WCAA will host its Third Annual Breakfast on Friday, March 21, 1997, from 7:45 to 9 a.m. at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL. The program will include the WCAA Industry Achievement Award and recognition of new Certified Window Treatment Consultants. Tickets are available at the on-site registration desk.
Board of Directors Meeting
The first board meeting of 1997 will convene March 19, 1997 in Orlando, FL.
Board members will have the opportunity to discuss plans for the coming year under the guidance of new president Larry Lariviere, vice president LaVelle Pinder, executive director Mark Nortman and treasurer Jack Fox.
The membership may bring issues to their regional director in advance of setting the agenda for the meeting. For contacting your regional director call (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.
New Board Members
Mark Nortman of St. Louis, MO, is the new WCAA executive director. Steve Walton, Shades of the Future, Beaverton, OR, is director at large. Shelley Ball, Annette's Drapery Designs, is the regional director for the Midwest Region.
New Chapter in Eastern Pennsylvania
On February 11, 1997, the initial meeting was held in Kennett Square, PA, for the new eastern Pennsylvania local chapter.
Host Janice Giancola of Bear Windows, introduced guest speaker Bonnie Kramer, the regional director for WCAA. The topic for the evening was the start-up of new local chapters. The dinner menu included fresh mushroom soup, as Kennett Square is known as the mushroom capitol of the country.
Drapery Yardage Finder Available
WCAA announces the addition of The Drapery Yardage Finder[TM] from Emerling & Co. to the list of educational and sales aids available to the membership at a savings. Trade price is $12.50 plus tax and shipping. Orders are being taken for delivery by the end of March. Call WCAA toll free, (888) 298-WCAA.
New Permanent Address
WCAA has a new home. The address is: WCAA, 2339 Meadow Park Ct., St. Louis, MO 63043, (888) 298-WCAA