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Guest Speaker Samuel Wolkenhauer

Economist with the Idaho Department of Labor

Attention Members: Please attend this meeting, we will be voting on bylaw revisions.

Sam will tackle workforce and development related issues, from workforce training to affordable housing, business attraction, and education. Sam’s well rounded economic knowledge and his great sense of humor promises to make for a great meeting during this time of economic unrest and continued labor shortages. Sponsored by the Associate’s Council and Associated Insurance. Members are welcome to bring guests to the presentation. Seating Limited.


Last day to submit applications for our

PWB Trade Education Scholarship

We are excited to introduce that we are accepting applications for our inaugural PWB Trade Education Scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year. The Building Contractors Association of Southwestern Idaho’s Professional Women in Building has established this scholarship program to support those looking to enter the building industry. MORE>>>


Mark Your Calendar - April 6th Planning Meeting

Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Committee Chairs and BCASWI Staff are needed at our Planning Meeting at the Discovery office on April 6th from 9am to noon. We will be reviewing the Mission Statement Survey Results and using the input to establish goals for the year.


BCASWI Scholarship Applications Due by April 17th

The deadline is approaching for applications for the BCASWI Scholarship. This scholarship fund is available due to the efforts of the BCASWI sales and marking council’s SAM Tram fundraising event. It was established to provide a way to recognize worthy students within our Association “family” each year.


Parade of Homes® Banquet Tickets on Sale NOW!

Join us for a night of celebrating a Tradition of Building Excellence of over 65 years and the hard work and talent that makes our Parade of Homes® possible. The evening will start at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. and our awards program and celebrations.


We need Bus Sponsors for our SAM Tram Tour!

Sponsorship is not only a great way to gain visibility for your company, but more importantly to support the BCASWI Scholarship Program. The SAM Tram Parade of Homes® Tour is our Sales and Marketing Council's yearly service project established to provide a way to recognize worthy students within our Association “family” each year. Tickets on sale April 10th mark your calendar!


We Need Swag for our NEW Welcome Program!

Do you have a personalized item to add to a welcome swag bag to introduce your business to our new Association members? Promotional marketing items and special offers for members will go into bags that will be delivered to welcome all new members. Approximately 60 items needed for the year.

Please drop off to Patricia at the BCASWI office.



Credit Conditions to Tighten Following Fed Action
Fight against inflation has real-world repercussions.


House Bill Would Axe Onerous Energy Codes Grant Program
NAHB sends a letter of support to Speaker McCarthy.


The Best of IBS 2023 On-Demand Library Now Available 12-video library that includes some of the most well-attended and highly rated education sessions from among the 100+ offered at IBS 2023. 


Welcome New Members


Meetings & Events

{Note Board & Exec. moved to a week later}



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