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SS&B Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence

SS&B is proud to serve the Greater Springfield community. It's where we live and we love it! We want you to love your home too, so we strive to ensure that you are comfortable in it. Our company has been a part of this community since 1969. SS&B's story began in August of 1969 when ... Read More

Build My Future UPDATE

April 17 is the day. There are more than 2,500 high school students registered to participate in the third annual “Build My Future” construction career day. More than 2,500 students have the opportunity to explore what their future could look like in the construction industry! The HBA of Greater Springfield is proud to be part ... Read More

Who Will Be Your Next Employee?

The construction industry is facing a serious workforce development issue. It’s hard to find new employees and many existing employees are older and starting to think about retirement. What can you do to make a difference? PARTICIPATE IN: (1) Build My Future (2) Summer Job Fair at Kickapoo High School. (1) Build My Future is ... Read More

Laundry Rooms Top the List of Most Wanted Home Features

Nearly all home buyers – 91 percent – want a laundry room included in their home, more than any other home or community feature, according to NAHB’s report What Home Buyers Really Want (2019 Edition). The report is based on a national survey that asks recent and prospective home buyers (people who bought homes in the ... Read More

Corn Madness Brackets - March 19, 2019 - See Brackets

FamilySAFE Storm Shelters and Saferooms will once again be hosting the HBA CORN MADNESS EVENT on March 19th at 5:30pm (5:20 if you are one of the first teams playing - CLICK TO SEE BRACKET). WE HAVE EXPANDED THE TOURNAMENT TO A 48 TEAM BRACKET!!! Due to popular demand, we will now have 50 teams in the tournament with ... Read More

Raising The Roof - Talk Radio Show

Listen to John Marion live Fridays at 2pm on KWTO 560 AM & 93.3 FM  or click here to listen to previous episodes at JohnMarionCustomHomes.com. John Marion, with John Marion Custom Homes, is the host of Raising The Roof where he talks "All About Home" with a variety of individuals and businesses in the home building industry ... Read More

New and Renewing Members – February 2019

HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS UPDATE • See How Many Points Your Company Has - View this spreadsheet for the most current points for your company as well as other HBA members. This google spreadsheet will be updated monthly. Running behind for February, 2019. • Participation Point System Playbook - Summary of the point system including how to acquire points ... Read More

Sponsor The HBA 2019 Golf Tournament

Are you interested in getting great exposure for your company at a well attended event? Sign up now to be a Longest Drive Sponsor or a Hole Sponsor at the 2019 HBA Golf Tournament! With the Longest Drive sponsorship, your company will have a sign displayed at the hole, be listed on the entry form ... Read More

Home Show Parking Update

The HBA recently was notified that the parking garage has reconsidered the fee they charge for event parking. The fee for the 2019 Remodeling EXPO and the 2020 Home Show will be $10 (instead of $15 or $20). Thank you to everyone that took the time to call the management company that handles the parking ... Read More

HBA Fishing & Golf Tournaments - Make Plans

FISHING TOURNAMENT The HBA has so many fun membership events coming up! Join us for the Spring Fishing Tournament at Stockton Lake, Old State Park on Friday, April 12th from 7am – 3pm. Entry fees are $75 per boat and are due to the HBA office by April 5. Click here to download the registration form ... Read More

Corn Madness Cornhole Tournament 2019 - Sign up NOW!

FamilySAFE Storm Shelters and Saferooms will once again be hosting the HBA CORN MADNESS EVENT on March 19th at 5:30pm (5:20 if you are a play-in game). If you have attended the HBA Corn Madness Cornhole Tournament the past few years, you have probably been practicing to take down the THREE TIME CHAMPS. This event includes food, beverages, basketball shooting, ... Read More

Build My Future - Workforce Development 2019

Workforce development is critical – but, how do we connect with the next generation of workers? One fantastic opportunity is the Build My Future event. This event is a One Day Construction Career Day targeting high school students and is scheduled for April 17th this year. The annual Build My Future event in the Springfield ... Read More

Home Show 2019: A Success!

The 2019 HBA Home Show was one for the books (see photos below). We are confident that each vendor greatly benefited from the show and hopefully have already had a chance to make a few contacts to all of those new leads. The show would not be possible without our wonderful sponsors and volunteers (see ... Read More