The board of directors and Industry Partners of WCAA have come up with a unique membership program. Industry Partners have agreed to offer coupons to all members in good standing. Upon receipt of $100 dues, members will receive coupons worth more than the cost of membership. Samples, discounts, services and subscriptions are available for members of Window Coverings Association of America.
Window Treatment Contest
Entries for the WCAA Window Treatment Contest for members are available upon request. Entries will be judged at the Boston Curtain & Drapery Show February 28 to March 1 and displayed at the World of Home Fashion Show in Orlando, FL, March 20 to 22.
Winners will be featured in D&WC magazine. Watch for great ideas at the WCAA booth at industry trade shows. Next Certified Window Treatment Consultant Test
On February 26, 1997, at the Boston show, WCAA will have a day-long seminar to review materials covered in your month-long, at-home study for the examination. Testing will be done at the end of the day and test results will be available at the WCAA booth.
The course will cost WCAA members $150 and non-members $195. A minimum of six weeks is recommended for study and preparation. Call for more information.
New Officers And Directors
New WCAA officers are as follows: president, Larry Lariviere, Larry's Custom Interiors, Inc., North Hampton, NH; vice president, LaVelle Pinder, LaVelle Pinder Decorating, Austin, TX; treasurer, Jack Fox, Window Covering Specialists, Kalamazoo, MI; interim executive director, Bonnie Kramer, Bonnie Kramer Interiors, Saugerties, NY; Midwest director, Donna Rolsma, Sew Much More, Hetland, SD; director-at-large, Shelley Ball, Annette's Drapery Designs, Chicago, IL; Western director, Linda Evarts, Mark's Carpet and Design, Ventura, CA; Southern director, Aaron Manes, Aaron's Window Treatments, Cooper City, FL.
New Telephone Number
For your convenience WCAA announces its new telephone number. File this number in your directory -- it's toll-free: (888) 298-WCAA
The Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA) is the only national non-profit trade association dedicated to the retail window coverings industry and to the dealers, decorators and designers who are its members. For more information on becoming a member and member benefits, contact WCAA at (888) 298-WCAA.