Archive for 2015

November HBA Event at Kitchenland

A big thanks goes out to Kitchenland for hosting our November HBA Event!  A large crowd came out to enjoy the good food and company.  And no one left empty handed, some lucky winners even left with a little more than they bargained for. Congrats to our prize winners! $50 Lowes Gift Card – Kevin…

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New and Renewing Members – November 2015

People are finding your company using their phone with a clean and simple search. Go to HBAHomePros.com on your phone and “Add to Home Screen.” Check your website stats and see how much traffic the HBA is sending you.  Annual HBA Event Magazine Profile and Advertising Deadline is near! Contact Aaron at 881.3711. NEW ASSOCIATE…

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Senate Vote Another Hit to WOTUS Rule

On Tuesday, the Senate failed to secure the 60 votes needed to proceed to consideration of S. 1140, legislation that would have overturned the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rulemaking. But it’s not all bad news. NAHB solidified the support of 58 Senators. Democratic Sens. Joe Donnelly (Ind.), Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.), Joe…

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HBA Charitable Foundation Looking for Members

The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) is currently looking for board and committee members – would you be interested in taking part in this dynamic group? The HBACF raises money to support our local community. Currently we grant scholarships to MSU and OTC Construction and Interior Design students, we give departmental grants to MSU and OTC…

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Deadlines for Magazine Builder Profiles & Advertisements – 2016

The HBA Event Magazine ad rates have been reduced for 2016 so that members can investigate additional HBA Marketing Resources. Bonus – if magazine ad paid for before December 31, 2015 you will receive an additional 5% discount off your ad. Double Bonus – Builders can once again submit a free profile (short bio –…

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Employee Misclassification – Do You Fear Being Penalized?

Are you concerned that you will be penalized for how you classify your employees?  Are you certain that your employees are getting the proper benefits?  Do you trust that you are following all of the rules and codes?  If you are uncertain about any of these questions, then save the date and join us for…

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Membership Event – Open House

Fall is in the air and with it brings us another opportunity to enjoy each others company!  Come and join us out at Kitchenland for an Open House night and see all the many wonderful things that Kitchenland has to offer in the form of Cabinets, Countertops, Appliances and more! When:  Tuesday, November 17th –…

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HBA Event Magazine 2016 Deadlines

In order to develop the Marketing Resources we delayed contacting members regarding the 2016 HBA Event Magazine. Therefore, there is an urgency for reserving ad space for the 2016 publication. The good news is that pricing has been reduced on all magazine ad rates by ten percent (10%). This was done so that your company…

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Cabinet Concepts by Design Adds New Business Development Manager

Cabinet Concepts by Design (CCBD), recently announced that Stan Krempges has joined the company as Business Development Manager. Krempges brings over 20 years of experience in business growth and development. As founder of Renew Crew (formerly Wood Re New), Stan franchised the business and grew it to 24 locations in 11 states. He sold the…

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Honors to 20 Businesses, community partners & individuals at Hearts & Hammers

Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO (HFHS) will honor twenty businesses, community partners and individuals at the Hearts & Hammers annual luncheon celebration. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the University Plaza Hotel at 333 John Q. Hammons Pkwy. Individual tickets may be purchased…

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Two International awards – Springfield Chamber’s economic development team

The economic development arm of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce has received two awards for excellence from the International Economic Development Council for a talent attraction initiative. Among nearly 500 applications from similarly-sized communities, the Springfield Business Development Corporation (SBDC) received a Gold Award for a video series and a Bronze Award for the…

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Save 20% off Tubs

Get the Bathtub of Your Dreams for Less This Fall! Save 20% off Tubs from Southern Materials during the KOHLER Fall Sale! November means 20% off Artifacts. Plus receive up to a $1,000 KOHLER® rebate with your purchase before November 30, 2015. See store for more details. Stop by the Southern Materials showroom to save…

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New and Renewing Members – October 2015

People are finding your company using their phone with a clean and simple search. Go to HBAHomePros.com on your phone and “Add to Home Screen”  Members – ask about our new marketing bundles and packages. NEW ASSOCIATE MEMBERS: Jamerson Door, Inc, Lamarr Jamerson, Springfield. Sponsor: Greg Adkins. Work Type: Custom Wood Doors. Midwest Timber Supply…

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Missouri wins Grand Award for Retention Rate

Missouri won the NAHB Grand Award for Retention Rate for HBA membership retention efforts in 2014. The combined associations in the state of Missouri retained a higher percentage of members than any other state association in Group B. The Grand Award for Retention Rate is given each year to honor one HBA from each group…

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