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OUR MARCH MEETING IS SCHEDULED for TUESDAY, MARCH 4TH AT LABARISTA. Dan Trantor, from the EPA, will be talking about Radon. Radon is an important topic for everyone in the building industry, as there are new laws pertaining to the sale of a home and what is required. Realtors can get a continuing education credit for this class… so I am “guessing” the builders can also. Dan would be able to do certificates. Please spread the word. Dan comes from the cities and is stopping in Fergus to give a program, then on to Detroit Lakes. A full house would be great! Social is scheduled for 6:30 with dinner at 7:00. Please let us know if you can make it.
BUILDERS BUZZ by Nick Green, President
As Nick is underwater, (or wishing he was underwater somewhere warm) with water line freeze-ups, he will not be having an article this month. Nick commented the Fargo Home Show was very good and that ours should be a success, especially since we are sold out. Nick is looking forward to seeing everyone at our Home Show. Keep warm and work safe in this miserable cold that just doesn’t go away…
MY VIEW by Brenda Eidenschink
Wow I can’t believe it. The month of Feb is almost gone. I guess this means spring is coming soon. Thank heavens! I don’t know about you but I am getting sick of winter. Please bring on summer. Read more...
FROM THE EDITOR by Sharon Westerholm
Hi all. Again, another busy month. Lots of booths sold and we have started a waiting list. I am really excited about the Home and Sport Show this year. Lots of activity; awesome seminars; a $250.00 cash drawing at the back of arena A and the Silent Auction at the back of Arena B. This should guarantee attendance for both arenas. Be sure and read the articles on the sprinkler mandate in the newsletter.
The office will be closed on March 11th and 18th, as I am having a little surgery done but I will be back to help with the Home Show. The office will also be closed on April 8th as I am going somewhere that will be hot… not just warm… California, out in the desert at Mareno Valley. I can’t wait. I have been cold for about 4 months. You Too??? Even if you don’t have a booth, come and help, come and visit, come and see what all is going on.
Till next month! Sharon
Sprinkler Mandate Decision & Open Letter to Members
Administrative Law Judge Lipman made his decision on the sprinkler mandate rule, and it was published Friday afternoon. The judge upheld the position of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. His decision can be read here.
BAM: HOME BUILDING INDUSTRY DAY AT THE CAPITOL MARCH 12
Each year the builders association hosts a Day at the Capitol, and this year it's going to be better than ever. All members of the association and the home building industry are invited to join us March 12 to deliver the message to the Legislature Read more...
JOBFLEX, A MIDWEST TECHNOLOGY FIRM, ANNOUNCES
MOBILE APP TO REVOLUTIONIZE THE CONTRACTING INDUSTRY
Sparta, Michigan – JobFLEX™, a Midwest software company, has released their new app that provides contractors with agile new mobile technology designed specifically to create professional quotes and estimates in the field. Read more...
***VERIZON PROGRAM UPDATE***
Verizon has the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless 4G and 3G networks. Through NPP our eligible members* receive 22% off corporate calling plans and employees receive up to an 18% discount (15%, plus an additional 3% discount if enrolled in online billing) on their plans. Pricing options are also available on data plans, accessories and devices.
To sign up, please visit mynpp.com. If you have any questions or would like to have a Verizon business sales representative reach out to you, please call NPP at 800.810.3909 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WILL YOU BE A WINNER???
JACKPOT DRAWING WINNERS WILL BE HELD EACH MONTH STARTING IN SEPTEMBER
SPONSORS FOR THE DRAWING ARE MIDWEST BANK AND THE BUILDERS GROUP. $40.00 A MONTH WILL BE GIVEN OUT, IF YOUR NAME IS CALLED AND YOU ARE THERE.
NO JACKPOT WINNER FOR FEBRUARY, AS THERE WAS NO MEETING.
AT OUR MARCH MEETING, WE WILL GIVE AWAY 2 - $40.00
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