State BUILD PAC Events Gear Up for Busy Campaign Cycle
This summer and fall promise to be active seasons for BUILD-PAC fundraising, as state home builders associations host numerous events that are playing an important role in achieving BUILD PAC’s goals for the 2008 election cycle and are helping to increase membership participation.
Some state events have come and gone, some are scheduled and others are in the planning stages. States that have yet to plan an event are encouraged to contact BUILD-PAC staff members and schedule one today.
The following states have already held their fundraisers and helped get BUILD-PAC that much closer to its goal:
- Arizona — Golf Reception
- Indiana — Indians Baseball Game
- Iowa — Board of Directors Reception
- Indiana — Golf Reception
- Kansas City, Mo. — Reception and Dinner
- Montana — Golf Reception
- Oklahoma — Fundraiser at Installation Banquet
- South Dakota — Turkey Hunt
- South Dakota — BUILD-PAC Lunch
- Wisconsin — Golf Reception
The following have scheduled BUILD-PAC fundraisers for this summer and fall:
- North Carolina — BBQ Roast at Hickory Motor Speedway
- North Dakota — Fishing Excursion
- Connecticut — Golf Outing
- New Jersey — Golf Tournament and Texas Hold’em Poker
- North Carolina — Cuban Party
- Nevada — Golf Reception
- North Dakota — Golf Reception
- Idaho — Boat Cruise
- Nebraska — Golf Reception
- Oklahoma (Tulsa) — Golf Reception
- Michigan — Cocktails with Rep. Camp
- South Dakota — Golf Reception
- Virginia — Golf Reception
- Kansas — Golf Reception
- North Carolina — Shrimp and Oyster Roast
- Texas (Fort Worth) — Golf Reception
- Georgia — Golf Reception
- Alaska — Gold Key Club Reception
- Arkansas — Golf Reception
- Idaho — Golf Reception
- Texas (San Antonio) — Golf Reception
- Texas (Dallas) — Golf Reception
- Vermont — Golf Reception
For those considering hosting a BUILD-PAC event in their state, the BUILD-PAC staff can help with the “nuts and bolts” of putting the event together; can provide reimbursement for some of the costs; can provide a list of past and current contributors; and can provide prizes and give-aways. Officers of BUILD-PAC and staff members will travel to the event.
For more information, e-mail Rachel Sullivan at NAHB, or call her at 800-368-5242 x8289; or contact Betsy Savage, x8510.
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