American Floorcovering Alliance Celebrates 25 Years

At its annual meeting held recently at the Dalton Golf & Country Club, the Dalton-based
American Floorcovering Alliance (AFA) celebrated 25 years of leadership and promotion in the
flooring industry
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TW, this issue)

AFA elected the following officers for the 2004-05 term: Lamar Brown, Lessco Inc., president;
H. Greely Joiner, H. Greely Joiner LLC, vice president; and David Pope, BB&T,

Directors elected for the 2004-05 term include: Fred Almy, Blue Ridge Industries; Thomas
Poston, Daikin International; and Becky Kafka, Wilcom America.

The following companies were recognized as 25-year members: BB&T; Brown Industries;
Caraustar; Carpet Crafts; Global Textile; Grass-Tex; Northwest Carpets; Rogers Finishing; and
Shaheen Carpet Mills. Manry & Heston and The Sample Works were recognized as 10-year members;
while Burtco Enterprises Inc. was honored by AFA as Member of the Year.

November 2004