Mid-Columbia Habitat for Humanity has become an official affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.
An opening celebration is scheduled for White Salmon on Aug. 29. The event will be held at Bethel Congregational Church, 480 E. Jewett Blvd., beginning at 7 p.m.
The objective of Habitat for Humanity is to "provide safe, affordable housing for people in need" in the Hood River/White Salmon area.
For more information, call 493-3720.