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April 10 – DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter Lunch Meeting

April 11 – Gwinnett Chapter Lunch Meeting

April 12 -- Young Professionals Group HomeAid Fundraiser

April 17 -- Cobb/Cherokee Chapter Lunch Meeting

April 19 – Forsyth Chapter Lunch Meeting

April 19 – Sales & Marketing Council Networking Meeting

April 20 to May 6 – Parade of Homes

April 24 – HBA Board of Directors Meeting

April 26 – Inner Atlanta Chapter Lunch Meeting

May 3 – Metro South Chapter Lunch Meeting

   
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Show Atlanta you are the BEST at what you do by winning a 2018 OBIE Award! Just by entering this prestigious awards program, you'll gain industry recognition, attract promotional opportunities, and hopefully display your awards for every potential home buyer to see. Download the OBIE Intent to Enter packet today!

Deadline to Enter: April 13

Last week the HBA welcomed a large crowd for its February Board of Directors meeting, which was held in conjunction with the Grand Opening of the association's new offices. During the event, board members and guests got to tour the new space, and the companies who contributed to the construction and design of the building were recognized.
  

Atlanta City Councilman Andre Dickens gave an informative presentation at the Inner Atlanta Chapter lunch meeting last week at Southface. The chapter is now looking forward to its social on March 17. This event, which is being held in conjunction with March Madness and St. Patrick's Day, is sure to be a fun time for all who attend!

  

The 2018 Greater Atlanta HBA Parade of Homes magazine will be published Thursday, April 19, in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, available in grocery stores, gas stations, and coffee shops, as well as a digital copy available through the Parade website. The AJC will provide additional coverage and marketing promotions throughout the event and beyond. The Parade of Homes magazine will include information about each model home entry and will be available through a link on ajchomefinder.com throughout the Parade and for one year following the release.

Reservations and payment must be made by March 7, and artwork is due by March 9.

Government Affairs

Last week, the moratorium on new construction permits expired in Brookhaven. Additionally, the city has changed the operating hours for the permit window to 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The city of Sandy Springs deferred action on the Six-Month Development Code Update to the next meeting of the Planning Commission which is on March 27 at 6:00 p.m. The HBA is working with a team of builders and landscape architects to convey concerns to the commission. We encourage you to send your recommended changes/concerns to HBA Government Affairs Director Stephen Davis or directly to the commission at pz@sandyspringsga.gov.

The County Commission held their second hearing on 2018 Code Amendments which included the medical burn ban. The HBA will continue to track this issue as it moves forward.

Next Government Affairs Committee Meeting 

Date: Tuesday, March 20

Time: 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Place: HBA Office (Dunwoody)

The Government Affairs Committee meets on the third Tuesday of every month. All who are interested in getting involved are encouraged to attend. For more information or to RSVP for the meeting, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com

   
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Date: Thursday, March 8

Time: 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Place: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Cost: FREE (Pre-Registration is MANDATORY)

Domonic Purviance, Senior Financial Analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, will be giving a presentation on housing affordability and rising interest rates. For more information, contact Valerie Siegel Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Thursday, March 8

Time: 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Place: ROAM - Galleria

Cost: $20 55+ Council Members, $30 HBA Members, $40 Non-Members

The guest speaker will be Allen Harris, developer of Springs of Mill Lakes in Alabama and first time award winner of eight NAHB 55+ Industry Housing Council awards. Harris will present the case history of one of East Alabama’s most successful 55+ New Home Neighborhoods.

  

Date: Thursday, March 15

Time: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Place: Cumming/Alpharetta Area

Cost: $10 (Includes lunch and transportation)

Space is limited! Don’t miss the Deals on Wheels Bus Tour through the Cumming/Alpharetta area. We will be visiting neighborhoods by Century Communities, SR Homes, and David Weekley, and then finishing the tour with Ashton Woods’ Design Center at Avalon.

  

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Place: SunTrust Park

Cost: $35 Early Bird Rate (Price will increase after March 14)

YP ATL invites all HBA members and guests to a Night at the Plate! Join us for a fun night of networking, food, drinks, and a behind-the-scenes tour of SunTrust Park. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Thursday, April 12

Time: 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Place: Hyatt Regency - Villa Christina

Cost: $40 PWB Members, $50 HBA Members, $60 Non-Members

Guest speaker Patti Wood will give a presentation on "Making the Most of First Impressions, Body Language, and Charisma," which will teach attendees about the importance of non-verbal communication in their interactions with others. For more information, contact Monica Saunders at 678-775-1465 or msaunders@atlantahba.com.

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Date: Wednesday, March 14

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Place: Country Club of the South (Johns Creek)

Cost: $20 HBA Members, $30 Non-Members

The guest speaker will be Georgia State Sen. Brandon Beach. If you’re interested in sponsoring this event, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Saturday, March 17

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

Place: Gordon Biersch (Buckhead)

Cost: $15 HBA Members, $25 Non-Members (Includes two drinks and food)

If you're interested in sponsoring this event, contact Monica Saunders at (678) 775-1465 or msaunders@atlantahba.com.

Date: Tuesday, April 10

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Place: Tin Plate (Conyers)

   
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Date: Thursday, April 12

Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Place: Swoozie's (4285 Roswell Road NE, #10, Atlanta)

Cost: FREE

Looking for a Mother’s Day, graduation, or birthday gift? Come out for a shopping event at Swoozie’s and get 15% off purchases with 15% of the proceeds going to HomeAid Atlanta, the designated charity of the Greater Atlanta HBA. Enjoy a glass of bubbly and some snacks while you shop for that perfect gift!

  

HomeAid Atlanta's 2018 Essentials Drive will be held from April 30–May 8. This is HomeAid's annual drive to collect essential baby items for Atlanta's homeless infants, including diapers, wipes, and formula. There are many ways to get involved to help homeless babies and their moms, just in time for Mother's Day!

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