Matt Wills, Red Rhino, has joined the Chapter Board of Directors for 2019. He is completing the current term of John York. John will be missed however we do look forward to the new and energetic ideas Matt has to offer.
Please welcome our newest member Sand Castle Pools Construction. The company has joined as a builder, however they also do renovations and full service.
Plan to attend the Pool Industry Family Fun Day and Cornhole Tournament at Jupiter Beach Park on May 11. We have rented the picnic pavilion for a fun day of BBQ, cornhole, swimming, building sandcastles and about anything else you can imagine at this fun park. We are even bringing in a bounce house and face painting for the kids. Bring your employees, family and friends. The Chapter will be cooking hamburgers and hot dogs and will have water onsite. We ask each family to bring a dish to pass and your own refreshments. It is important that we know how many people are attending. Please take a moment and register online to attend. There is no fee to attend but please register today at
www.fspa-pb.com. Help us plan how many hot dogs and hamburgers we need.
Those of you feeling lucky may want to play cornhole for a nominal registration fee of $45 per team. Standard cornhole game rules will apply. And yes, we will have team prizes: $150 for 1st place, $100 for 2nd place, and $50 for 3rd place. Register early to be sure you will get on the game board. Register at www.fspa-pb.com; follow meetings, then events. You may bring your own regulation cornhole boards but we must know in advance.
The deadline has passed for our sponsors to order their custom-made boards, but don’t fret if you missed the deadline. You can still sponsor and help us host a successful event. We will display signage and recognize our sponsors on event and post-event publications as well as recognition during the event. Supporting the Chapter is appreciated with a Gold Sponsorship of $400, Silver of $300, Bronze of $200, and a Pewter Sponsorship of $100. You may sign up for one of these categories on the website or call the Chapter office.
The Chapter meeting on May 14 will be presented by Jack Zurich, Senior Trainer at Zodiac Academy. The is a two hour class offering continuing education credit: Gas Fired Heater Installation: Best Practices (provider: Zodiac Pool Systems, LLC, #0003064, CILB course #0612763, meets General Credit, two credit hours, Florida Propane Gas Association Course #01988, meets General Credit, two credit hours). Please note that those seeking to get a gas license need to attend this class. This meeting is free for FSPA members. Employees of member companies also members. Register for this class at
www.fspa-pb.com. Follow the meetings link.
Upcoming meetings will include CPR/First Aide Certification, a HOPS class (held at the Aquatic Center), a chemistry and a hydraulics class.
Unless otherwise notified meetings are held at Contractors Business Park, 2701 Vista Pkwy., West Palm Beach. Check-in is at 6:30 p.m. with a light dinner and refreshments served. Programs start promptly at 7:00 p.m. Members may attend for a nominal fee of $10. Non-member pricing is $20 per person. Continuing Education (CE credit) meetings are free for members
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