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Mad World

Where do I begin? This morning, while having coffee and reading the news online, I came across an article that really rattled me.

It was a story of a university, here in America, where a large group of students felt “scared and intimidated” by some words written in chalk at several areas of their campus. These […]

Mad World2016-10-31T23:00:50+00:00

Don’t Worry About the Horse Being Blind, Just Load the Wagon…

“Don’t worry about the horse being blind, just load the wagon” John Madden, football coach and NFL announcer.

This is one of my favorite all time quotes. I use it often and people look at me quizzically when I do. In coach speak, it means, just keep plugging and don’t worry about what’s going on around […]

Don’t Worry About the Horse Being Blind, Just Load the Wagon…2019-04-10T15:57:29+00:00

NYSCWA Tours West Point, Area Washes

WEST POINT, NY — The New York State Car Wash Association’s
(NYSCWA) Fall Membership Meeting & Carwash Tour began with a
private tour of historic West Point, The United States Military Academy,
October 29. An hour and a half tour was led by a seasoned West Point
guide and included a wealth of history and […]

NYSCWA Tours West Point, Area Washes2019-04-10T15:57:29+00:00

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: NYC Association Challenges Car Wash Accountability Law

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

NYC Association Challenges Car Wash Accountability Law

By William Y. Crowell, III

New York City Local Law 62, “The Car Wash Accountability Law,” has been challenged in an action filed in the Southern District federal court by the Association of Car Wash Owners, Zoom Car Spa LLC, and Five Star Hand Wash LLC vs. City of […]

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: NYC Association Challenges Car Wash Accountability Law2019-04-10T15:57:29+00:00

PRESIDENT’S COLUMN

I recently attended a seminar where the speaker emphasized the importance of keeping your audience engaged. He suggested “switching gears,” and rotating between related topics to keep people focused and their energy levels up.

With that idea fresh in my mind and my first cup of coffee in hand, I will start this column with congratulations […]

PRESIDENT’S COLUMN2019-04-10T15:57:29+00:00

VENUS & MARS

Dear Venus and Mars,

We are headed into our busy season… what have you done differently this year to make sure you are ready to maximize your volume?

 

Venus Says

There are several things we are hoping to get done before winter really arrives in the valley. Some are outside touchups but others are those inside that will help […]

VENUS & MARS2018-12-04T13:29:35+00:00

Working Order?

Things don’t always work in the order you want them to.

In an article a few months back, I spoke about my grandson, Madden, and how he was doing with his growing pains. By the time you read this, Madden will have turned 1 and most probably be not just walking but running, I’m sure!

Also, by […]

Working Order?2019-04-10T15:57:30+00:00

Chemicals, trash cans, oranges, and other random thoughts…

These are the things that I have floating around in my head that I’ve never been able to understand. Maybe you can help me out.

Why is it that while chemicals are at least half of the equation in getting a clean car, they are the 1st place operators want to cut when business slows?

Why is […]

Chemicals, trash cans, oranges, and other random thoughts…2016-10-31T22:58:34+00:00

Industry Website Links www.autocareforum.com Chat Room www.talkcarwash.com Chat Room CarWash Safety 101 with Mike Benmosche Blog The Car Wash Blog

2019-04-10T15:57:30+00:00

26th NRCC Celebrates Move to ACCC with Record-Breaking Numbers!

Walt Hartl is awarded the NRCC 2015 Hall of Fame Award by Show Chairperson Dave Dugoff and 2014 recipient Mike Benmosche.

Atlantic City, NJ — The 26th Northeast Regional Carwash Convention (NRCC), October 5-7, moved its venue to the Atlantic City Convention Center (ACCC) and in doing so […]

26th NRCC Celebrates Move to ACCC with Record-Breaking Numbers!2019-04-10T15:57:30+00:00