PENNSYLVANIA BUILDERS ASSOCIATION HONORS HOMEBUILDERS, OTHERS WITH ANNUAL AWARDS
FARMINGTON, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Builders Association presented 14 major awards to homebuilders and housing advocates during its inaugural Builders Gala Friday at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.
"It’s important that we give awards for the best and brightest in our industry," said 2007 PBA President Stephen D. Black. "Our Builders Gala provides an important venue for celebrating the exceptional homebuilding and community service work of our members. It also serves as a teaching tool, so that those following in our footsteps can learn from today’s star performers and be inspired to deliver superior craftsmanship and to give back to the community."
While PBA has always recognized its members’ achievements, this marks the first year the association has consolidated all its awards into a single, grand event. More than 200 PBA members and distinguished guests were on hand to applaud the award winners, recognized as the best in the industry statewide.
The fourteen major awards presented were
Distinguished Achievement Award: Mack Smith, York
Builder of the Year: James Conner, New Castle
Associate of the Year: Rob Jones, Milton
Developer of the Year: The Duck Harbor Company, Equinunk
Remodeler of the Year: William Patrick, Lancaster
Building Innovation Award: studio26 homes, Orefield
Hammers and Gavels Club Member of the Year: Steve Artz, Lancaster
Housing Advocate Award: Brian Hudson, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
Association Leadership Award: Wayne County Builders Association
Best Community Service Project: Lehigh Valley Builders Association
Best Local Newsletter (staff of three or more): Building Industry Association of Lancaster County
Best Local Newsletter (staff of two or less): Lackawanna Home Builders Association
Chartered in 1952, the Pennsylvania Builders Association is a nonprofit, professional trade organization representing 12,000-plus member-companies from across the state. PBA’s 528,000 individual members include builders, remodelers, material suppliers, subcontractors, consultants, lending institutions, utilities and others involved in the housing industry.
PBA serves its membership by providing proactive leadership on state regulatory and legislative issues and by offering products and services to its 39 local associations that enhance the effectiveness and professionalism of its members. PBA serves Pennsylvania communities and consumers through its steadfast efforts to protect homeownership rights and advocate for affordable housing options. PBA is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders.
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