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2018 RMC PDCA Convention

SADDLE UP FOR SUCCESS
at the
2018 RMC PDCA Convention and Golf Tournament
Sept. 20th – 23rd, 2018
The Pines Lodge, Beaver Creek, Colorado

Put Your Spurs on and Ride on up to Beaver Creek!

Thursday –  Western Movie Hero Reception Dinner at 6 pm for networking and reconnecting with old friends and peers. Dress as your favorite Western Movie character!

Friday – Breakfast buffet at the Grouse Mountain Grill at The Pines Lodge then the Golf Tournament at the Beaver Creek Golf Club which includes Lunch. Non-golfers have a variety of activities they can do and lunch on their own.

Saturday – Breakfast, the Opening Session, SUCCESSION PLANNING Seminar by Martin Plank, attorney, and Scott Oglesby, CPA and construction accountant with Wipfli/Bauerle.
Lunch will be served then the business meeting will follow. The evening will end with dinner at the Toscanini Ristorante in Beaver Creek.

Saturday evening we will celebrate the Rocky Mountain Council PDCA at the annual Banquet followed by
music and dancing to the Loose Canon Band with retired PDCA member Brad Hatch.   www.loosecanonband.com

schedule for saddle up convention

November Meeting: Insurance 2017 Update and Vendor Spot Light: 3M

We were pleased to host Jaquie Healy, CEO of Trilogy Benefits at our November chapter meeting as she discussed the Federal Healthcare and Colorado State regulation changes for health insurance changes coming in 2017. The members that joined us learned about consumer friendly solutions to create employee benefit packages including entry and exit packages uniquely… Continue Reading

Fall Safety Training: Ladder and Confined Spaces

The Denver PDCA chapter would like to thank CRS Loss Control Consultant, Allison Miles, for guiding us through the steps to reduce risk at the Pinnacol Tri-Safety Group and CRS Insurance Brokerage sponsored ladder and confined safety classes held in November where Allison discussed the associated costs that can impact insurance coverage and your business. Considering the cost… Continue Reading

Specialty Coatings with Faux Finishing Expert Bobbi Shupe

The Denver PDCA would like to thank Faux Finishing expert, Bobbi Shupe for her time in showing us the basic techniques of faux.  Shupe discussed positive and negative techniques, tactile and painting textures and how to apply paint using different mediums (sponge, rags, plastic pull, color wash, feather dust, masking) to walls and other surface… Continue Reading

2016 Labor & Employment Legal Update

  In April of this year, the Denver chapter welcomed attorney, Kate Raabe of Fisher & Phillips, LLP to speak for our group about the upcoming changes in labor and employment law that included proposed overtime exemptions/regulations, proposed federal regulations, new OSHA provisions, NLRB joint employer decisions, independent contractor verses employee developments and I-9/Colorado work… Continue Reading

7 Technology Applications to help you Streamline your Paint Business

The Denver PDCA welcomed Jeff Van Dehy of Karen’s Company at the November meeting as he reviewed software, applications and technological tools that can save you time and money in your paint business so you can become more efficient and comfortable streamlining your business, spending more time focusing on what you do best: running your… Continue Reading

Contracts and Warranties: Presented by Harmon Graves

On August 26th, the Denver PDCA was pleased to welcome attorney at law, Harmon Graves, who discussed issues related to contract intrepretation and drafting at our end of summer meeting. In his presentation, Graves addressed writing contracts, bid warranties, creating a two year warranty and simplifing the terms of service.  He also discussed how to… Continue Reading

Recycle Used Paint with Colorado’s PaintCare Program

Colorado’s Paint Stewardship Law is slated to go into effect on July 1st, 2015 and if you are a painting contractor, the fees and services that will become available from PaintCare will impact your business. Denver PDCA was happy to welcome program manager, Cathy Lurie, at our last meeting to discuss where to take your… Continue Reading