The 2016 Parade will run from, March 12th through March 20th, 2016. Judging will be held March 11th and the Awards Banquet April 1, 2016. The Encore Open House will be held Sunday, April 3rd.
The Parade Advertising Plan of Action is bigger and better than ever with distribution of over 110,000 glossy covered full color Guidebooks in Volusia and Flagler counties, via The Daytona Beach News Journal, as well as other magazines, radio and multiple web sites. Linking the newspaper’s sites to our Parade website and your own will give instant information to prospective customers over a four month period spanning January – April, 2016. Advertising includes daily ads featuring rotating entries & a Parade winners’ ad on Sunday April 3, 2016. You will be reaching out and effectively touching thousands of consumers.
Remodeling projects are welcome entries as well, with public touring optional. If you currently do not have a model home, you may also submit a Virtual or Showroom Entry. Please call the VBIA, 386-226-1414, for details.
VBIA Texas Hold’Em Co-Chairman Ronnie Bledsoe gave Forough Hosseini, founder of Food Brings Hope a check for $6,000 from our annual Poker tournament.
New fast-track certificate program at Daytona State!
Building Trades and Construction
Train for one of the fastest growing fields in Florida
VBIA toys being delivered by Santa Ryan Kelly
VBIA members each bring a new toy to the Holiday party to donate to needy students. Santa Ryan Kelly of Sherwin Williams delivered the toys to New Smyrna Beach Middle School.
Dale Roberts Inducted Into VBIA Housing Hall of Fame
"It truly is an honor and a privilege to serve on the board and volunteer for such a great organization. I understand how important it is to give back to an industry that provides so much for me and my family.
I have made countless friends and business connections in every corner of the state because of my involvement in the Home Building Industry."
- Dale Roberts
2015 VBIA Builder of the Year- Jake Hickson of Hickson Construction
Being awarded by 2014 VBIA Associate of the Year: Richard VonBrocken
2015 Associate Member of the Year: Shelley Stewart of Southern Title
2014 Builder of the Year Bob Fitzsimmons awarding @ VBIA Holiday Party December 4, 2015
President: Jake Hickson
Jake enjoys spear fishing, and spending time outdoors with his kids and wife, Carrie. He is also a dedicated University of Florida football fan.
President Elect: Tony DiNizo
Tony is the all-around family man who is extremely proud of his children and grandchildren. In his spare time, Tony enjoys golfing and cheering for the Miami Dolphins.
Vice President: Paul Rechichar
Paul’s professional interest is to build and design unique and different custom homes, and to establish a company for the future of his children and their children. He enjoys taking the motorcycle out on the town, old cars and Pittsburgh Steelers football.
Associate VP: Shelley Stewart
Shelley Enjoys spending time at the Beach, boating and with family. Shelley’s personal goal is to travel throughout Europe.
Secretary: Chris Butera
Professionally Chris’s focus is land brokerage and development. Chris enjoys spending time with his son and wife, Lora, and will be welcoming a baby girl in April 2016. In his spare time he enjoys staying active and fit, along with weekend motorsports activities like Auto crossing and Driver Education (DE) events.
Treasurer: Frank Severino
Frank is interested in politics at all levels of government and protecting the construction industry.
Enjoys scuba diving, motorsports racing and traveling with his wife, Heather. Would like to earn his private pilot's license.
He is Chairman --Volusia County Planning & Land Development Regulatory Commission.
Immediate Past President: Jim Mather
Jim enjoys spending time with his wife, Sarah. His hobbies are hot yoga and boating on a sunny Florida day.
Imm. Past Associate VP: Cindy Weinberg
Cindy enjoys relaxing at home with hubby Karl, making crafts, spending time with her horse, and is an avid champion barrel racer.
“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.”
Save the Dates!
January 9 Board Retreat @ Venetian Bay
Jan 19-21 International Builders Show
Jan 20 GMM @ LPGA
March 12-20 VBIA Parade of Homes *Visit our site for more information.
Member: Tommy Collins Phone: (386) 255-1411
Member: Alex Milian Phone: (386) 255-1411
Member: John Zust Phone: (386) 767-6040
Member: Bill Navarra Phone: (386) 677-7653
Aloha Carpet & Floor Coverings
Americas Home Place
Bonded Builders Home Warranty
Chinelli Design Build, Inc.
Freedom Electric of Central Florida, Inc.
Fretwell Construction Company
Herwald Construction Inc
Hickson Construction Company, Inc.
J & N Stone Inc
Johns Appliance City Inc.
Jon Hall Chevrolet, Inc.
Kargar Construction Inc.
Kargar Construction Inc.
Kolter Homes LLC
Kolter Homes LLC
M/I Homes of Orlando LLC
Morgan Brothers Supply Inc
Orlando Construction and Design
Sliger & Associates Inc.
Solti Construction Company Inc
Southern Security & Fire, Inc.
Total Comfort Heat & Air
Vanacore Construction Inc.
Vintage Estate Homes
Volusia Brick & Stone LLC
Winston-James Development Inc.
104 LaCosta Lane, Suite 130 | Daytona Beach, Florida 32114