September kicked off with a well-attended dinner meeting with members and guests happy to greet one another. President Justin Zeller led the meeting, introducing guests and new members: Scott Cummings and John Marsoobian of Twin Peaks Construction; Robert Way of Robert Way Construction; Craig Bradford of Bullbag Corporation; Ryan Pinnock of Peabody Supply Company; Jason Hoffman of J.P. Hoffman Design Build; and Robin Hamilton of Momentum Business Operations, LLC.
Reminders about upcoming events included Youth Remodeling Career Day on October 16th and the opportunity to volunteer.
The 2020 EM NARI CotY Award portal is open and accepting entries. From now until October 2nd, you can purchase entries for $85. After 10/2, entries are $100. Team entries are $55. All entries must be purchased by 2/6/20. To be eligible, projects must have been completed between 12/1/17 and 11/30/2019.
Tom Hart of Encore Construction is the Chair of the EM NARI Education Committee and presented certificates for lead carpenters and master remodelers to:
Michael Daniell, Custom Contracting – MCR (Master Certified Remodeler)
James Grennell, RH Blanchard Design – CLC (Certified Lead Carpenter) (not in attendance)
Richard Blanchard, RH Blanchard Design – CLC (not in attendance)
Tyler Beauregard, Custom Contracting, Inc. – CLC
Sean Fay, Archambault Construction, Inc. – CLC
Jimmy Frink, Archambault Construction, Inc – CLC
Ed Spooner, Renovisions – CLC
Brad Spooner, Renovisions – CLC
Then Zeller introduced the speaker for the evening (see separate article), David Sawyer from Safer Places. The meeting ended with fundraising for the EM NARI Scholarship Fund and an invitation to the next member meeting taking place at F.D. Sterritt Lumber on October 2, 2019.