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Have some calendars around advertising your company?


Bring them to us! We would be happy to hang your calendar in our office. Drop them off anytime. Thanks!


Please Return Your Ballots!


If you have not done so already ~ Please Return Your Ballots! by December 14 - Thank You!


Weekly Bulletin Advertising


We have advertising space available in our weekly bulletin & also in our directory, if you are interested contact Dawn at NWRBX. All new ads, ad changes must be at the Exchange by November 30.


Mark Your Calendars! Pencil Us In!


  Mondays, December 24, 2018 and December 31, 2018 closed for the holidays Wednesday, January 9, 2019 NWRBX Annual meeting/scholarship disbursement, 4:30 pm in our office Friday, February 1, 2019 CASINO NIGHT @ Florian Gardens Watch our future bulletins for more information!  


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


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...


Derrick Companies Remembers Founders


  Both Bill and Mary Ann Derrick, husband and wife, and founders of Derrick Companies, passed away earlier this year. They had many titles: Parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, leaders, builders, visionaries, mentors, and all around wonderful people. They built a company, a culture, and a community. Just last year, in 2017, Derrick Companies celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Bill...


Labor Law Training Series “Friday Fundamentals”


  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: 12/07/18 – Defining "Misconduct" and "Substantial...


Hagen Decorators Announces Pat McMahon’s Retirement


Congratulations to Pat McMahon on his retirement effective September 30, 2018.  Pat has been with Hagen Decorators for 41 ½ years. Pat also served on the board of NWR Builders Exchange and is one of our past presidents.  Hagen Decorators thanks Pat for all of his years of dedication and service and wishes Pat all the best for his retirement.  Retirement marks the end of...


Our Website Has a New Look - In Case You Haven't Noticed!


About a month ago we rolled out our new website which includes not only a new look, but several useful new features.  Some of those include: Mobile friendly version – our site will show up as nicely on your mobile phone as it does on your PC. A SEARCH bar – enter the plan number, city, keyword, etc. and you will find the plan you are looking for.  And as always, if...


Rhom Construction Seeking Shop Manager


Are you looking for a Part-time, flexibility position? – We Have It!   Rhom Construction LLC is seeking a qualified, self-motivated Shop Manager to run a clean, organized and efficient shop and yard. Responsibilities include scheduling and unloading deliveries, loading and delivery of supplies and equipment to jobsites as requested, shop organization, track and manage tool and...

View Newly Designed Website to "Go Live" Soon


In the next week or so our “new and improved” website will be up and running. Just a few things to keep in mind when the new site opens up: • will look very different than it does now • We are not anticipating any down time for the site at this time, but that is a possibility. • If your username or password is not working on the new site feel free to call us and we will...


Thank You to the Following Firms who have Commited to Being a Hole Sponsor for our Golf Outing on August 9


APi Distribution American Engrg. & Testing Bartingale Mechanical Inc. Charter Investment Services Chippewa Valley Energy Eau Claire Acoustics Inc. Eau Claire Insulation Esser Glass of Eau Claire Farrell Equipment & Supply H & R Electric Hagen Decorators Hot Water Products Hovland’s Inc. LVC, Inc. Market & Johnson, Inc. McCabe Construction Inc. Molin Concrete...




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, or mail 2228 N. Hillcrest Pkwy, Ste. 2, Altoona, WI 54720.


Pondering on Printing Plans from Your Executive Director


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...


PlanHolders Lists


if you have used our online plan room, it does not mean that you are automatically placed on the planholders list. If you wish to be listed as a planholder for a project please contact us by phone or e-mail and we will gladly put you on. Please also keep in mind that by using our plans and having us put you on our planholders list does not mean that you are listed on the architect's...


We still make blueprint copies!!!!


Please remember that our office still offers large format document copying. We have received several phone calls in the past week or so inquiring if we still make blueprint copies. Our in-office services have not changed. We can make copies of, not only our plans, but those that you receive privately from general contractors, owners, architects, etc. And we will NOT share those projects with any...


Sending An Email To NWRBX?


When sending an email to us for things such as ordering blueprint copies or something that does not need to be directed to an individual, please use the email address. If you send it to Barb, Dawn, or Amanda’s email address and one of us is off for the day, your order will be delayed. The email goes to all of us in the office, thus one of us can take care of your...


Reminder to our members regarding non-member subcontractors.


As you all know, we are a member owned organization. In order, to keep the cost of membership low, please encourage sub-contractors that are not members to join NWRBX. Please do not send them into NWRBX under your company name or allow them to use your username/password.If you know of someone who might be interested in joining NWRBX, please let us know.