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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

Growing Pains

I have an 8 month old grandson named Madden. While their house is being renovated, Madden and his parents are living with my wife and me.

I may be biased, but as 8 month olds go, I would say Madden is exceptionally well behaved. We can take him out in public and he won’t fuss. He […]

Growing Pains2019-04-10T15:57:30+00:00

NYSCWA Hits Another Home Run at Citi Field, Meets “Mookey” Wilson!

The New York State Car Wash Association (NYSCWA) hit another home run at its annual baseball event when the New York Mets took on the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, June 16. With a 3-2 victory over the Canadian competitors the Mets further secured its first place position in the National League to the delight […]

NYSCWA Hits Another Home Run at Citi Field, Meets “Mookey” Wilson!2019-04-10T15:57:30+00:00

Legislative Update – Fall 2015

Carwash Accountability Law Passes in NYC

By William Y. Crowell, III

On June 29, 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed City Council Introduction 0125-2014 version B, sponsored by City Council Speaker Melisa Mark-Viverito, into law as Local Law 62 of 2015. This local law is known as the carwash accountability law. […]

Legislative Update – Fall 20152019-04-10T15:57:30+00:00

Winter volume gear up….

Dear Venus and Mars,

When do you start gearing up for your winter volume and what specifically do you do?

 

Venus Says

We typically know when to expect extra wash volume and that is normally when the colder weather approaches. However, there have been late October snow falls that bring […]

Winter volume gear up….2019-04-10T20:46:26+00:00