JULY 2016 NEWSLETTER

Hope this newsletter finds you all doing well and enjoying your summer!

Although we won’t “officially” meet as a group until September, the board and I have been planning many fall events.

Please mark your calendar and plan to attend!

 

SEPTEMBER MEMBERSHIP MEETING

WHEN: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

WHERE: Bourbon Street (620 Edmond)

SOCIAL: Starts at 5:30 p.m.

DINNER: Buffet Dinner (details coming soon)

PROGRAM: TBD

NOTE: Please bring door prize for give-a-ways!

 

THANK YOU

A HUGE, Thank You to St. Joseph Title and Commerce Bank for providing food and beverages for all those who attend the Midland Empire HBA May social at St. Joseph Title! If you weren’t there, you missed an amazing networking opportunity, not to mention some awesome food!! Thanks to everyone who attended and a big Thank You to those who brought door prizes!

 

MEHBA GOLF TOURNAMENT
4-Person Scramble

WHEN: Friday, September 30 – Lunch will be served at 12:15 pm – Tee Time 1:00 pm

WHERE: Duncan Hills Golf Tournament, 400 East Duncan Drive, Savannah, MO

COST: $65/person which includes green fees, cart fee, box lunch and two drink tickets).

SPONSORSHIP: $50 for hole sponsorship. Prizes for drawings are also welcome!

DEADLINE: Team registration and payment due before September 23.

QUESTIONS: Contact Belinda at (816) 261-9897 or info@mehba.org

 

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE UNDERWAY

The Midland Empire HBA is participating in the 2016 Fall Membership Drive. We are competing with other HBAs in our size group, and the top 5 will bring home cash prizes for our organization ($2,500 for 1st ; $2,000 for 2nd ; $1,500 for 3rd ; $1,000 for 4th ; $500 for 5th ). Deadline for this membership drive is September 30th!

If you have anyone interested in joining, please let me know as soon as possible. I will be sending out formal invitations next week, so let me know if you have anyone you want to invite. You can personally invite them and bring them as your guest too.

Applications for membership are available on the MEHBA website!

 

IDEAS FOR POTENTIAL NEW MEMBER RECRUITS

Builder Members:

Single-family Builders

Multi-family Builders

Residential & Commercial Remodelers

Light Commercial Builders

Land/Real Estate Developers

Associate Members:

Accountants, Bookkeeping Services

Architects

Building Material Suppliers

Cabinet Companies/Contractors

Concrete Suppliers

Concrete Finishing Contractors

Drywall Contractors

Electricians

Engineers

Exterminators

Flooring Suppliers & Installers

HVAC Contractors

Insulation Suppliers & Contractors

Landscape Contractors

Masonry Contractors

Paint Stores & Contractors

Plumbing Suppliers & Contractors

Realtors

Roofing Suppliers & Contractors

Surveyors

Title Insurance Companies

Utility Companies

 

MEMBER BENEFITS

NAHB members get the best information, advocacy, education and networking opportunities in their three-in-one membership! When you join the Midland Empire Home Builders Association, you automatically become a state and national member, tripling your investment from the start.

NAHB members also benefit from:

A strong voice in Washington: (Advocacy, Legal Services, BuildPAC)

Critical News & Information: (NAHB Now, Eye on Housing, speciality enewsletters, social media, alerts and exclusive website content.

Invaluable Networking Opportunities:

NAHB is a one-stop networking shop, from local monthly membership meetings, the International Builders’ Show (IBS) and special-interest councils there are numerous ways for you to meet and build relations with fellow professional, future customers and suppliers.

Exposure to the Latest Building Products & Services:

The International Builders’ Show (IBS) is a business-building experience like no other!

Valuable Member Discounts:

MEMBER ADVANTAGE PROGRAM

Thanks to all our members who use the Member Advantage Program! As a result of our participation in this program in 2015, the Midland Empire HBA earned $839.80 profit sharing from NAHB!

Member Advantage gives members an easy way to reduce expenses, maximize profits and increase efficiency. Through agreements with leading national companies such as GM, Lowe’s Omaha Steaks, UPS, Office Depot, and others, NAHB offers exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services that can benefit your business, employees, and family.

The Midland Empire HBA is participating in the 2016 Revenue Share program as a way for our association to generate non-dues revenue. Fifty percent of all royalties earned from the program will be distributed to participating builder associations. Ready to save some money? If so, what are you waiting for? To see all the discounts currently available as well as instructions on how to access the savings, please go to www.nahb.org/ma

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Tuesday, September 13 – Membership meeting.

Friday, September 30 – Golf Tournament

Tuesday, October 11 – Membership meeting.

Tuesday, November 8 – 2nd Annual Builder Chili Cook Off & Associate Member Business Fair

 

WEB SITE & FACEBOOK

The Midland Empire HBA web site has been updated!! Our new logo is on Page 1 of our newsletter! Be sure to check it out at www.mehba.org to keep up on what’s going on in our organization. Also, Midland Empire HBA is on Facebook! Check it out! www.facebook.com/mehba/

 

Looking forward to seeing you in September,
Belinda Kempf
Midland Empire HBA
(816) 261-9897