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NAHB Professional Women in Building Charters New Council in South Carolina

Filed in Councils & Committees, Membership by on July 9, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Professional Women in Building Charters New Council in South Carolina

A group of 14 women building professionals in South Carolina, members of the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association, officially launched a new chapter of the NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council last month in an effort to promote, enhance and support more women in the building industry.

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Going Virtual: How Members are Connecting from Behind a Screen

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on June 4, 2020 0 Comments
Going Virtual: How Members are Connecting from Behind a Screen

As more business is conducted online, HBAs are getting creative with how they engage with members. From Zoom meetings to virtual happy hours and coffee chats, online gatherings are a powerful channel to keep communications flowing within HBA communities.

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HBA Outreach Tells Community: We’re Open for Business

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HBA Outreach Tells Community: We’re Open for Business

The Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines created a video public service announcement to reinforce the message that the residential construction industry is open for business and is strictly adhering local, state and industry safety standards.

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Members Find Creative Ways to Support Local Pandemic Recovery Efforts

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership, NAHB Cares by on May 15, 2020 0 Comments
Members Find Creative Ways to Support Local Pandemic Recovery Efforts

This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting the efforts made by NAHB members and HBAs to help their communities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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House Passes Relief Bill That Would Allow HBAs to Access Business Loans

House Passes Relief Bill That Would Allow HBAs to Access Business Loans

House Democrats have passed a $3 trillion relief package that would allow trade associations that serve the home building industry — including the hundreds of home builder associations throughout the nation — to access small business loans under the next round of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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HBI Extends Complimentary Online Learning Resources

HBI Extends Complimentary Online Learning Resources

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) has extended free online learning alternatives for local schools and training programs through May 31, in response to continued requests for K-12 Career Technical Education (CTE) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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All-Female Leadership Team Serves as Role Models for Women in Construction

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All-Female Leadership Team Serves as Role Models for Women in Construction

Although it may be the first all-female leadership team for a local home builders association (HBA), the HBA of Greater Des Moines’ executive board brings much more to the table than a singular gender.

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How to Help Builders Stay on the Job

How to Help Builders Stay on the Job

NAHB is committed to ensuring members continue to operate their businesses throughout the coronavirus pandemic as certain states and local municipalities explore “remain in place” orders. Learn more about the advocacy and business resources available to impacted jurisdictions on nahb.org.

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Business Community Partnership Fuels Construction Career Fair Success

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on March 12, 2020 1 Comment
Business Community Partnership Fuels Construction Career Fair Success

More than 1,500 students in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, participated in skilled trade demos and learned about the residential construction industry during a two-day career event.

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3 Standout Councils Highlight Membership Best Practices

Filed in Councils & Committees, Membership by on March 11, 2020 0 Comments
3 Standout Councils Highlight Membership Best Practices

Across the country, many councils are making exceptional efforts to grow their membership. At the 2020 International Builders’ Show, some were recognized and awarded for their efforts in recruitment and retention.

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