Community Service Award Entries Due by Nov. 12
NAHB and the National Housing Endowment invite builders, remodelers and developers to submit entries for the community service award recognizing their philanthropic work throughout the year.
The National Housing Endowment Builder Achievement Award for Outstanding Community Service honors NAHB members who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to bettering their communities and promoting the spirit of giving so prevalent in the home building industry.
“This award continually showcases the best of our industry,” said Gary Garczynski, endowment chairman and 2002 NAHB president. “Now in its third year, the award winners serve as a source of inspiration to both our membership and the public at large.”
Entries Are Due Nov. 12
The award, which will be presented during the 2008 International Builders’ Show in Orlando, will honor eight winners, including Gold, Silver, Bronze and five honorable mentions.
Winners will receive a donation to the charity of their choice:
- $10,000 for Gold
- $5,000 for Silver
- $2,500 for Bronze
- $1,000 each to the honorable mentions
Winners also will receive marketing material to show customers and earn the recognition of peers, the community and media.
To be considered for the award, the community service project should be completed between Jan. 1 and Nov. 12 of this year. In addition, the project:
- Must meet a defined and demonstrated community need
- Succeed in motivating other NAHB members and/or company staff members to participate
- Be a project that can be replicated by other builders
How to Apply
A complete award description and entry form is available on the NAHB Web site at www.nahb.org/builderachievement, or on the endowment Web site at www.nationalhousingendowment.org.
For more information, e-mail Gwyn Donohue at NAHB, or call her at 800-368-5242 x8447.