New Hope Construction Features Sumner Special Housing in Fall 2007 Newsletter

Sumner Special Housing, Inc.completed their third group home in June. “The last home that we built in June 2007 with New Hope Construction materials was our best build ever,” states board member, Jon Hoscheit. He further states, “We also had the most material donations ever from many great companies in and outside our community such as drywall, concrete, flooring, deck materials, brick, house wrap, labor etc.” [Read more…]

Sumner Knights Dedicate Home for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Robert Johnson, president of Sumner Special Housing Inc., presents a plaque honoring Carlton Russell, the late founder of Sumner Special Housing to Russell’s daughter Christie Endsley and his son, Mike Russell. The plaque was unveiled during the dedication of Sumner Special Housing’s third group home for adults with intellectual disabilities. [Read more…]

Knight’s Line Special Issue Features SSHI Founder

On October 2nd, the Knights of Council 9132 and the Bishop Durick Assembly lost a
friend, a mentor, and a leader in the cause of the mentally retarded, of patriotism, and
of Knighthood in general when Carlton Russell succumbed to his illness at the age of 73. [Read more…]

Obituary: Carlton Russell, SSHI Founder

Carlton RussellAge 73, of Hendersonville passed away on Oct. 2, 2006. Preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Lorene G. Russell. Carlton was a member of the Hendersonville Police Department 77-97, a life member of the VFW Post 9851, Commander 04-05, the MR Foundation of TN-Board Director and Sumner Special Housing-President-Chairman. [Read more…]

DuPont Gives Charities Money on Behalf of Employees

DuPont Plant Manager Larry Jackson presents a $1,000 check to employee Jon Hoschiet and John R. Janicek, Sumner Special Housing treasurer. [Read more…]