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PWNA Maryland Chapter Round Table / DeWalt - Black and Decker Event

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PWNA Maryland Chapter Round Table

Date: April 14th, 2007

Location: DeWalt facility, Baltimore Maryland

Time: 9am til ???

This will be open to all PWNA members and non-members.

More info will be posted shortly.

If you are interested please feel free to call the PWNA

Headquarters (800) 393 7962.

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Just found out I have my first Father Daughter Dance with my 6 yr old the night before the roundtable (Friday the 13th..nice date) My daughter said "Dad can go to this dance with me?" I wouldn't miss it for the world:) What a sweetheart. I should post a picture of her. She has a look that can melt your heart. She always listens and every teacher has always said to my wife and I how sweet Brianna is. God I love my girls to death. After this dance I'll take home my little precious then tuck her.I'll then say goodnite to my oldest daughter Nicole then after that Kiss my wife goodnite as she is telling me I'm crazy driving off into the night.................then off to Maryland.

So where's the party at in MD:cheers:

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Do to an overwhelming amount of work and over booking Jobs(Man once again I;m working Sundays...Have to put a stop to that) I won't be able to attend this roundtable....Who ever goes I can't wait to here about it and also take a ton of pictures....

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Just got an email notice.... Walk-ins welcome!!!

8701 Mylander Lane Towson, Maryland 21286

For a PWNA Roundtable

If it's going to rain, let's make a day of it!

Tomorrow:

Saturday April 14th 2007

9:00-5:00

$25.00 For Current PWNA Members

$35.00 For Non Members

Cash or Check payable at Door

It's not too late, WALK-INS WELCOME!

Click here for directions

Check out Black & Decker University - 30 minute guided tour of facility!!!

Topics to include, but not limited to:

Wood Restoration, House Washing, Flat Work, Concrete Restoration

And Much More ...

Bring your rigs and equipment for outdoor demos at the end of the day. There will be a competition for "Best Rig" & "Best Set-up"

WINNER will receive a one-year contractors MEMBERSHIP from PWNA

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Beth,

Yeah, I'll be driving down the new truck. Still no graphics or lettering, but now Keith is on contract and should be done with reconstructed logos soon. Got to say a few things about the PWNA.

Never joined, being a woodie, not a pressure washer. But, today has been an eye opener. Due to weather, decided early this AM to go to Baltimore tomorrow for the PWNA roundtable.

Called the tele. number before 8:00 AM this morning and left a message. Was a bit concerned as a last minute registrant and did not want to drive for 3 hrs. and get shut out. I had 3 return phone calls from the PWNA, one from Everett, and two from Heather from the main Quakertown, Pa. office. And an email, letting me know that last minute registrants will be accepted.

I'll see. But encouraged. Maybe this woodie has found a home.

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Rick,

I got a phone call today from a company in California that has a nation wide contract. One guy I know already got a ton of work from this company and he's a PWNA member. The nice part of this story was that this company from California looked for companies to handle this work by going on the PWNA website. They already got one guy in the tri-state area to handle about $25,000 worth of work. This guy recommended me to handle a certain part of this contract and another PWNA Past Executive member Jim Grady(Also past IWCA President) recommended me also.

The moral of the story is that all of this came thru because of my PWNA membership. IF you see Everett you can pass this story to him. Just another reason to become a member. Large companies nationwide do look thru this organizations at times for contractors. This is one of the many reasons I would highly recommend that you and others become PWNA members.

The PWNA org. for better or worse they at least are getting some name recognition and they've been in existence 16 yrs to get that. This is something to consider if you join this organization.

I am going to post this in its own thread also.

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Okay...more time to post about this...it was a great meeting.

We all toured the DeWalt / Black & Decker facility. What an amazing place! The workshop had not only every tool you can think of, but examples of things you can do with the tools. There were also examples in the facility of projects under construction, with each area labeled so you could see the example of it. The detail in the Black and Decker University workshop area was amazing, and if you ever get the chance, it is well worth the trip!

Presentations were by:

Paychex - payroll services

Flood - wood care discussion

Sidewinder - about surface cleaners and their construction

Prosoco - building restoration and common problems in masonry to look out for

Hot lunch was also served.

There was free time to network.

The Maryland Chapter meeting for PWNA was the last part of the day, and new officers stepped up.

There were lots of give aways and no one went home empty handed.

There was a Rig contest with a grand prize and two runners up.

I'll post pics in a little while...

The attached video is Tom Vogel demonstrating how tough the sidewinder is as he jumps up and down on it.

Beth

April 2007 061.mpg

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