Monthly Archives: February 2012

February 20, 2012. What’s happening @AIBD_national?

 …An ARDA announcement in San Antonio. 

AIBD Executive Director, Steve Mickley, along with the publisher of Concrete Decor magazine, Bent Mikkelsen, will announce a new Decorative Concrete category as a part of the American Residential Design Awards (ARDA). The announcement will be made at the Concrete Decor Show’s welcome reception in San Antonio, TX. For the first time, the new ARDA category will be open to both AIBD members and non-members.

More information about the new category and about ARDA can be found in the recent March cover story in Decorative Concrete magazine:

www.AIBDmember.org/ARDAarticle.pdf  

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…An AIBD Mississippi meeting 

The AIBD Mississippi Society is meeting on Friday at the Home Builders Association of Jackson building. Beginning at 10:30 a.m., the event features a seminar on the 2010 ADA Guidelines.

For more information: www.AIBDmember.org/AIBDMS.pdf  

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…An AIBD Florida meeting 

The AIBD Florida Society also meets this week, on Saturday. The General Membership Meeting begins at 9 a.m. and the day features a session on the 2010 Florida Building Code, a home tour, and more.

For more information: www.AIBDFL.org   

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…Scholarship winner earns honors.

This past week, the proud father of a 2011 AIBD scholarship winner reported, “My daughter Sarah [Hake] is attending school at Kent State [Ohio] and has made the Dean’s List.” Sarah is the daughter of Certified Professional member, Ted Hake and is seeking a degree in Interior Design. Ted also mentioned Sarah is planning a Junior year tour of Florence, Italy.

Congratulations Sarah!

Each year, the College of Fellows awards at least two $1000 scholarships. One honoree is an AIBD Student member and the other is the child or grandchild of an AIBD Professional member.

To download a 2012 scholarship applicaiton, visit www.AIBDmember.org and click “Scholarships” in the left hand margin.

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