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Charlotte Harbor Chapter

Charlotte County – Chapter Staff: Sonja Dickey (941) 952-9293 www.FSPACharlotteHarbor.com/ FSPACharlotteHarbor@FloridaPoolPro.com

The Everything Under the Sunsm Expo was amazing! It was held February 22-23 at the Orange County Convention Center. We would like to thank the FSPA for putting on another fantastic show! The Red, White and Pools Welcome and Awards Reception sponsored by HornerXpress was a night for everyone to shine! Congratulations to Tim Conroy, HornerXpress; for being chosen the 2018 Director of the Year for our Chapter. We are thankful for what you do in our industry! A shout out to Tim Stamper, Aqua Doc Pool Clinic, for being chosen the FSPA Service Professional of the Year for the Charlotte Harbor Chapter. Job well done; keep it up!  Congratulations to Charlotte Harbor Chapter member Superior Pool of Southwest Florida for receiving a FSPA Design Award. Beautiful work! The Red, White and Blues Friday night party sponsored by Gorman Company, Pentair, and FSPA was a night to remember! From BB Kings’ food and drinks to live music and dancing, everyone had a blast! The Charlotte Harbor Chapter would like to thank all of its members who volunteered in the education classes; we appreciate it! We are already looking forward to the 2020 Show!

FSPA Legislative Days in Tallahassee is March 20-21. If you are attending, please send Sonja your pictures. The Chapter would like to share your experience on social media outlets and the Florida Pool Prosm. Thank you; we hope to see you there!

See you March 26 for a one hour CE class “Driver Awareness and Managing Risk” (CILB course #0612276, meets workplace safety requirement, Florida Pool & Spa Association d/b/a Florida Swimming Pool Association CILB Providership # 0000917) taught by David Blossom, Amerisure, at Buffalo Wings and Rings in North Port at 6:00 p.m.

Mark your calendar for a one hour CE “Reducing the cost of Worker’s Compensation” (CILB course #0609845 meets workers’ comp, Florida Pool & Spa Association d/b/a Florida Swimming Pool Association CILB Providership # 0000917) with David Griffiths, Insurance by Ken Brown on April 9 at 6:00 p.m. at Laishley Crab House in Punta Gorda. Watch your email for more information and to RSVP for these CE classes.

Save the date! Dust off your golf clubs! On May 4 Pool One Plastering will present our 3rd Annual Golf Tournament at Heron Creek Golf Club. Registration and sponsorship opportunities are available. Funds raised will benefit local charities involved with education and safety around water. We look forward to seeing you on the greens!

Your 2019 Board is working on exciting and educational events. Please let us hear from you with any suggestions for speakers or events.  If you haven’t already, please like our Facebook page at FSPA Charlotte Harbor Chapter to keep up with upcoming events and meetings.

Upcoming Events

March

March 26:  CE Course

April

April 9: CE Course

May

May 4: Golf Tournament

There are no chapter events in October. 

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