Event Raises $16,000 for HBA DOC Scholarship Program

By: HBA of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties
HBA DOC event raises money for student scholarships.
HBA DOC event raises money for student scholarships.
DURHAM, N.C. - Dec. 2, 2019 - PRLog -- The Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties (HBA DOC)) is proud to announce that its annual Casino Night & Auction raised $16,000 for the HBA DOC Scholarship Program. This year's event, held at the Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel, was a fun-filled night of games, prizes and more, all designed to raise money for high school graduates of Durham, Orange, & Chatham Counties as they pursue higher education in the construction industry. Sponsors included 84 Lumber, Fuller Land & Development, Peak Steel, Margaret W. Wong & Associates, and Victorian Finance.

Throughout the last 20 years the HBA DOC Foundation has awarded $262,000 to 246 area students. The eight-member HBA Foundation Board of Directors works as a separate entity of the larger association, with three of these members having served since the inception of the Foundation. "Meeting these students, the future of our industry, is why I have served on this board for 20 years" states Michele Myers of M Squared Builders, the Secretary/Treasurer of the HBA Foundation. HBA CEO and Foundation Executive Director Holly Fraccaro shares, "I could not be more proud to serve the HBA of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties and its Foundation. The charitable spirit of this association was the ultimate decision-making factor for me in accepting this position."

Founded in 1962, the HBA DOC is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders and the North Carolina Home Builders Association. It has more than 600 members who are builders, developers, subcontractors, suppliers, and professionals in businesses related to residential construction. For more information, visit www.hbadoc.com or call 919-493-8899.

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