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Builders Rally for Community Need! by Joel White, Executive Officer

Playhouse Auction & Raffle to Make a Major Impact on Youth Programs I have been working for the SHBA for some time but am still impressed with how our members will rally to support a need in our community.










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Thank You to the Playhouse Builders:

Band Construction, Inc. Morse Western Homes . Craftsmen Construction, Inc Dave Largent Homes, Inc. Hayden Enterprises, Inc. ane Habitat for Humanity – Spok & Lawrence Custom Homes Builder’s, Etc., Inc. SHBA Remodelers Council McKinstry Avista Utilities ram and SHBA Apprenticeship Prog borhoods Greenstone Homes & Neigh omas Washington Trust Bank, Th nstruction Hammer & Copper Basin Co

Late last year, I was sitting in my office and took a phone call from City Council member Steve Salvatori. He told me I was on a conference call with a couple of other council members and their staff. They were meeting to discuss the potential of creating a fundraising event to help offset budget cuts at the City’s community centers. The Executive Director of the West Central Community Center, Kim Ferraro, had seen a fundraiser in Montana where playhouses were auctioned off to benefit a local charity. They asked me if I thought our members would be willing to help with a similar effort in Spokane. I cautiously said I was sure we could help in some way but warned them I could not guarantee a number of playhouses until I reached out to our builders. From past experience I knew how much time and cost goes into the construction of a playhouse. Of course, when I began contacting our leadership I was pleasantly surprised by the positive response. Our current President, Deacon Band, stepped up and was joined by Past Presidents, Phil Folyer and Tim Ayers and our Vice President, Jason Lawrence in committing to build playhouses.

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From there, the momentum continued and we ended up with a total of 12 uniquely designed playhouses that were featured at the Premier Home Improvement Show and were all successfully sold as part of a fun auction that generated over $30,000 for programs that benefit at-risk youth in our community. There was great publicity for this event in the community, that included recognition for the builders, but I wanted to personally thank everyone who responded to my request. You will see from the following list that most of the builders received significant support from their suppliers and subcontractors in constructing their playhouses. I also want to thank those who stepped forward to purchase the playhouses and to Ziggy’s, FMI Sales, Avista, ProSource and Hytopz for helping to deliver the playhouses to their final destination. It was a difficult task and we could not have done it without their support. At the end of this experience I have reaffirmed my belief in our members and could not be more proud to represent this great industry. These individuals proved to me that we truly are focused on our core purpose of Promoting, Protecting and Supporting our industry and our local community. Thank you,

We also want to show our appreciation to the SHBA Members who supported these Builders:

PRO-Build Windsor Plywood ACI Coatings, LLC Artworks Spokane, Inc Habitat for Humanity Spokane Avista Utilities James Hardie Building Products, Inc. River City Solid Surface Country Homes Building Supply Design Services Northwest, Inc. Sherwin-Williams United Floor Covering Parr Lumber Stock Building Supply Northwest Masonry Enterprises, LLC C & S Construction Rodda Paint Co. Great Floors Arrow Contracting Services, Inc. Alpine Construction Just Right Cleaning & Construction Cardinal Supply Fasteners, Inc. Ziegler Lumber Company FMI, Sales, Inc. KAYU-TV The Spokesman Review Electronic Based Marketing, Inc.

My apologies to any SHBA member com panies who provided product or services in the cons truction of these playhouses that were not included in this list.

Spokane Home Builders Association wish to thank our sponsors for the following events!

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Throughout the year strategic partners of the Association provide valuable financial support and volunteer time so you have an opportunity to share new perspectives with others in the housing industry. In March, PRO-Build sponsored the Bull & Crab Feast, dozens of additional sponsors are listed below for the Premier Home Improvement Show, The Spokane Home Builders Association D-Tour, Grant County Golf Tournament, the May Nothing but Networking with Apollo Spas & the SHBA Golf Tournament. Join us in wishing these partners a warm thanks for their support!


Marketing • Identity • Branding Advertising • Promotion Packaging • In-store Displays Web Design • Social Media • Video Illustration • Photography • Graphic Design


Oregon Tile & Marble

Prudential Builders Center

The Spokane Home Builders Association D-Tour – May 2nd. SPONSORS INCLUDE:

HomeStreet Bank Eagle Ridge – By Newland Communities Greenstone Home & Neighborhoods – Kendall Yards SHBA Golf Tournament – June 13th. At the time of this printing, we want to thank the following SHBA Golf sponsors for our Tournament to be held at MeadowWood Golf Course in Liberty Lake!



PRO-Build PARR Lumber Inland Empire Drywall Champion Concrete PayneWest Insurance Doors & Millwork River City Solid Surface Inland Northwest Bank Apollo Spas Mission Construction/Bowman Kemp STCU River City Glass, Inc. Rodda Paint

Swinging Doors FloForm Central Pre-Mix The Spokesman-Review Media Alpine Patio Concepts Sullivan Scoreboard Oregon Tile & Marble Ferguson Enterprises Avista Marvin Windows/ Window Replacement Systems Bell-Anderson Insurance Washington Trust Bank

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