MAY 2016 NEWSLETTER

SPRING SOCIAL GET TOGETHER

WHEN: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
WHERE: St. Joseph Title and Hook McKinley
Office Building (3901 Oakland Avenue)
SOCIAL: Starts at 5:30 p.m.
DINNER: Provided by Hostesses
COST: FREE
RSVP: By Noon, May 23!

NOTE: Please bring door prize for give-aways!

 

THANK YOU

Thank you to all who attended the Midland Empire HBA April meeting. We had a great presentation by Chandra Carrier with Aflac, as well as membership drive reminder and further discussion on contractor licensing!

Also, thank you to Dustin Norris and Eric VanCleave for sponsoring the bar and ABC Supply, MGE and Glass Doctor for providing door prizes!

 

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE UNDERWAY

The Midland Empire HBA is participating in the 2016 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 May 24!

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 CALENDAR

MEHBA NIGHT AT MUSTANGS
JUNE 16, 2016
FIRST GAME STARTS @ 5:30
MIDLAND EMPIRE HBA NIGHT AT MUSTANGS VS. GENERALS DOUBLE HEADER

For ONLY $26 per person, you can enjoy the double header ballgame and a delicious barbeque dinner that includes meat entree and two side dishes; PLUS dessert will be provided!   Each person will also receive your choice of 2 beverages.

Bring Your Entire Family! This is a fun way to socialize and network with other MEHBA members!

To purchase tickets, contact Belinda at (816) 261-9897 or Jennifer Brown at (816) 279-3499.

 

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/

See you May 24,
Belinda Kempf
Midland Empire HBA
(816) 261-9897