WILMINGTON—The Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association celebrated 50 years of representing the building and development industry in southeastern North Carolina last week. The Association’s “50th Birthday Bash” celebration was held Thursday, November 5 at Brooklyn Arts Center in Downtown Wilmington. The 200-guest event featured a lavish comfort food buffet, a cigar bar and a birthday cake in the shape of a life-size tool-box. Guests danced the night away to the sounds of the popular Chapel Hill band, “Liquid Pleasure.”
The Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association was chartered on May 10, 1965 with the mission to serve as the voice of the region’s housing industry. Since that time, the Association has grown and is now the largest trade association in Southeastern North Carolina. Representing more than 900 member companies, it is the third largest home builders association in the state and the largest East of I-95.
50th Birthday Bash Sponsors included: Alpha Mortgage Corporation, Stevens Fine Homes, Intracoastal Realty, Horizon Homes, Longley Supply Company, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, Bill Clark Homes, North State Bank Mortgage, Builders First Source, ProBuild, Markraft Cabinets, James E. Moore Insurance, Ferguson, Professional Builders Supply, Stokley Development Corp., John F. Chaney Construction, Yadkin Bank Builder Finance, Logan Homes, Piedmont Natural Gas, North State Custom Builders, Herrington Homes, Sanco Homes, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Venture Homes, Riptide Builders, Strickland’s Window Coverings, Island Appliance, and JC Hearne II, Attorney at Law.
About the WCFHBA
The Wilmington – Cape Fear Home Builders Association (WCFHBA) is a trade association that provides services to its more than 9,500 individual members which enhance their success and stability. The largest trade association in eastern North Carolina, the Association serves as the voice of the building and development industries that strives to advance professionalism and promote community involvement. WCFHBA is recognized as a positive influential force for responsible growth by protecting property rights and the privilege of homeownership.