GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WHEN: Tuesday, April 26, 2016
WHERE: Barbosa’s Downtown (906 Sylvanie)
SOCIAL: 5:30-6:00 p.m. (Dustin Norris and Erich VanCleave will sponsor bar)
DINNER: 6:00 p.m. (order off menu and pay for your own meal)
COST: $5 per person cover charge
RSVP: By Noon, April 25!
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 March meeting. We had a great presentation by Ben Schultz with LaborChart and further discussion on contractor licensing! Also, thank you to Tim Sprague and Art Warner for sponsoring the bar and Roberta Seevers 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 to prospective new members to invite them as our guest for the May 24 social.
Applications for membership are available on the MEHBA website!
IDEAS FOR POTENTIAL NEW MEMBER RECRUITS
Residential & Commercial Remodelers
Light Commercial Builders
Land/Real Estate Developers
Accountants, Bookkeeping Services
Building Material Suppliers
Concrete Finishing Contractors
Flooring Suppliers & Installers
Insulation Suppliers & Contractors
Paint Stores & Contractors
Plumbing Suppliers & Contractors
Roofing Suppliers & Contractors
Title Insurance Companies
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 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: http://www.nahb.org/ma
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 http://www.mehba.org to keep up on what’s going on in our organization.
Also, Midland Empire HBA is on Facebook! Check it out! http://www.facebook.com/mehba/
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 – May General
Membership Meeting, @ St. Joseph Title/
Hook McKinley Office, starting at 5:30.
See you April 26,
Midland Empire HBA