News & Updates
November 2017
Salute to the Stars - November 16th
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Embassy Suites Ballroom
1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington

Cocktails 5:30 pm - Dinner/Program 6:15 pm
$55 Per Person (Cash Bar)

Salute to the Stars Awards, Installation of 2018 Officers, Builder, Remodeler, Associate Member of the Year Awards, Hall of Fame Inductee Presentation

RSVP by November 9, 2017
(859)273-5117 ext. 31 or

Cocktail Attire
The Salute to the Stars Award & Officer Installation Dinner is an annual event that celebrates the year's achievements and serves as an official induction of BIA Central KY leadership. The Salute to the Stars is the perfect opportunity for BIA Members to come together and celebrate their accomplishments.

Click here for a link to the BIA's Salute to the Stars Webpage. There, you will find photos of past events and last year's awards winners.
BIA Cares - Operation Military Cheer 2017

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!
Operation Military Cheer Donation Cook Out
To help kick off Operation Military Cheer into December, BIA Cares is hosting a Donation Collection Cook Out at the BIA!

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.

Tom at the BIA Office will be grilling up a nice lunch of burgers, hotdogs and other tasty treats. Enjoy lunch while mixing and mingling with fellow BIA and BIA Cares Members!
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!
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!
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
BIA Sporting Clays - Oct. 27th
Thank You Participants!
It was a beautiful Fall day for the 2017 BIA Sporting Clays event. Some would say it was just right! Thank you to everyone who attended and sponsored. We're already looking forward to the 2018 BIA Sporting Clays Event!

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.
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Thank You BIA Partners
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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