On Tuesday June 6, 2017, the AFSA Virginia Chapter held a Board meeting and Regular meeting at the by Marriott at Center City in Newport News, Virginia.
The Virginia Chapter normally meets in Richmond, but every other year holds one meeting in Newport News for the members who are in the Tidewater Virginia.
The Chapter had 37 attendees for the Regular meeting.
Normal Chapter news and Virginia Chapter Committees all reported on Chapter issues.
George Bogris of Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP gave an update on the CPVC issues going on in the Industry and gave a general review of current types of Legal issues that Sprinkler Contractors are encountering. George Bogris talked about the need for proper documentation and record keeping to protect your Company.
Dave English of Potter Signal Company gave a 15-minute product update on its Nitrogen Generator products.
On Tuesday May 16, 2017, the AFSA Virginia Chapter held a recruitment Mixer at the Smartmouth Brewing Company in Norfolk Virginia.
The Chapter had 37 attendees for this Mixer.
There were representatives from two Companies who were potential new National AFSA members and there were representatives from five Companies who were potential new Virginia Chapter members.
Most of the Virginia Chapter Board and Officers were present to welcome guests and to explain any questions about AFSA.
We were pleased and honored to have Kevin Korenthal, National AFSA Manager of Chapter Relations, attend this event in support of the Virginia AFSA Chapter.
The AFSA Virginia Chapter set up a Registration desk with all kinds of national AFSA and Virginia Chapter information for the guests along with various AFSA giveaways.
The Smartmouth Brewery was closed for the AFSA Virginia Chapter private event.
The Mixer was held between 4:00 PM and 6:30 PM and the attendees enjoyed the wide selection of Craft Beers from Smartmouth Brewing Company and fresh Pizzas and Cookies from the nearby “The Bakehouse at Chelsea”.
All attendees had a great time socializing with their peers and enjoying the Craft beer, Pizza and Cookies.
The AFSA Virginia Chapter would like to thank our guests and members for their attendance and National AFSA for their support.
Please join the AFSA Virginia chapter on October 3, 2017 for the AFSA/Burn Survivors Foundation Trade Show and then on October 4, 2017 the 24th Annual Burn Survivors Golf Tournament.
The AFSA Virginia Chapter and the Burn Survivors Foundation invites your firm to participate in our 2017 Trade Show
Date: October 3, 2017 Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Place: Bon Secours Redskin Training Facility
2401 West Leigh Street Richmond, Va. 23219
Cost: AFSA VA Chapter Members
Early Bird by June 15th $450.00
June 16th & after $500.00
Early Bird by June 15th $500.00
June 16th & after $550.00
Vendor tables will be supplied with covers, skirts and chairs. Food & beverages will also be included and served during our show. Attendees will be required to visit each booth to be eligible for raffle prizes which should guarantee that 80% of the trade show attendees visit your booth.
We will invite Contractors, Engineers, Architects, AHJ’s, AGC, ASPE, Insurance Companies, SFPE, BOMA, Owners, Building Officials and Fire Marshalls, etc.
There are only 45 tables available so please take advantage of our Early Bird promotion. Registration is a first come first serve basis and should sell out as pervious years have in the past.
Please fill out the following information and enclose your check made out to “AFSA Virginia Chapter” and mail back to the address below no later than August 30th 2017.
DRINKS — FOOD — RAFFLE — DOOR PRIZES
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