The 2008 MDC begins at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 6
with our final Block Producer Safety Workshop of the year.
The Associate Member Meeting follows the workshop at 5:00
P.M. Then at 6:00 P.M., relax with your friends and
colleagues while enjoying your favorite beverage prior to
our very special Industry Reunion, Presented by Norbert
Besides learning better ways to run our businesses one
of the great values of the New York State Concrete Masonry
Association is the friends we make. We've had some great
times over the years and memorable experiences.
Just because you may have retired doesn't mean you
can't come back to visit with old friends. Associates and
Producers- this is a call for those of you who may not have
come back for awhile- to come to the Turning Stone and catch
up on what your old friends have been up to.
Norb Rappl will be making a special presentation on
the history of the New York State Concrete Masonry
Association. The Dagostino Family was kind enough to share
some of Larry Sr's library of photographs and will show some
of the associations proudest and most hilarious moments.
Bruce Yenny whose father was one of the original partners
when Dur-O-Wal was founded- recently gave us some of the
original newsletters of the NYSCMA. . . .we'll be displaying
these at the banquet.
This will be a great evening you'll not want to miss!
Rick Roach, NYSCMA Chairman
After the banquet try your luck in the casino, but don't
forget to refresh yourself in between turns at the gaming
tables with a beverage in the NYSCMA hospitality suite!
We begin again Friday morning with a complimentary
breakfast, followed by the NYSCMA Member Meeting. We then
tackle the subject of "Integral Water Repellent Block and A
Block Producer's Responsibilities & Liability", with
presentations from three of the most knowledgeable
professionals in their respective fields. We'll continue
after the lunch break with a presentation on a unique
program specifically for CMU producers from Diedrich
Chemicals. For our final topic of the conference, we'll
shift gears and present a subject that is sure to resonate
with every family business owner - "Keeping it in the
Whether you are an owner, or are in sales, production or
administration, the 2008 Member Development Conference has
something for everyone.
See you November 6 & 7 at
Turning Stone Resort!