WHEN: Tuesday, April 18
WHERE: Barbosa’s Downtown (906 Sylvanie)
SOCIAL: Starts at 5:30 p.m. (Sponsored by Tim Sprague)
DINNER: 6:00 p.m. (order off menu and pay for your own meal)
COST: $5 per person cover charge
RSVP: By Noon, Friday, April 14
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT & PROGRAM: Scott Dougherty, St. Joseph Waterproofing, will be our member spotlight and will also present the program.
NOTE: Please bring door prize for give-a-ways!


Thank you to all who attended the Midland Empire HBA March membership meeting at Ground Round. Thanks to Mandy and Mark with Glass Doctor for being our member spotlight! It was awesome to hear all that you do besides fix broken glass! We also had a presentation by Chandra Carrier with Aflac. Thanks you to Scott Gann for sponsoring the bar. Glass Doctor provided several door prizes and Erich VanCleave provided one as well, thank you for doing so!


• Parade of Homes: Dates for POH this year will be June 3-11. More details coming.
• Erich VanCleave and Scott Gann discussed the Hillyard Building Trades Classes. They will be talking with Brian Weed to see if they want to join MEHBA, and will invite him to our join us for our next meeting.
• We passed the hat for Ride for Ryan and collected $341 in donations from those attending. If you’d like to donate, let Belinda or Chad know.
• We also discussed the Contractor Licensing status. There will be a work session, Thursday, April 13, at 5:30 in Diane Hook’s office. All those interested are invited to attend.


“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.


Builder Members:
Single-family Builders
Multi-family Builders
Residential & Commercial Remodelers
Light Commercial Builders
Land/Real Estate Developers

Associate Members:
Accountants, Bookkeeping Services
Building Material Suppliers
Cabinet Companies/Contractors
Concrete Suppliers
Concrete Finishing Contractors
Drywall Contractors
Flooring Suppliers & Installers
HVAC Contractors
Insulation Suppliers & Contractors
Landscape Contractors
Masonry Contractors
Paint Stores & Contractors
Plumbing Suppliers & Contractors
Roofing Suppliers & Contractors
Title Insurance Companies
Utility Companies


Thanks to all our members who use the Member Advantage Program! As a result of our participation in this program in 2016, the Midland Empire HBA earned $517.36 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.

To see all the discounts currently available as well as instructions on how to access the savings, please go to www.nahb.org/ma 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.


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. Be sure to check them out at www.nahb.org/MA


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

Looking forward to seeing you April 18th,

Belinda Kempf

Midland Empire HBA
(816) 261-9897