy a day of rock, jazz, hip-hop, acoustic and much more!

Proceeds from this festival will go to Habitat of Rockland, as well as to our performing artists.

Ribbon and Key Ceremony at Hillburn Village Habitat Home

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On Friday, January 21st, the Aguillard family cut the ribbon at their new Habitat home during the key dedication ceremony.  Their hard work and dedication - along with over 4000 hours of volunteer work - they have begun a new life in a home of their own! 

A Place To Call Home...

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Rockland County Executive, Ed Day,  Mayor of Hillburn Village, Joseph Tursi, and Mike Lawler, NY Assemblyman attend the Key Dedication Ceremony.

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The Habit of Giving

At Habitat for Humanity of Rockland County, we know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support.  Join us and get into the habit of giving, because it truly does make the world a better place.

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