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Date: Tuesday, October 23

 

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

 

Place: GAHBA Office

 

Cost: FREE

 

All members are encouraged to attend. It’s a great way to get more involved and find out how the GAHBA works! Lunch will be provided, courtesy of meeting sponsor Weissman PC. Sponsorships are available for upcoming board meetings. For more information, contact Rachel Hodge at (678) 775-1420 or rhodge@atlantahba.com.

  

Next Meeting

 

Date: Wednesday, November 21

 

Time: 10:00-11:00 a.m.

 

Place: GAHBA Office

 

Are you looking for an easy way to plug in to the GAHBA? Whether you are new or have been a member for several years, the Membership Committee would love to have you to help recruit and encourage other members to get involved. The committee meets on the third Wednesday of every month. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or rabailey@atlantahba.com.

 

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Connect with Consumers Using the GAHBA Member Logo!
 
Consumer recognition is important to you. We strive for industry professionals and the home buying public to turn to the GAHBA as a reliable source when making important decisions. The GAHBA member logo is provided to members, upon request, for use in promotional items or advertisements. Usage of the member logo does not imply or denote endorsement of a product, service, or company by the GAHBA.
 
Send e-mail to membership@atlantahba.com to request the GAHBA member logo and usage instructions.

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

 

Take advantage of the Networking & Jobs section of our website!

 

Looking for employees? Complete and submit the Job Board order form to have your company's job openings posted on our website. Job postings are FREE for GAHBA members!

 

Looking for a new position? Send your resume to bookstore@atlantahomebuilders.com to have your resume posted on our website for potential employers to see.

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November 14 – New Member Orientation

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The GAHBA hosted its annual Membership Appreciation Event last week at Carolina Lumber, where members came out and enjoyed barbecue, drinks, and live music. This event is held each year to celebrate the end of the Membership Drive and to allow the GAHBA to welcome new members and thank existing members for their support and participation throughout the year. 

 

Congrats and thank you to Membership Drive winner GAHBA Vice President Vince Longo of Longo Homes for bringing in the most new members during the drive! Second place was a tie between Wilson Borden of The Erosion Company (TEC) and Suzanne Longfellow of Atlanta Audio & Automation. Even though the official Membership Drive period is over, remember that certain incentives, such as 3x spike credits, will continue through the end of the month. Please continue your recruitment efforts and help the GAHBA reach its goal of 1,200 members by the end of the year!

  

Date: Saturday, November 3

 

Time: 6:00-10:00 p.m.

 

Place: OMNI Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center

 

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and the Atlanta Sales & Marketing Council present the 38th Annual OBIE Awards Gala. Dress is black-tie optional. For more information, contact Monica Saunders at (678) 775-1465 or msaunders@atlantahba.com.

It’s that time of the year to get in the giving spirit! The Sales & Marketing Council is currently seeking donations for the upcoming SMC Silent Auction/GAHBA Holiday Party on December 6. All proceeds from the auction will benefit HomeAid Atlanta in their mission to "build new lives" for homeless families and individuals in the Atlanta area.

 

Auction item donations will be accepted now through November 9. Click here to download the donation form. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

Government Affairs
  

GAHBA President Jim Chapman has been spearheading efforts to raise additional funds for the Builder Political Action Committee (BPAC). These funds are used to help promote and protect the home building industry.

 

Click here to donate now.

This week's Government Affairs Update includes information on Architectural Review Board vacancies in Avondale Estates and Norcross, as well as information on early voting and BPAC candidate endorsements for the upcoming election
 
Remember, if you see something, say something. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.

Next Meeting

 

Date: Tuesday, November 20

 

Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

 

Place: GAHBA Office 

 

The Government Affairs Committee meets on the third Tuesday of every month. All GAHBA members are encouraged to get involved with the committee and their respective chapters. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com

   
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Date: Wednesday, October 24

 

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

 

Place: Punch Bowl Social Atlanta 

 

Cost: $25 

 

Join SMC at the Battery for its final networking event of 2018! Come enjoy food, drinks, and bowling for the first 60 guests to register! This event is expected to sell out – be sure to register early! For more information or to sponsor, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Wednesday, November 7

 

Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

 

Place: The Hotel at Avalon (Alpharetta)

 

Cost: $45 PWB Members, $55 GAHBA Members, $65 Non-Members

 

PWB's final program meeting of the year will feature a "Gen What!?" panel discussion on generations in the workplace. For more information, contact Monica Saunders at (678) 775-1465 or msaunders@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Wednesday, November 14

 

Time: 8:00-10:00 a.m. 

 

Place: GAHBA Office 

 

Cost: FREE for BDL Members, $25 GAHBA Members, $35 Non-Members

 

Eugene James of Metrostudy will be presenting an update on the Atlanta housing market and the forecast for 2019. For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Thursday, December 6

 

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

 

Place: Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta

 

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

 

Get ready to celebrate the season while supporting a good cause! All members are encouraged to attend, and it will be a wonderful opportunity to take home some great Christmas gifts! All proceeds from the evening will benefit HomeAid Atlanta, the designated charity of the GAHBA. Items available in the silent auction will include electronics, gift baskets, vacation packages, and jewelry. Sponsorship opportunities are available! For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

 

SMC is currently accepting donations for the silent auction, now through November 9. Click here to download the donation form.

Latest Chapters
  

Date: Tuesday, October 30

 

Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

 

Place: Slow Pour Brewing Company (Lawrenceville)

 

Cost: $15 GAHBA Members, $25 Non-Members

 

The Gwinnett Chapter is celebrating the season with a Gwinnettoberfest social at Gwinnett County’s newest brewery, Slow Pour Brewing Company. Guests will enjoy 2 free beers and Bavarian-themed snacks from Local Republic. Bonus: This is event is FREE for new GAHBA members who join during the month of October! For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Wednesday, October 31

 

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

 

Place: Marietta Country Club (Kennesaw)

 

Cost: $20 GAHBA Members, $25 Non-Members

 

The Cobb/Cherokee Chapter's last meeting of 2018 will feature Cobb County Commissioners JoAnn Birrell (District 3) and Keli Gambrill (District 1). For more information or to sponsor, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Thursday, November 1

 

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

 

Place: Southface Energy Institute 

 

Cost: $15 GAHBA Members, $25 Non-Members

 

Guest speaker Steve Greer of Webber & Associates will give a presentation on "Risk Management Techniques for the Savvy Builder," including information on general liability, workers comp, and builders risk. For more information, contact Monica Saunders at (678) 775-1465 or msaunders@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Thursday, November 1

 

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

 

Place: Eagle's Brooke Golf & Country Club (Locust Grove)

 

Cost: $15 GAHBA Members, $25 Non-Members

 

Come hear from Henry County Commissioner Gary Barham and Henry County Commissioner candidate Pete Peterson at the next Metro South Chapter luncheon! The Clayton County Building Community Development Department will also be giving an update. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.

  
Date: Thursday, November 8
 
Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.
 
Place: 1954 Airport Road (Chamblee)
 
Cost: $15 GAHBA Members, $20 Non-Members
 
Join the DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter for an evening of networking, beer, and food! In conjunction with this event, the chapter will be partnering with HomeAid Atlanta on a Stock the House drive for Clifton Sanctuary Ministries. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or rabailey@atlantahba.com.
  

Date: Tuesday, November 13

 

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

 

Place: Roam - Dunwoody

 

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

 

Join the North Fulton Chapter for its last meeting of the year! The guest speaker will be North Fulton County Commissioner Bob Ellis. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Thursday, November 15

 

Time: 5:00-7:30 p.m.

 

Place: Cherry Street Taproom (Cumming)

 

Cost: $15 GAHBA Members, $20 Non-Members

 

In conjunction with this event, the Forsyth Chapter will be working with HomeAid Atlanta on a project for Family Haven. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or rabailey@atlantahba.com.

Education

 Online classes are available at

www.homebuildersuniversity.com.

 

  

Date: Tuesday, December 4

 

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

 

Place: GAHBA Office

 

Cost: $5 GAHBA or Other HBA Members

 

This "lunch & learn" course will be taught by GAHBA Government Affairs Director Stephen Davis and will focus on local government advocacy, engaging with elected officials, and getting involved with political campaigns. For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.

  

The association is excited to announce the revision of the GAHBA contracts! Frank Brown of Weissman Attorneys at Law has rewritten the contracts, and the 2018 version is now available for purchase through the online bookstore. When you purchase the 2018 GAHBA contracts online, you will receive a link to download the contract files.

 

The contracts are $12 for GAHBA members and $22 for non-members.

 

We are asking that you stop using any old versions of the contracts and only use the 2018 contracts.

 

Click here to go to the GAHBA online bookstore.

 
   
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Community Solar – Lunch & Learn with HB Next (2 credit hours)

Date: Thursday, October 25

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

Place: GAHBA Office

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Government Affairs 101 – Lunch & Learn with Stephen Davis (2 credit hours)

Date: Tuesday, December 4

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

Place: GAHBA Office

Register here...

 

For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.

Homeaid Atlanta
Last Friday, HomeAid and Community Associations Institute’s Georgia Chapter collaborated for a HomeAid Care Day at Covenant House Georgia. HomeAid thanks all volunteers and in-kind donors for their support for this major Care Day event!
 
  

Only 2 foursomes and 1 twosome remain for HomeAid's 2018 Housing the Homeless Golf Tournament on November 6 at Capital City Crabapple! Don't miss this great opportunity to play golf and have fun in support of HomeAid Atlanta’s mission to "build new lives" for Atlanta’s homeless families and individuals.

 

For more information, visit www.homeaidatlanta.org or contact Cecily Stevens at (678) 775-1451 or cecily@homeaidatlanta.org.

HomeAid Atlanta’s signature event is back! One custom-built playhouse will be raffled off this holiday season, and funds raised will support HomeAid’s mission. HomeAid, in partnership Paran Homes, recently began construction on the 2018 playhouse, The Saltbox of the Earth, designed by architect Mike Hart of The Hartwin Group.

 
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