MIDLAND EMPIRE HBA IS CELEBRATING 50 YEARS

The Midland Empire HBA was formally organized and incorporated with the State of Missouri on March 26, 1968! Therefore, we are celebrating the Golden Anniversary of our organization on Tuesday, April 24,
starting at 5:30 p.m.

The event will be hosted by Hook & McKinley and St. Joseph Title at their offices located at 3901 Oakland Avenue! Please join us for food, drinks, and conversation!

Anyone who has been involved in the home building industry during this past 50 years is invited to attend the celebration. Please reach out to former members, colleagues, or businesses that have played a part in supporting our industry!

RSVP to Belinda at (816) 261-9897 or info@mehba.org

THANK YOU

Thanks to everyone who attended the March 27 MEHBA membership meeting! Thank you to Emily Hilsabeck and Nathan Howell with CliftonLarsonAllen for sharing information about the new tax reform!

JOB/TRADES FAIR

Shelly Haeker and Jeff Martin told us about the upcoming Job/Trades Fair at Savannah High School at our March meeting.
Here are the details:
When: Tuesday, April 17 from 2:30-4:30; Set up time is 2:00.
Where: Savannah High School Gym – Go to front entrance and report to the office.

A table and two chairs will be provided for each business.
Please feel free to bring applications and other materials that might assist students in understanding your company and its opportunities.

Please contact Shelly Haeker at shaeker@savannahr3.com or Jeff Martin at jmartin@savannahr3.com for more information.

PARADE OF HOMES

The MEHBA Parade of Homes is set for June 2-3 and June 9-10. Homes will be open from 1:00-4:30 during Parade. Builders need to turn in entry(ies) by Monday, April 30, for early bird pricing.

Entries will NOT be allowed after Friday, May 11.

NEW MEMBER RECRUITMENT

The Midland Empire HBA will be participating in the spring membership drive, 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.

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 ADVANTAGE PROGRAM

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 http://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.

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, specialty e-newsletters, 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 http://www.nahb.org/MA

UPCOMING EVENTS

– Tuesday, April 24 – Spring Social at St. Joseph Title/Hook & McKinley Office.
– Tuesday, May 22 – May Membership Meeting, location TBD.

Put these on your calendar and plan to attend. Details coming soon!

Belinda Kempf
Midland Empire HBA
(816) 261-9897
http://www.nahb.org/ma