NEWCA Home Show Kicks Off Spring Projects
Winter still has a hold on Wyoming around St. Patrick’s Day, but that doesn’t mean you should stay inside and put off that home improvement project for later.
If you’re planning on building, renovating, or remodeling this year, the Northeast Wyoming Contractor’s Association (NEWCA) Home Show is the place to be in March. Every year for the past 26 years, the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce has hosted builders, landscapers, flooring professionals, and heating-and-cooling experts – and over 100 other specialists – at the Cam-Plex Wyoming Center.
This annual event brings visitors to Campbell County from all over Wyoming, and even from out of state. There’s a little bit of everything for anyone looking to change the look of their home or start a larger project. Despite being free to attend, the NEWCA Home Show is also a fundraiser.
“There are other home shows around this time of year, but ours directly benefits the skilled trades,” said NEWCA liaison Tracy Mathews. “A portion of our vendor booth sales goes to local SkillsUSA students, and our silent auction at the show supports the NEWCA Scholarship, which sends high school students to college that are working towards a degree in Career and Technical Education.”
Exhibitors vote on each other’s displays, judging based on first impression, how informative it is, uniqueness, and the friendliness of the booth’s staff, just to name a few criteria for excellence. The winning 2018 booth was from Sheridan photographer Tim Doolin, who will be returning this year.
The 2019 NEWCA Home Show takes place Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the CAM-PLEX Wyoming Center. Visit gillettechamber.com/homeshow for more information.