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May 2017

 
 
 
 







MAY IS MEMBERSHIP MONTH



TRIPLE SPIKE!



      


Tacky Turkey Trophy – We have implemented this new tackiest of tacky turkey trophies as a fun way to ‘shame’ people into renewing or getting their spikes to renew. Who will have to wear this 'trophy'?





Bowling Event 2017


 

 



 
 
 

HOME OF THE MONTH

Grand Award for Custom Homes in the 2017 Parade of Homes and the News-Journal’s West Side Readers Choice Award


The Wesley by Thomas J. Mosco Custom Homes


Stone Island, Enterprise


A CHEAT SHEET FOR THE FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER

First-time buyers are finally entering the housing market in droves, but the home search and purchase experience is flanked with complicated processes that buyers should be aware of before starting out.

 





Builders & Remodelers: 

Members only manufacturer rebate











 

Trump Administration Plans to Impose 20% Tariff on Canadian Softwood-Lumber Imports

The dispute centers on Canadian provinces that have been allegedly allowing loggers to cut down trees at reduced rates and sell them at low prices


The Trump administration is taking retaliatory action against Canada over a decades-old trade dispute, moving to impose a 20% tariff on softwood lumber that is typically used to build single-family homes, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday in an interview.

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5 Proven Strategies to Reach Mobile Users

You can’t go anywhere these days without seeing people staring at their smart phones – and if they’re not on a mobile phone, they’re using a tablet. Mobile devices are everywhere.

If you’re still not convinced, chew on this. As of 2017, more people worldwide own mobile devices than computers – and every other statistic related to online activity is reflecting the shift.

What does that mean for local marketers? Simply put, it’s time to stop ignoring mobile and make it a significant part of your marketing mix. You can’t afford not to.

Still unsure how to target mobile users? Here are five proven strategies you can use to expand your mobile reach.

Make Your Website Mobile Friendly

Allow Mobile Payments

Use Location-Based Marketing

Use Text Messages for Marketing

Optimize Your Emails for Mobile Users


To define and implement your 2017 social media strategy, contact Ursula Amon

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Frank Severino interviewing

Awesome youngsters ready to try out our construction world as ACT Summer interns --interviewed yesterday with ten employers. Great experience for both sides!

THANK YOU EMPLOYERS! For stepping up, joining and being such great interviewers, many students' first time.

THANK YOU VOLUSIA COUNTY SCHOOLS! Caring Career guidance, fabulous teachers and our School Board for all it takes to make this process work!

THANK YOU STUDENTS! You were ALL ready to play ball, we're proud of each and every one of you !

THANK YOU NANCY MERCED, Incredibly organized Academy of Construction Technologies Executive Director!


MONTHLY NOTICES
 
Spike Report
 

New Members


It's Here! The updated Spike Roster (03/31/17) is now available! 

Click the link below to view: 

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What is a Spike?

Recruiting new members to your local association is an activity recognized and rewarded through the Spike Club. Those who participate are called Spikes. 

For more information on Spikes visit: 

NAHB Spike




                                                

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--Theodore Roosevelt



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 “Every man owes a part of his time and money to the business or industry in which he is engaged.  No man has a moral right to withhold his support from an organization that is striving to improve conditions within his sphere.”

--Theodore Roosevelt



Save the Dates!

May 17, 2017, 5:00 pm -President's Reception for New Members

May 17, 2017, 5:30 pm - GMM at LPGA

May 23, 2017, 4.30 p.m. Board Meeting @VBIA

June 13 - 17 NAHB Mid-Year Meeting

July 26-29 SEBC @GAYLORD PALMS, Kissimmee

November 5, 2017  TEXAS HOLD'EM POKER TOURNEY

Click Here for the Calendar of Events for 2017



Thank you to our 2017 Parade Diamond Sponsors 

Florida Public Utilities Company!


ABC Supply Co




Member: Terry Cordes

Phone: (407) 831-8101 


Member: Chris Trowell

Phone: (352) 338-2073


Member: Arthur Campbell

Phone: (386) 366-9205


Member: Donna Codianne

Phone: (386) 761-4477


Member: Cheri Campbell

Phone: (877) 424-6207


Member: Lynn McCarthy

Phone: (386) 437-4410




Membership Renewals


Member: Jennifer Mounteer

Phone: (386) 871-5985


Member: Kurt Dahlgren

Phone: (386) 262-4433


Member: Dion Campbell

Phone: (386) 289-9022


Member: Robin King

Phone: (386)323-7077


Member: John Hosey

Phone: (386) 767-3161


Member: Dale Roberts

Phone: (407) 416-5696


Member: Lenny Sanclemente

Phone: (386) 334-0027


Member: Robert Schaedel

Phone: (386) 428-6678


Member: Daniel Radwick

Phone: (386) 788-8566


Member: Ryan Kelly

Phone: (407) 782-1698


Member: Vicki Farrell

Phone: (386) 267-7573


Member: Chip Richmond

Phone: (386) 677-1916


Member: Richard Von Brocken

Phone: (386) 672-1950



Thank you to our 2017 Parade Diamond Sponsors 

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