The Golden Hammers Strike


Darrell Wabschall of The Vendor Center, left, and Gentry Hipp of Hipp Modern Builders Supply


David Stine of 2014 Retailer of the Year Stine Home & Yard


Hall of Fame inductee Ron Beal, center, with Midwest Fastener’s Mike Martin, left and Glen Gevaart


The 2014 Golden Hammer Awards ceremony at the LVH


The Voodoo Cowboys on stage


The event was held poolside at the LVH — Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.


Hall of Fame inductee Ron Beal, of Memphis, Tennessee-based Orgill


Las Vegas served sunny skies for the 30th Golden Hammer Awards.


David Stine of “Retailer of the Year” Stine Home & Yard


Darrell Wabschall, founder of The Vendor Center

Poolside at the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel, the 30th Golden Hammer Awards Ceremony recognized the best of the best in home improvement retailing. Sponsored by The Vendor Center and Midwest Fastener Corp., and held in partnership with the National Hardware Show, the event marked the first outdoor celebration for the Golden Hammers.
Highlights from the event were the acceptance speeches from Ron Beal, CEO of Orgill; David Stine, of Louisiana-based Stine Home & Yard; and Gentry Hipp, of Hipp Modern Builders Supply in Mountain View, Arkansas.