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Ohio National associates to pre-frame walls for two new Habitat homes

Cincinnati -- Ohio National Financial Services associates will pre-frame walls for two homes that will kick off the company’s new commitment to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati.

Ohio National’s Pre-framing Blitz is Friday, June 22, beginning at 9 a.m. The pre-framing begins at 9:45 a.m. at the Habitat Training Annex at 1701 Mills Ave., Norwood 45212.

The walls to be framed on Friday are the beginning of the homes to be located at 609 and 611 Walnut Street in Lockland, where they will add to a long-term, multi-home neighborhood revitalization project that is transforming the community, one family at a time.

The Pre-Framing Blitz is the latest collaborative effort between Ohio National and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati. At the beginning of 2018, Ohio National announced a four-year commitment in support of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati.

Since 2009, Ohio National has donated more than $1.8 million to Habitat for Humanity and has completed construction of 18 homes.

“Ohio National is excited to launch our next four-year commitment and begin work with Habitat on these two new homes,” said Gary T. “Doc” Huffman, Ohio National’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Our associates are proud to help give a hand up to local families for a more stable, brighter future.”

“We are so honored that Ohio National is continuing its partnership with Habitat. We are dedicated to helping families who want to make a positive change in their lives and through this partnership, we are able to help even more families own a home for the first time and break the generational cycle of poverty,” said Ed Lee, president and chief executive officer of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati.

To qualify for their Habitat homes, families must meet a variety of criteria and work beside volunteers from Ohio National and other organizations investing 250-500 hours or more of sweat equity into the construction of their homes. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati will sell the home to the family with a 30-year, interest-free mortgage.

For more information on Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati or to volunteer on the Ohio National homes, visit www.habitatcincinnati.org.

About Habitat
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati (http://habitatcincinnati.org/) is a non-profit Christian housing ministry that seeks to build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. Since 1986, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati has built, renovated, or repaired more than 600 homes throughout a nine-county region including Hamilton, Butler, Clermont and Warren counties in Ohio; Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties in Kentucky; and Dearborn and Ohio counties in Indiana.

It has also contributed to building nearly 1,000 homes globally in Armenia, Cambodia, El Salvador, and Kenya. Habitat is dedicated both locally and globally to construct, rehabilitate and preserve homes; advocate for fair and just housing policies; and provide training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.

About Ohio National
Tracing its corporate origins to 1909, Ohio National markets a variety of insurance and financial products through more than 75,000 representatives in 49 states (all except New York), the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and through affiliated operations in South America. An additional subsidiary operates in New York. As of December 31, 2017, its affiliated companies have $42.0 billion total assets under management. Products are issued by The Ohio National Life Insurance Company and Ohio National Life Assurance Corporation. Ohio National is proud to be named a “Top Workplace” in Cincinnati for nine consecutive years by Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics, June 2010-2018) and employs more than 1,300 associates. Please visit ohionational.com for more information and for the latest company updates, connect with Ohio National on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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