September Newsletter

NEXT MEETING: TUESDAY  •  September 12, 2017  6:00 PM

SPEAKER:   LeRoy Falcon, Director – Gadsden YMCA


 LeRoy Falcon, Director of the Gadsden YMCA will be speaking to the association about the well-being of the YMCA and the value it has for our community.  The YMCA has overcome some major financial concerns, but is doing much better.  Renovations are underway at the YMCA and Mr. Falcon would like to share the progress and the goals.

Specialty License Plate

HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION of ALABAMA has designed a new SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATE and the plates are available for pre-order. However, we must reach 250 pre-orders before the plates can go into production, so we need your help! To order your HBAA specialty license plate visit If you need assistance contact Candi Stroh @ 1-800-745-4222. Proceeds from the plate will go toward the Alabama Home Builders Foundation.

Convention Registration Now Open


Online registration is now open for the 2017 HBAA Annual Convention, taking place October 26-28 at the Henderson Beach Resort in Destin, Florida. All HBAA members and their guests are invited to attend this final statewide gathering of the year, which will feature a variety of council and committee meetings, the annual awards gala and plenty of time to network.

To make your hotel reservation contact the Henderson at 855-741-2777. Use group discount code 1000HZ.


Thanks for the support of the $10k Giveaway. I hope everyone enjoyed a fantastic Labor Day Weekend. Bobby



Winners by 4 way split:  Sandy McKinney, David Brasher, Elliot’s Plumbing & BD Welch Construction  $2,500 each

Winner of the $500 halftime giveaway was Lamar Callahan

It was a GREAT EVENT!!! GREAT CROWD and the steaks were great as always! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!


The Alabama Home Builders Foundation has partnered with Gadsden State Community College to offer a free basic residential carpentry course to adults (18 & older) in the area.  The course will take place on Tuesday & Thursday evenings from Sept. 28th to Nov. 9th at the Gadsden State Community College carpentry workshop, 600 Valley St, Gadsden. The class, taught by Lynn White, will cover the basics of residential carpentry such as safety instruction, construction layout and reading blueprints, framing, window and door installation, and siding and exterior trim. All who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion from the Home Builders Association of Alabama.  For details about the program or to register, contact Artemis Moore at 1-800-745-4222.

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