Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc., a builder based in Potomac, enlisted the help of its associates, sub-contractor, and suppliers along with the Rotary Club of Potomac to join them in making a contribution to Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County (HFH-MC). On Saturday evening, June 2, Guy Hopkins Semmes, Vice President and Co-Owner of Hopkins & Porter Construction, in company with Greg Wood of Custom Carpentry and Renovation, and Nancy Nuell, President of the Rotary Club of Potomac, presented a check for $8,000 to John Paukstis, Executive Director of HfH-MD, during the opening ceremonies of the Big Train Baseball game at Shirley Povich Field in Cabin Regional John Park..
The 22 locally based companies that participated with Hopkins & Porter were A Ontko Plumbing and Heating, Barrons Building Supply, C & G Construction, Contemporary Exteriors, Cultured Marble, Custom Carpentry & Renovation, Downs Associates, Lea Allen Design, Norco Technologies, Perrine Planning & Zoning, Polytech Roofing & Siding, Potomac Horticulture, Potomac Mercantile Bank, Powerful Partnerships, Reliable Electric Associates, Rockville Window & Door, The Rotary Club of Potomac, Stouffer Bobcat, Stuart Kitchens, T A Bennett Masonry, Universal Floors, and William Oshinsky, Esquire. “We want to be builders of strong communities, just as Bethesda Big Train and Rotary and Habitat for Humanity are. We realize that individually we can only do a little, but as a team we can accomplish a lot,” said Guy Semmes. The Bethesda Big Train Baseball team defeated the Maryland Patriots 11-1 in the exhibition pre-season game on Saturday June 2. The season continues until the end of July. Information can be found at bigtrain.org.