Due to an employee health issue we are and will be short-staffed for awhile. Please be patient with us.
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Due to an employee health issue we are and will be short-staffed for awhile. Please be patient with us.

03/18/2019

If you wish to send Barb a message or card, you can send it to our office and I will make sure she gets it. dawn

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DOL Overtime Rule Update: Breaking News!

03/15/2019

  Article from Ruder Ware March 8, 2019 Today the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would substantially increase the number of workers eligible for overtime. Most significantly, the DOL has recommended the salary threshold for workers required to be paid overtime be raised from $455 a week ($23,660 annually) to $679 a week ($35,308...

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NWR Builders Exchange Scholarship Opportunity

02/19/2019

We have been printing our scholarship flyer in the weekly bulletin recently.  The application is printed on the back side of the flyer.  Also, a link to the flyer/application is available on our website home page (a username/password is not necessary).  Applications must be received by April 1, 2019.  The board of directors will decide on the recipients at our April...

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DO YOU HAVE BUSINESS NEWS???

02/19/2019

  SEND IT TO US!!!  Send us your announcements  of promotions, name changes, business relocations, awards, or anything that your company finds important enough for your fellow members to know about.  You may send us your information by fax 715-834-3590, e-mail info@nwrbx.com, or mail  2228 N. Hillcrest Pkwy, Ste. 2, Altoona, WI...

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SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED

02/05/2019

The Northwest Regional Builders Exchange is once again offering scholarships. This year we will award six (6) $500.00 Scholarships. Applicants must: Be a student, either a high school senior or post secondary attending post high school in the fall Be planning to attend a technical school or college as a full time student Be the child of a NWR Builders Exchange member or an employee of a...

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS - SAVE TEHE DATE!

01/15/2019

NWRBX Casino Night (see flyer in this bulletin) Friday, February 1 Deadline for scholarship applications (see flyer in next week’s  bulletin) April 1 NWR Builders Exchange night with the Eau Claire Express  Wednesday, June 26  Annual NWRBX Golf Outing at Wild Ridge Golf Course  Thursday, August 8     Watch...

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NEWLY ELECTED BOARD OF DIRECTORS

12/18/2018

  Ballots were counted for the election of NWR Builders Exchange board members at the December 17 board of directors meeting.  The following were elected to serve for a three year term:  NICHOLAS BREKKEN – Consolidated Electrical Distributors, NIK HANKO – Royal Construction, CASEY KRETZ – Wipfli LLP.  The new board members will be installed at our...

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Have you received an email from us saying, “Your NWRBX Membership Expires in 60 (30) Days”? Here’s a little explanation…

10/30/2018

With our new website, we are now notifying our members via email of their upcoming renewal date with us.  Those notices are sent out 60 days prior, 30 days prior and on the expiration/anniversary dates.   If you wish to pay your membership dues ($285 + optional $10 scholarship donation) online simply click on the “Please follow this link and renew online” link and...

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Labor Law Training Series “Friday Fundamentals”

09/25/2018

  The 2018-2019 Labor Law Training Series "Friday Fundamentals" has been updated . These interactive, educational web conferences are held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. **New Time** Most topics are expanded versions of those presented at DWD's popular Labor Law Clinics and include:   * 03/15/19 – Understanding the Principles of the Worker's...

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Pondering on Printing Plans from Your Executive Director

03/08/2016

Last month, I celebrated my 29th anniversary with the Northwest Regional Builders Exchange. Many things have changed in those 29 years (including our name and my hair color!). Contractors who have not been in our office for a few years, come in now and look at our plan rack and think we aren’t busy because we don’t have plans hanging as far as the eye can see. We are still busy. In fact, our...

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