December 2020
News from the TBA
A Message from Brian K. Will, TBA President

Its early Thanksgiving morning as I write what is now officially my last message as president of TBA. I described last month all the accomplishments we as an association enjoyed this year thanks to the countless and tireless efforts of so many dedicated volunteers despite the sometimes overwhelming conditions and restrictions. If you will indulge me a moment, in honor of the holiday, I would like to mention in no particular order some of the things I am thankful for regarding our association.
I am thankful for the opportunity you afforded me to serve as your president this year.
I am thankful for the friendships and relationships forged through 33 years of membership in the TBA.
I am thankful for the personal growth and professional development and knowledge I gained through participation in the TBA. You all have made me a better man and a better builder.
I am thankful for the countless volunteers, board members, committee chairs and committee members and senior officers who have invested so much time and energy to help us thrive as an association.
I am thankful for our staff who have been so professional and personally invested in our mission and do more than “just their jobs” without enough recognition.
I am thankful for all the sponsors who invested hard earned revenue whether a little or a lot to support our events and our mission. I pray that your return is tenfold.
I am thankful for each and every member that joined and renewed because you realized the benefit and understood that there is strength in numbers.
I am grateful that construction was deemed essential and that our industry has remained strong and vibrant, leading an economic recovery.
I am thankful for every one who participated in our events: Golf, Parade of Homes, Fishing, HHHH and Skeet.
I am thankful for the the incoming board of directors and senior officers. Some of the finest men and women I know. Their dedication to innovate and move the association forward in new and exciting ways is amazing.
I am thankful for the younger members stepping up to take leadership positions.
I am thankful for the freedom we have enjoyed as a nation paid for with the blood of so many men and women. Perhaps we can pass it on.
Thank you again for the privilege of serving you this year.
Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise: be thankful unto Him and bless His name. For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting; and His truth endureth to all generations. Psalms 100:4-5.

Brian K. Will, as TBA President

Welcome and Thank You New Members!
New Members in November

Covenant Building Corporation-Harold Lyons
Lloyd Roofing & Construction-Travis Lloyd
McGriff Insurance Services-Hunter Munson
Rumble's Document Solutions-Blake Zimmerman
Southern Flooring & Design-Mike Money
Tallahassee Community College-Jessica Griffin
Tremont Concrete-Calvin Ford

Thanks for Renewing! Member Since

Bob McKeithen & Sons-2013
Brenton Hudson-2016
Cornerstone Tool & Fastener-2013
Golden Construction-2018
Gulf Coast Lumber-2017
Hartsfield Construction-2020
Multi Stone Enterprises-2020
Powerhouse Construction-2005
Quality Gas Systems-2017
Smith, Thompson, Shaw, Colon and Power-2015
White Oak Construction-2017
On behalf of GBGH, we invite you to attend our Holiday Benefit on 12/10. This is an annual charity event we, GBGH, hold each December. This year we are working with Hang Tough Foundation which is a local organization that provides support and resources to families during their journey with childhood illness and special needs.

The event will have a "Christmas Market" with vendors that table their products. Each vendor has the choice to provide a donation to Hang Tough or auction an item in our 50/50 raffle if they would like to donate. We will also have a band for the adults to enjoy as their children play in the "Kid's Zone".

The Kid's Zone will have a bonfire and touch-a-tractor/firetruck where children can ask questions and play in the dirt.

The event will be completely outdoors which will allow space for social distancing. Please click on the flyer to register to attend.
The TBA is happy to announce that we have partnered with Christmas Connection this year as our Charity of Choice for Homes for the Holidays with a portion of the Remodelers Showcase Awards being donated to families in need during the holiday season.

The TBA Office Will Be Accepting Donations and Gifts During Normal Working Hours thru December 14 on behalf of Christmas Connection.

The deadline to enter a Remodelers Showcase Awards entry is Friday, December 11th, with judging taking place during the week of December 14th.
TBA's Featured Members of the Month

This month's featured Builder is Rami Deeb of Yellowhammer, LLC and Associate member is Farley Maxwell, Gulfeagle Supply.

If you would like to be featured as the Builder or Associate of the month, please submit your information to the office by the 15th of the month for consideration.
Rami Deeb, Yellowhammer, LLC
Farley Maxwell, Gulfeagle Supply
December Events
Click on the link to be directed to the Calendar of Events. Plan to attend by clicking on the event and submitting your RSVP.

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Subject to change during major events.

December 3, 2020, Thursday
Government Affairs Meeting
Via Zoom

December 3, 2020, Thursday Evening
Installation of Officers and Holiday Party
Capital City Country Club
Reservations Required
Also Via Zoom

December 7, 2020
2021 Parade of Homes Committee
TBA Office and Via Zoom

December 8, 2020
Membership Committee Meeting
TBA Office and Via Zoom

December 8, 2020, Tuesday
Green Building Council Meeting
Via Zoom

December 9, 2020, Wednesday
Executive Committee Meeting
In person and Zoom

December 9, 2020, Wednesday
Board of Directors Meeting
In person and Zoom

December 10, 2020, Thursday
Tiny Homes Committee Meeting

December 14, 2020, Monday
2021 Home & Garden Show Committee
In person and Zoom

December 24 & 25, 2020
Office closed for Christmas

December 31, 2020
Office closed for New Year
TBA Corporate Sponsors

In accordance with guidelines recommended by the CDC, President Trump and Governor DeSantis, the TBA will continue to conduct itself in a manner consistent with those guidelines for the health and safety of our staff and members. Please note that all meetings will be conducted via Zoom (teleconferencing) until otherwise indicated. Be sure to check the Memberzone calendar for instructions or call the office at 385-1414.
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