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Local Business Raises Thousands for Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region

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A local business was flipping burgers and serving brews to raise money for a local nonprofit Thursday afternoon.

Etna Supply in Traverse City hosted a burgers and brews event that featured four teams flipping burgers to raise money for Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region. Director of Marketing for Habitat Grand Traverse, Tom Kachadurian, says he’s grateful for Etna Supply’s generosity.

“The kind of money they are going to raise tonight means a lot to us,” Kachadurian states.

People could try burgers from the four teams and donate to which team they thought had the best one.

“We had a lot of fun tonight,” Kachadurian says. “You don’t have to throw a $50 bill in a jar for a hamburger unless you really are motivated to help people and that’s what happened out here today.”

Etna Supply raised $6,252 for Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region. They say the money will be used to continue to help families struggling financially. Regional Manager for Showrooms by Etna Supply, Nathan Caspers, says Thursday was a fun way to give back.

“It was wonderful event, everyone really enjoyed it. We had families, we had heads of industry and different companies we do business with, but collectively everyone is here to support Habitat,” Casper explains.

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