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2009 Foundation Auction – There’s No Place Like Home – Save the Date!!!

“A whimsical, lighthearted fund raising affair” Home builders love to have a good time, especially if it’s for a good cause. Charity auctions are about people helping people, but it’s gotta be fun. Themed “There’s No Place Like Home,” the 12th Annual HBF Auction promises to be a whimsical night filled with surprises, delicious food, […]

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The Foundation announces the 2009 Board of Directors

Roy Abramowitz, Treasurer            Perkins & Co.                                        Tim Breedlove                 Renaissance Homes                                     Richard  Brown              Park West Properties, Inc.                 Kevin  Curry                    Command Consulting                   Gary  Higginbotham      Alan Mascord Design Associates                 Darin Honn                       Sussman Shank, LLP Rudy  Kadlub, Founding President                    Costa Pacific Communities Rick Lesniak                        Blazer Development                       George  Lorance, President                  Milgard Windows and Doors           Luke  Morley, Vice President                         Lakeside […]

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Blazer Development reports progress at the Raphael House of Portland

By: Rick Lesniak, Blazer Development, Inc.  – Home Builders Foundation Director & Raphael House Builder Captain Lead. Raphael House Update: Renovation is now underway at Portland’s largest domestic violence shelter. Blazer Development (Rick Lesniak) and Touchstone Townhomes, LLC (Jim Standring) are building a Comprehensive Advocacy Center from a 5,000 square foot unfinished attic space. The […]

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Mike Arnett and Jim Feild honored for children’s charity work

What started as a simple remodeling project at an area shelter for abused teens has grown into a $900,000, full-scale renovation, and two area home builders were honored recently for their work. The Home Builders Foundation- HomeAid Program, Mike Arnett of Lifestyle Custom Homes and Jim Feild of Progressive Builders Northwest were presented the John […]

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Home building industry paints the town with annual charity service day

Home Building News – November 2008 Nearly 300 homebuilding professionals and Portland community members joined forces on Sept. 6 to improve 15 local homeless shelters during the Home Builders Foundation’s one-day volunteer blitz, Painting a Better Tomorrow. The Home Builders Foundation is the charitable arm of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland. Its focus […]

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Foundation Trap Shoot on KGW

By Mel Tashima Duncan, Foundation Director Our 4th Annual HBF Trap Shoot fundraiser  was a great time!  Most of you know how much the market has impacted the home building industry.  Still, 200 avid shooters and Foundation fanatics showed up to “take a shot a homelessness”.  We were thrilled with the turn out, and thankful […]

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