Call for Entries: STARS Awards
Entries are now being accepted for the prestigious STARS Awards program, which recognizes the outstanding professional performance of HBA members throughout the region! Don’t miss out as we salute builders, associates, realtors, media and advertising professionals, and many others who shine above the rest.
Builders, associates, realtors, media and advertising professionals, local HBAs and the many others who make major contributions to the residential home building industry are invited to enter the STARS Awards Program. Submit the projects that you think are the best of the best, and see if you have what it takes to be honored as a STAR of the home building industry!
Construction Trades Teacher of the Year Nominations Due May 29
Nominate a teacher for the NCHBA Construction Trades Teacher of the Year Award! This program is designed to help HBAs interact with their local school systems and to recognize outstanding educators. Nominations may be submitted on behalf of an instructor in the secondary school system by a local HBA, CTE director or local principal. The process is as follows:
- Nominations should be returned to the NCHBA by the May 29 deadline.
- Local HBAs should distribute nomination packages in their area.
- Local HBAs can set their own deadlines to receive nomination packages. If an HBA has more than one nominee, they should select their local winner. Locals are encouraged to recognize their local winner and nominees (examples – meeting invite, plaque, tool donation, etc.).
- Final selection of the state winner will be made by the NCHBA Construction Careers Committee. Nominations are due by May 29, 2015.
- Nominees are encouraged to submit pictures of examples of their work.
Download the Teacher of the Year Application Packet here.
Two individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to the housing industry in North Carolina were inducted into the North Carolina Housing Hall of Fame at the North Carolina Home Builders Association (NCHBA) Officers Installation Ceremony held on December 2 in Asheville at the Grove Park Inn.
Roger Earnhardt of Raleigh was honored for his long time dedication to the mortgage and home building industries. In particular, Earnhardt is credited with leading the fight for the 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 1960s. In addition, Roger has also been instrumental over the years in advocating for mortgages and loans for builders and consumers for construction and land development.
Rick Judson, a builder/developer from Charlotte, was selected as an inductee to the Housing Hall of Fame for his extensive leadership and dedication to the home building industry, most notably when he volunteered his time to lead the National Association of Home Builders as Chairman.
NCHBA is pleased to announce the launch of a new member rebate program for NCHBA builders and remodelers. Through this program, our nation’s leading manufacturers pay rebates as their way of thanking you for your loyalty to their products. You may already be using many of these products. If so, you will be paid a rebate for something you’re already doing! This program is but another example of how being a NCHBA member helps your company be more profitable.
Get Started Go to www.hbarebates.com/nchba.html and follow the easy-to-use instructions found there to register your company.