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The Western Carolina Chapter held their Annual Winter Social in January at the Catawba Springs Country Club in Hickory. The Chapter took the opportunity to recognize NCMCA Past-President (2010-12) Larry Kirby (left) as he closes down his company and begins retirement in 2017. On behalf of the chapter, Chapter President Wayne Starr (right) presented Kirby with a photo book commemorating his service to NCMCA and the masonry industry. The social was made possible by these sponsors: Adams, an Oldcastle company; Hickory Stone Company; Kerr’s Hickory Ready Mix; Kirby Construction Services; RBD & Associates; Statesville Brick Company; and ACT Equipment Company. Photograph by Carl Moser.  CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL PICTURES







The NCMCA Triad Chapter recognized Gene King at their regular January chapter meeting. Mr. King is retiring after 35 years representing Brixment mortar. In the photo, left to right, Todd Kerns, Chapter President Randall Cox, Wink Kerns, Gene King, NCMCA President Bob Gates, Past-NCMCA President Red McAdams, Jimmy Norris, Chapter Treasurer Jay Wilson, and NCMCA President-Elect Kent Huntley.








In December, the Central Piedmont Chapter held their 2016 Annual “Dirty Santa” Christmas Party at Bleu Restaurant in Winston-Salem. Among those enjoying the festivities were, left to right, Past NCMCA President Freddy Koontz, Adrian Newis, Flake Steele, and Starling Johnson-Kaklamanos. Tucker-Kirby Company, SPEC-MIX and the NCMCA Metrolina Chapter sponsored the event. CLICK HERE TO SEE ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS









In December, employees of NCMCA member firms Huntley Brothers Company and McGee Brothers Company joined other Shiloh True Light Church members and volunteers to install a new home for a family who lost everything in the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew. The church provided the home and all materials. Some sixty church members and volunteers traveled to Lumber Bridge, North Carolina for the project. It’s reported the group completed underpinning the double-wide home in only one hour!  Photo by Kent Huntley











The Land of the Sky chapter enjoyed their annual Christmas breakfast in December. A highlight of the event was recognition of NCMCA past-president Larry Kirby, who is closing down his company and retiring at the end of the year. Adams, an Oldcastle company hosted everyone. CLICK HERE TO SEE ADDITIONAL PICTURES









In November, the Metrolina Chapter recognized past NCMCA president Larry Kirby who is closing down his company and retiring at the end of the year. Pictured left to right, Metrolina Chapter President and NCMCA Central Region Vice President Brandon Hartsell who acted as master-of-ceremonies for the event; NCMCA President Bob Gates; Larry Kirby; past NCMCA president and past Mason Contractors Association of America president Alan Griffin; and Larry’s wife Deanie. Mr. Kirby says his plans for retirement include golfing a couple days a week, assisting with NCMCA activities, especially apprentice and student masonry contests, and becoming more involved with his church’s program to construct handicap ramps and accessibility renovations for the less fortunate in the community. CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL PICTURES



JohnsonMasonryDay2016WEBNEWSSome 200 masonry students, instructors and school administrators from surrounding counties participated in High School Masonry Day at Gold Hill in mid-November. Johnson Concrete Company and Carolina Stalite hosted the event at their Ben Ketchie Park on a perfect fall day and provided tours of the Carolina Stalite lightweight aggregate manufacturing plant and demonstrations of masonry materials, accessories and equipment. A chicken barbecue lunch for everyone was prepared and donated by Huntley Brothers Company and McGee Brothers Company who, along with Gates Construction Company, provided volunteer masonry professionals to guide the students through the exhibits and answer questions about careers in masonry. The President-Elect of the North Carolina Home Builders Association, Gary Embler, presented the keynote address to the gathering.  The brainchild of former masonry instructor Ryan Shaver, now with Johnson Concrete, Ryan says future such events are planned for other parts of the Carolinas. CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL PICTURES


NCMCA LogoWhen you review the list of NCMCA benefits and services, you'll understand why Association members across the Carolinas and Virginia consider NCMCA membership to be an important investment in their companies and in their industry.

Contests And Events

metroawards2014gall3NCMCA sponsors and partners to provide apprenticeship contests and training each year.  The Association participates in exhibits and promotional activities to promote masonry as a great career option and as the building material of choice. 
Check the NCMCA Events Schedule for opportunities to participate.