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

The official day of Spring is right around the corner which brings many exciting events at the TBA, including but not limited to, the annual golf outing that is being held at the Golden Eagle Golf Club on Tuesday, April 7. Kraft Nissan is sponsoring a Hole-in-One and donating a 2020 Nissan Titan truck! Sign up for your foursome and sponsorship today (see form below) as this event is already creating a lot of buzz!
The Spring Parade of Homes, the prestigious Builder Event of the Year, May 9, 10, 16 & 17, is going to be a great event with twenty home entries! Thank you to the following sponsors:
Premium Partner & Awards Banquet Sponsor – Prime Meridian Bank
Magazine Sponsor – Capital City Bank
Platinum Sponsors –
City of Tallahassee/Natural Gas Utilities
Bobby Dollar’s Appliance Consultants
Gold Sponsors -
Advantage Title Group, LLC
BB&T new Truist
Central Heating Consultants
Centricity/Bonded Builders Warranty
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
Paul’s Termite & Pest Control
Hancock Whitney
Silver Sponsors-
ES Green & CO., LLC
Florida Green Building Coalition
Homes & Land Magazine of Tallahassee/Magazine Distributor
James Hardie Building Products
Moore Lending Group
Seminole Trusses, Inc.
Tallahassee Board of Realtors
Bronze Sponsors -
Farm Credit of Northwest Florida
First in Counters
Tallahassee Kitchen Center
Gulfeagle Supply, Inc.
Tallahassee Roofing, Inc.
Save the dates for the Brand New TBA/ABC Salt Water Fishing Tournament, June 20 & 21, Father’s Day Weekend. More details coming soon. 
During the North Florida Home Show in February, the TBA had booth space on the show floor which allowed many informational discussions with the community, 2020 TBA Membership Directories were handed out, and new members joined as a result. A win/win/win! 

Thank You

Brian K. Will
A Message from TBA EO Jodi Sasse
The TBA is proud to announce the 2019 Remodelers Showcase Award Recipients!

All received Gold Award Status in the following categories at the recent North Florida Home Show:

*Kitchen greater than $85,000: Bryce Hall, Dion Builders
*Kitchen $42,000-$85,000: Kip Carpenter, Carpenters Construction
*Bath $36,000-$56,000: Bryce Hall, Dion Builders
*Bath Under $36,000: Kip Carpenter, Carpenters Construction
*Major Home Remodel greater than $160,000: Mark Kessler, Kessler Construction LLC
*Detached Structures, Pool/Guest House Carriage House greater than $85,000: 
Mark Kessler, Kessler Construction LLC
Commercial $100,000-$500,000: Mark Kessler, Kessler Construction LLC
Outdoor Spaces, Decks, Porches, $45,000-$85,000: Bryce Hall, Dion Builders

Thank you to our judges, Jason Orvosh, Orvosh Builders, Inc., and Tammy Massey, T. Massey Architect, and to Brandon Jett, Jett Builders, Inc. for being our MC!

Please join me in extending a big Congratulations to All!

Thank you for your support!

Jodi Sasse
Executive Officer
Tallahassee Builders Association
A BIG THANK YOU to Ruan Goncalves and his team at GAIA STONE GALLERY for a most enjoyable evening with fabulous food and beverages for TBA's Hard Hat Happy Hour for February. TBA members and guests helped GAIA's team celebrate their new location on NE Capital Circle Drive and wish them great success!
Don't forget to pick up your copy of The Better Living Guide, the official membership directory for the TBA! These are available at the TBA Office and at Prime Meridian Bank locations.
MAY 9, 10, 16 and 17

2020 Parade of Homes
***Interested in being a part of the Green Building Council and/or The Remodelers Council? Call Linn Glass at 385-1414 for details.***

We are looking for eager volunteers to assist in these upcoming events for 2020. Just call or email the office with your preferences.

Have a Talent Need? CareerSource Capital Region can help you recruit, train and retain qualified and skilled employees.

March 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. - 4:00p.m.
Subject to change during major events.

GA Committee Meeting with Guest County Commissioner Kristen Dozier
TBA Office
Thursday, March 5, 2020

Membership Committee Meeting
TBA Office
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
TBA Office

Executive Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
TBA Office

Board of Directors Meeting and Luncheon Sponsored by Prime Meridian Bank
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Green Building Council Meeting and Luncheon
TBA Office
Thursday, March 12, 2020

Happy St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Parade of Homes Committee Meeting
TBA Office
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Remodelers Council Meeting and Luncheon
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
TBA Office

General Membership Meeting
Capital City Country Club
Thursday, March 26, 2020
$25 paid in advance
$30 at the door (cash or check)

Hard Hat Happy Hour sponsored by
Insure It All!
TBA Office
Thursday, March 26, 2020

TBA Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to New Members in February

Arbor Communities LLC-Christian Griffith
Best Block LLC-Chip Phinney
Clear Cut Solutions-Al Smythe
Dustin Wells Construction-Dustin Wells
Four Points Tallahassee-Tamara Byrd

Thanks for Renewing-Member Since

America's Home Place -2019
Andy's Cabinets & Millwork-2005
E.S. Green & Company-1992
Gulfeagle Supply-2002
Home & Yard Magazine-2016
Huber Engineered Woods-2015
Kraft Nissan-2018
Quality Construction & Design-2017
Norbord Inc.-2015
Seven Gables Construction-1985

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