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

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In This Issue
Updates & Dates to Remember
Membership Update
Education Committee Update
Holiday Party Update
2015 Expo Update
A Message from the WCBA President
Quick Update & Dates To Remember
by Becky 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.


Holiday Party

January 24, 2015 at 5:30 PM

The Fox and Hounds


2015 Home Builders Expo

February 6th - 8th, 2015

Exhibitor application available online at wcba-wi.org.


Next Networking Event

March 10, 2015

Hosting company: A-1 Pools

Membership Update
by  Dave Spooner
Committee Chair

I would like to welcome our two newest members to the WCBA.

ABC Supply specializes in windows, siding and more. They are located at W194 N16660 Eagle Drive in Jackson. Visit their showroom or call Todd Wirtz at (262) 677-1460. ABC Supply is graciously supplying their open wheel INDY race car to be featured at the WCBA Home Builders Expo at the Washington county fairgrounds in February.

Carpet City Flooring specializes in various styles of flooring and is located at W190 N10800 Commerce Circle in Germantown. Visit their showroom or contact them at (262) 251-3870.

Just a reminder, please keep our members in mind as you are looking for a product or service. We can all help to make the most out of our membership by supporting our fellow members.

Our next event is the WCBA Holiday party in January at the Fox & Hounds and will be followed by the Home Builders Expo in February.

Make your New Year's resolution to become more involved by attending WCBA events in 2015. You will be benefit from many great opportunities and fun events!


Have a safe, happy and prosperous New Year.

Education Committee
by Matt McCabe, Committee Chair


December 16th marked the second WCBA Education Event of 2014. Eleven remodeling contractors registered for the educational classes presented at Cabela's. Those in attendance earned four continuing education credits towards the Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Contractors Qualifier requirements. 

On Tuesday, two four-hour courses were presented by Hallmark Supply and Andersen Windows respectively.The event was sponsored by Hallmark and the lunch that followed was sponsored by Andersen. After the morning sessions, attendees enjoyed a delicious lunch at the Great lakes Café in Cabela's. 


If you missed this opportunity and need to complete the UDC required course work, stay tuned for more opportunities that will be presented in 2015 by the WCBA Education committee.


NOTE: For more information, please call Matt McCabe at (262) 794-1655 or send me an email at [email protected].



Holiday Party
by Stevie Mistele-Wildt, Committee Chair

Fox and Hounds here we come!


The holiday party is going to be held on January 24, 2015. Please watch your e-mails for the sign up or go directly to www.wcba-wi.org to register.   


We will have great appetizers during the social cocktail hour starting at 5:30 PM.  The meal choice is Smothered Sirloin or Tuscany Chicken with dinner at 7:00 PM and we will finish with a delicious dessert. All of this for $35.00 per person if you register by January 16th.  Space is limited to the first 50 attendees, so don't hesitate to sign up today and ensure you get your registration in!


Sponsorships are available and are a great way for your company to be recognized! Any questions, you can contact me  at [email protected]


Your holiday hostess~

Stevie Mistele-Wildt

2015 Building and Remodeling Expo
by Jeff Feyrer, Committee Chair


There is still time yet to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount for the 2015 WCBA Home Building and Remodeling Expo. The Expo will be held February 6 - 8, 2015 at the Washington County Fair Park Pavilion. The Early Bird Discount expires at the end of the year, so your application, with payment, must be post marked no later than December 31, 2014. Applications are available to print from the WCBA website, www.wcba-wi.org, or you can complete your registration online. Don't miss out on the opportunity to start your year strong by meeting local customers. Last year's attendance exceeded 1,600 people over the 3 day event.


This year we will feature the ABC Supply Indy Car with the opportunity for the kids to have their picture taken with the car. There will also be tool box and bird house building for the kids, making it a perfect family event. For mom and dad, they can attend and meet Gus Gnorski, formerly from WTMJ radio and Fox 6's "Ask Gus" show. Gus is well known and his past presentations were attended by more than 45 people each day. Attendees are welcome to bring in their everyday around the house fix it questions to ask him and will have an opportunity to meet him after the presentation.


On Friday night, as always, we will have our exhibitor dinner followed by the general membership meeting. This year's dinner is being provided by MJ's Catering from Hartford.


There are still some sponsorship's available at different levels. There is a silver sponsorship at $250 and a bronze sponsorship at $100. Don't miss out on the chance to gain additional exposure by being a 2015 sponsor. The presenting sponsor will be Uptown Motors in Slinger.


Our advertising for the event includes: 49 TV ads on Fox 6, local newspaper ads, an ad in the handout at the MBA Home Building & Remodeling Show held in downtown Milwaukee, radio ads on local stations (WBKV/WBWI and WTKM), a digital billboard at Uptown Motorcars on Highway 60 in Slinger, and posters displayed around Washington and surrounding counties.


If you have questions about the Expo, would like to be a sponsor or would like to receive some Expo posters, feel free to contact me, Jeff Feyrer, at (262) 305-1673 or e-mail me at [email protected].


Don't miss out on this opportunity to generate business for the New Year! Sign up today!!!

Presidential_Message A Message from the WCBA
President, Dirk Wildt


Greetings and Merry Christmas to all,


The holidays are always a special time to enjoy with family and friends and I hope you will be able do so.  As you are searching for those last minute items for Christmas be sure to remember your fellow association members and the products or services that they provide.  Supporting other association members is not only valuable at this time of year but throughout the year.


The Annual Holiday Party plans are complete and we expect a great turnout again this year.  This traditional event will be held at the Fox & Hounds on January 24, 2015.  Check your emails or go to the WCBA web site at www.wcba-wi.org  for all the details and be sure to sign up early since registration is going to be limited to the first 50 people. 


Year end is always a time of reflection and projection.  As I reflect on 2014, it has shown to be a better year for many and hopefully the projections we are hearing for home values and related construction industries for 2015 come true.  Here's wishing you a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year.


See you at the Holiday Party!

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WBCA Board of Directors
Cobblestone Builders
Vice President
Weather Tek
West Bend Fence /
A-1 Pools, Inc.
Wilkes Plumbing 
Director at Large
Stortz Custom Homes
Director at Large
JTFeyer Exteriors
Director at Large 
Uptown Motors
Director at Large 
Anchor Bank
Advisor / Historian
T. Bohn Builders
Office Manager
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Uptown Motorcars

Silver ($500+)
Cobblestone Builders

Providence Home Lending

Weather-Tek Design Center

Bronze ($100+)
A-1 Pools

Advanced Window & Door Solutions 

JT Feyrer Exteriors

Point Real Estate 

Thompson Painting

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