H B OME UILDERS A SSOCIATION NEWSBRIEF The Official Newsletter of the Home Builders Association of Greater Southwest IL To promote, educate and advocate for the Residential Building & Remodeling Industry; providing resources that benefit industry professionals and consumers in the communities we serve. May 2017 issue www.hbaswil.org The NAHB Defender of Housing Award recognizes courageous federal legislators who have demonstrated strong support for housing and NAHB positions on key issues facing the industry. It is an honor to present such a prestigious award to Congressman Mike Bost and Congressman John Shimkus. The Remodelers Council held their first Fishing Tournament and everyone had a “reel” good time! 34 fishermen including children dropped a line at the Edwardsville Gun Club to start their weekend off with some fun friendly competition. Bob Dee - Homes by Deesign, Congressman Mike Bost and Tracy Butler - HBA There could only be one winner for the biggest catch of the day and that was Trent Ketchum with Fulford Home Remodeling! Trent caught a catfish this big! This catfish scaled in at a whopping 7.38 pounds! David Padgett HBA President - Padgett Building & Remodeling, Ken Diel - Diel & Forguson, Congressman John Shimkus, Sue Schultz - Sandberg, Phoenix & von Gontard, Beth Jacob HBA 2nd Vice President- Jacob Family Enterprises, Jan Johnson - Garrett E. & Herschel E. Johnson R.E. & Dev., Alex Martindale - NAHB, Michael Bezruki - NAHB, Joe Lanahan 1st Vice President- Lanahan Construction Services, Josh McDermott - JT McDermott Remodeling and Bob Hanbury - House of Hanbury Builders  Power Hour Conference Review  RC - Fishing Tournament Review  2017 Lobby Day  Sport Clay Shoot  SAFB Air Show Support  Herschel E. Johnson Golf Classic Congratulations Trent for taking home 1st Place! IN THIS ISSUE  Homes on Parade Sponsorships  Membership updates  Industry Updates  Annual Sponsorship Recognition  April Calendar

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