Cullman Co. HBA Articles

Article 26 – Posted 6/13/12

2012 CCHBA Scholarship Recepients
Thursday April 19, 2012, the Cullman County Home Builders awarded (3) $400.00 scholarships to seniors pursuing a career in the building industry.

Pictured – Hayden Faulk-President presenting 2012 scholarships to Kyle Keaton and Forrest Bryant at Fairview High School.

(Not pictured) Lukas Alexander Bright-Cullman High School.

Congratulations and God Bless these 3 young men as they begin their college experience.

Article 25 – Posted 6/3/10

The Cullman County Home
Builders Association awarded it’s J.B. “Boots” Hill Memorial
Scholarships to local graduating seniors. 2011 Recipients
are: Kyle Stephenson (Fairview High School), Justin Pattillo
(Cullman High School) and Brandyn Dupree (Cullman High
School); pictured with CCHBA Past-President, Jeff Hill.
Congratulations to all 2011 Graduating Seniors from the
Cullman County Home Builders Association.


Article 24 – Posted 9/1/10

Presenting the 2010 CCHBA
Golf Tournament Awards are Nathan Allred and Kevin

Baughn:3rd Place Team from Buettner Bros.

Quin von Lehe, John Codding, Frank Pate, Freddie Byrd


Article 23 – Posted 9/1/10

2nd Place Team from
Cleghorn Construction:

Shannon Cleghorn, Charlie Johnson, Bill Sanders and John


Article 22 – Posted 9/1/10

1st Place Team from Walker

Jimmy Hamby, Ves Hollingsworth, Mason Stewart and Terry


Article 21 – Posted 9/1/10

“Builders Cup” Champions
from Cleghorn Construction:

Heath Crider, Randy Crider, Jared Box and Damon Cleghorn


Article 20 – Posted 9/1/10

Winning …

Longest Drive – Patrick Drake

Closest to Line – John Lacy

Closest to Pin – Jared Box


Article 19 – Posted 9/1/10

Ready, set, GO!


Article 18 – Posted 9/1/10

CCHBA Board Member, Cindy
Dyer, presented the 2010 J. B. “Boots” Hill

Memorial Scholarships to two well deserving Seniors from
Cullman High School

Westin Wilborn and Taylor Bowen.  Other recipients of these

were … Courtney Dennis and Christopher Myers.


Article 17 – Posted 9/1/10

Click the above image to
display the 2010 CCHBA Golf Tournament Winners. (pdf format)


Article 16 – Posted 2/23/10

REWARD Walls of Alabama,
Don Morgan and Barry Camper, received the award for

“Best Booth in Show” for the Cullman County Home Builders
Association’s 2010

Home & Garden Show.  Pictured from Left to Right are:
Sherrie Hunter, CCHBA

Treasurer; Kevin Baughn, CCHBA President; Don Morgan, REWARD
Walls; Barry

Camper, REWARD Walls; Sheila Burks, CCHBA Secretary; Hayden
Faulk, CCHBA 1st

Vice President; and Cindy Dyer, CCHBA Board Member.
Congratulations to

REWARD Walls of Alabama!Thanks to all of our members and non-members who
participated in this year’s

show.  We appreciate your continued support.


Article 16 – Posted 2/23/10

CCHBA President, Kevin
Baughn accepts a check for $1,000 on behalf of the

Cullman County Home Builders Association from HBAA National
Director, Randy

Fannin.  This check is the Association’s reward as the Small

winner of the Home Builders Association of Alabama’s
year-end membership

drive!  Thanks to all of our members as this would not have
happened without

your continued support!  And thanks to Randy for bringing us
the good news!

Congratulations CCHBA!  Let’s keep it going…


Article 15 – Posted 1/30/10

2009 J.B. “Boots” Hill Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $500 each were awarded to Christopher Myers (Wallace, Drafting and Design); Courtney Dennis (Wallace, Business); Benjamin Calligaris (Auburn, Building Science); Calan Hollingsworth (Auburn, Building    Science); Casey Pearson (Wallace, Visual Communication).

Children’s Outdoor Rodeo 2009…
We had a great turnout at Sportsman’s Lake park the last Saturday in April for our Children’s Outdoor Rodeo.  More than 800 t-shirts were given away to children ages 12 and under.  More than 1,000 children enjoyed fishing, feeding the ducks, archery, the tsunami slide, bouncers, train rides, putt putt, paddle boats and MORE absolutely FREE!


Cullman County members had a great time at the Home Builders Association of Alabama Summer Board Meetings in Destin 2009


2009 Sporting Clay’s Event Winners … 1st Place – Shannon Cleghorn; 2nd Place – Danny Hunter; 3rd Place Ed Scarborough.  Thanks to everyone for your help with this successful event.  Proceeds from the “Skeet Shoot” go to support the J.B. “Boots” Hill Memorial Scholarship Fund. On behalf of the Cullman County HBA, Sherrie Hunter, Karen Dennis and Sheila Burks accept 2009 HBAA President’s Awards for Best General Membership Meeting, Best Public Relations, and Best Communication to Members.


Article 14 – Posted 1/30/10


CCHBA President, Kevin Baughn; Secretary, Sheila Burks; and Treasurer, Sherrie Hunter, accept their appointments to office by Associate Area V.P., Randy Fannin and outgoing CCHBA President, Andy Starnes. CCHBA President Andy Starnes and Secretary Sheila Burks recognize Richard Evers as he Retires after many years of service as the CCHBA Treasurer.
On behalf of the Association, CCHBA Secretary, Sheila Burks recognizes Andy Starnes for his Two Year Term of office as CCHBA President.


Article 13 – Posted 11/14/08

Thanks to all of our
participants, proceeds raised at this event will go to benefit
the J.B. “Boots” Hill Memorial Scholarship Fund!
For more information about scholarships offered through the Home
Builders Association, visit

Congratulations to the winners!!

Article 12 – Posted 9/19/08

Thanks to the generosity of Cullman area residents, the
Cullman County Home Builders Association collected
several boxes of non-perishable food items at their
Children’s Outdoor Rodeo on April 26th.  All items were
donated to Cullman Caring for Kids
Pictured from left to right are Andy Starnes, CCHBA
President; Cindy Dyer, Sherrie Hunter, Sheila Burkes and
Javon Daniel.



Article 11 – Posted 5/20/08

The Cullman County
Home Builders Association held their Spring Golf Tournament
recently at Terri Pines Country Club.  Third place went to
Stone Creek Construction’s Team:  Andy Starnes,  Lance
Frankham, Alex Kontogeorge and Buddy Whitaker.  CCHBA
President, Andy Starnes, presented the Second Place trophies
to the Team from Schwaiger Co.:  Wes Warren, Scotty Blair,
not pictured were David Miller and Don Corneilus.  Finally,
1st place and the Builders Cup Championship went
to Wayne Door Company’s Team.  Andy Starnes presented the
awards to Dale Henderson, Marty Hardman, Tim Fulmer and
Ricky Self.  Congratulations to everyone and thanks for a
wonderful event!

Article 10 – Posted 5/20/08

Volunteer, Courtney Dennis, helps Carson, Cameron and
Carly Starnes into one of the many bouncers at
Sportsman’s Lake Park during the Cullman County Home
Builder’s Association’s 9th Annual Children’s
Outdoor Rodeo.  Hundreds of children received a free
t-shirt and also enjoyed the free activities provided at
the park during this event.  On behalf of our Builders
and Associates, I would like to thank everyone who
helped make this day special.  We appreciate YOU!

Andy Starnes, President

Cullman County Home Builders Association


Article 9 – Posted 5/20/08

This year’s recipients of  a $500 J.B. “Boots” Hill Memorial
Scholarship, provided by the Cullman County Home Builders
Association, are all graduating seniors at Cullman High
School.  Pictured are Andy Starnes, CCHBA President;
scholarship recipients Benjamin Calligaris, son of Anthony
and Maleigh Calligaris; Braxton Battles, son of Hayden and
Tina Battles; and CCHBA 2nd Vice President,
Hayden Faulk.  Scholarship recipients not pictured are Will
Barnes, son of Jimmy and Mary Barnes; and Calan
Hollingsworth, son of Greg and Johnna Hollingsworth.
Congratulations to each of our Scholarship winners!

Article 8 – Posted 2/14/08

Best booth in show
08…. Steve Lees and Ben Landrum with L&L Building &
Remodeling receive the award for “best booth in Show” at the
CCHBA’s 2008 Home & Garden Show at the Cullman Civic Center.
Thanks to all
exhibitors, attendees and volunteers for helping make the
2008 Home & garden Show a successful event.
The Cullman county
Home Builders Association received the following
Presidential Awards at the 2007 HBAA Annual Convention…..
Best Education Program, Best ABPAC Fund Raiser, Best
Governmental Affairs Project, Best Public Relations and Best
General Membership Meeting. Thanks to the board of directors
for their leadership and the General Membership for your
support in making the Cullman County HBA a wonderful


Article 7 – Posted 8/30/07

Skeet Shoot Pics
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The Cullman County Home Builders Association

would like to recognize everyone who participated in this year’s
Sporting Clays Event. We appreciate your support of our J.B. “Boots”
Hill Memorial Scholarship Program . . .

Jeff Hill,
Andy Starnes, Kevin Baughn, Wescoat Free, David Chambers, Hayden
Faulk, Sheila Burks,Kenneth

Burks, Sherrie Hunter, Boone Hunter, Gary Borders, Charlie Brown,
Brian Kreps, AndrewKreps, Seth Storms, Kendall Hardman, Adam Boyles,
Mark Graham, Eric Laney, Scott Bowling, Trey Wheeler, Corey
Robinson, Kenny Robinson, Jon Benefield, Mark Barnett, Ed
Scarborough, Richard Saloom, Kenneth Tillman, Ethan McClellan, Jared
Rice, Kurt Apel, Hank Apel, Dr. Kevin Johnson, Woody Locke, Johnny
Cook, David McCoy,Jacob Mullins, Doug Doggett, Shannon Cleghorn and
Andy Hopper.


We hope you will all join us again next year for our

3rd Annual “Skeet Shoot!”


Article 6

Andy with Air Evac, Pictured in the center, along with
the Air Evac Team, is CCHBA Vice President, Andy

Air Evac landed their
helicopter at the Cullman Civic Center during the Home &
Garden Show to help promote the Air Evac Program to
Cullman residents.

CCHBA Board Member and State Director, Sherrie Hunter,
exhibits at the Home Show.

CCHBA Board Member, Gary Borders, exhibits at the Home

Rec Room – Selected for Best Booth in Show with their
full size playground display.

Jeff at Timber Framing Workshop

is a picture of CCHBA President, Jeff Hill, at the
Timber Framing Workshop.  The City of Cullman, in
cooperation with Southern Timberwrights, recently held a
Timber Framing Workshop.  Several Cullman County HBA
members attended the workshop.  The purpose of the
workshop was to provide Cullman area residents an
introduction and hands-on instruction in the basics of
timber framing during construction of the city’s new
7,250 sq. ft. European-style timber frame structure
(Cullman Farmers Market) which is being constructed at
the corner of First Avenue and Arnold Street N.E.

CCHBA Home & Garden Show was held
February 10&11 at the Cullman Civic Center, with a total
of 40 exhibitors and customer traffic of more than 500
adults during the course of the weekend.

Article 5 – Posted 5/19/07

First Place Team

2nd Place Team

3rd Place Team

The Cullman
County Home Builders Association hosted its annual Golf
Tournament at Terri Pines Country Club.  Proceeds from this
and other events throughout the year are used to help
support the J.B. “Boots” Hill Memorial Scholarship Fund,
Christmas Love and other charities.   


The first place team and 2007 “Builders Cup”
Champions for the second year in a row were from Alabama
Brick Delivery (Score 39.32)– Bill Sanders, Ken Downs, Trey
Wheeler and Jason Dillard.  The team from Mitch Smith
Chevrolet (Score 40.75) – Doug Smith, Craig Laney, Blake
Thrasher and Jim Stenso, came in second.  The third place
team was sponsored by Schwaiger Company (Score 43.88) –
Steve Schwaiger, Dustin Schwaiger, John Schwaiger and Don
Corneilus.  The Longest Drive was awarded to Mike Stacks,
Closest to the Line went to Sam Schilleci and Closest to the
Pin was Jason Dillard.


The Association
appreciates our sponsors,  participants and volunteers for
this year’s Golf Tournament.   Special recognition goes to
Mitch Smith Chevrolet for providing the Hole-In-One prizes,
as well as Knight-Free Insurance and Jean Deese Agency for
sponsoring our lunch.    Thanks to everyone who helped make
this year’s tournament a success.



Article 4
– Posted 11/09/06

CCHBA President, Jeff
Hill, presents the prize money to the First Place

The Cullman County Home Builders Association
held its first annual “Skeet Shoot” on Saturday, September 30th, at the Maple Ridge Gun Club. More than 40
individuals participated in this event for the benefit of our J.B.”Boots” Hill Memorial Scholarship Program
and other local charities supported by the CCHBA. Thanks to
those who helped make this event a success…Chick-Fil-A,
Wilborn Outdoors, Premier Bank, Regions Bank and all who came
out on Saturday for the shoot! Lori Barlow was the lucky winner
of the Stoeger 12 Gauge Shotgun from Wilborn Outdoors!

Many other gift certificates, cash awards and door prizes were
given away as well. Winning the “Skeet Shoot” Tournament with a
score of 43 was Jonathan Adams; in second place with a score of
42 was Lance Robinson and with a score of 41, our President,
Jeff Hill, came in third! Honorable mention to Hayden Faulk for
having the next highest score of 37 and encouraging the CCHBA to
organize this sporting clays event. Everyone seemed to have a
wonderful morning at the shooting range! Congratulations to all
our winners!

– Posted 05/12/06

– Posted 05/11/06

– Posted 08/19/05

Following a “hearty” breakfast, provided by Sheila
Burks and Sherrie Hunter, many volunteers from the
Cullman County Home Builders Association began construction
on the 2005 Christmas Love Playhouse Saturday, August
13th. Those present included Danny & Sherrie Hunter,
Kenneth & Sheila Burks, Andy Starnes, Jeff Hill, Kevin
Baughn, Anthony Bath, Hayden Faulk, Ethan McClellan,
Richard Evers and Karen Dennis. The Association is
hoping to display the playhouse at the Fair Parade
on September 17th, and then at various locations in
Cullman during the months of September, October and
November. Tickets will also be on sale at many local
businesses during this time. The winning ticket will
be drawn during the CCHBA Christmas Party on December
10th. Proceeds from this project will be donated to
Cullman’s Christmas Love program in late December.
You may contact the CCHBA office at 739-5110 for more