May 2022

32 Florida Pool Prosm • May 2022 FSPA CHAPTER NEWS Florida West Coast Chapter Coordinator: Malinda Howard (727) 638-6072 The Chapter Board met Tuesday, April 5 at Chili’s in Clearwater. Thank you to Brian Gangelhoff and A Pool’s Best Friend, for sponsoring the lunch. The next Chapter Board of Directors meeting will be held at noon Tuesday, May 3 at Queen’s Pizza, 1834 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater. Our Board of Directors meetings are usually scheduled for the first Tuesday of the month. All Chapter members are welcome to attend. We are always interested in hearing your ideas for Chapter meetings and programs. There is still time to put your team(s) together for the Florida West Coast Chapter’s Annual Golf Tournament! This year’s tournament is Saturday, May 7 at Bayou Club in Largo. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. Lunch and awards will follow play. Contact the Chapter office regarding registration; deadline is Wednesday, May 4. The FSPA was a sponsor of the Future Builders of America Florida Leadership Summit held at the FFALeadership Training Center in Haines City, April 21-23. Thank you to Rick Howard, Ricks Pool Service, for representing the FSPA and teaching a class on the various career opportunities within the pool industry. Manasota Chapter Coordinator: Sonja Dickey (941) 952-9293 Thank you, Dallas Thiesen, for teaching our Chapter members a CE class on public pool sizing on April 14. Our members are thankful for getting CE credits before the August 2022 deadline for license holders! On March 30, the Chapter hosted a Beers and Cheers event at Big Top in Sarasota. It was a great way to get to know our fellow industry professionals in a super fun and relaxed environment. Thank you to all those who attended! HornerXpress presents our Annual Golf Tournament on May 28 at Legacy Golf Course with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start! A huge thank you