crashed into the Tyler Area Builders Association's building on Grande Avenue
early Sunday morning leaving it heavily damaged. However, the open house
scheduled for 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, to kick off ticket sales for the 60th
Annual Parade of Homestm will go on as planned.
tell the Tyler Area Builders Association that two trucks were racing and one
lost control, flipping several times and ending up in the east corner of the
hope the driver is OK," said Libby Simmons, executive vice president of
TABA. "But the good news, is the Open House on Tuesday and then the Parade
starting on Saturday are still going as planned."
The 60th Parade will take place
June 1-9. Hours will
be: Saturdays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sundays 2 – 6 p.m.; Monday - Thursday 5 - 8
p.m.; and Friday 3 - 8 p.m.
of the participating homes is public once tickets go on sale. Although, no one
will be allowed in the homes until the Parade officially begins on June 1. Tickets
are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at
the TABA office on Grande Boulevard or at each of the homes on the Parade. A
list of ticket sale locations is included on the TABA website. A portion of the
ticket proceeds will benefit Azleway Boys' Home and Rockin' C Ranch's Camp
Courageous for special needs children.
Presenting Sponsor is Sherwin Williams. Ticket Sponsor is Texas Bank &
Trust. Rooftop Sponsors are Southside Bank, StrucSure Home Warranty, and Insurance
The Tyler Area Builders Association (TABA) serves an area that covers
Anderson, Cherokee, Freestone, Henderson, Navarro, Smith, Wood and Van
Zandt counties. The mission of the TABA is "Building Better Builders" by promoting quality, accountability and
professionalism in the home building industry.
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