Category Archives: Member News

Hands-On Skim Coat Training

Florida Council PDCA is hosting an event in Pompano Beach the afternoon of Saturday, December 6, 2014. Mark your calendars and watch for more information. This will be an awesome day. Special presentation on skim coating & texture – including demonstrations. Don Fahrbach, a NYC Painting Contractor and PDCA Members will be presenting on skim coating.  Wooster Brush, Festool and Graco will all be demonstrating their products. A fantastic Pig Roast BBQ will follow this afternoon of education.

Palm Beach Chapter Meeting – August 22, 2012

Palm Beach Chapter Meeting – Wednesday, August 22, 2012. This meeting will be a Luncheon Meeting at Embassy Suites, 1601 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL., (NW Corner Belvedere & Australian Avenue).  The program will be “Working in the Town of Palm Beach (Do’s & Don’ts)”.  The presenter is Jeff Taylor.  Mr. Taylor is a… Continue Reading

Central Florida Chapter Meeting – August 8, 2012

Central Florida Chapter Meeting – Wednesday, August 8, 2012 – 7:00 pm. The meeting was held at the Florida Finishing Trade Institute, 2153 W. Oakridge Road, Orlando, FL.  The program was a “Hands On” Training Demo by Jose Marques of Wooster Brush Company and sponsored by Wooster Brush Company.  Attendees for this educational meeting learned… Continue Reading

Central Florida Chapter Announces New Officers

New officers taking over the Central Florida Chapter PDCA. Florida Council wants to thank each and everyone one of you for stepping up and taking the reigns for this chapter. We are excited over the enthusiasm you are expressing for our Association and the Painting Industry. I am sure with the expertise and experience each… Continue Reading

Palm Beach PDCA Chapter to Host Trade Show, Swap Meet & Training Session

Turn Yourself into a Spray Pro – Painting Contractors Pro Show, Swap Meet and Training Session When: Saturday, April 14, 2012  from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Where: Florida Training Services School at 8011 Monetary Dr., West Palm Beach, FL 33404 Pro Show – See the latest and greatest products in the Paint industry. The Palm… Continue Reading

Sun Coast and Bay Area Chapters Receive PDCA PIPP Award.

Members of the Bay Area Chapter and the Sun Coast Chapters provided training to residents of the Pinellas Hope Homeless Shelter.  The two chapters joined forces to lead a three-week basic painter apprenticeship training program for 20 Pinellas Hope residents. The intention was to prepare these individuals to become part of the viable community workforce by… Continue Reading

Florida PDCA President Seen Riding Easy Rider Chopper

This evening, Rob French, President of the Florida PDCA was seen driving down Las Vegas Blvd. on an Easy Rider Chopper.  Actually President French was one of a couple of hundred attending the Sherwin-Williams Co. sponsored evening at the Harley Davidson Cafe during the 2012 Painting Industry EXPO. Several Florida PDCA members attended the EXPO… Continue Reading

Florida Council PDCA and Seal Krete Training Certification

Thank you Seal Krete! Florida PDCA members attended a training seminar at Seal Krete Mfg plant in Auburndale, Florida. Seal Krete rolled out the red carpet for this event and really set the bar high for a day of learning and fun for Florida painting contractors. We had a special suprise appearance from National PDCA… Continue Reading