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Exciting News - The new IHBA Health Care plan is open for enrollment.

The new IHBA Health Care plan is open for enrollment. Below are links to the documents explaining the plan and the application. 


If you are interested, you should contact your health insurance broker. If the broker is not familiar with the product, the broker should reach out to their Blue Cross BDE (Business Development Executive).


Blue Cross BDE’s

Scott McDaniel


Treasure Valley

Mid and Large groups 


Kim Pennington


Treasure Valley

Small Groups


We will be compiling a list of BCASWI members that are licensed health brokers to give you referrals. If your broker is not a member, encourage them to join and get on the list. We will be providing more information as it becomes available.

Click Here to download Plan Options Booklet and Adoption Agreement


To be eligible to enroll in the Idaho Home Builders Association health plan offered by Blue Cross of Idaho:

  • The employer must be located in Idaho and be a member in good standing with their local home builder association affiliated with the IHBA;
  • The employer must have an NAICS code that starts with 23 or as SIC code of 1521-1531 or 1700-1799 (construction);
  • A majority of the employer’s income must come from the home building industry (not from commercial construction);
  • The employer must have at least 5 employees; and
  • A minimum of 4 employees or 75% of total eligible employees (excludes waivers) must enroll, whichever is greater.

If you have any questions about the plan, Elsje Johnson, the master mind of the new health care plan will speak and answer questions at our GMM and Annual Election of Officers on November 6th Register Here>>


We Need Help... Granting Wishes, Giving Hope, Creating Memories.

BCASWI Members, we were contacted by Wish Granters to build a wheelchair ramp for an elderly gentleman who was diagnosed with skin cancer that has metastasized to his jaw and now to the rest of his body. He has been through chemo and radiation and now nothing more will help him. Bob is a gentleman who has no family, no wife or children and was raised pretty much on his own abilities. He was a painter and worked on cars as his livelihood and stated he never asked anyone for help unless it was to trade services. He would always manage somehow. The trailer he lives in is his only possession. He has also been diagnosed with COPD, a lung disease and he has trouble with breathing at times but doesn’t want to live on oxygen 24/7 so for him going outside helps him breathe better. At the same time his Hospice care team nominated him for a wish. They came up with building him a ramp which would be stable enough for him to use a walker. He will be on one soon enough as he can lose his balance when walking. He has agreed that would help him and so his "wish" is for the ramp. 


We are hoping as a collective to grant this wish to give him the independence he wants and needs. He is pretty well home bound and this ramp would certainly give him outdoor time safely.  


Chuck Miller has taken on this project and prepared plans and a material list but, as he is no longer building and purchasing materials regularly he could use some help from builders and suppliers. If you are interested in donating materials to the cause please contact Chuck for his list of needs. We are also in need of volunteers to help build the ramp, we think we can get it done in a day if we get enough hands to help with construction. Chuck's email is Wish Granters is anxious to get this project done, any help is greatly appreciated.



Go to Our Builder Panel - Stay for PWB Family Fun Night

Join us for an opportunity to get in front of a builder at our Builder Panel Discussion. This will be an open question and answer forum to discuss industry hot topics and get feedback from some of our most trusted builders. This panel is one of our most attended Associates events so don't miss out Register HERE>>. 


Our Builder Panel: 

Laren Bailey – Conger Group
Dan Richter - Avimor
Adam Capell – Toll Brothers
Jason Oates – O2 Construction
Mark Tate -  M3 Companies


Builder discussion will begin at 3pm followed by a social hour at 4pm to network and socialize while we get set up for the PWB's Fall Family Fun Night.


As a thank you to all of you that have supported us this year the PWB are hosting an evening of appreciation and fall family fun. Enjoy fall fare, chili and dogs, carnival booths and festive fun for the family. This event is for members and their family and friends. There is no cost to attend but please Register HERE>> so we can plan accordingly.



 2024 Spring Parade of Homes Contract Signing & Magazine Auction - Are you registered?

Builders and Associates join us for a BBQ Beef Tri-Tip Dinner and the 2024 Spring Parade of Homes Contract Signing and Magazine Auction at Sheridan Home & Patio. Member-only dinner and you must pre-register. 

Registration and reception with no host bar will begin at 5:30 pm with Dinner at 6:15 followed by the Parade of Homes Magazine Auction. 


Associate Sponsorships Available:

$75 Associate Vendor Table Sponsorship: Bring a Raffle Item, Table & Vendor Display/Marketing.

Dessert Sponsor: Provide dessert or $250. 

$900 Builder Dinner Sponsorship: Buy the dinner for the Builders

$375 Bar Sponsorship: Supply first Round for the Builders (Builders Only)

Register and Secure your sponsorship here>>



We still have teams available for our Jim Amyx Memorial Membership Golf Tournament.

Don't forget to register for our Jim Amyx Memorial Membership Golf at Top Golf - It's a "Color Block" Theme!
Sponsorships and the opportunity to have your company logo on the Golf Display during the event are available as well. Limited availability - secure yours HERE>>
Act fast and secure one of the few Luxury Bays.

2024 NAHB International Builders’ Show® Register Now

Room Block Available The LINQ Hotel Las Vegas - $151 Deadline Friday, January 5, 2024.

September deals are now over, but there's still time to save! Take advantage of early registration by January 5. 

The NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS) connects, educates and improves the residential construction industry, and we're headed back to Vegas in 2024. Join us to experience new product launches, construction demos, industry thought leader sessions, workshops, panel discussions… and more. IBS is your chance to get the real ideas and real solutions you need to grow and strengthen your essential business.


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