News & Updates
Late November / Early December 2017
BIA Cares - Operation Military Cheer 2017
BIA Cares Needs Your Help!
To help kick off Operation Military Cheer into December, BIA Cares is hosting a Donation Collection Cook Out at the BIA! All Members Welcome!

Date: Friday, Dec. 1st
Time: 11:30am - 1pm
Location: 3146 Custer Drive
COST: Bring a new, un-wrapped toy(s), coffee donation or cash/credit card donations to attend.

BIA Cares will be grilling a lunch of burgers, hotdogs and other tasty treats. Enjoy lunch while mixing and mingling with fellow BIA and BIA Cares Members!

Read more about Operation Military Cheer Below...


BIA Cares is excited to bring you Operation Military Cheer, a toy drive for KY National Guard families & children in need, both deployed and non-deployed. This program helps Kentucky families! Your donations of new, unwrapped toys for children (infant - 17), new clothing, and cash donations will be collected at the BIA Office until December 12th.

Personnel from the KY National Guard will arrive at the BIA Office on Thursday, December 14th at 10am to collect the donations and then distribute them to Kentucky Military families. This is wonderful event with Santa, Soldiers and a lot of toys! All Members are welcome to attend and help load the military vehicles. Bring your kids/grand kids!
BIA Cares Coffee Collection Drive for the Lexington Rescue Mission
Each year, BIA Cares collects coffee to donate to the Lexington Rescue Mission right before Christmas. This long standing tradition helps the local homeless shelter during their busiest time.

Donations will be collected at the BIA Office until Dec. 20th. Bring some with you to the cook out!
December Remodelers Council Meeting
Construction Contract Law
The next BIA Remodelers Council Meeting:
  • Wed. December 6th
  • BIA Office
  • 11:30am-12pm: Lunch (Thank you K-I Lumber)
  • 12pm-1pm: Announcements & Presentations
Join the BIA Remodelers Council next Wednesday at the BIA Office for a special 2018 Remodelers Council Executive Committee Executive Committee Officer Induction, Lunch Sponsored by K-I Lumber, and presentation by local attorney and BIA Member, Thomas M. Todd, on construction contracts and law.

Mr. Todd, who served as the Home Builders Association of Kentucky's legal counsel since 2007, will present on:
  • Types of contracts
  • Details a contract needs to include to protect the Remodeler
  • Change Orders
  • Breach of Contract
  • Remedies & more
The BIA Remodelers Council would like to thank K-I Lumber for sponsoring the December Meeting's lunch!
BIA Social @ Country Boy Georgetown
This is going to be a fun one! Join fellow BIA Central KY Members at the Georgetown Country Boy Brewery on Thursday, December 7th from 5-7pm. Make sure to RSVP below by December 1st to receive 2 FREE Beer tickets when you arrive at the Brewery!

This will be the perfect opportunity to invite contacts who could be potential Member of the BIA! Need help? Contact Tom at the BIA and he can get in touch with them.

  • Date: Thursday, December 7th
  • Time: 5pm - 7pm
  • Location: Georgetown Country Boy Brewery (108 Corporate Blvd, Georgetown 40324)
  • RSVP below to receive 2 free beer tickets at door
Thank you Republic Bank , presenting sponsor of this event!
Salute to the Stars
What A Night!
The Annual BIA Salute to the Stars was held at the Embassy Suites on November 16th. Central Kentucky's finest realtors, builders, remodelers and suppliers/vendors were honored for their accomplishments and contributions to our industry this year and throughout their careers.

Special recognition included:
  • BIA Hall of Fame Inductions: Bill Hodges & Mac Crawford
  • Builder Member of the Year: Lisa Ball, Ball Homes
  • Remodeler Member of the Year: Nick Keitz, Keitz Construction
  • Associate Member of the Year: Jeff Byers, 84 Lumber

For a full list of 2017 Salute to the Stars Awards Winners, click the below button or visit the Salute to the Stars webpage .
Congratulations to all 2017 Awards Winners! Thank you to all who attended!
Want to see more photos? Visit the BIA's Facebook Photo Album!
The Building Institute
The BIA's trade school, The Building Institute of Central KY's Fall Semester is in Full Swing!

The Building Institute has students to hire in the plumbing, HVAC and electrical trades!

Contact Bruce Maybriar, Director of the Building Institute, for more information
New Classes!

A variety of classes are available on the BIA Central KY education calendar. Topics range from First Aid & CPR to Scaffold Safety, Fall Protection, Confined Spaces, OSHA 10 and various other safety areas of importance.

REMINDER: Builder & Remodeler Members must complete 8 hours of continuing education each year, with 2 CEU minimum in safety to maintain Membership status.  

You can register & pay for your courses online at the BIA's website. If you have any questions about your online login credentials, email Tom Miller
Member Benefit - Group Health Insurance Program
Logan Lavelle Hunt is the provider of the special Home Builders Association of Kentucky Health Insurance Program that may offer more competitive rates that what you currently pay. Contact Stanley Barnes at (859)255-7282 or email: for more information.
NAHB Member Advantage -
More Benefits for Your Membership Experience
Save Today - And Tomorrow, Too!
The numbers are in, and they’re awesome: NAHB members saved $20 million in 2016 when they bought products and services through the  NAHB Member Advantage  program.
From discounts on vehicles, rental cars and building supplies to shipping, warranty services and insurance, NAHB Member Advantage has something to offer every member.
For the most up-to-date information about which companies are offering discounts as well as detailed information on how to get started, bookmark  — and start pocketing those savings. For more information, contact  Christy Ronaldson  at 800-368-5242 x8273.
Thank You BIA Partners
Platinum Partner
Education Partner
Gold Partner
Bronze Partners
For more information on a BIA Central KY Promotional Partner investment and what it can do for your company, contact Sandy Beck at (859) 273-5117, ext. 25 or email Sandy Beck at