the 
SCAFFOLD
September 20th 2016
 
 



In This Issue

2016 DuWayne Lenius Golf Classic 
Ridgeview Country Club
9/21 (11:30 AM)

October Members 
Night Out

October 20th
5:00-7:00pm


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From Greg Meyers with Midwest Environmental 
Alert!
EPA inspections will be conducted in the Northland starting September 2016

We received notice from Greg with Midwest Environmental Consulting LLC.  The EPA will be conducting random and unannounced lead inspections starting September 2016 here in the Region 5 Northland. 

For all Remodel, Repair and Paint contractors make sure you are following EPA lead guidelines to avoid hefty fines.  
Greg says "that they have chosen the Region 5 in Minnesota because it rarely gets looked at."  Click on the link below to make sure you have all the information you need to comply with the EPA Lead laws. 
Meet our new Member!

Kip Cameron, Owner - Stone Countertop Outlet
Nature Lindsay, Stone Counter Outlet

Located at 2700 Winter Street, Superior WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-3283
email: naturel@granite-tops.com
Website: www.stonecountertopoutlet.com

Stone Countertop Outlet is by the easiest, most  convenient  way to select and purchase custom stone counter-tops.  It's a better way to buy stone for your homes because you can get everything they need - from stone slabs, to sinks and faucets, to field measure and complete fabrication and installation in one location. No other fabricator or selection center offers all that we do. That's why we are the Midewest's Only Stone Superstore!

As part of Granite-Tops, the Midwest's leading fabricator and installer of custom stone counter-tops, we leverage our relationship which allows us to deliver superior quality value and service.  Our customer service skills are exceptional, our manufacturing process is proven, and our delivery and follow up truly sets us apart.  

Fabricating and installing stone counter-tops for nearly 20 years and have a state-of-the-art fabrication facility! We offer thousands of slabs and hundreds of colors. natural stone, quartz surfaces, solid surface and the latest "green" surfaces are all on display. All pricing are marked with tier number. We "Cut-to-Fit or have Pre-Cut slabs perfect for any application. 

We asked, what is your main demographics of your business? "Cabinet makers, designers and contractor/builders are our main customer base" 

We asked, what made you decide to get into business? "We wanted to set the standard of excellence within the stone fabricating industry by offering the best products and services to our customers while provide economic growth to our employees and community.

Please help us welcome
 Stone Countertop Outlet to the ABA family!  

Thank you WDIO for the great coverage 
for our  1st Annual Clay Shoot!






The Glass Guru as a new location!

Dan let us know that they have moved to a new location!
They now are located at 
2117 W. Superior St. Duluth, MN

Come by and visit their new store!


Building an Appetite' Cookbook Collection


Share your Culinary Skills with the Industry
We aer working on a special building project.  Only for this project, you will need to trade your hammer and hard hat for a cooking apron and measuring cups.  That's bacause we aer whipping up a collection of NAHB cookbooks known as " Building an Appetite."

This exciting project is inspired by Dough Wistner, son of First vice Chairman Granger MacDonald and his wife Kathy.  Dough was passionate about cooking for family, friends and the girls he dated.  Doug unexpectedly lost his life in January 2015 after a long battle with depression, but his memory remains.

"Building an Appetite" was Doug's idea for another culinary venture many years ago.  These cookbooks will include recipes submitted  by NAHB members and their families, as well as staff.

the first cookbook will be available to purchase on site at the 2017 IBS in January.  All proceeds will support a scholarship in government affairs in Doug's name.

Share Your Favorite Recipes Today at nahb.org/buildinganappetite

For more information, please contact Lauren Wallace, executive office program manager, at lwallace@nahb.org or 202-266-8598
Pounding nails really is as easy as grabbing a hammer!

Graduating students across the country are continuing to be herded towards the four-year college degree - even though there is proof of technical / trades education being as strong, if not stronger in the ability to gain profitable employment in the respected fields.  And, we need to push the conversations.

Every member that I speak with is searching for leads.  We are participating in the local colleges and with brochures and talking, but it takes more than us...we need you.  Talk to the students in your life. Tell your friends, family and other parents that there are opportunities for our young men and women that can take them into a strong future - without student loans drowning them.  

In the state a  committee comprised of our leaders in the industry, including the ABA is looking at how best reach our potential industry upcomers.  A plan for statewide messages will roll out later this Fall.  We are excited about this initiative and hope you will help us to get the word out.

WE NEED INDUSTRY WORKERS.   
 
Welcome New Members

Prime Appliance Grumdahl Construction
Hallmark Builders

Celebrating Member Renewals
HOVLAND, INC TCG ACCOUNTING
BLACKWOODS VEIT DISPOSAL SYSTEMS
J&R SUNDBERG NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE
SEPPI BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION THE CARPENTRY WORKS
HOUSING & REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY DULUTH STOVE & FIREPLACE

NORTHWOODS CONSTRUCTION

Upcoming Member Renewals
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
Anderson & Hammack Const.
Arrowhead Concrete Easy Builders
Diamond Drilling & Supply Bester Painting Johnson Mertz
Floor Technologies Inc. Economy Garages Kraemer Construction
H&H Lumber Marshall Handyman Services Raymond Moe Construction
Homestead Construction Rymel Construction Reliable Insurance
Kylmala Truss WR Whiteside Equipment Soumis Construction
Real Closet
Tim Anderson Construction
St. Germain's Cabinet
Walsh Windows


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