DCOCF Project: Reeves Young

2nd Annual Mike Blanton Memorial Golf Tournament

The 2nd Annual Mike Blanton Memorial Golf  Tournament was held on May 12th at Callaway Gardens. This year, 45 golfers from DCOCF, Dalton Carpet One, and manufacturer partners competed in the tournament. Through 50/50 raffle ticket purchases and Mulligan buys, the tournament was able to raise $1,360 for the Stephen…

Pat Kelly and J.R. Allred Elected to FCICA’s Executive Board

FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced that as of July 1, 2017 Pat Kelly of Synergy Flooring Ltd. and J.R. Allred of Dalton Carpet One will join FCICA’s Executive Board.  Under Chairman Mike Newberry of Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services, Pat Kelly will become the Vice Chairman and J.R. will become the…

Blanton awarded Young Professional in Floor Covering

Blanton one of 10 recipients nationally recognized as a young leader in the flooring industry for 2018 Curtis Blanton, Vice President of DCO, Inc., is one of ten winners nationally for the 2018 Young Professional Award of Floor Focus magazine. The award honors professionals under the age of 40 who have proven…

Future Focus Leaders Award Winners Announced

Chattanooga, TN, January 29, 2018-Floor Focus has announced the winners of its 2018 Future Focus Leaders award, which honors the up-and-coming next generation of talent in the dealer/retailer/contractor segment. Judges for the contest were Ralph Boe and Paul Friederichsen. A cocktail party--to be held January 30 from 5:00 p.m. to…

Starnet fall conference: Members look to finish the year on a high note

Atlanta—The momentum generated at Starnet’s spring conference and silver anniversary celebration earlier this year (FCNews, May 8/15) appears to have carried all the way over into the group’s fall meeting here this month as members expressed widespread optimism that business will finish strong to close out 2017. “2017 has been…

FCICA Inducts New Board of Directors

FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced that as of July 1, 2017 Pat Kelly of Synergy Flooring Ltd. and J.R. Allred of Dalton Carpet One will join FCICA’s Executive Board. Under Chairman Mike Newberry of Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services, Pat Kelly will become the Vice Chairman and J.R. will…

Timeless Tile Installations That Delight the Senses

You've probably noticed that this blog focuses heavily on proper tile installation methods and techniques. At the same time, all of us involved in the CTEF Mission intensely admire timeless tile installations that truly delight the senses. We abhor tile installation failures and encourage every opportunity to celebrate greatness in design and execution.  That's what you regularly…

Tile Council of North America To Celebrate National Tile Day by Visiting Clemson’s New Football Operations Complex; Tile Paving the Way for Facility’s LEED® Silver Certification

For Immediate Release: February 21, 2017 (Clemson, SC) – Thursday, February 23 marks the first-ever National Tile Day, and the staff of Anderson, SC-based Tile Council of North America (TCNA) will celebrate the occasion with a tour of Clemson’s new 140,000 square-foot Football Operations Building. The $55-million building is currently pending LEED…