Community Impact

  • Sheboygan North & South Project

    Sheboygan North & South Project(s)
    98, 99, 2000, 2005 & 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

    Annual booth space provide at no charge at our “Home Expo” Show to present to the community information on their Project homes.

     

  • Scholarship Program

    Scholarship Program
    1995 through 2001 and 2007 to present

    Annual scholarships are provided to one or two high school seniors continuing their education in a field relating to the home building industry.

     

  • “Building Careers Grant” Program

    “Building Careers Grant” Program
    2002-2013

    Each high school technical education program in Sheboygan County is invited to apply for grant money to purchase needed tools and/or equipment for their Technical Education classes.  Each school applying for a grant is requested to provide class time to allow representatives of our industry in to talk to the students about the careers available in home building.  Grant money is awarded based on need and funds available.  We hope to include job shadowing in the program and also provide the in school portion to the middle schools in the future.

     

  • Salvation Army House of Food

    Salvation Army House of Food
    Annually Since 2006

    Collected barrels of food to build a “House of Food” at the 2006, 2007, 2008 Home Builders Expo for the Salvation Army food pantry.

     

     

     

     

     

  • “Homes of Our Own” Program

    “Homes of Our Own” Program
    1995 – 2011           

     This program is presented annually to third grade students in Sheboygan County.  Our members visit classrooms and relate how the construction industry is involved in the conservation of trees.  A tree and color book is given to each student.  Over 8,000 students have been Involved in the program since it’s inception.  Our association has received national awards for our coordination of this program.  The first class of third grade students we visited with are now freshmen in high school.

     

  • BookWorm Gardens 2010

    BookWorm Gardens 2010 – UW Sheboygan Campus

    Constructed the barn depicted in the children’s book “Charlotte’s Web” by donating over 400 labor hours.
    Bookworm Article
    Bookworm Video
    or for more info visit www.bookwormgardens.org

     

  • Toys for Tots

     Toys for Tots –  2007 & 2008

    Collect barrels of toys to help children in Sheboygan County have at lease one toy for Christmas.

     

  • Helping Hammers

    Helping Hammers “The Rooker Project” 2006

    Helped renovate an elderly gentleman’s home to allow him to return home for his 80th birthday.

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  • Playground Workshop

    Playground Workshop
    2002

    The members will construct a child’s wheel chair accessible “workshop” for a Plymouth City park.  This is our current community project and will be presented to the City of Plymouth at our 2002 Home Expo Show in April.

     

  • Blue Line Ice Arena

    Blue Line Ice Arena
    ongoing

    In kind contributions of labor & materials from our members to finish offices, kitchen area, pro shop, storage rooms, conference rooms and dining area and ad a heating system.

     

  • Sheboygan North & South Project(s)

    Sheboygan North & South Project(s)
    98, 99, 2000, 2005 & 2008               

    Annual booth space provide at no charge at our “Home Expo” Show to present to the community information on their Project homes.

     

  • Plymouth High School

    Plymouth High School
    Technical Ed. Project

    Financial contribution was made to purchase tools and materials for the “Mock Home” building project.

     

  • Boys & Girls Club

    Boys & Girls Club

    Financial contribution to aid in the purchase of computers.

     

  • Survive Alive Fire Houses

    Survive Alive Fire Houses

    Financial contribution to help purchase a new truck to pull the Survive Alive House
    House on wheels for fire safety education of elementary age children.
    1 house was donated to the City of Sheboygan
    1 house was donated to the County of Sheboygan

    (Our building plans for this have been passed on to other homebuilder associations and used in their communities)

  • Parade of Homes Huge Success!

    October 13, 2014 – The Sheboygan County Home Builders Association would like to thank Sheboygan County residents for again supporting the Parade of HomesTM this year. The Parade of Homes is an event that allows consumers to tour newly constructed, residential homes. In appreciation 20 Gift Cards for $25 each to Chissy’s Pub, Waldo, are randomly awarded and mailed to those submitting their completed Parade attendance ticket.

    Following is a list of the winners!

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