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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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Home Builders announce Statewide Scholarship winners

Home Building News – July 2008 The Home Builders Foundation of Metropolitan Portland recently announced three Oregon college students will be awarded $4,500 in Building Industry Scholarship Competition awards from the Jim Irvine Statewide Scholarship Fund. The fund was created as part of a statewide effort to raise awareness and access for Oregon students following […]

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Home Builders Foundation announces Building Industry Scholarship Winners

Home Building News – June 2008 The Home Builders Foundation of Metropolitan Portland recently announced two Oregon college students will be awarded $8,500 in Building Industry Scholarship Competition awards from the Jim Irvine Statewide Scholarship Fund. The fund was created as part of a statewide effort to raise awareness and access for Oregon students following […]

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