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Carrie Roeger is the Chief Operations Officer at Windsong Properties in Woodstock, which specializes in active adult communities. Carrie currently serves as 2nd Vice Chair for the NAHB 55+ Housing Council. 
 
  
Next Meeting
 
Date: Wednesday, April 17
 
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 years, the Membership Committee would love to have you help recruit and encourage other members to get more involved. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Miller at (678) 775-1448 or ramiller@atlantahba.com.
 

 

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Membership Benefits
NAHB/GAHBA members can save on one-year memberships at Sam's Club, plus receive a limited-time $15 discount on entertainment!
 
Click here to learn more and access this offer now!
 

Click here to learn more about discounts and benefits available to GAHBA 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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May 6-7 – HBAG Spring Meeting
 
May 14 – Government Affairs Committee Meeting
 
May 23 – Gwinnett Chapter "Night at Coolray Field" Baseball Social
 
June 7 – Builder Speed Dating
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It was another busy week at the GAHBA last week with the Professional Women in Building Council (PWB), Remodelers Council, and Sales & Marketing Council (SMC) all hosting exciting and informative programs! SMC heard a presentation from Kevin Oakley of Do You Convert, PWB hosted businesswoman and inspirational speaker Ronda Conger, and Dale Cardwell of TrustDALE spoke to the Remodelers Council. Don't miss out on great programs like these – get involved with one of the GAHBA's specialty councils!

  
The GAHBA's Sales & Marketing Council is now accepting entries for the 39th Annual OBIE Awards! The awards gala, which recognizes outstanding achievement in building, marketing, remodeling, and personal achievement, will be held Oct. 26. Just by entering this prestigious program, companies can gain industry recognition, attract opportunities and will be able to display awards for potential homebuyers to see.
 
Deadline to enter is today!
 
Cost to Enter: $300 per entry, $275 for 3 or more entries, $500 for Community of the Year
 
The 2019 Parade of Homes is almost here! The event, which will be held the weekends of April 27-28, May 4-5, and May 11-12, features homes and townhomes in a variety of styles, locations, and price points and is free, self-guided, and open to the public. 
 
Click here to view the homes and download the ATLHomesParade app today!
 
  
Date: Tuesday, April 23
 
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
 
Place: GAHBA Office
 
Cost: FREE
 
All GAHBA members are welcome - lunch will be served. Attendees are encouraged to help support HomeAid Atlanta's 2019 Essentials Drive by bringing a donation of diapers, wipes, baby food, or formula. For more information, contact Rachel Hodge at (678) 775-1420 or rhodge@atlantahba.com.
 
  
Date: Friday, May 10
 
Time: Shotgun start at 10:00 a.m.
 
Place: Reunion Country Club (Hoschton)
 
Cost: $550 per foursome, $150 per person
 
Foursomes are sold out, but sponsorship opportunities are still available! Click here to download the golf packet. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.
 
Government Affairs
In this week's Government Affairs report: Updates on the city of Atlanta tree ordinance and the city of South Fulton's zoning ordinance rewrite.
 
Remember, if you see something, say something. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.
 
  
Next Meeting
 
Date: Tuesday, April 16
 
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.
  

This year, consider a donation to the Builder Political Action Committee (BPAC). These funds are used to help the Government Affairs team work with elected officials to promote and protect the home building industry.

Click here to donate now.

 

   
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This Week at the GAHBA
  
Date: Wednesday, April 17
 
Time: 8:00-10:00 a.m.
 
Place: GAHBA Office
 
Cost: FREE for BDL Members, $25 GAHBA Members, $35 Non-Members
 
Dr. Roger Tutterow, Professor of Economics at Kennesaw State University, will present a report on the Georgia housing market and the results of the current Consumer Confidence Survey. For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.
 
  
Date: Wednesday, May 1
 
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
 
Place: Kendra Scott – Perimeter
 
Join YPG to support HomeAid Atlanta! Come shop for some beautiful Kendra Scott jewelry, just in time for Mother’s Day or graduation, and 20% of the proceeds will benefit HomeAid. If you aren't able to attend you may place an order over the phone to this Kendra Scott location on May 1, and your purchase will still go toward the fundraiser! Admission is free, and drinks and light snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com
  
Date: Thursday, May 9
 
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
 
Place: Gate City Brewing (Roswell)
 
Cost: $25
 
Join SMC for an evening of food, drinks, and networking! For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.
 
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Date: Thursday, April 18
 
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
Place: GAHBA Office
 
Cost: $15 GAHBA Members, $20 Non-Members
 
Ted Rhinehart, Deputy Chief Operating Officer for DeKalb County, will be presenting an update on the DeKalb sewer issue. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.
 
  
Date: Wednesday, April 24
 
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
Place: Southface Energy Institute
 
Cost: $15 GAHBA Members, $25 Non-Members
 
Keyetta Holmes, Interim Director of the city of Atlanta's Office of Zoning and Development, will lead a Q&A session. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.
 
  
Date: Wednesday, May 1
 
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
Place: Ted Strickland Community Center (Stockbridge)
 
Cost: $15 GAHBA Members, $25 Non-Members
 
Stockbridge Mayor Anthony Ford will present an update on the latest developments in the city. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.
 
  
Date: Wednesday, May 8
 
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
 
Place: Laundry Events (Lawrenceville)
 
Cost: $25 GAHBA Members, $40 Non-Members
 
Attendees will hear an update from Gwinnett County Economic Development Manager Mark Farmer and a real estate report from Metrostudy. For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.
 
  
Date: Wednesday, May 22
 
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
Place: Country Club of the South (Johns Creek)
 
Cost: $20 GAHBA Members, $35 Non-Members
 
The guest speaker will be Milton's Community Development Director Parag Agrawal. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Miller at (678) 775-1448 or ramiller@atlantahba.com.
 
Education
 
Visit the Education section on the GAHBA website for information on the latest upcoming classes.
 
  

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 FREE for GAHBA members, $12 for members of other HBAs 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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Homeaid Atlanta
  
Drop off donations of diapers, baby wipes, baby food, and formula at the GAHBA office in support of HomeAid Atlanta’s 2019 Essentials Drive! Look for the Essentials Drive display in the lobby.
 
Can’t make it to the GAHBA to drop off your items? HomeAid has online baby registries at Amazon and Target, and you can have your donations shipped directly to HomeAid. Visit the site of your choice, find the registries section, and search first name HomeAid, last name Atlanta.
 
Thanks for helping provide essential supplies for Atlanta’s homeless babies!
 
  
Last Friday, members of the KSU NAHB Student Chapter, BrightView, and the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia (MBAG) volunteered with HomeAid Atlanta for a Care Day at Rainbow Village, a nonprofit that works to break the cycle of homelessness, poverty, and domestic violence through housing and other programs.
 
HomeAid is in the final phases of the renovation of a mold-damaged kitchen in an apartment at Rainbow Village, and this Care Day put the finishing touches on the project, as well as helped with updates to the facility’s offices and grounds. Bradley Hall of Hall Design Build, pictured left, volunteered on the project, along with other trade partners and GAHBA members.
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