Remembering the ones who serve, are serving, didn’t come home and why;
ARDA deadline extended;
But first…Dates to remember.
Texas Institute of Building Design’s annual convention is June 8-9 in San Antonio! For more information and to register: www.AIBDmember.org/TIBD.pdf.
The AIBD College of Fellows are accepting applications for two $1000 scholarships. Due June 30th, the applications for the College scholarship and the Annette Farmer scholarship are at https://netforum.avectra.com/eWeb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=AIBD&WebCode=Scholarships
…Remembering the ones who serve, are serving, didn’t come home and why
Veterans have a unique perspective on Memorial Day. They remember those who didn’t come home, the reasons they went to war, the friends who survived and the ones still serving.
To commemorate this Memorial Day, veterans participating in the year-long AmericanHomecomings project by Digital First Media newspapers (http://www.AmericanHomecomings.com) share who or what will occupy their thoughts today. They talk about sacrifice and duty and family.
As Jen Carver, who entered the Army after 9/11 puts it, “That’s what Memorial Day is all about, remembering them and celebrating them and their lives and the things they did in honor of their country.”
To share your own thoughts about Memorial Day, you can visit www.Facebook.com/AmericanHomecomings
…Residential Design+Build joins ARDA
Rob Heselbarth, Editorial Director at Cygnus Business Media, has announced Residential Design+Build’s digital support of the American Residential Design Awards. As one of two media partners, RD+B will be covering the national awards competition in one of their electronic newsletters and including a link from their website to the www.ResidentialDesignAwards.com web-page.
Also decided this week, the deadline for registering to compete in the American Residential Design Awards has been extended to June 8, 2012. The date for submitting your entries is still June 19th. The judging is being done at the AIBD’s new office location in Atlanta, GA., June 21 & 22 with the winners announced on August 8th at St. Thomas Preservation Hall in Wilmington, NC. Visit www.AIBDconvention.com for more details and to register for the awards dinner.