Articles by Jillian Olson

Getting Educated With the PACR

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After voting to change its name from the Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners Association to the Professional Association of Cleaning and Restoration, the association is wasting no time getting its message and opportunities out to its members!
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PCUCA Now the PACR

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The Board of Directors of the Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners Association recently voted to change the name of the non-profit association to the Professional Association of Cleaning and Restoration, or PACR (pronounced "pacer.")
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PCUCA Announces Big (Name) Changes for 2011

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The PACR (formerly the PCUCA) celebrated the holidays on Dec. 3 in Denver at The Tavern Downtown.
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PCUCA Update

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On November 10-11, the PCUCA, along with Interlink Supply and Textile Consultants, will present the Commercial Carpet Maintenance Contracts workshop in Denver.
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PCUCA Keeps The Momentum Going

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PCUCA members enjoyed a night out at the Colorado Rockies game on July 28. Over 120 PCUCA members attended the game and donated an additional 22 tickets to families who are staying at the Denver and Aurora Ronald McDonald Houses.
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PCUCA News

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The Professional Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners Association is very proud to announce that PCUCA raised more than $1,000 for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society at the Connections Conference and Exhibition in Clearwater, Fla. in April.
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PCUCA Announces Education and Association Events

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The PCUCA has announced some upcoming educational seminars and association events.
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PCUCA News and Events

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PCUCA will host this important class that takes a critical look at the presence of pre-existing conditions, contaminants (e.g., sewage or mold), and health and safety hazards, and address where the drying process cannot be completed in a timely manner.
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PCUCA November Update

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The PCUCA would like to thank everyone who attended the 2009 Connections Convention and Trade Show in September.
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PCUCA Educational Opportunities Abound

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On Oct. 22-23, “Inspection & Preliminary Determination” with John Banta of Restoration Consultants will be held. A unique two-day program, the course provides restorers and remediators with the training needed to inspect buildings and develop a preliminary determination consistent with the IICRC S500 and S520.
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