The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) hosted its Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 21, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina. During the ceremony, Michael Turner was presented with the Lewis Cenker award.
Lewis Cenker Award: Michael Turner of Installation Made Easy
Established in 1984, the Lewis Cenker Award is the GAHBA’s most prestigious award, honoring an individual’s lifetime achievements and contributions to the advancement of the housing industry. This award is named in memory of one of the industry’s icons, Mr. Lewis Cenker, who was President of the GAHBA in 1960, and the only member of the GAHBA to serve as President of the National Association of Home Builders.
Michael Turner, this year’s recipient of the Lewis Cenker Award, built his first home when he was nine years old. He served his industry and professional associations, both locally and nationally, for several decades. His involvement spans over 30 years with accolades including the team member originator of the GAHBA Homeowners Handbook, charter member and past chairman of both the Atlanta and NAHB Remodelers Council. In addition, Turner was named Life Director at both the NAHB and GAHBA, a past president of the GAHBA and a current Remodelers Council board member.
Turner has also worked on multiple Habitat for Humanity projects and has participated in numerous HomeAid Atlanta Care Day projects. Best described as genuine and loyal, the Lewis Cenker award winner has made a positive difference at the local, state and national levels of the housing industry and his contributions will be felt for generations to come.
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About the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association
Founded in 1945, the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) is a not-for-profit professional trade association dedicated to promoting, protecting and preserving the home building industry as a viable economic force in the Atlanta area. The GAHBA is one of more than 800 local home builder associations through the U.S. and is affiliated with the Home Builders Association of Georgia and the National Association of Home Builders. Members include builders, remodelers and developers of all sizes, as well as trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, financial institutions, real estate companies, professional service providers and more. Visit www.AtlantaHomeBuilders.com for more information.