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January 23 – Remodelers Council Kick-Off Social

 

January 29 – DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter Lunch Meeting

 

January 30 – North Fulton Chapter Social

 

February 5 – Cobb/Cherokee Chapter Social

 

February 6 – Gwinnett Chapter Lunch Meeting

 

February 7 – Sales & Marketing Council Kick-Off Program Meeting

 

February 13 – Professional Women in Building Council Program Meeting

 

February 27 – HBAG Winter Meeting & Rally at the Capitol

 

February 28 – Inner Atlanta Chapter Lunch Meeting

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536388&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

This Week at the GAHBA
  
Date: Wednesday, January 16

 

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

 

Place: GAHBA Office

 

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

 

For the first BDL meeting of 2019, economist Dr. Roger Tutterow of Kennesaw State University will present an overall economic snapshot of 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.

Visit https://atlantahomebuildersgaassoc.wliinc34.com/events/BuilderDeveloperLenderCouncil%20with%20Dr%20Roger%20Tutterow-4850/details to view the full article online.

  
Date: Thursday, January 24

 

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

 

Place: Vino Venue

 

Cost: $30

 

This is a joint networking social hosted by the Sales & Marketing Council and the Professional Women in Building Council. Guests will enjoy food and wine tastings and a presentation by a professional sommelier. Register early – this event is expected to sell out! Sponsorships are available. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

Visit https://atlantahomebuildersgaassoc.wliinc34.com/events/Uncorkedat%20Vino%20Venue%20%20Joint%20SMCPWB%20Social-4848/details to view the full article online.

  
The GAHBA is excited to announce the relaunch of the Atlanta Remodelers Council (ARC) for 2019! The ARC has been mainly inactive for the past year, but the association recognized a continued interest among members so made the decision to bring in new leadership to reenergize the council.

 

If you are interested in serving on the ARC board or joining the council, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com. For more information, visit www.atlantahomebuilders.com.

 

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536403&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

Membership News
Crafted Supply Co. (Floor Coverings - Hardwood)

 

Extreme Residential (Air Conditioning/Heating Contractor)

 

KBD Development, LLC  (Land Developer)

 

Pella Window and Door Company of GA (Windows Distributor and Supplier)

 

R & R Welding and Fabrication, Inc. (Steel Fabrication and Installation)

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536729&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

  
Tom Murphy is the local field marketing representative for Norbord, a global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and an active member of the GAHBA.

 

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536393&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

  
Next Meeting

 

Date: Wednesday, December 19

 

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 to help recruit and encourage other members to get more 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.

Visit https://atlantahomebuildersgaassoc.wliinc34.com/events/MembershipCommittee-4732/details to view the full article online.

Membership Benefits
FCA US LLC currently provides a special $500 cash allowance toward the purchase or lease of many of their most popular vehicles to NAHB/GAHBA members! Between Chrysler, Dodge, FIAT®, Jeep® and Ram®, there's something for everyone. Members and their employees can combine this stackable $500 cash allowance with most current retail incentives. Plus, same household family members are also eligible for a $500 cash allowance toward the purchase or lease of a vehicle.

 

NAHB member business owners and their employees also receive On The Job program benefits. These benefits include:

• No-Extra-Charge-2-Year Gas/Diesel Lube-Oil Filter Allowance

• Up to $1,000 Commercial Graphics Program Allowance

• Up to $1,000 Commercial Equipment/Upfit Allowance

• $300-$1,000 Allowance on Select Mopar® Service Contracts

 

Click here to learn how to redeem this offer.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536396&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

 

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

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536397&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

 

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.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536398&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

Government Affairs
In this week's Government Affairs update: Forsyth County is now holding quarterly meetings for builders, Cherokee County Commissioner Bob Kovacs resigns, and the city of Duluth has openings on the Planning Commission and Zoning Board. 

 

Remember, if you see something, say something. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.

 

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536399&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

 


Date: Tuesday, December 18


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

Visit https://atlantahomebuildersgaassoc.wliinc34.com/events/GovernmentAffairs%20Committee%20GAC-4729/details to view the full article online.

  

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 the Government Affairs team work with elected officials to promote and protect the home building industry.


 


Click here to donate now.


 

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536401&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

  
Save the date for the Home Builders Association of Georgia's upcoming Winter Meeting!

 

HBAG will host a Legislative Reception on the evening of February 26, followed by the Winter Meeting and Rally at the Capitol on February 27. All GAHBA members are encouraged to attend. More details to come.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536402&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

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Latest Chapters
  
Date: Wednesday, January 9

 

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

 

Place: Shamrock Community Use Building (Jonesboro)

 

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

 

Come join the Metro South Chapter to network and hear from Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeffery Turner. For more information or to sponsor upcoming Metro South events, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.

Visit https://atlantahomebuildersgaassoc.wliinc34.com/events/MetroSouth%20Chapter%20Lunch%20Meeting-4880/details to view the full article online.

  
Date: Thursday, January 24

 

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

 

Place: The Reserve at Celebration Village (Suwanee)

 

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

 

Join the Forsyth Chapter for its first meeting of 2019! Forsyth County Commissioner Todd Levent will be speaking about residential design standards. The chapter is also working with HomeAid to support local ministry Family Haven – click here to purchase items from their wish list. If you are interested in sponsoring, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or rabailey@atlantahba.com

Visit https://atlantahomebuildersgaassoc.wliinc34.com/events/ForsythChapter%20Lunch%20Meeting-4797/details to view the full article online.

Latest News
  
Date: Thursday, January 17

 

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

 

Place: Omni Hotel at the Battery Atlanta

 

Cost: $50 GAHBA Members, $60 Non-Members

 

We will be celebrating the successes of 2018, installing the 2019 GAHBA Board of Directors, and recognizing the recipients of our annual awards – Builder and Associate of the Year, the Lewis Cenker Award, the Presidential Award, Council and Chapter Chairmen of the Year, and Spike Member of the Year. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahomebuilders.com.

Visit https://atlantahomebuildersgaassoc.wliinc34.com/events/2019HBA%20Installation%20and%20Awards%20Program-4798/details to view the full article online.

  
In an effort to continue to provide a high-level education program, the GAHBA is seeking feedback from our members and students. Please take a few minutes to complete this brief survey. The survey is open to all members and non-members whether or not you have taken a class at the GAHBA. There will be a drawing for 2 winners to receive a free 3-hour class registration.

Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TKCJP8G to view the full article online.

Education
 

Visit the Education section on the GAHBA website for information on the latest upcoming classes.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536405&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

 
  

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.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536406&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

 
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Homeaid Atlanta
  
HomeAid Atlanta staff held the Project Playhouse raffle drawing live on Facebook last Friday at the GAHBA office. Congrats to the lucky winner, Chelsea C., who will be taking home the custom-made Saltbox of the Earth playhouse this holiday season! And thank you to all who purchased tickets to help support HomeAid!

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536945&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

  
Today is the last day to Stock the House! Through HomeAid's Stock the House Drive, you can donate wish list items to two Atlanta-area homeless shelters, Clifton Sanctuary Ministries and Forsyth County Family Haven

 

For instructions on how to stock the house, visit Amazon Smile, choose HomeAid Atlanta from the list, and see "Steps to Stock" on this image.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/gah-buildingnews/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=536409&issueID=57240 to view the full article online.

Join HomeAid Atlanta as a 2019 Annual Giving Partner. Donate financially or donate your time and items in-kind to help with HomeAid build projects.

Visit https://www.homeaidatlanta.org/images/news/2019%20HomeAid%20Giving%20Program.pdf to view the full article online.

 
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