2017 Spring Homeowner’s Resource Guide Now Available

The 2017 Spring/Summer Homeowner’s Resource Guide is now available! Download a copy for an up-to-date list of LCCA members – contractors and associates – by trade category and alphabetically. Read about Spring Home Maintenance Tips from our members including:

Spring 2017 Directory Cover

  • HVAC Preventative Maintenance
  • Choosing a Builder for your New Home
  • Ask the Pro’s: Septic & Sewer Maintenance
  • Renovation Financing
  • Mulching for Healthier and Attractive Flower Beds
  • Heating & Cooling Your Home
  • Helpful Fire & Water Damage Tips

Also see our Online Directory.

 

811 Awareness Contractor’s Breakfast 2017

The Lower Columbia Contractors Association, the Cowlitz County Utilities Coordinating Council and Washington 811 cordially invite our contractors and their staff to the Annual 811 Awareness Contractor’s Breakfast.

Drop in anytime between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM for a COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST with a presentation and door prizes. Come learn about new features for submitting 811 tickets, updates on WA’s enforcement process, and proposed changes in the dig law. Spend time exploring exhibits to learn the latest in safety and rental equipment, utilities safety, and upcoming projects.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Contractors, Excavators, Realtors®, Public Agencies, Locators and anyone who digs!

PROGRAM
7:00 AM Doors Open – COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST – Exhibitor Displays Open
7:00 – 9:00 AM Door Prizes Drawn Every 15 Minutes – Must be present to win
8:00 – 8:15 AM 811 Awareness Presentation

JOIN US AS AN EXHIBITOR—This is a great opportunity for your business to present to nearly 200 attendees. If you are interested in exhibiting during the event please contact the LCCA.

2017 811 Awareness Contractors Breakfast Invitation
2017 811 Awareness Contractors Breakfast Exhibitor Registration Form

 

2017 Installation of Officers Dinner

Installation Invitation 2017Please join us as we welcome our 2017 Board of Directors and honor our former Officers at our Installation of Officers Dinner.

Tuesday, January 17th

5:00 PM Social – 6:00 PM Dinner
Kelso/Longview Elks Lodge – 900 Ash Street, Kelso

Guest Speaker – DENNIS WEBER, COWLITZ COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Commissioner Weber will review changes this past year in Building & Planning, and what we can expect in the coming year.

Buffet Menu – Apricot Glazed Pork, Chicken Cordon Blue, Scalloped Potatoes, Bow-tie Pasta Salad, Green Salad, Baby Carrots, Dinner Rolls & Dessert – $35 per plate

Please RSVP by filling out this form, and return it to the LCCA

Thank You to our Sponsors

Advanced Messaging & Dispatch, All-Out Sewer & Drain, B&M Heating & Air Conditioning, C&R Tractor & Landscaping, Cascade Natural Gas, Newrock Homes, NT Designs, ProBuild, Renaud Electric, Walker Insurance

 

2017 Home, Garden & Leisure Show

2017 Home Show Web BannerMay 20-21, 2017 at the Cowlitz County Expo Center in Longview, WA

Showcase your products & services to motivated attendees looking to renovate their homes, begin spring gardening, landscaping projects and enjoying leisure activities in the playground we call home. Free workshops all weekend long with tips on cooking, financial management, home renovations, gardening and more. DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO PROMOTE YOUR PRODUCT OR SERVICE TO THOUSANDS OF POTENTIAL CUSTOMERS!

Cowlitz County is seeing growth in new home construction, existing home sales and renovations including a surge in home gardening & landscaping. Our Community and its terrain offers amazing opportunities in leisure activities such as farm markets, golf, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, art galleries, wine and microbrew tours and more.

Full registration and sponsorship packets are available below, please contact the LCCA with questions at 360.425.8820.

2017 Home Show Exhibitor Registration Forms

2017 Home Show Sponsorship Information

2017 Home Show Map

LEGO® Birdhouse Building Competition Registration

A special thank you to our Presenting Sponsor Cowlitz PUD!

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What’s In Your Toolbox?

LCCA ToolboxWhen you become a member of the LCCA, you get the POWER of three memberships:  LCCA, the BIAW and the NAHB, giving you access to a wide range of resources including a Health Insurance Program, Return on Industrial Insurance program, Building Industry Insurance Program (BiiP), Safety Assistance, Specialized education offerings, Government Affairs updates, Member savings and rebate programs, Marketing opportunities, Event and networking opportunities, and inclusion in our referral service and directory.

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You’re Invited to our Education Series

2016 Class Series Postcard UpdateYou’re invited to a series of educational classes for contractors covering a variety of topics related to business in the construction industry. These six classes will be offered monthly, on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from October through March. Brought to you by the Lower Columbia Contractors Association, Cowlitz County PUD and Walstead Mertsching.
Details on the classes can be found on our education page: www.lcca.net/education

2016 Cheater’s Cup Golf Tournament

2016 Golf Thank You Web

Thank you to all of this year’s participants!

Winning Team: Grip It! Sip It!
Team Name Contest Winners: Gold Diggers
Long Drive Winner: Bianca Lemmons
Closest to the Pin Winner: Ryan Westervelt
Golf Pong Winner: Craig Mankie


The LCCA hosts an annual one-of-a-kind golf tournament that is the event of choice for light-hearted golfers and non-golfers alike. This highly anticipated event is limited to just 36 teams of four. No matter whether you sponsor or play, the “Cheaters Cup” presents an outstanding marketing and networking opportunity that reaches a large diversified group of members and guests. Proceeds benefit the LCCA Scholarship Fund.

When: June 3rd, 2016. 1:00 PM Shotgun start
Where: Three Rivers Golf Course, 2222 S River Road, Kelso, WA

Click here for the 2016 Cheater’s Cup Golf Sponsorship Information.

 

 

LEGO® Home Building Competition 2016

Lego ClipartThe LEGO® Home Building Competition for children ages 5 through 12 was held during the Home Garden & Leisure Show Saturday April 30 at the Cowlitz County Expo Center. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd were awarded among two age groups, the winners and their homes are announced below.

Age Group 5 through 8:

Lego 5 to 8 1st Place

1st Place Winner Boone

Lego 5 to 8 2nd Place

2nd Place Winner Owen

Lego 5 to 8 3rd Place

3rd Place Winner Lillian

Age Group 9 through 12:

Lego 8 to 12 1st Place

1st Place Winner Adah

Lego 8 to 12 2nd Place

2nd Place Winner Colton

Lego 8 to 12 3rd Place

3rd Place Winner Maddie

Lego Winning Homes

Competition Details:

Click here to access the LEGO® Home Building Competition Registration Form

Children Ages 5 through 8:

Sign in: 10:30 – 10:50 AM
Competition: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Judging: 12:00 – 12:30 PM
Winners Announced: 12:30 PM

Children Ages 9 through 12:

Sign in: 1:30 – 1:50 PM
Competition: 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Judging: 3:00 – 3:30 PM
Winners Announced: 3:30 PM

This competition is sponsored by:

Newrock Homes LogoCowlitz County Title LogoArby's Logo

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