Event Raises $54,825 for HBA DOC Scholarship Program

By: HBA of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties
HBA DOC Casino Night and Auction
HBA DOC Casino Night and Auction
DURHAM, N.C. - Nov. 27, 2023 - PRLog -- The Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties (HBA DOC) is proud to announce that its annual Casino Night and Auction raised a record-breaking $54,825 for the HBA DOC Foundation's Workforce Development programs. This year's event, held at the PNC Triangle Club at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, was a fun-filled night of games, prizes and more, all designed to support the HBA's goal to raise funds for their scholarship program and their new Building Our Future Summer Careers Academy program. Sponsors included 84 Lumber, Mebane Lumber/Wendell Building Supply, Insurance People of NC, Truist, Talbert Building Supply, Triple A Homes and Wetland Solutions, Inc. In addition to the sponsors, the HBA DOC is indebted to the dedicated Casino Night Committee, consisting of Benjamin UySmith, Co-Chair/Equitable Advisors, Matt Lawing, Co-Chair/West & Woodall, Bennett Sterling/Insurance People of NC, Jenifer McFarland/Durham Habitat, Bryan Maynard, 84 Lumber, Johanne Hindman, Investors Title, Anne Watson/Truist, Lynn Stone/Underfoot Engineering, Helen Frazier/World Stone of Sanford.

The HBA DOC Foundation has awarded over $300,000  to area students pursuing a career in the trades since the foundation was established in 1998. The HBA Foundation Board of Directors works as a separate entity of the larger association, with several 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 over 20 years" states Michele Myers of M Squared Builders, the soon-to-be retired Vice Chair 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 continues to amaze me! The new addition of our Building Our Future Summer Careers Academy is a perfect example of the HBA DOC members' dedication to our mission. So very grateful!"

Founded in 1962, the HBA DOC is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders and the North Carolina Home Builders Association. It has 700 members who are builders, developers, subcontractors, suppliers, and professionals in businesses related to residential construction. For more information, visit www.hbadoc.com or email staff@hbadoc.com.

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