WHEN: Tuesday, March 21
WHERE: Ground Round (119 S 6th)
SOCIAL: Starts at 5:30 p.m. (Sponsored by Scott Gann)
DINNER: 6:00 p.m. (order off menu and pay for your own meal)
COST: $5 per person cover charge
RSVP: By Noon, March 17
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Janice Eaton with Glass Doctor of St. Joseph and Dustin Norris with St. Joe WinSupply
PROGRAM: Chandra Carrier with Aflac will present the program.
NOTE: Please bring door prize for give-a-ways!


Thank you to all who attended the Midland Empire HBA February membership meeting at Galvin’s. We had a great presentation by Bill Heatherman with Public Works & Transportation. Also, thank you to Erich VanCleave and Dustin Norris for sponsoring the bar and Mary Jo Siela and Darryl Wyatt for providing door prizes!


“Celebrate Our History, Build Your Future”

The 75th anniversary is the perfect opportunity for you to recruit the members of tomorrow. The Midland Empire HBA will be participating in the spring and fall membership drives, so stay tuned for additional details. In the meantime, bring a guest(s) to our membership meetings and events to network and see some of the benefits for being in our organization.


The MEHBA Board has been discussing the possibility of having a Parade of Homes, so if you are a builder member, let us know if you will have an entry(ies) if we have a POH around April 22 through May 7.


NAHB BuilderBooks is your source for education and training products for the building industry. As the publishing arm and official bookstore for the National Association of Home Builders, BuilderBooks offers award-winning publication, software, brochures, and more, with many available in both English and Spanish.
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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, specialty 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 to other!

Valuable Member Discounts:


Thanks to all our members who use the Member Advantage Program!

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.

To see all the discounts currently available as well as instructions on how to access the savings, please go to If you have never checked out all the discounts and savings you can get with your NAHB membership, you are really missing out! I advise you to check it out today.


Tuesday, April 18 – General Membership Meeting; Barbosa’s Castillo (906 Sylvanie). Program: Scott Dougherty with St. Joseph Waterproofing

Tuesday, May 16 – Spring Social at St. Joseph Title and Hook McKinley offices!

Looking forward to seeing you March 21!

Belinda Kempf

Midland Empire HBA
(816) 261-9897