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January 23 -- Forsyth Chapter Kick-Off Event

January 24 -- Cobb/Cherokee Chapter Kick-Off Meeting

February 1 -- Metro South Chapter Lunch Meeting

February 7 -- North Fulton Chapter Kick-Off Social

February 13 -- Gwinnett County Chapter Lunch Meeting

February 27 -- HBA Board of Directors Meeting & New Member Orientation

February 28 -- Inner Atlanta Chapter Meeting

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Date: Thursday, January 25

Time: 4:00-7:30 p.m.

Place: Capital City Club, Brookhaven

Cost: $45 HBA Members, $55 Non-Members

At this ceremony, we will install our 2018 HBA Officers and recognize the recipients of the Builder of the Year, Associate of the Year, Lewis Cenker Award, Council Chairman of the Year, and Spike Member of the Year. Sponsorships are available. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, click here for levels and benefits. 


Date: Tuesday, January 9

Time: 4:30-7:00 p.m.

Place: Lafayette's (9101 International Drive, Orlando)

Cost: FREE

All HBA members attending the International Builders Show (IBS) in Orlando next month are invited to attend the Atlanta Party, courtesy of the Greater Atlanta HBA and NKBA. RSVP not required to attend the party. Click here to register for IBS. 


Looking to build your company's brand with the Greater Atlanta HBA? 

Sponsorships are available for all meetings and events! For more information, contact Monica Saunders, Director of Meetings & Events, at (678) 775-1465 or

Take advantage of the Job and Resume Postings section of our website.

Looking for employees? Download the Job Board order form on the website and submit your company’s job openings.

Looking for a new position? Send your resume to to have your resume posted.

Click here to find out about discounts and benefits available to HBA members through NAHB!



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Date: Wednesday, January 17

Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Place: Harrison Development & Construction (1954 Airport Road, Chamblee)

Cost: FREE

Please join us as we kick off the DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter! For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or

Be on the lookout for details about the Cobb/Cherokee Chapter Kick-Off Meeting on January 24, 2018. If you do business in the Cobb/Cherokee County area and are interested in serving on the 2018 Chapter Board, please contact Emily Raymond at and provide a short bio.


Save the Date! The Metro South Chapter (Clayton, Henry, and South Fulton County) will be hosting a lunch meeting on Thursday, February 1. The guest speaker will be Daunte Gibbs, Director of Planning and Economic Development for Henry County.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, contact Rachel Hodge at 678-775-1420 or



Date: Wednesday, February 7

Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Place: Hop Alley Brew Pub (Downtown Alpharetta)

Cost: $15

If you're interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Emily Raymond at

Latest News

At the HBA Board of Directors meeting on December 5, HBA President Charlie Bostwick of Brightwater Homes presented a $3,000 check to Dr. Charner Rodgers of Kennesaw State University, advisor for KSU's NAHB Student Chapter. The money will help pay for the students to travel to and compete in the NAHB Residential Construction Management Competition at the International Builders' Show (IBS) in Orlando next month. KSU students took first place in the competition last year, and the HBA wishes them the best of luck at the 2018 competition!


Congratulations to Betsy Sheppard of Gilbert & Sheppard Group for being selected as one of four finalists for the NAHB Professional Women in Building's Woman of the Year Award!

The Woman of the Year Award recognizes a council member who demonstrates excellence and commitment to the local, state, and national councils. This award represents the highest level of recognition presented by the NAHB PWB Council. The award is given based on professional, community, and personal leadership achievements.

The winner will be announced on Wednesday, January 10, at the NAHB Professional Women in Building Awards & Installation of Officers Luncheon during The International Builders' Show (IBS) in Orlando. Click here to purchase tickets to the luncheon.

On December 11, HomeAid Atlanta partnered with the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia (MBAG) for a HomeAid Care Day at Jesus Set the Captive Free (JSCF) in southwest Atlanta. Volunteers completed final tasks at JSCF’s newly renovated triplex. HomeAid volunteer Builder Captain James MacDowell of Unique Homes and Renovations renovated the triplex earlier this year. HomeAid Atlanta is the designated charity of the Greater Atlanta HBA with a mission to Build New Lives for Atlanta’s homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach. Learn more at

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This holiday season, consider a tax-deductible donation to HomeAid Atlanta or pledge your support for 2018. Because of Atlanta’s generous home building industry, HomeAid is able to build new lives for Atlanta’s homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach. In 2017 more than 1,000 people have been impacted through HomeAid. Just think of what we can do with your support in 2018!

Click here for all the ways you can pledge support for HomeAid Atlanta in 2018!

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