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At the annual membership meeting in Clearwater Beach, FL, the slate of officers was presented.


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Relationships, Relationships, Relationships

By Darrell Paulson
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At the Certification Council in April, I talked about the seven “P’s” of planning (Prior, Proper, Planning, Prevents, Persistently, Poor, Performance) and how we are using this process to accomplish many of our relationship-building goals for 2012.
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CRA News

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June is the time for CRA semi-annual membership sign-ups. Become a new Cleaning and Restoration Association member by signing up for the months of June-December at half off the regular registration price.

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News and View from ARCS

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The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) has announced the members of its Executive Committee for 2012-13...

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Members Supporting Members

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The CRA is proud to be a founding member of the new national member organization, the ICRA (Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Association).

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The CFI Report

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Orange/Inland Empire chapter director Terrance Jones reports that the Royalty Mill Tour was a huge success. Over 30 people attended to learn how carpet is manufactured, from raw material to finished product.
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ARCS Educational Event has Record Attendance

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The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) concluded a highly successful educational event and plant tour on April 28, 2012.

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Explaining the IICRC and its Service Mark

By Darrell Paulson
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Change is the word that best explains the last eight months at the IICRC. Between restructuring the board of directors, to announcing the ITA (International Trade Association) and launching (and re-launching) the new branding, I understand that a lot has been going on and it’s probably been tough to stay informed.
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News and Views from PACR

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The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) will be busy this summer!
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News and Views from the SCRT

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The new International Trade Association ICRA is well on its way. The affiliation agreements have been sent to all the participating associations.
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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

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