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MEMBERSHIP MIXER BENEFITS HOMEAID CHAPTER
Thanks to the generosity of SNHBA members, especially Closets Las Vegas, the association raised more than $2,200 for its HomeAid Southern Nevada chapter at the Membership Networking Mixer, hosted by Closets Las Vegas, on May 18 at the company's headquarters.
More than 100 members and special guests attended the mixer, where they enjoyed the hospitality of the Closets Las Vegas team, headed by Joe Ferraro who is an active and supportive member of the association. Attendees enjoyed an open bar of wine, beer and soft drinks, and food from the Boqueria Street Spanish Cuisine Food Truck - and some unusually delicious cup cakes!
Proceeds were turned over to the association's HomeAid Southern Nevada, which is building new lives for the homeless men, women and children in our community by constructing and renovating shelter and providing outreach services.
SPRING GOLF TOURNAMENT A SUCCESS!
The tournament's overall winners' trophies went to the Classic
Door & Trim foursome of Clay Carr, Jeff Carr, Mike Spina and
Keith Underwood. Congratulations to all the winning players!
The association thanks all those involved - the sponsors, the players, the Golf Committee members, the volunteers and staffers - in the success of the spring golf tournament, hosted by Security National Mortgage Co., on May 12 at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort.
The overall tournament winner was the
Classic Door & Trim
1st Place trophies went to the
2nd Place trophies were awarded to the
Closets Las Vegas
foursome and a
Other winners included:
Men's Longest Drive:
Women's Longest Drive:
Men's Closest to the Pin:
Women's Closest to the Pin:
The tournament was full with 288 players, and tee sponsors on the 36 holes of the Sun Mountain and Snow Mountain courses.
A special "thank you" goes to the managers and staff at the Paiute Golf Resort for their hard work and efforts to ensure the success of the tournament.
The association's two annual golf tournaments are major contributors to the operating budget.
SNHBA salutes the tournament sponsors!
- Security National Mortgage Co.
(Drink Cart) - Evergreen Home Loans
(Luncheon) - NV Energy
(Raffle Prizes) - Southwest Gas Corp.
(Breakfast) - Richmond American Homes
- Cal Pac Painting of Nevada
Players Goodie Bags
- World Wide Safety
||NV Builder Trade In Program
|America First Credit Union
||New American Funding
|AT Design Consulting
||Security National Mortgage Co.
||Sierra Air Conditioning
||Slater Hanifan Group
||Sun State Components
|Fusion Sign and Design
|HomeTeam Pest Defense
||US Bank Home Mortgage
|Kelly Design Group
||USI Silver State
|Las Vegas Review-Journal
|MiTek Builder Products
Click here for more spring golf tournament photos posted on the Image Gallery page at snhba.com.
Golf Committee Chairman Ken Williams presents plaque
of appreciation to Trevor Brilman of Security National
Mortgage Co., which was the Tournament Host.
FALL GOLF TOURNAMENT SET FOR OCTOBER 13
The association has set the date for the Fall Builders Golf Classic - October 13 at the Angel Park Golf Club.
Player registration and sponsorship sales will begin in July. Please watch your Inbox for emails about the launch of registration and sales for the fall tournament. Proceeds from the tournaments go to the association's operating budget.
Click here for more information about the Angel Park Golf Club.
SNHBA GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS UPDATE
The association's government affairs department is working on many issues of importance to its members, the industry and homebuyers.
SNHBA's lobbying team is coming into the home stretch at the 2017 session of the Nevada Legislature, which is scheduled to end on June 5. It's been a busy and productive session for the lobbying team. Watch for a recap coming in the June edition of the Builder Brief e-newsletter.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
SNHBA has welcomed the following new members to the association. Please welcome them when you meet them at an upcoming event. Details about new members are posted in the members-only Members Zone at
. Contact Holly Nostro at
for username and password to access the site.
Brenkus Realty Network-Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace
Soleil Association Management
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - DAN WRIGHT
SNHBA salutes member Dan Wright for bringing in three new members during March/April. In fact, Dan has signed up more than 40 new members during the past few years. Dan is a member of the prestigious NAHB Spike Club because of his efforts to bring in new members and retain existing members.
Dan is division vice president at Toll Brothers. He has worked in the local home building industry for 20 years. Dan has distinguished himself as an active and engaged member of the association. He is a longtime member of the Membership Committee.
Thank you, Dan!
Builder Magazine has named
2017 Builder of the Year
The magazine of the National Association of Home Builders cited the company's operational excellence as the driver of success.
Click here to read the full story
The Clark County Fire Department recently presented a plaque of appreciation to
American West Homes
, citing the builder's "support, dedication and community involvement." American West Homes contributed two pre-existing abandoned structures on newly acquired property to the fire department to use for live training drills.
Click here to read the full story.
Closets Las Vegas has expanded operations with the addition of a window coverings department.
Spencer Loomis has joined
KB Home as vice president of operations. Previously, he was production manager at DR Horton.
Elaine Lane has joined the sales' team at
Brass2Copper Mechanical. Previously, she was an account executive at Las Vegas Flags and Signs.
Team AMC/American Media Corp. has moved to 8872 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 265, Las Vegas, NV 89123.
Longtime Las Vegas Realtor Jack Woodcock was named the 91st recipient of the prestigious National Association of Realtors Distinguished Service Award at the association's Legislative & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. NAR established the award in 1979 to honor Realtors who have made outstanding contributions to the real estate industry and who serve as leaders in their communities. The award is the highest honor an NAR member can receive. Click here to read the full announcement.
The city of Las Vegas has received the 2017 Thomas H. Muehlenbeck Award for Excellence in Local Government for the city's Amazon Alexa skill. The award is presented by the Alliance for Innovation to government agencies using technology to better serve communities. The city's Alexa skill provides information about the city's parks, elected officials, City Council meetings, elections and more. New features are added frequently. Alexa allows a user to verbally inquire about a subject, with the city skill providing information. Click here to read the full announcement.
The National Association of Fleet Administrators has named the city of Henderson among its "100 Best Fleets in the Americas" ranking. Henderson ranked No. 54 among the top 100 fleets. The city has been recognized five times among the 100 best fleets. Click here to read the full story.
HOMEAID SOUTHERN NEVADA UPDATE
"Back to School Success Drive"
The association's HomeAid Southern Nevada chapter will host its annual "Back to School Success Drive" from June 26 through July 31 to collect school supplies and personal hygiene items for Project 150, a local nonprofit organization that helps homeless, displaced and disadvantaged high school students in metro Las Vegas.
HomeAid's goal is to collect enough supplies to assemble 1,500 backpacks for the students. Supplies include pens, spiral notebooks, socks, underwear and other essential items.
"We're proud to continue supporting this back-to-school drive benefiting Project 150 and their efforts to help high school students in need," said Patrick Spargur, executive director of HomeAid Southern Nevada. "These backpacks are critical for the students. Each donation allows us to give local students and their families more opportunities for success in school and life."
Critical needs include:
- Flash drives;
- Spiral notebooks;
- Pocket folders;
- Black ink pens;
- Toothbrushes and toothpaste;
- Shampoo and conditioner;
- Soap and bath gel;
- Sports bras;
- Sanitary products.
For more information or to obtain a list of donation drop-off sites, contact Patrick Spargur at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-794-0117, Ext. 100.
HomeAid Southern Nevada is the official outreach partner
of the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association.
HomeAid Southern Nevada Mission Statement:
Building new lives for Southern Nevada's homeless men, women and children through housing and community outreach.
EDUCATION AND EVENTS
TrainNTour Visual Real Estate Education
program will conduct its second special presentation and tour in North Las Vegas from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
at the North Las Vegas City Hall, 2250 Las Vegas Blvd., North. Mayor John Lee will be among the speakers discussing economic development and redevelopment in the city. The program also features a motor coach tour of SNHBA builder members' new communities in North Las Vegas.
Click here for additional information about this special event.
Governor's Office of Energy
is offering free half-day informational sessions about the
2015 International Energy Conservation Code
. Sessions will focus on the differences between the 2015 and 2012 IECC. Code changes include scope, application, building envelope, mechanical and electrical power and lighting. Sessions are scheduled for
at the Innevation Center, 3rd Floor, 6795 S. Edmond St., Las Vegas, 89118. Space is limited; the
deadline to RSVP is June 19
Click here for additional information about the sessions
is sponsoring a veteran hiring event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
at the station, 3050 E. Flamingo Road, 89121. The event is free and, typically, attracts more than 100 veterans who are ready to work. Click here to register as an attendee, employer or resource. For more information, contact Jim Knudsen, the veteran services coordinator in the Workforce Training & Economic Development department, at 702-799-1010, Ext. 5446 or
National Association of Home Builders
has a large selection of educational offerings for members. The On Demand program includes courses such as "
," the "
Basics of Building
" and the "
Certified New Home Sales Professional
" classes offered for the CSP designation. Webinars include "
How to Prepare for an OSHA Inspection
OSHA Fall Protection
," and "
What Employers Need to Know to Comply with the Health Care Reform Law
Click here for more information about NAHB education.
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