HBA Members Debunk 4-Year Degree Myth To Promote Trades Careers

by Chelsea Diederich, HBA of F-M Communications Coordinator The Herdina Academy for the Construction Trades was in full-swing June 5-16 for its 20th anniversary! Fifteen excited, nervous or ambivalent students began the experience for different reasons, but all 15 left impressed with the knowledge gained. This year the students built a garage for the Fargo…
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Awards Season Comes To The HBA

Each fall the HBA of F-M awards three honors to its members: Builder and Associate of the Year Awards, and its “BEAM” Award. HBA of F-M Chief Executive Officer Bryce Johnson says, “Please nominate a fellow member for one or all of these awards! We have such an incredibly humble group that many feel uncomfortable…
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Remodelers Council Builds Accessibility Ramp For West Fargo Man

The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead’s Remodelers Council constructed a handicap accessibility ramp for Gladys and Mark VerValin June 9 at their home in West Fargo. The VerValins provided funds for materials while HBA of F-M members coordinated the effort and donated time for the project. Dakota Construction of Fargo, Inc., coordinated the project. Volunteers…
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Local Dignitaries Proclaim June As Homeownership Month

City leaders from Dilworth, Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo signed a proclamation designating June as Homeownership Month for each city today. The event was at a Habitat for Humanity build, 1257 46th Ave. S., Moorhead. Press conference participants included: Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson; Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney; Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams; West Fargo Mayor…
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Remodelers Council Builds Wheelchair Accessibility Ramp For West Fargo Man

The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead’s Remodelers Council constructed a wheelchair accessibility ramp April 25 for West Fargo resident Conrad Meisch. The HBA of F-M and Remodelers Council purchased materials while members and volunteers coordinated the effort, donating time for the project. In December 2015, Meisch was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a progressive…
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