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Home Show 2021- Booths Still Available!

HBA Home Show 2021

Booth space continues to fill up quickly, so make sure you don’t miss out on the amazing opportunity to showcase your business and the products you offer.

Visit HBAHomeShows.com to view the contract, rules, and check out available booth space.

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Home Show 2021- Volunteers Needed!

Super Volunteers

Looking for more ways to get involved with the HBA? A perfect way to give back, network, and have FUN is volunteering to help out at our trade shows. The 2021 Home Show this year is May 7-9, and we are looking for volunteers to help us drive vendor golf carts, sell tickets, take tickets,…

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NEW! Home Show Setup & Dock Reservations

Home Show Setup 100 Hall

Our goal this year is to get vendors into the building and setup in the most efficient way possible. In order to make this happen, we will be executing a “Tiered” plan for setup and reserving dock space.

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Construction Sector Opens for COVID Vaccine March 29

COVID Vaccine - Construction Sector

We understand that there are many people in our community that still have questions and may have hesitations about getting the vaccine. We realize it can sometimes be challenging for employers to feel confident in responding to questions employees may have about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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HBA Spring Fishing Tournament 2021

HBA Spring Fishing Tournament 2020

Mark your calendar for the 2021 HBA Spring Fishing Tournament. Friday, April 16 from 7AM-3PM. Pomme De Terre – Hermitage Access Point Entry fee is $75 per boat Boats are launched in the order that registration forms are received at the HBA Office, so get your forms in ASAP! 2021 Big Bass Sponsor is Guaranty Bank.   SIGN UP! Please…

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HBA Home Pros – KY3’s “The Place”

KY3's The Place

Tune in to The Place Jan 25-29 and Feb 1-5 on KY3 starting at 11:30am & on the CW starting at 5:30pm. For those that were looking forward to the HBA Home Show to be held in January we invite you to watch KY3’s The Place for a chance to re-connect with our Home Pros. With…

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Dwayne Shmel – City’s new Director of Building Development Services (BDS)

Dwayne Shmel

Dwayne Shmel has been selected as the City’s new director of Building Development Services (BDS), effective Jan. 11, 2021. Shmel replaces Harlan Hill, who served in the role from December 2017 until he resigned earlier this year to become chief executive officer for Eden Village. Assistant Director of Environmental Services Wade Drossel has served as…

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Commerce Department Cuts Lumber Tariffs from 20% to 9%

Commerce Department Cuts Lumber Tariffs

With lumber prices experiencing extreme price volatility this year and harming housing affordability, a final determination of the first administrative review by the U.S. Commerce Department to reduce duties on shipments of Canadian lumber into the United States by more than half is good news for American home builders and home buyers. “The Commerce Department’s action to…

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Highest Paid Occupations in Construction in 2019

Highest Paid Jobs in Construction 2019

According to the 2019 Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Survey data and analysis by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), half of payroll workers in construction earn more than $49,030 and the top 25% make at least $68,690. In comparison, the U.S. median wage is $39,810, while the top quartile (top…

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New Homes Built with Private Wells and Individual Septic Systems in 2019

Wells Water Supply by State

NAHB Economics analysis of the Survey of Construction (SOC) data shows that about 9% of new single-family homes started in 2019 were served by individual wells and almost 17% have private septic systems. These shares, however, vary widely across the nine Census divisions with the corresponding shares reaching 37% and 45% in New England –…

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Most Expect to Continue Work At Home, Even After COVID Vaccine

After COVID Return to Work or Work Remotely

About 3 out of every 10 American adults are currently working from home, on a full- or part-time basis. The finding comes from a recent poll of a representative sample of over 17,000 adults conducted for NAHB by Morning Consult. Gen Z’s made up 12% of respondents, Millennials and Gen X’ers were each 26%, and…

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Saving Lives – Smoke Alarm Donations – Sept 29

Fire Safety Smoke Alarm Donation

Approximately 2,000 lives will be protected and potentially saved because of Meek’s – The Builder’s Choice, Krueger Geothermal Systems, HM Risk, Murney Associate Realtors and the HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) In addition to the smoke alarm donation, each year the HBA Charitable Foundation recognizes an individual that excels in Fire Safety Education. This year we…

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HBA Fall Golf Tournament

Sign Up Now for the 2020 HBA Fall Golf Tournament This year’s tournament is being held at Greene Hills Country Club on October 2nd. Check-in at noon and Tee off is at 1:00 and dinner and awards will follow at 5pm. We are doing a two and four person scramble along with other exciting games…

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