Cleaning & Restoration Association News

PACR News and Notes - September 2012

The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) will be present at Connections…will you? PACR Members and other industry experts are encouraged to attend the 10th Anniversary Connections Convention and Tradeshow from September 5-7 at the Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. ICRA/PACR Members get $100 off their registration! Join us for the largest tradeshow in the industry and hands-on education from the best our industry can offer!

From October 17-19, PACR will welcome IICRC’s long-time instructor Barry Costa to Denver for the IICRC Carpet Repair and Reinstallation Technician course. Barry is the best instructor in the industry when it comes to carpet repair and reinstallation and now is your chance to learn from the best! Barry’s course includes 75% hands-on time and the opportunity to learn the tools of the trade. This three-day class is offered at a discounted rate for PACR members of $349 per person! (Regular price is $429 per person.) 

Other great opportunities will be coming to Denver, Salt Lake City and Omaha this year, so if you are looking for a class to come to you, please contact the PACR office. Look for more details on these and other upcoming events on the PACR website.

PACR is also beginning our search for the recipient of the 2nd Annual Larry S. Cooper Leadership Award. PACR members are encouraged to submit their nomination for someone within our association who is an outstanding visionary and shows dedication and commitment to excellence within the cleaning and restoration industry. This annual award will be presented at the PACR holiday party in December. All nominations must be received in the PACR office by November 1, 2012. 

For additional information or to register to any of the aforementioned events, contact Jillian Olson at, call 877-447-2822 or visit the PACR website at

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