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Weekly Update: May 25, 2017

Mike Rowe a Go for September 28!
Watch the video above – good stuff!  Mike Rowe has been secured for our event September 28 at the .  Much more info will be heading your way in the near future.  We’re planning for 1,500 people to attend.  Super exciting!
Mike Farr to Contribute $25k to HBAI Educational Corporation
Legacy giving to our scholarship fund is going to be a push as we try to build enough reserves to provide students entering the building trades with financial support.  Past HBAI President and volunteer extraordinaire Mike Farr (Cascade Manufacturing) has planned to provide $25k out of his estate to the HBAI Educational Corporation.  If you’d like to make arrangements to do the same, please contact HBAI Executive Officer Jay Iverson.
Quarterly Rebate Deadline Extended Until Tomorrow
Can’t get your claims in by May 19th? Not to worry! We have extended the deadline to Friday, May 26th! Claim for any single family home, remodeling project or multi-family units completed from January – March 2017. CLAIM TODAY and be rewarded for your loyalty to our 50+ manufacturer brands!  Clickhere for the claim form.
Want to Judge Iowa City Parade of Homes?
The Iowa City HBA needs a few more judges next Thursday …
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Weekly Update: May 18, 2017

Mike Rowe Coming to Help Us with Building Trades
Yesterday, your HBAI Executive Committee approved a deposit ($90k) to help bring Mike Rowe to Central Iowa on September 28.  Stay tuned in for this awesome opportunity – we’re going to need your help attending or convincing your local school superintendents that we need to have every counselor and anyone involved in guiding students into our industry to attend.  More details soon!
HBAI Educational Corporation Scholarships – $14k Awarded!
We are excited to report that the following students were awarded scholarships from our HBAI Educational Corporation.  The fund is designed to help students entering the building trades.  As you plan your estate giving – legacy gifts are a great way to help with this endeavor.  Email HBAI Executive Officer Jay Iverson if you’d like to discuss how to make that happen.  Congratulations to the following:
 
$1,000 David Ealy Scholarship
Alec Brundell (Marion) – Hawkeye Community College
 
$1,000 Ken Selzer Scholarship
Kevin Buell (Iowa City) – Iowa State University
 
$1,000 Jeff Tegeler Scholarship
Tanner Iverson (Ankeny) – Des Moines Area Community College
 
$1,000 Charlie Wasker Scholarship
Drew Madden (Waukee) – University of Iowa
 
$1,000 Doug Mayo Scholarship
Michael Madden (Van Meter) – UNI
 
$1,000 John Small Scholarship
Michael Salazar (Alta) – NW Missouri State University
 
$1,000 Bob Friendrich …
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