Banquets. Festivals. Parades of homes. At the OSHBA Fall Board meeting, builders’ groups from around the state reported on their busy agendas over the news few months. Here are some bite-sized reports:
The 2017 Festival of Homes will be June 2-4 and June 9-11. Evan Nixon of Riverstone Homes is the Festival Builder. The Festival home is under construction in Brookhaven. The Festival is being co-sponsored by the Moore Home Builders. Other important dates for next year include Associates Showcase, March 2; BASCO night at the OKC Dodgers, April 21; and golf tournament, Oct. 2.
The 2016 Moore Home Builders Association Christmas Party will be co-sponsored with the Builders Association of South Central Oklahoma. Brandon Waller of Affinity Homes built the Moore association’s 2016 Project House in the Siena Ridge Addition... Networking events were heavily attended, including 71 who attended a night at Remington Park and 42 who attended an Oklahoma River Cruise.
The Tulsa HBA will host its second Military Appreciation Night on Nov. 15 with special guest, Michael C. Thompson, Oklahoma Secretary of Safety and Security/Commissioner of the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety. The event honors members and their family members who have served our nation in the armed forces. Peter Grant will be installed as the 2017 HBA President on Dec. 2 at the Philbrook Museum of Art.
Rogers County Builders Association
The association will hold its annual Christmas Party Dec. 9 at the Hard Rock Casino in Catoosa. The group also is making plans for its 2017 Home & Garden Show.
The Bartlesville Builders Association will nominate and elect 2017 association officers at its November meeting, and inaugurate them at its December banquet. The association is continuing to identify and target prospective new members.
Installation banquet for officers in the Enid area home builder association will be Dec. 6.
Plans are under way for the Southwest Oklahoma Builders Association’s annual end-of-the-year banquet and installation of new officers. The group also has begun preliminary planning of its spring home and garden show, which occurs in March. A sellout of booth space and record attendance is anticipated for the 2017 show. The Lawton installation banquet is Dec. 13.