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Build My Future 2018 Update

Build My Future 2018, the one day interactive career fair for construction students is just around the corner! Last year roughly 800 students attended and learned about multiple different career choices in the construction industry. This year, we currently have 1,832 students registered to attend. These students are coming from 60 different high schools in ... Read More

Emergency Preparedness Kit Winner

When it comes to storm safety FamilySAFE knows it is good to be prepared with one of their many sizes of EF5-Tested and certified above ground steel storm shelters, but it is also very important to have an Emergency Preparedness Kit. As prize sponsor of the 2018 HBA Home Show FamilySAFE created their own Emergency Preparedness Kit, ... Read More

Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

By Jason Bekebrede President, HBA of Greater Springfield For home owners, warmer weather means it’s time to get organized and tackle your spring home maintenance jobs early so you – and your home – can enjoy the change of seasons with minimal stress.  It can be daunting to take on a long list of chores ... Read More

NAWB Selects 2018 National Award Winners - Build My Future

Awards Honor Excellence in Workforce Development Board Leadership, Business Leadership, and Workforce Board-Chamber of Commerce Partnership Washington, D.C.– The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), the membership organization and advocate for more than 550 workforce development boards (WDBs) nationwide and their network of American Job Centers, has announced the 2018 winners of its annual leadership ... Read More

HBA Home Show 2018 a Big Success!

The 2018 HBA Home Show was a huge success!  More than 10,000 people learned new things, discovered the latest technology and found HBA Home Pros for all their building, renovation and repair needs! Hopefully you’ve had a chance to rest up and follow-up on the leads you received at the event.  Home Show Photos near the ... Read More

HBA Member Education Topics and Dates for 2018

HBA Education is off to a great start in 2018 and is open to all HBAGS Members. All the HBA Educational Event listed below count toward 2018 HBA Builder Requirements. one Builder Round Table one HBA Membership Event and one HBA Educational Event during the calendar year. (click here for detailed requirements) Our first Educational Event for 2018 was Strategic Leadership. That successful ... Read More

What Millennial Home Buyers Want - 2018

It’s all about location, location, location – with a dash or two of compromise – as millennials, the nation’s largest demographic group at 90 million strong, is poised to dominate the home buying market. Two market researchers – who happen to be millennials themselves – offered insight into their generation in Two Millennials Tell All, an ... Read More

Corn Madness 2018 - Cornhole Tournament!

CORN MADNESS CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT MARCH 20TH 2018 - LIMITED SLOTS AVAILABLE ON THE BRACKET FamilySAFE will once again be hosting the HBA CORN MADNESS EVENT on March 20th at 5:30pm. If you have attended the HBA Corn Madness Cornhole Tournament the past few years, you have probably been practicing to take down the TWO TIME CHAMPS. Could there ... Read More