Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
Chapter Coordinator: Diane Michael
The Chapter meeting in
February, sponsored by Pentair, had another great turnout with 25
attendees! Thank you so much to all who attended and who continue to promote
all the great things the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter is doing. It is awesome to
see new members, past members, and future members at every meeting! We so
appreciate Kevin Burns and Nestor Reyes for sponsoring the
February meeting and for donating a UV BIOSHIELD which our new Board Member Michele
Moser, Sapphire Pools, won! For those who missed this meeting, please check
out our Facebook page for more information provided by Pentair!
In March we welcomed the
famous Jim Acord, AquaCal AutoPilot, Inc., who gave a great, detailed
presentation on advantages and disadvantages of heat pumps, how to properly
size a heat pump, and upcoming trends and innovations. Again, we hosted new
faces, thanks to all who keep bringing guests, and also welcomed our new
member, Wave 6 Pools! Thanks again to Jim and AquaCal AutoPilot, Inc. for their
The next Chapter Meeting is
April 14 and is sponsored by Aqua Leaks. We are excited to hear from Will from
Aqua Leaks will be discussing how to detect a leak, ways to refer, and how
to understand what creates leaks so you are better informed when your customers
ask you what’s going on! As always, our Chapter meetings take place the second
Wednesday of the month from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Famous Dave’s, 12148 S
Cleveland Ave. First-time guest’s dinners are paid from the Chapter and we look
forward to seeing everyone on April 14!
Congrats to Azure Pool
& Deck Design for being a nominee in the "Best Of" in the Gulf
Coast Magazine. If your business is making the news, hiring, or wanting to
let us know about happenings to share with other members and on social, please
let Diane know. We love to share the good news with all!
Congrats to Les Williams,
Aloha Pools & Spas, for receiving the Chapter’s highest honor of
Director of the Year! Thank you for all your support for the Florida Gulf Coast
and your passion for education for our industry!
What a year we have planned!
We are thankful to say our entire year is full! Get on the 2022 list to present
to the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter and thank you to everyone for making their
commitments for 2021!
The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
meets monthly on the second Wednesday of every month from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
at Famous Dave’s, 12148 S Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers. Please be sure to bring
Please contact Diane to get
your business involved in one of our upcoming events.
Here is an updated list of
events: On May 12 the meeting is sponsored by Callan Group Communications speaking
about learning ways to utilize your co-op dollars to the fullest before the end
of the year. May 22 is the 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament. June 9 is
a Chapter meeting sponsored by BaseCrete. July 14 is Member Appreciation Night
with bowling! August 11 the Chapter meeting sponsored by Fluidra.
A Saturday in August, still to be determined, will be the 3rd Annual
Fishing Tournament. September 8 the Chapter meeting is sponsored by Hayward. October 13 is the 2021
Silent / Live Auction. November 10 is a monthly meeting sponsored by Daldorado.
December 8 is the “Not So Silent” Holiday Party.
Follow us at
Facebook.com/FSPAFLGulfCoast and Instagram.com/FSPAGulfCoast. We appreciate
your continued support!