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The 3rd Annual Builders Exchange Chili Cookoff Results Are In!


16 crockpots. 16 chilis. Also pictured: windows.

16 chili’s entered, only one would emerge victorious!

Here are your winners of the 3rd Annual Builders Exchange Chili Cook-off:

People’s Choice: Lindsey Gividen – Enterprise Fleet Management

3rd Place: Judi Donovan – Builders Exchange of Kentucky

2nd Place: Ashlan Briggs – Builders Exchange of Kentucky

1st Place: John Pile – Atlantic Construction

This was John’s 3rd year  in the contest. He had previously placed 3rd the last two years, but the the 3rd time was the charm this year! Congratulations, John!


Representing John Pile at the cook-off was his granddaughter, Roxanne Geiger, also of Atlantic Construction:


Roxanne Geiger standing next to crockpots of chili holding her grandfather’s prize: the Lombardi Trophy. The other part of the first place prize not pictured: a $100 Thornton’s Gift Card

Thanks to all of our members who entered chili and attended our cook-off! We look forward to seeing you next year!


They look satisfied


John Kelly cannot believe how good this chili is!


Walter Melnyk and Ashlan Briggs look up chili trivia on a smartphone while Treva Masters of Builders Exchange promotes peace ’round the world.

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Builders Exchange of Kentucky Annual Members’ Gala – March 28th

Just a little more than two weeks to go until our Annual Members’ Gala, with Guest Speaker Bill Samuels, Maker’s Mark Master Distiller Emeritus.

Reserve your seats today!

2013 Members Gala

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Third Annual Builders Exchange of Kentucky Chili Cook-Off


Just how good is your chili?
Put it to the test and compete against the best!

Enjoy lunch, socializing, and the first round of March Madness
with your fellow members at 2300 Meadow Drive in Louisville

Chili Judging will start at 11:00 a.m.
Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Lunch Tickets: $5 payable at the door

Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and People’s Choice

To enter, receive entry rules or ask additional questions,
contact Mary Beth Hewett at (502) 459‐9800 or email to:

Space is limited so let us know as soon as possible.

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IPIN Tip of the Month: My New Prebid, Active, Apparent Low, and Contract Award Reports

There are more than a few ways to find the projects in the Builders Exchange of Kentucky IPIN system. One of the best methods, filters, has already been covered here (spec and CSI code) and here (SAM search).

Another tool can be found at the My Deskpad area, above the calendar. There are four reports located there: My New Prebid Projects, My New Active Projects, My New Apparent Lows, and My New Contract Awards.MyNewReports

These four reports can generate a list of projects that have been added to the IPIN system within each phase since a previous date entered by you, our member.

Here is how they work:

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