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Habitat for Humanity Kamloops welcomes Genshorek and Rust Valley

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops has hired Correen Genshorek as executive administrator.

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops has hired Correen Genshorek as executive administrator.

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops is a non-profit housing organization based in Kamloops and serving communities in the Thompson-Nicola, Columbia-Shuswap, and Cariboo & Fraser-Fort George regions of British Columbia.

Correen Genshorek
Correen Genshorek is the new executive administrator of Habitat for Humanity Kamloops. - KTW file

Genshorek has almost 18 years of experience as executive administration, sales and event co-ordination and financial services co-ordination.

She has worked with both Cascades Casino and the Bank of Montreal and in the event and catering department at Sun Rivers.

Prior to joining Habitat for Humanity Kamloops, Genshorek worked with the general manager of Cascades Casino in Kamloops as executive assistant. She also co-ordinated social media, marketing and promotions for the casino and its restaurants.

As well as providing executive administration with Habitat Kamloops, Genshorek will handle media and events planning and work with local charities and non-profit organizations in the community.

Habitat teams up with Rust Valley Restorers

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops is raffling off a classic convertible from the 1960s, valued at more than $68,000 and restored by Mike Hall, star of History Channel’s Rust Valley Restorers, which is filmed in Tappen, west of Kamloops in the Shuswap.

To raise funds and community awareness to support its housing program, Habitat Kamloops decided to organize a classic car raffle.

While searching for a car, Habitat officials met with Mayhem Entertainment, which produces Rust Valley Restorers in association with Corus Studios.

From there, Habitat staff met with title character Hall, who owns the restoration shop — and an agreement was reached.

Rust Valley Restorers is currently in production, including an episode featuring the car that will be part of the Habitat for Humanity Kamloops raffle.

For information on when and where raffle tickets will be sold, call 250-314-6783.