SAHBA Has Moved!
Our new office is located at
3001 Spring Mill Drive, Suite F, Springfield, IL, 62704
. We will be doing some work (painting and new flooring) there before we move in, so the office is not staffed at this time. Staff is still working from home and the office phone (217-698-4941) is forwarded to Lee-Ann's cell phone.
This month's General Membership Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 24th at 5:30 pm. Our host and sponsor is
, located at 2540 Prairie Crossing Dr.
will be speaking about making social media work for your company. Social time begins at 5:30 pm and dinner will be served at 6:30 pm. There is no cost to attend, but RSVP's are appreciated to plan for food. Reps from
will be present.
Get 10% off your Lowe's purchase through October 12th
October is "Careers in Construction Month"
NAHB has officially designated October as Careers in Construction Month
to increase overall public awareness of the range of opportunities available in the construction trade professions. The national organization looks to state and local associations to further support the initiative by implementing their own strategies and tactics to instill a shared sense of pride in the industry. In the end, everyone is collectively working to increase the number of professional, skilled construction-related employees in their local communities.
SAHBA is running public-service announcements (PSAs) on local radio stations to increase community awareness of the construction-trade job opportunities that are currently available with our member
Member job openings are highlighted on SAHBA's website and are accessible by clicking on the text box located at the top, right-hand side of the home page. Please contact Lee-Ann about any new job announcements and we will post the openings.
2018 Clay Shoot Pictures
Thanks again to all of our shooters, sponsors and volunteers for the 2018 Sport Clay Shoot!
Thank you to our Volunteers:
Thank you to our very generous event sponsors:
Cabinetland of Springfield,
Springfield Electric Lighting
R.W. Mateer Electric
Ryan Electrical Solutions
Cornerstone Humbert Insurance
September GMM Pictures
Thank you to everyone who attended the September GMM at
. Our speaker was Matt Milroy, our
NAHB Regional Field Rep. Thank you to
for sponsoring. And check out the sunset past the brew room!
Have You Made Your 2019 Home Expo Reservation?
NAHB: Recruit During the Fall Drive, Win a Trip to Napa Valley
As the official NAHB membership sponsor, Signature Kitchen Suite is offering an all-inclusive trip to Napa Valley to each of the top six Builder members who sign up the most new members during the fall membership drive.
The competition runs from Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2018. Builder members will compete against others from HBAs similar in size.The top two members from each category will be invited to attend and bring a guest. Learn more here.
JOIN US AT THE BUILDING INDUSTRY'S PREMIER EVENT!
2019 NAHB International Builders' Show
is being held in Las Vegas from
February 19th to the 21st. Registration is open for the building industry's biggest event. Exhibit attendees can professionally network while experiencing construction demonstrations, exploring new products, and learning about the hottest industry trends for less expense when they register during the month of September. Save that extra money for the Blackjack and craps tables.
"The home hotel for Illinois is the Paris Hotel where we have a negotiated rate of $199 per night. Our HBAI reception will be held on February 20th at this location. Reserve your hotel room today." -- Bill Ward, HBAI Executive Vice President
E-BOLT Supply: It's Tool Trading Time/No Trade-In Required
It's that time of year again -- tool trade-in time on select Milwaukee Tool Kits. SAHBA member E-Bolt is sweetening the deal to show their appreciation. No tool trade-in is required to receive the $100 discount. Now that's a heck of a deal and it's available through October 31st! For more information, please visit their website and/or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration Links to SAHBA's November CAPS Classes
UPDATED: Member Job Openings
If you have a job opening that you'd like to promote, please send your information to SAHBA with the hiring timeframe and member contact person.
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