18 January 2016

From the President

Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year!

Please keep those who have lost loved ones or are struggling with illness in your prayers.

The members approved the new bylaws. Elections were held at our last meeting the following is the result of the elections: President - Paul Atkinson, 1st Vice President - Shane Ellison, 2nd Vice President - Rafe Rountree, Treasurer - Jennifer Richards, Asst. Treasurer - Jeanette Busse, SGT at Arms - David Moore, Asst. SGT at Arms - Joseph Ham and Board Members - Lawrence Campbell and Reid Skinner.

We still have a raffle for a 3D Pro Xtreme. Tickets are $100 apiece and there are only 100 tickets available. To purchase tickets, you must be licensed locksmith if your state requires licensing or a member of ClearStar or KeyPro. The raffle will be held at a future NCLA business meeting.

NCLAThere is information posted under the education/classes tab on www.northcarolinalocksmithsassociation.com. There is a link that will register you for your classes. Once you are registered please don't forget to print your copy of your classes to avoid confusion and to use as confirmation of your registration. Education is vital to all of our success so please make sure you are paying close attention to your education hours so that you are in compliance with the licensing laws. Roy will contact you if there are any problems.

I hope to see everyone at the meeting February 19th & 20th at the Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1956 13th Ave Drive SE, Hickory, NC 28602. You can call 828-624-2000 and ask for or online at www.hickorync.hamptoninn.com with the Group Code: NLA. The cost should be $129 plus tax per night, check your bills before paying to assure that you have received the discount. The cutoff date to register is January, 28th.

Thank you for all your support and I look forward to seeing you all. If you need to reach me feel free to email paul@marshallslocks.com.


Paul Atkinson