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Homebuilder Weekley to Speak at Baylor University January 27

Jan. 16, 2004

David Weekley, chairman of the second-largest, privately owned homebuilding company in the U.S. and the first homebuilder in history to win the "Triple Crown of American Homebuilding," will speak at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business at noon on Tuesday, January 27, 2004. He will discuss "Success vs. Significance" at the luncheon event, which will take place on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Center on the Baylor Campus.

The event is sponsored by the Ben Williams Distinguished Speakers Series. The program has enabled many industry leaders to visit with Baylor students and community leaders since 1999.

Weekley founded David Weekley Homes in 1976 at the age of 23, and now serves as the Chairman. Weekley currently serves as Chairman of the Greater Houston Community Foundation, is on the Board of Trustees of The Kinkaid School and is an Executive Committee Member of the Sam Houston Area Council of Boy Scouts of America. As a leader in the community, he has served as Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Metro Houston Young Life, Chairman of the Sam Houston Area Council of Boy Scouts of America, a member of the Board of Directors for St. Luke's Episcopal Health Charities, President of the Greater Houston Builder's Association and the Young Presidents Organization and Executive Board Member of Houston's Star of Hope. He has recently authored a book on home buying, entitled "How to Buy a Home Without Getting Hammered."

There is no charge to attend. RSVP is required by January 21 to Irene Carpenter, 254-710-3495 or

Note to journalists: This event is open to the media. Please contact Cynthia Jackson at 254-710-7628.

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