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Important HBA Dates for 2018

It’s hard to believe that it’s already the end of 2017, but it’s time to get your 2018 calendar out and start making fresh plans! Here is a list of Important HBA Dates for 2018. Don’t forget to check out the HBA2GO email sent around the first of every month to learn more about HBA ... Read More

Time Running Out - Reserve Home Show Booth Space!

Thanksgiving is this week and Christmas not far behind, the HBA Home Show can creep up on you and catch you ill-prepared. So, put January 26, 27 & 28, 2018 on your calendar with setup dates of January 22-25. Don't forget the following: Reserve your booth space Request electricity Ask about WiFi sponsorship Schedule dock ... Read More

HBA Magazine Ad & Bundle Deadlines - November 30

If you were in the HBA Event Magazine in 2017 and would like to hold your placement in 2018, please email Aaron Wahlquist or call 881.3711 ASAP. The deadline to hold the prime locations is November 16th. Brief Overview: The HBA Event Magazine has a strong niche and great shelf life based on recent research ... Read More

November 2017 Membership Breakfast

Do you enjoy delicious breakfast food? Hanging out with fellow HBA Members? Having a voice in the future direction of the HBA? Come to the November Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, November 21st and get all of those things in one place!  This will be an open house event held at the HBA office from 7:30am ... Read More

Give Back at the 2017 HBA Christmas Party!

Christmas is the season of giving and the HBA embraces this tradition each year by encouraging our Members to donate an hour of service during our annual Christmas Party.  This year we are once again partnering with the Ozarks Food Harvest to help those in need in our community. We invite all of our Members ... Read More

Fun at the Habitat ReStore - HBA Membership Event Recap

The October HBA Membership Meeting was held Tuesday, Oct. 17th at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore.  While learning about all the wonderful work Habitat for Humanity is doing in our community, Members enjoyed delicious pasta, salad and breadsticks from Ott's as well as refreshing drinks.  The HBA would like to thank all our wonderful Members ... Read More

NAHB Revises Policy as Tax Reform Debate Heats Up

NAHB today unanimously voted to revise its policy regarding the nation’s tax code in light of recent discussions on tax reform between congressional leadership and the Trump administration. Today’s vote by the Executive Board gives NAHB greater flexibility as the tax debate unfolds and stakeholders seek consensus to shape a tax code that best serves ... Read More

Nominees Announced for 2018 HBA Board of Directors Service

The HBA of Greater Springfield Nominating committee has finalized nominations to start new terms on the HBA Board of Directors in 2018. The Nominating committee is chaired by HBA Past President Sam Clifton, and includes John Marion, Jason Bekebrede, Gary Loyd and Scott Shortt. The following nominees for the 2018 HBA Board of Directors Service will ... Read More

Insulated Vinyl Siding Adds Comfort and Reduces Energy Loss

Most exterior walls have insulation in between the wall studs, but allow significant energy loss through the studs themselves. Wall studs, both wood and metal, are poor insulators — when they come in contact with the exterior cladding, they allow heat to pass through them (which is called a thermal bridge). Insulated Vinyl Siding is ... Read More

Construction Run 5K Walk-Run 2017 - October 14th

The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) is ready to roll with the Construction Run 5K Walk-Run 2017 scheduled for 8am, October 14th at the Frisco Highline Trail in Willard. Entry fee after September 14th is $35/person. You can SIGN UP NOW by going to hbags.info/hbacf5k2017, or call the HBA office to register (417.881.3711). This event is the primary fundraising event for the HBACF ... Read More

Smoke Alarms Donation 2017 - Home Builders for Fire Safety

The HBA Charitable Foundation will make its largest Smoke Alarms Donation to date to local area fire departments as a part of the Home Builders For Fire Safety Campaign. In an effort to reach smaller, rural fire departments with tighter budgets, the HBA Charitable Foundation is donating these smoke alarms to Republic, Fair Grove, Willard, ... Read More

Tour Southern Supply's New Showroom for a FREE Ticket

Tour Southern Supply's New Showroom and receive a FREE Ticket* to the 2017 HBA Home Remodeling Show sponsored by Southern Supply. Southern Supply would like to invite you to their New Showroom so that you can not only Tour their New Facility, but also receive a FREE TICKET to the 2017 HBA Home Remodeling Show at ... Read More