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Builders Mailed 2x4s in the 1980s - What?

Since 1942, NAHB has been committed to improving the housing industry and helping its members build communities. Walk with us down memory lane as we revisit some of NAHB’s most notable milestones, like builders mailing 2x4s to Washington DC in the 1980s, as well as other significant turning points in American history. Below are a ... Read More

Do you like to shoot things?

Are you an avid hunter?  Or maybe you just enjoy being outdoors and shooting at things in the sky.  Either way, the NEW HBA Sporting Clays Tournament is just for you!  Save the date and plan to join us for a day of Clay Shooting. Thank you to our Event Sponsor - Southern Materials Co. ... Read More

HBA Member Advantage Update - NAHB

April 12, 2016 GM NAHB Private Offer Continues and Business Owners Can Now Save $1000 We’re pleased to extend to NAHB members a private offer1 of $500 toward the purchase or lease of most new GM vehicles. NAHB members who are business owners can now qualify for up to $1,000 and also add on incentives ... Read More

Habitat for Humanity & Volunteers Work Together To Build Local Home

Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, Missouri (HFHS) and local volunteers will work side-by-side with a Habitat partner family to rehab their home in Springfield’s Zone 1. This home renovation continues the nonprofit organization’s efforts to create safe, decent, and affordable housing in partnership with low-income families in the Springfield area. Bank of America donated the ... Read More

Rustic Look - Somerset Hickory Saddle Flooring

If you’re looking to create a rustic look, Somerset Hickory Saddle, offered at Mouery's Carpet Center is a favorite for many homeowners. Its thick, contrasting grain lends itself to a more primitive farmhouse look and creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. Plus, Hickory Flooring is one of the strongest domestic Flooring options available, making it ... Read More

New Garage Screen Doors - Brookline Doorworks

Brookline Doorworks is now offering garage door screens by Lifestyle Screens. These are very handy screen doors to cover the garage door opening for fresh air and to keep the critters and bugs out. Now the garage can be comfortably utilized as a new living area in your home. The included sliding door makes it ... Read More

US Bank Hires Sharon Koechner - Mortgage Originator

U.S. Bank is pleased to announce they have hired Sharon Miller Koechner as a Residential Mortgage Loan Originator at 500 E. Battlefield St., Springfield, MO. Koechner has worked in the financial services industry for 20 years for several different financial institutions. She has more than 10 years of mortgage loan origination experience. She earned her ... Read More

Membership Event - Trivia Night at Meek's Design Center

Who loves Trivia!? Come and join us for a night of friendly Trivia competition as we see who can win 1st prize! Tuesday, April 19 @ 5:30 pm Meek's Design Center - 3231 N Glenstone Sponsored and hosted by Meek's - The Builder's Choice and Meek's Design Center The HBA Charitable Foundation will be facilitating ... Read More

CORN MADNESS - Another Successful Competition!

The 2nd Annual HBA Corn Madness Tournament was a competitive success!  32 teams came well prepared to face the returning champions to see if they could be defeated. Watch the video below to see who ended up taking home the prize!   Thank you to FamilySAFE for sponsoring this wonderful event for the second year ... Read More

Home Fire Sprinkler Summit - March 23rd

The City of Springfield Fire Department and the Missouri Fire Sprinkler Coalition have partnered together to host the Home Fire Sprinkler Summit on March 23rd at the Springfield Police & Fire Training Center (see images below for details). All HBA members are invited to attend this educational opportunity at no charge. The event is scheduled ... Read More

HBACF 5K Run/Walk - March Update

The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) will be conducting its first Construction Run on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The Construction Run will be a family oriented 5K run/walk, featuring a kids race and fun area.  The kid’s area is scheduled to kick off at noon, with the official race time to start at 1:00 pm. This ... Read More

Sign up Your Golf Team Now! - Spring 2016

There is nothing that says Spring more than playing a round of golf.  Sign your team up today for the Annual HBA Spring Golf Tournament! April 18 at Millwood Golf & Racquet Club Two-Person Scramble Check-in Time: Noon; Lunch Served: 11:30 am- 12:45 pm; Tee-off: 1:00 pm Click here to download entry form $170 per 2-person ... Read More