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03-08-06 08:33 News archive

DRUMMOND DESIGNS TO PARTNER WITH FUTURE BUILDERS OF AMERICA

Drummond to provide housing plans and expertise at new FBA Training Camp

Orlando, Thursday, August 3, 2006 - Drummond Designs, a developer of architectural residential home plans, announced it will be providing the Future Builders of America with a selection of plans, which the organization may later use to build lodging for people attending its home-builders' workshops at its new Future Builders of America campus facilities near Tallahassee. As a component of the partnership, Drummond Designs will contribute its expertise on home design and drafting-related activities.

« Drummond Designs views this opportunity as a unique way to give back to the home-building industry which has helped us grow our business an average of 30% a year since 1998, » said Yves Carignan, CEO of Drummond Designs. « This venture is also an efficient way to showcase our craftsmanship to a growing number of contractors from all over the state. »

« The Future Builders of America leadership and training camp is vital to help ensure Florida's home building industry continues to produce quality skilled workers for the future, » said J. Emmett Reed, Executive Vice President of the Florida Home Builders Association.

About Drummond Designs inc.
Founded in 1973, Drummond Designs is a privately held company with a staff of 50 employees. It also relies on some 60 collaborators, artists and drafters dedicated to developing award winning residential architectural plans and customization services, who are working out of 23 regional offices. For more on Drummond Designs, visit www.drummondhouseplans.com

About The Future Builders of America
The FBA program was created in 2003, and now has established 49 Chapters in schools across Florida. FBA Chapters are also located in the following counties: Brevard, Charlotte, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Franklin, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lakes, Leon, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, and Volusia. Future Builders of America is a component of the Florida Home Builders Association's charitable Foundation. For more on The Future Builders of America, visit www.futurebuildersofamerica.org

For additional information:

Drummond Designs
Paul B. Goulet
1 800 567-5267 ext 117
pgoulet@drummonddesigns.com

Future Builders of America
John Boccaccio
1 850-224-4316 ex 17
jboccaccio@fhba.com

Florida Home Builders Association
Edie Ousley
1 850-251-6261
eousley@fhba.com