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St. Louis remodeling firm launches job and training initiative to increase the construction industry’s skilled talent recruitment. How can America keep growing if there are not enough people to build it? The construction and remodeling industry continually seek answers to the skilled talent shortage. There is an urgent need for more trade professionals but not

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SIBA Elects New Officers

Steve Ashe of E.T. Simonds Construction Co., based in Carbondale, IL, has been elected president of the Southern Illinois Builders Association. Other officers for 2016 are: First Vice President Harvey Wolf, L. Wolf Construction, Granite City; Second Vice President Kent Kampwerth, River City Construction, L.L.C., Benton, IL; and Secretary/Treasurer Kent Richardson, Subsurface Constructors, Inc., St.

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Home Builders Association Donates $12,000 to St. Vincent Home for Children

On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2016 HBA President Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes (left) presented a $12,000 donation toCarla Monroe-Posey, executive director for St. Vincent Home for Children, and Mike Garavalia, director of development for St. Vincent. The donation will be used to replace two entry doors to the gymnasium ensuring St. Vincent’s has a handicapped

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Kids In The Middle Selects 2016 Champion of Kids Award Winner

Non-profit nominates Geotechnology President as recipient  Kids In The Middle (KITM) recently announced Ed Alizadeh, President of Geotechnology, Inc., as its 2016 Champion of Kids honoree.  The Champion of Kids nominating committee selected Alizadeh for this prestigious award because of his considerable dedication to children in the community and his commitment to Kids In The

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Habitat For Humanity Saint Louis Selects New Board Members

Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis has announced the selection of six new members to its Board of Directors. New board members include:  Emily Martin, President of Aschinger Electric; Rashda Buttar, Senior Vice President-General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of Foresight Energy LP; Mike Murphy, Vice President and General Manager of KMOV-TV; Ed Alizadeh, President and CEO

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Home Builders Association Donates $14,000 to Beyond Housing

On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2016 HBA President Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes (left) presented a $14,000 donation to Jaqueline Hamilton, chief development officer for Beyond Housing. The donation will be used to complete repairs in several of Beyond Housing’s rental properties to bring the homes up to quality living standards. Most homes are in

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Paraquad to Kick Off Construction of $3.3 Million Accessible Health and Wellness Center

Paraquad on Tuesday officially began construction of its new Accessible Health and Wellness Center. The 22,000-square-foot Center will feature specialized equipment that enables people with disabilities to work out and highly trained staff who are experts in helping people with all types of disabilities meet their fitness needs. Paraquad is the only organization in St.

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Leadership Council Elects New Officers for 2016

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The Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois is beginning the New Year with new board leadership. Members in December unanimously approved five new officers to serve one-year terms, including Mark Turner as the president of the organization. Turner, president of Memorial Hospital, most recently served as the Leadership Council’s vice president. Michael Riley, immediate past president, has

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Southern Illinois Builders Association Exceeds Project Goal In 2015Southern Illinois Builders Association Exceeds Project Goal In 2015

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The Southern Illinois Builders Association projected that they would receive approximately 1,066 new projects in 2015. As of December 31, 2015, “I am pleased to report that the Association had received 1,246 new projects for calendar year 2015 which is approximately 17% more new projects than anticipated,” said Donna Richter, Chief Executive Officer of SIBA.

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AIA St. Louis Installs David Kehm as 2016 President

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) St. Louis Chapter Announces David W. Kehm, AIA of Christner Inc. as 2016 President. AIA St. Louis recently installed David W. Kehm, AIA of Christner Inc. as the 2016 President to head the nearly 800 members of the local chapter of the national organization.  Architect Kehm will lead AIA

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