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The Hottest, yet Sweetest place to be on October 14th!
Who: Everyone interested in local food and sustainable agriculture and having fun and eating in Central NC.
Who Else: Abundance Foundation & Piedmont Biofarm's seed saving research division + 35 + Chefs, Brewers, Food Artisans, Non-Profits focusing on sustainability, Sponsors, Musicians, Bubble Blowers, Acrobatic people, Vegetable Circus, etc.
When: Sunday, October 14th 3-7pm
Where: Briar Chapel's Park (16 Windy Knoll Circle, Chapel Hill, NC)
What: A celebration of the Piedmont's sustainable agriculture, local food, our community and all things Pepper!
Why? This began 5 years ago when Farmer Doug needed data about his 100+ varieties of peppers that he grows and 40 friends and family came by to taste and submit data. It turned into quite the festival that has people pleased as punch!
Parade of Homes Winners Announced
The Home Builders Association (HBA) of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties is proud to announce the 2012 Parade of Homes winners. Homes on Parade were divided into price categories and judged by teams of builders and new home professionals from other markets. The winners were announced at the annual Parade Banquet with over 160 members and guests in attendance. This year’s winners are:
Category #1: Under $120,000
GOLD - (D15) Davis Park Group, LLC - Fairmont
Category #2: $159,000 - $172,000
GOLD - (D2) DR Horton - The McAdams
SILVER - (D3) Lennar Carolinas - The Belmont
Category #3: $191,000 - $245,000
GOLD - (C4) Saussy Burbank - Carsen D
SILVER - (D20) Lennar Carolinas - Chastain A
BRONZE - (D6) Standard Pacific Homes - Fuller
Category #4: $254,000 - $285,000
GOLD - (C10) Phil Stone Homes, Inc. - The Lilly Pad
SILVER - (D17) Bill Clark Homes - The Portsmouth
BRONZE - (D21) Ryland Homes - Landrum
Category #5: $333,000 - $378,000
GOLD - (C8) Homes by Dickerson - The Millhaven Tudor II
SILVER - (O3) M/I Homes - Summit
BRONZE - (D7) Standard Pacific Homes - Edison
BRONZE - (D18) Drees Homes - Ashville
Category #6: $389,000 - $405,000
GOLD - (C6) David Weekley Homes - The Milliron
SILVER - (C13) D. Walsh Construction - Tullmore Square
Category #7: $435,000 - $495,000
GOLD - (D10) Carolinian Homes - The Jessica Ann-A
SILVER - (C7) Homes by Dickerson - The Bristol
BRONZE - (C14) Horizon Custom Builders - Rosemore
Category #8: $594,000 - $680,000
GOLD - (C1) Arthur Rutenberg Homes - Woodcliff 1173D
SILVER - (D12) David Weekley Homes - Havenstone
Category #9: Custom Builder Classification
GOLD - (O8) Loyd Builders, LLC - Pleasant Green Estate
The Parade is an excellent opportunity to see the latest in new home construction. There are some new and exciting trends in home technology, innovative styles, and quality products that you will want to check out! The Parade of Homes books are available at Harris Teeter locations in Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties. In addition, mobile media app links and online tour guides are available at http://www.hbadoc.com.
Sponsored by Stock Building Supply and The Herald-Sun, the Parade of Homes continues this weekend (October 5-7) and next weekend (October 12-14) from 12 Noon to 5 PM each day. There is no admission fee. With homes priced from $115,000 to $1.4 million, homes on Parade will meet a wide range of needs.
For more information call 493-8899, visit www.hbadoc.com or follow us on Facebook. We hope to see you on Parade!