MEDIA ADVISORY -- Newport News Shipbuilding to Dedicate 12th Habitat for Humanity House

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| Source: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.

ADVISORY, May 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: Shipbuilders from Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division will join Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg and community leaders to dedicate the 12th Habitat for Humanity house that the shipyard has helped to build.
   
  Speakers will include Rep. Bobby Scott; State Sen. John Miller; Newport News City Council members Rob Coleman and Sharon Scott; Carolyn Pittman, Newport News Shipbuilding's vice president and chief financial officer; Cathy McQuade, president-elect, Habitat for Humanity board of directors; Karen Joyner, CEO, Virginia Peninsula Food Bank; and Michael Lee, vice president, United Steelworkers Local 8888.
   
When: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday
   
Where:  5 Woodhaven Road
  Newport News, Va. 
   
RSVP: Christie Miller, Huntington Ingalls Industries, (757) 380-3581
  Christine.Miller@hii-co.com 
  Please RSVP by noon Tuesday 

During the dedication ceremony, the keys to the new house will be given to Jeremiah and Crystal Lamberty and their family. The shipyard has partnered with Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg since 2002 to build homes for families in Hampton Roads.

Huntington Ingalls Industries designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder at its Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions. Employing more than 38,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, HII also provides a wide variety of products and services to the commercial energy industry and other government customers, including the Department of Energy. For more information about HII, visit: