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May 2017





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





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


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.


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


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!

Spike Report

New Members

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

Click the link below to view: 

Click Here for Spike Report

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


 “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

FHBA Membership Benefits

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NAHB Membership Benefits


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Do Business With A Member

 “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


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 

International Tile



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