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Association to Focus on Career Awareness for Building Industry

The York Builders Association Board of Directors recently approved the creation of a volunteer committee to focus on career awareness in the trades, developing resources and strengthening career advising.  Our hope is to achieve more skilled workers to fill the jobs of today and tomorrow. Naionally there is a shortage of individuals choosing a career […]

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2018 Home & Garden Show Guidebook Advertising

In order to reach a more targeted distribution, and create a high quality guide, this year’s Home & Garden Show Guide will be printed as an eight page insert in Clipper Magazine, throughout 4 target markets in York County. Space is critically limited, so act quickly, if you’d like your ad to appear with our […]

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2018 Home & Garden Show Open for Registration

The 2018 Home & Garden Show is open to all businesses interested in participating. The show will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary and are working on a few special programs to celebrate. The Home & Garden Show is a cost effective form of advertisement for businesses of all types and sizes.  This interactive advertising provides […]

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Local charity receives donation from York Builders Association

The York Builders Association teamed up with Hively Landscapes and ForSight Vision to raise funds for the non-profit organization during the Association’s annual Home & Garden Show. Contractors designed and constructed potting benches, which were raffled off at the end of the event. There were eight winners of the benches and over $1,600 was raised […]

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33rd Annual Golf Outing a Success!

We could not have asked for a better day for our 33rd annual golf outing. With beautiful blue skies, a record number of golfers and a great team of volunteers and staff, we welcomed a great day of golf. We would also like to thank everyone who participated in our Political Action Committee (PAC) fundraiser […]

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Members Build Ramp to Help Special Needs Child

A local grandmother whose grandson is confined to a wheelchair because of a rare disease reached out to the York Builders Association when her existing ramp and walk-way began falling apart. The deteriorating ramp and narrow sidewalk made it almost impossible for the young boy’s nurses to transport him to school and for medical care. […]

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YBA gains 30 new members with the help of our current members

Earlier this spring the Membership Committee launched a month long membership drive and we could not be more proud to announce that we have successfully gained 30 new members and still have several potential members in hand. We could not have done this without you, our existing members and specifically; Todd Fisher, Jason Barshinger, Vegee […]

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Hively Landscapes Volunteers to Help Local School

York, PA. May 15, 2015 On Friday May 8, 2015 thirty employees of Hively Landscapes volunteered their “Day of Service” to benefit the Alexander D. Goode elementary school in York city. The school is located at 251 N. Broad Street, York, PA 17403. Volunteers worked for the day to revitalize the landscaping in the central […]

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Member Shoutout: Architectural Doors & Hardware

The staff and board would like to extend a special thank you to Architectural Doors & Hardware for donating their time and materials for some building maintenance work at the York Builders Association. Thank you!

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Thanks for Attending! Golf Tournament 2014

The 32nd Annual York Builders Association Golf Outing was an amazing time. The day was filled with beautiful weather, delicious food, and of course some golf playing! A big thanks goes out to the members of the Golf Committee: Justin Henry Andrea Bledsoe Mike Whitcomb Walt Henry Howard Flenke And another big thanks goes out […]

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Member Shout Out: Jeff Henry

Thank you to Jeff Henry of Jeffrey L. Henry Building and Remodeling for Sponsoring the York Revolutions Political Action Committee Fundraiser last week. Everyone was impressed with the spread of food and the game-day atmosphere- including our local legislators – and we had a great time cheering on the Home team. It’s because of Sponsors […]

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Member Shout Out: Jarvis Green Design

Thank you to Jarvis Green who worked under a tight deadline to get our YBA Mobile Site ready to showcase our Parade of Homes event, which will include “Check in & Win” promo pages, mapping and People’s Choice Rating for Paraders with smart phones, on the go. For members attending the Parade this year, this […]

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Member Shoutout: New Members

The York Builders Association would like to welcome its new members for June and July! Kelly Carl Designs MemberHealth Services abSketches Douts Excavating Pro-Buildersof York SnavelyForest Products, Inc. Martin Design Major League Properties, LLC DTPI One Business Cleaning Solutions, Inc. Hoffman Publishing Group, Inc.

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Member Shoutout: Past Presidents

The YBA would like to send special thank you to the past Presidents that gave their time to help with the 50th Anniversary Gala that is coming up on November 22, 2014. The afternoon was filled with sharing stories, looking through years and years of pictures and articles, and discussing important times that stood out […]

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Member Shoutout : Resource York

Thank you to Resource York for picking up some of our remnants from the eCycle Event that couldn’t be recycled. Laurie was busy sorting all of our events and promotional materials in the garage, and we had lots of things to move out of the way. Resource York was able to pick them up for […]

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Member Shout Out : Welcome Our New Members

MemberHealth Services Todd Hons Member Health Services is locally-owned health clinics set up throughout the region that provide Proactive Primary Care Services, Lab Services, Digital X-rays and Prescription Drugs to Member Employers and Individuals. abSketches Anthony and Kayla Billet abSketches works first hand with Architectural firms, Construction companies, Interior Designers, Developers & Home owners on […]

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Member ShoutOut : Todd Fisher & Dan Wisotzkey

A very special thank you goes out to Todd Fisher from Todd Fisher Construction and Dan Wisotzkey from Yorktowne Roofing and Siding for all their efforts with membership recruitment and retention.  With their help, we are making steady progress getting new applications and bringing back past members.  Their efforts are greatly appreciated!  Thanks again and […]

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Member Shoutout: Yorktowne Roofing & Siding

Big thank you goes out to Yorktowne Roofing and Siding for inviting the York Builders Association out to participate with their Customer Appreciation Day event. The YBA had a table set up and obtained some great membership leads. Information about membership was sent to: Creation Services Group Saxton Home Improvements Arnie’s Home Improvements B & […]

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We’re calling on you to be part of the magazine!

At Home in York will be distributed to 9,000 subscribers, plus Parade of Homes and York Home Show attendees. – 86% of which own their home. – 73% redecorate or remodel every 1 to 2 years. – 75% make outdoor home improvements every 1 to 2 years. For more information, you can find the Rate […]

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Get Inside The First Issue of 2016 At Home in York!

Get Inside The First Issue of 2016 At Home in York!

You’ll join our members in ushering in a new season of At Home in York, with design and distribution by Susquehanna Style. Editorial inside will feature: – Why I Love My Builder Testimonials – Winning Projects from the PEAK Achievement Awards – A Sneak Preview of the Parade of Homes – Community Focus – Easy […]

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New Feature Allows Easy Updates to Your Member Record

New Feature Allows Easy Updates to Your Member Record

The Member Information Center (MIC) allows you to manage your business information, register for events, pay open invoices, post jobs and so much more. These short videos will guide you though updating your personal profile and your company information. Update Company Information Update Personal Profile These two steps will help keep your information up-to-date for […]

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Member Benefit : McConkey Insurance

Benefit of the Month: McConkey PBA’s worker’s comp program has many benefits to offer your members. With stable rates and competitive pricing, members will be hard-pressed to find a better option. Plus, it’s a great source of non-dues revenue for your local association! Find out more by clicking here.

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Member Benefit : Geico Insurance

Protecting your assets is very important to you. After all, you have worked your whole life to obtain them. Your NAHB membership and GEICO are here to help. GEICO has over 75 years of industry experience and understands what you need from your insurer. GEICO and NAHB are proud to be working together to offer […]

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Economical Advertising to over 17,000 viewers? Sign me up!

Economical Advertising to over 17,000 viewers? Sign me up!

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Sangria de Mayo: Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE May 5th Usher in summer with the burning of the socks!

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More Lead Based Paint Certification Courses

LEAD BASED PAINT CERTIFICATION COURSES York Builders Association 540 Greenbriar Road,York, PA I 717.767.2444 Education Sponsor: Visit their website Thank you to RKL for their support of the York Builders Association’s educational programs! 8 Hour Initial Course MONDAY March 9, 2015 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Light Refreshments Provided COST: $295.00 per YBA member by […]

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Save The Date: Business Round Tables: Topics for every business

Do you have questions about QuickBooks or filing your taxes? Maybe you want to pick someone’s brain about new social media trends or what’s new in branding for your company. Or, maybe you or your employee’s are having trouble closing a sale and you’re looking for some advice. Then this is the event for you. […]

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Member Benefit: PA One-Call

As you prepare to excavate, state law requires that you contact 8-1-1 or www.paonecall.org. York Builders Association members have their annual $125 fee covered by the association. Here’s what you need to know: 1) Each calendar year when you contact 8-1-1 for the first time, you will receive an invoice for $125. 2) Forward your […]

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$900 + in savings for your business : TV Ad and Newspaper Ad Discounts

Fellow members, Fox43 and Media One, have developed special advertising packages which will spotlight your company in both public events – Home Show & Parade of Homes. All eyes in York turn to these homeowner favorites. Make sure they know you are a leader in the home industry. Fox43 Imagine YOUR company on TV. That’s […]

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You asked, and we pulled some strings – more discounted advertising

Exclusive Advertising Opportunities Fellow members, Fox43 and Media One, have developed special advertising packages which will spotlight your company. Fox43 Imagine YOUR company on TV. That’s where you’ll be with this package. YBA Members enjoy a $900 discount with these packages. Package includes 25 commercials airing around the news PLUS at Live segment on Fox43 […]

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The most targeted advertising you’ll purchase all year…

Purchasing an ad in York Builders Association Resource Guide earns you an advantage over every other York County business in the industry – and it’s exclusive to York Builders Association members. Why? Because our reputation is professionalism, and both the homeowners that contact us and the members that join us know how important it is […]

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Online Reputation Management For Home Builders

The BDX University Blog is bringing you a series on reputation management for your company on the world wide web. A four part series that covers an area all businesses have to deal with in the digital age. Learn more. BDX which stands for Builders Digital Experience, is a new member benefit of the Pennsylvania […]

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday November 29 York’s Buy Local Coalition is urging you to do your Christmas shopping locally this year. Discover the magic of buying local. Check out your fellow YBA members for great gift ideas. At Home in York will get you started with a few gems located in downtown York near our friends […]

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Members Only TV Ad Rates

New member company, Fox43, has teamed with the York Builders Association to bring you television advertising opportunities at special “members-only” rates. There are special co-op opportunities with the Home Show and the Parade of Homes. You don’t have to participate in either to take advantage of these tags. Another package includes a 30 second spot […]

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Member Health Services provides $10 Flu Shots

Member Health Services provides $10 Flu Shots

Providing at cost flu shots for anyone associated with the York Builders Association, Member Health Services is charging only $10. Stop in any time between 8am and 8pm Monday through Friday for your flu shot. For more information see the flyer.

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Come See YBA and Grab a Famous Pulled Pork Sandwich @ HAJOCA Vendor Tent Day

We’re going to be hanging out under the big top at HAJOCA’s Vendor Tent Day. Stop out to say hi, learn about benefits available to you through your York Builders Association membership, and enjoy food from the famous food truck BaronVonSchwein – whose menu includes pulled pork sandwiches, baked corn, mac and cheese, stuffed pork […]

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Member Benefit: Geico Insurance

Geico is now offering NAHB members discounted rates! Click here to find out how much youcould save.

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2017 Proposed Slate of Officers & Directors

2017 Proposed Slate of Officers & Directors

The Nominations Committee, chaired by Joshua George, is pleased to present the membership with the following recommended slate of Officers and Directors for the 2017 term. Click here for the list of 2017 Slate of Officers and Directors Any member who wishes to be considered by the committee for nomination to the Board should notify […]

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Virtual Tours & Photography: Register Now

Time savers created for this year’s Awards Program entry process include the following: – Online entries: Spend minutes on what used to cost you hours of time. Or let us help you enter by scheduling to visit our office. – Photography and Virtual Tours professional quality photos are now included as an option when entering […]

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Registration Now Open: Building Business Bonds

22 Associate and 22 Builder members will have the opportunity to create lasting business relationships in one of York’s newest event locations. On Tuesday November 10th from 4:00pm to 7:00 pm be one of the few to participate in this fast paced, business building, fun event. Associate members can register NOW to be one of […]

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Why are more companies supporting sponsorships with their marketing $?

We’ve told you why our members continue to sponsor events year after year, but don’t take out word for it. Become a sponsor of our 33rd Annual Golf Tournament and place your company in the path of over 100 member and community businesses. Sponsor this event Then join us on the August 13th with your […]

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Thank you to our Sporting Clay Shoot Sponsors

Thank you to our 2015 Sporting Clay Shoot event sponsors. These events would not be possible without the continued support of our members. We still have Station Sponsorships available! Register for this event Sponsor this event Main Event Sponsor www.kohlbp.com Shell Sponsor www.jhmson.com Photography Sponsor www.deer-creek-electric.com Target Practice Sponsor www.members1st.org

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Suppliers, Wholesalers, and Trades Can Get Direct Business From the Parade

The Parade of Homes provides an opportunity for all members of the York Builders Association to get in front of the public and get business. Here’s how you do it. Start with these questions: 1. Who are the builders and remodelers that you work with on a regular basis? 2. What are some of the […]

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FREE Seminar for Builders, Remodelers, Window Installers

98% of window failures are due to improper window installation. This seminar will show how the QUAD Window and Door System offers three layers of protection against moisture penetration and air loss so you can stop worrying about window failures and start getting ready for the next job. Free to attend – Refreshments provided Space […]

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Who’s Ready for Summer?

Our own Huitzilopochtli will lead us in the ceremonial burning of the socks which will usher in summer. Yes, we are really going to burn socks. Everyone receives a pair of flip flops to don kicking off warm weather merriment. Pedicures optional. Summer themed baskets with a minimum value of $25 will be raffled off […]

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Is your team signed up for the sporting clays shoot?

Join us on Friday, May 15th at 11:00 am for our 10th Annual Sporting Clays Event. This is a fun and relaxing way to spend time with coworkers, employees and fellow YBA members with a little friendly competition to boot. We’ll start the day with BBQ lunch and finish with our awards ceremony. Please contact […]

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And the winner is…

Come to the Remodeling Awards of Excellence Banquet on April 8th and experience the excitement as the 2015 winners are announced. See the creativity and workmanship of York Builders Association’s top remodelers. See the products used in these projects supplied by York Builders Association members. Enjoy mingling with the “Best of the Best” in remodeling. […]

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Draw Down Reverse Raffle

Draw Down Reverse Raffle

Tickets are $20 a piece and limited to 100. Grand prize is $800 with various other amounts awarded as the tickets fall. The Draw Down will take place during dinner at the Remodeling Awards of Excellence Banquet held on April 8th at the Out Door Country Club of York. We would love to have you […]

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Register for our Tenth Annual Sporting Clays Shoot

Guns, ribs, friends, and the great outdoors are what the annual Sporting Clays Shoot is all about. Gather your team – clients, work colleagues, friend and family. No team, we’ll pair you up with one. Whether you’re “at one” with the clays or picking up a gun for the first time, there’s fun to be […]

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Sangria de Mayo

The sangria will be flowing as we usher in summer.  Sponsored by JRG Advisors, everyone will receive a pair of flip flops to don as we burn socks to signify an early beginning to summer.  There will be fun games, Mexican themed food, beer and of course – sangria. Grab your work mates, spouses, and […]

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People’s Choice voting on this year’s Remodeling Awards of Excellence entries, begins Friday!

Houzz.com galleries are the vehicle used to showcase the amazing projects entered in this year’s Remodeling Awards of Excellence.  Enjoy viewing projects from this year’s “Best of the Best.” Gary W. Botterbusch Inc Fox Restoration & Remodeling Hess Ornamental Iron LLC Hively Landscapes Landis Custom Cabinetry and Woodworking LLC O’Hanlon Kitchens RF Hager Construction LLC […]

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Position Yourself as a Leader in the Remodeling Industry

Position Yourself as a Leader in the Remodeling Industry

Stay Top-of-Mind of the “Best of the Best” in remodeling in the York Builders Association through a Remodeling Awards of Excellence Sponsorship (RAE). It’s the perfect way for you to build and maintain those personal relationships with the remodelers that are so vital to your business. The “Best of the Best” in remodeling showcase their […]

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Members Honored at PEAK Achievement Awards Banquet

Members Honored at PEAK Achievement Awards Banquet

See all of the winning projects, here. Deller, this year recipient of the Mack Smith Award, is the Owner and President of Red Oak Remodeling. He has been instrumental in the development and continued success of YBA and has shown continuous commitment to the industry by serving as a board member at the local and […]

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Annual Scholarships Awarded

Annual Scholarships Awarded

Over the years The York Builders Association has awarded graduating seniors planning to continue their education with various scholarships. This year we are very pleased to award two area high school seniors with scholarships for their upcoming college career. Ashley Stein, daughter of John and Betsy Stein of K.D. Rosengrant Building and Remodeling was awarded […]

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Get Inside The First Issue of 2016 At Home in York!

Get Inside The First Issue of 2016 At Home in York!

You’ll join our members in ushering in a new season of At Home in York, with design and distribution by Susquehanna Style. Editorial inside will feature: – Why I Love My Builder Testimonials – Winning Projects from the PEAK Achievement Awards – A Sneak Preview of the Parade of Homes – Community Focus – Easy […]

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What Our Secret to Gaining 70 New Members?

What Our Secret to Gaining 70 New Members?

With your help we were able to grow our association by more than 70 new members in 2015. Last spring we organized a Membership recruitment event that last from April to May and through your connections, subs and clients you brought in over 30 of those new members. What did this do for you? Grew […]

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George elected Regional Legislative Officer of Statewide Builders Association

George will be installed at the 2016 PBA Installation & Awards Banquet on March 18 at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort. PBA is the voice of the home building industry in Pennsylvania. “Josh has been actively involved in the York Builders Association (YBA) for many years and recently completed his term as YBA President. Josh’s […]

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Builder Rebate Program

You Could be Leaving Money on the Table! The Builder Rebate Program is a great opportunity for our builder members to earn money back on your membership. The process is simple: 1. Register your company online 2. Review participating manufacturers 3. Submit your claim by quarterly deadline ( 3 ways to submit).2015 4th Quarter deadline […]

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New Awards Program

Our membership is made up of a group of amazing, talented individuals who contribute to creating affordable housing in York County. That’s why the Remodeling Awards of Excellence has been renamed and expanded into the Peak Achievement Awards. Now there is an award category for EVERYONE to enter. The committee is placing the final touches […]

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Congratulations to our many Associate Members!

This week the Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA) launched their month long recognition with a special email from PBA President, Peter Gallagher.  We would like to congratulate Dan Wisotzkey, Yorktowne Roofing and Siding, Inc. and Cieara Thompson, Swartz Kitchens & Baths for being recognized as two of PBA’s Top Associate Members throughout the state.  The York […]

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Congrats to all the winning Members of “Best of York” in 2015!

Congratulations! To the Winners of Susquehanna Style’s “Best of York” contest, and the York Sunday News “Best of York” contest. Susquehanna Style’s “Best of York” Best New Home Builder Jeffrey L. Henry, Inc. Best Carpeting and Flooring Experts Wecker’s Flooring Center Best Painting and Wallpaper Professionals York Wallcoverings Factory Store Best Plumber Regal, Inc. Best […]

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Advertising doesn’t have to be expensive…

In today’s competitive marketplace it’s more important than ever to keep your name in front of homeowners. As one YBA member put it, “I’m busy now, but this might be a bubble so I want to keep my name out there.” The Parade of Homes draws enormous attention through its advertising campaign plus it’s become […]

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Parade of Homes expands to Hanover

At a recent Parade meeting in the Hanover Area, member and veteran builder Paul Burkentine, Burkentine & Sons Builders made an important statement, “Competition is good.” He understands that by joining together through the Parade everyone wins. That’s why he is stepping up as a leader to expand the Parade in Hanover. He and his […]

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Parade Photo Shoot Winner Announced

Congratulations to Brad Rohrbaugh & Associates. Brad is the winner of the half day photo shoot courtesy of Hayman Studio for submitting his entry by the Early Bird Deadline. He is entering a gorgeous first floor remodel in the York Suburban School District. Brad is also participating in Chefs on Parade with Chef Darlene from […]

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Newest York Builders Association Partner Announced

The York Builders Association is proud to announce its newest partner, Schmuck Lumber Company. As a Partner, they have committed to joining with the York Builders Association to strengthen the Association, advance the industry, and enhance the events in which they will be participating. Nick Baer shares, “We are partnering with the York Builders Association […]

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YBA gains 30 new members with the help of our current members

Earlier this spring the Membership Committee launched a month long membership drive and we could not be more proud to announce that we have successfully gained 30 new members and still have several potential members in hand. We could not have done this without you, our existing members and specifically; Todd Fisher, Jason Barshinger, Vegee […]

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Hively Landscapes Volunteers to Help Local School

York, PA. May 15, 2015 On Friday May 8, 2015 thirty employees of Hively Landscapes volunteered their “Day of Service” to benefit the Alexander D. Goode elementary school in York city. The school is located at 251 N. Broad Street, York, PA 17403. Volunteers worked for the day to revitalize the landscaping in the central […]

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Social Media Marketing Toolbox for the Home Industry

On August 6th the York Builders Association will host Mollie Elkman of group two, presenting Social Media Marketing Toolbox for the home industry.  During this event Mollie will address the need to use social media, the ways to maximize your presence and she will provide specific examples based on our member’s usage.  Don’t miss this opportunity to receive real […]

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Remodeling Awards of Excellence Winners Announced

Landscaping cleans up at remodeling awards. Lush plantings, meandering pathways, tranquil water features, and perfectly placed seating commanding breathtaking views of York, were the big winners at the York Builders Association’s Remodeling Awards of Excellence banquet. Brian Waltersdorf of Hively Landscapes won a People’s Choice Award, Grand Award, and the John H. Myers & Son […]

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Register Today for Sporting Clays!

Join us on Friday, May 15th at 11:00am for our 10th annual sporting clays event. This is a fun and relaxing way to spend time with coworkers, employees and fellow YBA members with a little friendly competition to boot. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Find out how you can make a presence to over 70 […]

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We Need You…

Thursday, April 2nd at 5pm we will be kicking off our membership drive for everyone who is helping us build our membership. We need you to continue to support our industry and association by joining us on Thursday. How you can help: 1. Be a team captain for the membership drive or… 2. Join a […]

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