Thursday, November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Home Builders Association of Greenville!
We are so thankful for your support and your contribution to the area in which we live.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

2013 HBA of SC officers

Congratulations and Welcome to the 2013 HBA of SC officers.
HBA of Greenville member Eric Hedrick was elected to District #4, District Associate Director (DAD) along with:
Darryl Hall- President
Harry Dill- Vice President
Calvin Snow- Treasurer
Andy White- Secretary
David Gully- Immediate Past President

For the full list of newly elected officers please visit the HBA of SC.

Palmetto Builders Show- April 26-27th 2013

The Charleston Home Builders Association is proud to announce the inaugural Palmetto Builder’s Show!

The Palmetto Builder’s Show presented by James Hardie Building Products, April 26th and 27th at the Charleston Area Convention Center, is designed to create a working environment between builders, remodelers, architects, engineers, vendors, suppliers and manufacturers. The Palmetto Builder’s Show is the only trade show in South Carolina to focus solely on supporting industry relationships and building collaboration among professionals.

This event is only for builders, remodelers, architects, engineers and their clients. The event will host over 1,500 of these key industry professionals- invited from South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina and other surrounding areas. This event is geared to interest out-of-town invitees, capitalizing on Charleston’s beautiful scenery and natural appeal, while also giving attendees a taste of the local homebuilding community’s best products and services. In-town invitees will also enjoy the show, without the hassle of having to travel outside the state.

For more information or how you can be an exhibitor please contact the Charleston HBA at or by calling 843-572-1414.   

Monday, November 19, 2012

Mary Ruth Whitmire Moore

On behalf of the members and staff at the HBA of Greenville we would like to express our sincerest condolences to active Builder member and past President, Wayne Moore on the death of his mother Mary Ruth Whitmire Moore. Mary Moore, 85, widow of Harold Loyd Moore, of Greenville, died November 17, 2012, at her residence in the presence of her family and friends.

Born in Bostic, NC on September 21, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Harold Dean and Mary Jewel Freeman Whitmire. Mrs. Moore was a graduate of Welcome High School, Class of 1944. She completed two years of training at Draughons Business College. She was employed by W.A. Chandler, Realtor and Insurance, and later by Hughen and Douglas Company. She was co-founder/owner, Vice-President and Secretary of Harold Moore Builder, Inc. since 1971.

As an active lifetime member of Welcome Baptist Church, Mrs. Moore served in multiple teaching positions in the Sunday School and Women's Missionary Union departments of the church, where she spent countless hours reading, studying, and preparing for upcoming lessons. Mrs. Moore also served as the church historian and enjoyed being a member of the Greenville Christian Women's Club.

Mary and Harold were married on June 9, 1956, and they celebrated 50 years of marriage prior to his passing on February 24, 2007.

Surviving are son, Wayne Harold Moore and wife, Kristina Mauldin Moore, and two grandchildren, Claudia Gayle Moore and Nathan Harold Moore.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Doris Nichols, and an infant brother.

Visitation will be held Monday, November 19, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest. The Funeral Service will be held at noon on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at the funeral home. Burial to follow the service in Woodlawn Memorial Park. The Nina Burns Loving Sunday School Class will serve as honorary pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Welcome Baptist Church Boiler Fund, 2730 Anderson Rd., Greenville, SC 29611; Meals on Wheels, 15 Oregon St., Greenville, SC 29605; or Open Arms Hospice, 1836 W. Georgia Rd., Simpsonville, SC 29680.