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2017 Heritage and Holly Historical Home Tour

Dove, Inc. is honored to have been selected to carry on the traditions of the Annual Heritage & Holly Tour.  NWRAPS, Near Westside Restoration and Preservation Society,  has hosted this event for 26 years. The annual tour focuses on architectural treasures, local history and Decatur community restoration. When looking for an organization to be the event’s future sponsor, NWRAPS approached their neighbor, Dove, Inc.  Dove, Inc. Governing Board President, Rev. Jason Butterick, states, "It’s a good fit, focusing on restoring area homes and families inside and out." Dove, Inc. plans to continue the event as an annual fundraiser to support local programs.

The 2017 event will be held the weekend after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 24, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday the 25th, from noon to 6:00 p.m.

$18 Advance Tickets are available at the following locations through Noon, November 22:

All Things Beautiful, 219 N. Main StreetDove, 302 S. Union Street and 788 E. Clay StreetLand…

Letter from the Executive Director of Dove, Inc.:

Dear Friends,



"As human beings, our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us really is, that each of us has something that no one else has ― or ever will have ― something inside that is unique to all time. It's our job to encourage each other to discover that uniqueness and to provide ways of developing its expression." – Fred Rogers



Today in our area there are people who feel invisible, forgotten, and alone. They live in our neighborhoods, some in homes, some in cars, some staying on a couch, some on the street. They are our brothers, sisters, neighbors, friends, children and parents. Whatever the circumstance, we have a job to do for them. A job to let them know they are seen, remembered, and have a community who cares. A job to encourage them to grow and be whom they were created to be. A job to love. We do that in ways big and small at Dove. Whether it’s simply being the friendly voice on the phone, or organizing support syste…