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Parade of Homes Cancelled – 2020

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After much deliberation the HBA Board of Directors has decided to cancel the 2020 HBA Parade of Homes. Safety of attendees, builders, homeowners and staff were at the forefront of this decision. Travis Miller stated, “it was decided that in the best interest of the HBA members, staff, and the general public that we will…

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MMC Fencing & Railing New Showroom and Warehouse

MMC Fencing & Railing New Showroom

MMC Fencing and Railing is proud to announce plans for expansion with a new showroom and warehouse at 1900 W Kearney in Springfield Missouri. The new facility will be home to MMC Vinyl Aluminum Fencing and Railing plus our other company Aluminum Handrail Direct. It will be approximately 10,000 square feet and 20% will be…

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HBA Printed Directory – Now being Distributed to the Public

SIGN UP NOW! Time running out to place your ad in the 2020-2021 HBA Membership Directory Deadline 12:00pm, Monday, June 29th – Sign Up NOW! (deadline extended to July 8th) • What’s New? This year the printed directory will be placed in the center of the HBA Magazine summer edition and distributed at various locations…

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New and Renewing Members – June 2020

New and Renewing Members – June 2020 Why HBA Membership Participation Points Matter… Expand YOUR HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS HBA participation is vital to the success of your HBA of Greater Springfield. From volunteering at the HBA Home Show and utilizing HBA marketing to attending events and serving on a committee or board, your participation…

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SFC Bank Announced Team Member Promotions

Springfield First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Whitney Morrow, head of the Treasury Management and Marketing divisions, has been promoted to Executive Vice President. With over 35 years in banking, Whitney brings unmatched payment cycle expertise for clients including information management and fraud prevention tools, along with a wealth of banking experience and knowledge.…

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Turning Point for the Labor Market

Labor Market Reopening

The following excerpt was recently published in NAHB’s bi-weekly e-newsletter Eye On the Economy by Chief Economist Robert Dietz:  In a surprisingly positive reading for the labor market, recent jobs data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the unemployment rate in May declined to 13.3%. The true unemployment rate is likely closer to 16% due to…

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Home Purchasing Climbs for Eighth Straight Week

Housing Purchasing Climbs June 2020

The latest round of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Application Survey showed an increase in its benchmark Market Composite Index for the week ending on June 5 by 9.3% from the previous week on a seasonally adjusted basis. Refinancing activity, which had been showing week-to-week declines since the second week of April, showed a…

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New and Renewing Members – May 2020

Why HBA Membership Participation Points Matter… Expand YOUR HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS HBA participation is vital to the success of your HBA of Greater Springfield. From volunteering at the HBA Home Show and utilizing HBA marketing to attending events and serving on a committee or board, your participation is what keeps your HBA moving forward.…

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We are excited to announce updates for HBA activities!

The HBA Fishing Tournament – rained on, but good times – click here for pics The Golf Tournament, Parade of Homes, Education and Corn Madness have all been postponed. The HBACF Bowling tournament has been cancelled. Committee Meetings will resume in June with Virtual Meeting options. Home Show contracts are being sent out TODAY (May 29,…

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New and Renewing Members – April 2020

Why HBA Membership Participation Points Matter… Expand YOUR HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS HBA participation is vital to the success of your HBA of Greater Springfield. From volunteering at the HBA Home Show and utilizing HBA marketing to attending events and serving on a committee or board, your participation is what keeps your HBA moving forward.…

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Parade of Homes 2020 Update – POSTPONED

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The HBA Parade of Homes is a community favorite event that helps our Members gain exposure and the community time to enjoy beautiful and well built homes. After considering the risks for families and members we are looking to reschedule the Parade of Homes for late summer/early fall. We are following the state of Missouri’s…

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Fun Activity Workbook for Kids

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Kids are at home now with more time on their hands than usual. So, your Home Builders Association (in collaboration with other HBAs) is offering a free activity workbook with puzzles, coloring pages and other creative activities to not only keep your children busy, but stimulate their minds and provide education about construction. Our Goal…

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New and Renewing Members – March 2020

Why HBA Membership Participation Points Matter… Expand YOUR HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS HBA participation is vital to the success of your HBA of Greater Springfield. From volunteering at the HBA Home Show and utilizing HBA marketing to attending events and serving on a committee or board, your participation is what keeps your HBA moving forward.…

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HBA Annual Golf Tournament 2020

The annual HBA Golf Tournament will be held at Greene Hills Country Club in Willard, MO on October 2nd, 2020 Enjoy a Friday of golf, beverages and buffet style dinner immediately following the golf tournament. October 2nd 2020 • Greene Hills Country Club 4 Person Scramble ($100 per player) $400 per team. Teams created for…

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CHARITABOWL PARTY – HBACF Bowling

CANCELLED FOR 2020 – Due to Covid-19 CANCELLED FOR 2020 – Due to Covid-19 Use the Easy Sign Up Form Below for Teams, Spectators and Donors It’s time to sign up for the HBA Charitable Foundation’s CHARITABOWL PARTY! Yup – the HBA is going bowling. If you have your own ball or fancy bowling shoes,…

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