We hope this finds you all doing well! For those of you that do not know, October will be our last month as a partner at A-1 Homes Victoria. My family and I would like to take a moment to thank all our customers, employees, contractors, and the community. We moved to Victoria in June of 2012 to take over at A-1 Homes Victoria. We were young, eager, and our oldest son was only 18 months old when this city became our home. Our family has grown over the years and we have been blessed to meet many wonderful people.
We have so many customers that have become friends and we have been blessed to work with some of the best contractors and teammates around. There are so many people to thank for all that you have done for us during our time here. Please know what we appreciate each of you, we appreciate our customers, and we appreciate our team.
We have been blessed with good times and we have worked through the hard times, but we always did it together. Having people, you can count on means everything, and we had that. We hope that over the years we served our customers and the community well.
As we end our partnership with A-1 Homes Victoria, we will be ending an era and leaving the manufactured housing industry. We were the third generation of Calkins’ to work in this industry. Since 1957 there has been at least one Calkins and usually a few, working in manufactured housing. Our family has owned retail locations in Colorado, worked in mobile home transport, service, manufacturing and retail. When we leave this dealership in Texas we leave behind 61 years of dedication and hard work in an industry full of wonderful people. Part of me felt like we would spend our lifetime in this industry, but we know that God always has a bigger plan and we look forward to what the future holds.
Although we are leaving Victoria, the same great team will be at A-1 Homes Victoria to serve you! Please continue to send your friends and family to some of the best people we know! Jacob, Marty, Doris, Savanah and Charlene are all amazing people and they stand ready to serve south Texas! We wish the team, all A-1 Homes locations, and ICA the best of luck and continued success!
Thank you all for your love and support! It’s been an honor!
Jason and Shannon Calkins