SARATOGA BUILDERS ASSOCIATION DONATES $70,000 FROM THE 2016 SHOWCASE OF HOMES FOR LOCAL CHARITIES AND ANNOUNCES PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD WINNERS!

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The Saratoga Builders Association is proud to present a total of $70,000 to our two local charities from the proceeds of the 2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes. From left to right: Stephan von Schenk, President – Adirondack Trust Company; Barry Potoker, Executive Director – Saratoga Builders Association & Co-Chair; Tammy DiCara, President – Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren & Washington Counties; Michelle Larkin, Executive Director – Rebuilding Together Saratoga County; Lisa Licata, Co-Chair; Charles V. Wait Jr., Executive Vice President – Adirondack Trust Company.

The Saratoga Builders Association is proud to present the proceeds totaling $70,000 from the 2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes to Rebuilding Together Saratoga County and Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties. This is the highest amount raised in the past five years. The Saratoga Builders Association has now contributed over one million dollars to our local charities from this area’s premiere new home tour event.he 2016 edition of the Saratoga Showcase of Homes, just concluding its 21st year, was a blockbuster event with 16 award-winning builders presenting 19 homes. This year’s tour had over 3500 people purchasing tickets to visit these beautiful new homes on display over three weekends. This year also saw the return of the Friday night kick-off event called the “Taste of Showcase” attended by nearly 400 people. The builder’s artistry along with the many talented designers who helped showcase their fine work gave our community an opportunity to preview current trends in building, landscaping, decorating and interior design. In what has become an autumn tradition in our area, the Saratoga Builders Association is dedicated to this long running show being an integral part of the fabric in our fall season.

 The 2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes “People’s Choice” award winners were also announced – Congratulations to McPadden Builders for the Classic Home category, Volpe Custom Homes for the Executive Home category, Terrace Homebuilders for the Luxury Home category and Barbera Homes for the Town Home category.

 About the Showcase of Homes

With the support of over 75 generous corporate and media sponsors, this spectacular community event is made possible. All the homes are located throughout Saratoga County and were on display September 17-18, 24-25 and October 1-2.  Proceeds benefitted two local charities – Rebuilding Together Saratoga County and Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties. Mark your calendars—The 2017 Saratoga Showcase of Homes dates are set for September 16-17, 23-24 and September 30 – October 1. For more details on the homes, builders, award winners, and virtual tours of every home, please visit www.saratogashowcaseofhomes.com.

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The four 2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes “People’s Choice” Awards were announced. From Left to Right:  Matt  & Jaime McPadden of McPadden Builders – Classic Home category winner; Mia Barbera of Barbera Homes – Town Home category winner; Frank & Denise Volpe of Volpe Custom Homes – Executive Home category winner; Terrace Homebuilders – Luxury Home category winner (not pictured).