IWCE COCKTAIL PARTY SET
The Window Coverings Association of America will be the host at a
cocktail party to be held on Wednesday, April 14 at the Wyndam Hotel.
The party is being held during the International Window Coverings
Expo show in Baltimore, MD.
For more details, call the WCAA office, Mark Nortman, at (888) 298-9222.
STRENGTH, GROWTH THROUGH CHAPTERS
WCAA is on the rise due to the growth of local chapters. The association
is excited to announce its newest chapters starting up this spring.
Check out the WCAA Web site, www.wcaa.org, for a complete list of
local chapters, contact information and specific meeting dates and
The WCAA national office provides financial support for new chapters
as well as incentives for chapter growth. Teresa Grysikiewicz, Chapter
Development Assistant, guides chapter coordinators through the start-up
WCAA Industry Partners (vendors and suppliers) realize the value of
being a part of a national association and are supporting the new
and existing chapters in various ways.
If there isnt a chapter in your area and you would like to help
start one, please contact Mark Nortman at the WCAA office [(888) 298-9222]
or e-mail Teresa Grysikiewicz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New WCAA chapters in 2004:
Denver, CO, Kirk Axelson, (303) 922-7130
Long Island, NY, Jean Fuoco, (631) 207-2912
Highpoint, NC, Amy Meinecke, (336) 848-3198
Charleston, SC, Annette Ellard, (843) 889-2714
Atlanta, GA, Maria Esparolini, (678) 475-1345
Mobile, AL, Pat Brandau, (251) 473-4282
Searcy, AR, McKay Murray, (501) 268-1128
Jacksonville, FL, Teresa Grysikiewicz, (904) 269-5526
Tampa, FL, Ann Middlebrook, (941) 373-6664
TENNESSEE DRAPERY ASSOCIATION JOINS
A special Welcome aboard! goes to the WCAA Middle Tennessee
Chapter. As of January 1, 2004, this group of professionals, who had
been known as a professional drapery association in their local area,
voted to join WCAA as a local chapter. For more information about
this chapter and its activities, contact Anna Davis, (615) 672-4376,
or Debbie Green, (615) 824-1954.