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the WCBA's Electronic Newsletter
February 2014
Greetings!
Please take a few moments to review our monthly newsletter which includes information about association events, board meetings and other local industry information.

Next WCBA Board of Director's Meeting
* WCBA Annual Meeting & Election, February 14, 2014 at Washington County Fair Grounds, 8 PM.
* Board Meeting, March 13th, 2014, time and location TBD.

 

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In This Issue
Updates & Dates to Remember
Membership Committee Update
Membership Committee Update
Membership Committee Update
A Message from the WCBA President
Quick Update & Dates To Remember
by Jason Miller, Newsletter Editor

 

Dates to Remember
Dates have been set for several upcoming events.  Please mark your calendars and watch your email for registration information.  Also, if you are interested in volunteering to help or in being an event sponsor, please contact the chairperson for that event.

 

February 14th, 2014

WCBA Annual Meeting and Election, Washington County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 8 PM. 

 

February 14th - 16th of 2014 is the 2014 Builder's Expo.  Pencil in the date and watch for more details.   Click for more info or to register online.

 

March, 26, 2014

Lead Renovators four(4) hour Continuing Education Class being held at Cabella's. Click for more info or to register online!

WCBA Expo 2014
 Expo
 Committee Chair
 

Don't miss out on this year's WCBA Building & Remodeling Expo. There is still time to register with spots selling fast. This year it is set for February 14-16, 2014 held at the Washington County Fair Park Pavilion. You will be able to meet local customers at a much lower cost than other events. As always, there is free parking and admission is $3.00 in advance and $5.00 at the door for attendees. You as a vendor, will receive 10 complimentary tickets or as many as you request to hand out to your customers.

 

This year we will be featuring 43 ads on TV's Fox 6 along with local papers and radio stations. We will again have children's birdhouse building and face painting (always a hit with the kids). On Friday night we will also again have the exhibitor's dinner after the show's close with great food from Brian's Catering. 

 

Our Guest speaker again this year will be Gus Gnorski, formerly from Fox 6 and WTMJ radio show "Ask Gus" on Saturday and Sunday at 2:00pm among other information Seminars.

 

Our presenting Expo sponsor this year will be Uptown Motors in Slinger.

 

For more information you can register or print off the application from the WCBA website http://wcba-wi.org on the events page. If you have any other questions, you can call me Jeff Feyrer @ 262-305-1673 or send me an e-mail JTF71961@yahoo.com .

 

Don't miss out on this great opportunity, to start off a strong year of business. See you at the Expo!

Lead Safe Renovator REFRESHER Class on March 26th!
Education Committee Chair
 
This continuing-education refresher class is required for people that were previously trained as Lead Safe Workers and wish to retain their certification. Register now if you are among the over 5000 workers who need Lead Safe Renovator Refresher Training in 2014! Classes will fill up fast, so take your class early to avoid the wait. Again, this half day REFRESHER class is for previously trained Lead Safe Renovators. 
 
Hosted by the Washington County Builders Association and presented by Milwaukee Lead and Asbestos Information Center, this 4-hour refresher class is required every 4 years for Certified Lead Safe Renovators. If you have not taken this Continuing-Ed class in the past four years, sign up now.

As an added incentive to join us we are also offering a MEMBER'S BONUS! Simply tell a non-member about this event: If they register for the class - and also become a new WCBA member - you save $50 off your Education Event fee! Call Matt McCabe at 262-794-1655 for more details.

Come enjoy this 4-hour class at fabulous Cabela's in Richfield. Your participation in the class will count for 4 credits toward your Wisconsin Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification. Refreshments will be available at 9 a.m. when you arrive and, after the class, enjoy a buffet lunch - all included in your registration fee!

Watch for upcoming invitations in your email which will allow you to register for the event, or simply click on the Register Now! button below to reserve your seat now! 

 

Click here to ---- REGISTER NOW!

 

The WCBA Education Committee is please to bring you these education events. We look forward to seeing you at Cabela's on March 26th!

Membership Update!
by  Dave Spooner
Membership Committee Chair
 

The WCBA Xmas party at Wegner's on Big Cedar Lake was a great success and just one of the networking opportunities for our members to use & enjoy. Thank You to the Xmas committee - Stevie Wildt, Caroline Wilkes and Val Spooner for all there hard work and making this event a success. If you didn't attend, mark your calendars for next year. This month is the Home Builders Expo at the Washington County Fairgrounds Feb. 14 thru the 16th , one of the WCBA's biggest events . This is another great opportunity for the members to "show off" their business and to network with other members.

Presidential_Message A Message from the WCBA
President, Dirk Wildt

 

Notice for the 2014 Annual Meeting and the Election of the Board of Directors

 

The Washington County Builders Association has been very fortunate to have a great group of people who volunteer their time for the benefit of all members.  This group, namely the Board of Directors, throughout the year solicits other members to join in and become more involved.

 

According the recent and unanimously approved Bylaw changes, members of the Association are to elect at the Annual Meeting in February the Board of Directors for the following year's term commencing in March.   If you are considering or have a question about these Board positions I urge you to call me so that I may answer any questions you may have about these positions and have your name placed on the ballot before the Annual meeting scheduled for February 14th at 8pm after the Home Building and Remodeling EXPO at the Washington County Fairgrounds Pavilion.

 

Also on the agenda In addition to the election there will be short talk about the Associations goals for 2014 and an open session to answer any questions you may have relevant to the Association.  As usual, for all members and exhibitors that attend we will have a buffet compliment of the Association along with this years open bar sponsored by WCBA member, A-1 Pools.

 

See you at the meeting!

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A Message from
the WCBA
President, Dirk Wildt
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"Notice for the 2014 Annual Meeting and the Election of the Board of Directors"
 

WBCA Board of Directors
President
Cobblestone Builders
262-502-9344
Vice President
Weather Tek
262-794-1655
Treasurer
West Bend Fence /
A-1 Pools, Inc.
262-483-3991
Secretary
Wilkes Plumbing 
262-644-7045
Director at Large
Cherry Creek Mortgage
262-384-4417
Director at Large
JTFeyer Exteriors
262-677-4114
Director at Large 
Uptown Motors
414-651-0841
Advisor / Historian
T. Bohn Builders
262-334-7787
Office Manager
262-334-5552
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