Steven Hopper of City Electric Supply.

The Rome HBA recently held the annual installation ceremony at Ridge Ferry Park. Builder and Associate Directors were sworn in by HBAG Past President Ted Noe. 2016-2017 President, Thurmon Morris, Rome’s City Pest Control; 2016-2017 Vice President, Hunter Newton, Webb Concrete & Building Materials; 2015-2016 Past President -Mike Mathis, Mathis Builders & Hardware; Builder Directors -Sammy Bartley, Bartley Built Homes; Phil Burkhalter, Phillip Burkhalter Builders; Larry Maxey, Lakes Construction; Will Pinson, Pinson’s, Inc. Associate Directors -Mark Autry, Plainville Brick Co., Bryan Nichols, Universal Fireplaces, Derek Wirz, The Southern Agency, Inc., Jeff White, GA Power, Jerry Rucker, JR’s Landscaping and Grading, Directors not present: Brent Beard, Berry Construction, Ken Guice, UCBI, John Barrett, AGL Resources, Bonnie Thomas, City Electric Supply.

The October Rome HBA meeting was held at Provinos Restaurant. The meeting was sponsored by City Electric Supply in Rome, GA. Steven Hopper of the company shared information in new product lines and products offered to the local builders. He had many door prizes for the members.

Derek Wirz, Associate Area 2 Representative, spoke about the 2017 HBAG Legislative Agenda and shared information about the East Coast Builders Conference to be held May 4-5. Each member was encouraged to sign up early for the Conference.