Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson is the Vice-President for Communications for The Fuller Center for Housing, a multi-award-winning columnist for the Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer and author of 4 books.

Chris Johnson

Congratulations to Linda Fuller and Paul Degelmann on their marriage!

Congratulations to Linda Fuller and Paul Degelmann on their marriage!

In 1959, Linda Caldwell and Millard Fuller were married. That same year, Paul Degelmann tied the knot. On Feb. 3, 2009, Linda lost her husband. On June 11 of that same year, Paul lost his wife, Juanine, to cancer. On Monday, the widow and widower turned their parallel journeys into a joint one as they […]

Happy birthday wishes are in order

Happy birthday wishes are in order

By Chris Johnson Director of Communications I would like to start today by wishing a happy birthday to one of the most wonderful, smartest, best looking, coolest and just dang near perfectest people I know – me. Yep, hit 41 today. That’s right, I’m on the other side of 40. Fortunately, I’m showing no signs […]

Let's hope our bike team avoids pop tops in Idaho

Let's hope our bike team avoids pop tops in Idaho

By Chris Johnson Fuller Center Director of Communications Did you know that today is National Flip-Flop Day? No? Me, either. And here I am a fan of the beach and all things Jimmy Buffett, especially flip-flops! Speaking of flips, keep the Fuller Center Bike Adventure team in your thoughts. They will be crossing the Washington […]

3M contributes to Kimberly Lacy's Fuller Center build in Haiti

3M contributes to Kimberly Lacy's Fuller Center build in Haiti

Kimberly Lacy, co-host of HGTV’s “Curb Appeal: The Block” and an ambassador for The Fuller Center for Housing, has announced a major corporate donation for her Sept. 3-10 house-building trip to Haiti. Lacy is leading a group of African-American women on a Fuller Center trip to build at least five houses in the Western Hemisphere’s […]

Looking toward Louisiana, including a Ginger Ford Northshore build right now

Looking toward Louisiana, including a Ginger Ford Northshore build right now

By Chris Johnson Fuller Center Director of Communications I’ve had that Chuck Berry opening lyric stuck in my head since I saw my Uncle Rocky Malone belt out some “Johnny B. Goode” on the guitar as the Missin’ Links rocked the Georgia Peach Festival last weekend. But it got me thinking about Louisiana. We’ve got […]

I like Kimberly Lacy, and so should you!

I like Kimberly Lacy, and so should you!

By Chris Johnson Director of communications  After a crazy first 7 days on the job, this might be the first day I’ve actually heard myself think – leading my colleagues here at headquarters to keep asking “Do you hear something squeaking?” Speaking of thinking, keep the Fuller Center Bike Adventure team in your thoughts. They’re […]

Atlanta fire chief, HGTV's Kimberly Lacy to work on Saturday's Greater Atlanta fire station project

Atlanta fire chief, HGTV's Kimberly Lacy to work on Saturday's Greater Atlanta fire station project

The Fuller Center for Housing’s Greater Atlanta covenant partner is leading a project to renovate Fire Station No. 9 on 3501 NW Martin Luther King Drive in the Adamsville community this Saturday. Greater Atlanta director Mark Galey is using the project as a way to thank first responders, but he also sees it as a […]

Leonard Pope and a bundle of hope

By Chris Johnson Director of Communications It’s been another day of heroic efforts with a lot to buzz about at the Fuller Center’s headquarters in Americus. The morning started with a meeting of the Board of Directors. After hearing from Fuller Center leadership and contributing their thoughts, the ambitious board left the office with a […]