Highlights from the HBAGC
NEWSFLASH!...Surprise player(s) from the Bears Superbowl team scheduled to appear.... Kick off the Football Season with HBAGC on September 17th! Several local sports celebrities including Darnell Autry, member of Northwestern's '95 Rose Bowl Team, will be on hand to meet 'n greet! Wear your favorite football attire and be registered to win a door prize. Bid on a sports-themed auction item; proceeds benefit HomeAid Chicago. Bring your family and stick around to enjoy the many gaming activities Dave & Buster's has to offer (we'll even throw in a $5 game card to get you started)! The fun starts at 5 p.m.!
$38 per HBAGC member; $80 non-members; $18 per family member/guest
Appetizers & soda will be provided (cash bar)
Reservations MUST be prepaid.
Click here for a faxable registration form or register online.
We will be hosting a Member Orientation at Dave & Buster’s in Addison on September 17th starting at 2:30 p.m. Are you a new (or not so new) HBAGC member who wants to learn how to become more involved in the Association? Not sure what all your member benefits are? Join us for this Member Orientation then stick around to attend the Pigskin Classic at 5 p.m. Please RSVP your attendance to Rita Unzner 630-627-7575 x205.
HomeAid Chicago News
Online registration now open for HomeAid's Run for Cover, 5K Family Fun Run/Walk, October 25th at Busse Woods, Elk Grove Village (near Woodfield mall). You don't have to be a runner to enjoy this family-friendly fundraiser to benefit Chicagoland's temporarily homeless. Online advance registration $25; $10 for kids 12 & under. www.runforcover5k.com
Raffle prizes needed - Sports themed raffle prizes need to benefit HomeAid Chicago at the upcoming HBAGC Pigskin Classic. Donations are considered tax deductible. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
2008 Key/SAMMY Awards
Watch your mail for your invitation to the 2008 Key/SAMMY Awards on October 3rd. Sponsorships are still available…please visit our website for more information and to download the form.
2008 Million Dollar Awards
SAVE THE DATE!! November 14th at Drury Lane Theater. More information coming soon!
HBAGC Members in Action
Visit the Traditional Building Exhibition and Conference September 18-20th at Navy Pier Festival Hall. This is a unique opportunity for Architects, Designers, Contractors, Builders, Developers, Planners, and Old-House Owners to gather together in a forum that explores the profitability and sustainability of historic preservation and traditional building. HBAGC members exhibiting include One Stop Products, Pella Windows and Doors, Lee Lumber and Marvin Windows and Doors. Visit the Exhibition website for more information and stop by to help support your fellow members!
Northern Illinois Home Builders Association (NIHBA) kicks off their Fall Green Build Seminar Series September 11th. HBAGC Member Bill Styczynski is presenting. Click here for more information.
Omaha Steaks Now Part of NAHB Member Advantage!
Just in time for tailgate parties, autumn cookouts and the upcoming season for family get-togethers and gift-giving, Omaha Steaks is standing by with scrumptious values all year round. Save 10% every time you shop online. As soon as items are placed in your shopping cart, the 10% discount is applied. As an added bonus, your 10% member discount can be combined with any special found on this website, offering an even greater savings. Feel free to browse our shopping categories. Omaha Steaks also offers salmon, tuna, and seafood specials, along with great side dishes and desserts.
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