Events

2020 SWFL Parade of Homes

Homes in Babcock Ranch, Englewood, Port Charlotte & Punta Gorda and throughout Southwest Florida Thank you for your interest in the 2020 CDBIA Parade of Homes. The 2020 Parade of Homes Committee of the Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association is excited to introduce the outstanding sponsorship opportunities available for this year’s main event, the 2020 Parade of…

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Florida Building Code Training- Earn 7 Free CEUs

Click here to register: https://fhba.com/education/building-code-training-sessions/register/ Date: March 24th, 2020 Time: sign in 8:00am, class 8:30am-4:30pm Location: Kimal Lumber Center 11184 Hughey-Kimal Ave. Venice, FL 34292 There is no charge. This is a benefit from your membership with the Florida Home Builders Association Note- This class is hosted by FHBA. Please use the link above to…

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Tools of the Trade and Construction Scholarship

OVERVIEW OF SCHOLARSHIP:   The FBA mission is to engage in construction-related educational activities that help young people understand and pursue rewarding careers in the construction industry. Charlotte Desoto Building Industry Association leaders have created a scholarship fund to assist in addressing the pressing need for a better educated and trained construction industry workforce. Traditionally, at…

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CDBIA’s 7th Annual Sporting Clay Classic

The Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association invites you to join us in our 7th annual Sporting Clays Classic to be held on Sunday, February 16th at Sarasota Trap & Skeet Gun Club in Nokomis, Florida. Registration is at 8am, and the fun starts at 9am. Registration for each shooter includes breakfast, lunch, 50 targets, 12 or…

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Bill Truex, Englewood Florida Certified Master Builder

Bill Truex, Englewood Florida Certified Master Builder   For Immediate Release:   Florida Certified Master Builders are elite Home Builders, Remodelers and Commercial Contractors who are dedicated to excellence in building and client satisfaction. The builders who request certification hold themselves to a higher standard than required by the State of Florida for licensure.  …

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2020 Event Partnership Opportunities

We invite you to partner with the Charlotte Desoto Building Industry Association for our 2020 events. Let’s work together to make the year’s events awesome. Our fun gatherings give you an opportunity to build relationships, support your community and promote your business. Your Partnership allows us to promote your business and further the mission of…

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James Sanders Jr., CAPS, CGR, CGP, GMB, Florida Certified Master Builder

James Sanders Jr., CAPS, CGR, CGP, GMB, Florida Certified Master Builder   For Immediate Release: Florida Certified Master Builder (FCMB), created to help consumers find a builder they can trust, is proud to announce James Sanders Jr., CAPS, CGR, CGP, GMB of Arthur Rutenberg/Sandstar Homes in Punta Gorda, is now a Florida Certified Master Builders.…

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TJ Thornberry, Punta Gorda- Florida Certified Master Builder

TJ Thornberry, Punta Gorda- Florida Certified Master Builder     Florida Certified Master Builder (FCMB), created to help consumers find a builder they can trust, is proud to announce Thomas “TJ” Thornberry of Thornberry Custom Builders in Punta Gorda, is now a Florida Certified Master Builder. Florida Certified Master Builders are elite Home Builders, Remodelers…

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Jay Carlson Memorial Trust Fund

Jay Carlson The family of Earle Jay Carlson, 60, of Port Charlotte, Florida is profoundly sad to announce Jay passed away Friday, December 7, 2018 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. Jay was born in Hobart, Indiana, grew up in the Chicago area and moved to Charlotte County in 1975 from Miami, Florida.  He…

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