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Please confirm dates of any events before buying your airline tickets!</em></font></center></p> <p align="center"><a href="mailto:ChimneySweepNews@aol.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><em><strong>SEND US YOUR EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT </strong></em></font></a><BR><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana">Thanks!</font></p> <p>&nbsp;</center></p> <p><center><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana"><em>The Chimney Sweep News</em> reports the news from chimney professional associations - <BR> state, regional and National - all across North America.<BR> Please send a description and high resolution digital photographs of your recent event to: <BR> <a href="mailto:ChimneySweepNews@aol.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><em><strong>ATTN: EDITOR - EVENT REPORT</strong></em></font></a> <BR><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana">Thanks!</font></p> <p>&nbsp;</center></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Jan 9-10: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/rope_safety.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Roof System Specific Rope Access Training</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Montgomery, TX. Reality Rope Access LLC, 8021 Honea Egypt Rd. Safely set up fall protection systems before leaving the ground. Jim Brewer, instructor. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Jan 18-20: </strong></font><a href="http://www.olympiachimney.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Olympia Chimney Supply Inc</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> All-Star Academy, Scranton, PA. <a href="http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/pennsylvania/hilton-scranton-and-conference-center-SCRCCHF/index.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Hilton Hotel</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 100 Adams Ave, 570-343-3000, parking garage has height limit. Hope Stevenson, Brian Cline, Peter Kruppenbacher, Kevon Binder Jr, Jake Cromwell, Ben Cross, Chris Rothwell, Mike Segerstrom and Bill Ryan, instructors. $199 per person. Pre-registration required. <a href="https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/e0e8aucfgYKyETctr4"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Click here to register.</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Call Olympia Chimney Supply at 570-504-7177 or visit </font><a href="http://www.olympiachimney.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.olympiachimney.com</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><center><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana">Read the latest issue of <em>The Chimney Sweep News</em> in your office, <BR>in your work vehicle or while relaxing by the fireplace with your favorite beverage.<BR> Call 541-882-5196 to subscribe today!</font></center></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Jan 21-22: </strong></font><a href="http://mcsguild.org/chimney-professional-area/events-calendar.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Massachusetts Chimney Sweep Guild</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Winter Extravaganza and Annual Meeting, Sturbridge, MA. <a href="http://www.publickhouse.com/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Publick House</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 277 Main St, 508-347-3313. Saturday 6pm-midnight: dinner banquet, raffle, cash bar, $75 per person. Sunday morning 8am-noon: annual meeting. For more info contact <a href="mailto:davehannah@comcast.net">Dave Hannah</a></font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Jan 25: </strong></font><a href="https://www.copperfield.com/Reline-Workshops"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Copperfield Chimney Supply Reline Workshop</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Tulsa, OK. <a href="http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/tulcy-courtyard-tulsa-central/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Courtyard Marriott Tulsa Central</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 3340 South 79th East Avenue, 910-660-0646. Russ Dimmitt and Stuart Karanovich, instructors. $99, manual and lunch included. Call Copperfield Chimney Supply at 800-256-1926 or visit </font><a href="https://www.copperfield.com/Reline-Workshops"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.copperfield.com</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> to register.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Jan 27: </strong></font><a href="http://www.paguild.org/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Pennsylvania Guild of Professional Chimney Sweeps</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Intro to Social Media course, Duncansville, PA. Holiday Inn Express, 115 Convention Center Dr, 814-696-1004. For more info contact <a href="mailto:wissahickonvalleysweep@yahoo.com">Bill Thornton</a>, 215-540-9787.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Jan 28: </strong></font><a href="http://www.paguild.org/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Pennsylvania Guild of Professional Chimney Sweeps</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Winter Holiday Party/Meeting, Altoona, PA. For more info contact <a href="mailto:wissahickonvalleysweep@yahoo.com">Bill Thornton</a>, 215-540-9787.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Jan 30: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ccs.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep Review & Exams</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Jan 31: </strong></font><a href="https://www.copperfield.com/Reline-Workshops"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Copperfield Chimney Supply Reline Workshop</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Owings Mills, MD. <a href="http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/maryland/hilton-garden-inn-baltimore-owings-mills-BWIOMGI/index.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Hilton Garden Inn</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 4770 Owings Mills Blvd, 410-654-0030. Russ Dimmitt and Stuart Karanovich, instructors. $99 per person, manual and lunch included. Call Copperfield Chimney Supply at 800-256-1926 or visit </font><a href="https://www.copperfield.com/Reline-Workshops"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.copperfield.com</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> to register.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Feb 1-2: </strong></font><a href="http://www.olympiachimney.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Olympia Chimney Supply Inc</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Winter Seminar, Vancouver, WA. <a href="http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/washington/hampton-inn-and-suites-portland-vancouver-PDXVEHX/index.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Hampton Inn Portland/Vancouver</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 315 SE Olympia Drive, 360-254-2549, $109/night - mention Olympia Chimney. Ben Cross, Brian Cline, Jake Cromwell, Bill Ryan, instructors. $129/person. Pre-registration required. <a href="https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/S2F4gmu7el3X3NV97PU87" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Click here to register.</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Call Olympia Chimney Supply at 570-504-7177 or visit </font><a href="http://www.olympiachimney.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.olympiachimney.com</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Feb 2: </strong></font><a href="https://www.copperfield.com/Reline-Workshops"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Copperfield Chimney Supply Reline Workshop</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Cincinnati (Mason), OH. <a href="http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bosml-courtyard-boston-milford/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Cincinnati Marriott Northeast</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 9664 Mason Montgomery Road, 513-459-9800. Russ Dimmitt and Stuart Karanovich, instructors. $99, manual and lunch included. Call Copperfield Chimney Supply at 800-256-1926 or visit </font><a href="https://www.copperfield.com/Reline-Workshops"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.copperfield.com</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> to register.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Feb 3: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/chimney_physics.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Chimney Physics course</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Learn to diagnose and resolve chimney performance problems related to modern building construction in a way that s easy for the new heating appliance owner to understand. Topics covered include solving air pressure problems, identifying the symptoms of indoor air pollutants, determining combustion air requirements for vented appliances and the use of diagnostic tools. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><center><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana"><em>The Chimney Sweep News</em> <BR> The Essential News Source.<BR>Call 541-882-5196 to subscribe today!</font></center></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Feb 8-9: </strong></font><a href="http://www.olympiachimney.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Olympia Chimney Supply Inc</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Winter Seminar, Dubuque, IA. <a href="http://www.dbqhotel.com/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Best Western Plus</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 3100 Dodge St, 563-557-8000, $80/night - mention Olympia Chimney. Ben Cross, Brian Cline, Jake Cromwell, Bill Ryan, instructors. $129/person. Pre-registration required. <a href="https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/S2F4gmu7el3X3NV97PU87" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Click here to register.</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Call Olympia Chimney Supply at 570-504-7177 or visit </font><a href="http://www.olympiachimney.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.olympiachimney.com</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Feb 9-10: </strong></font><a href="http://www.grandyassociates.com/workshops/planning-for-profit/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Grandy & Associates Planning for Profit Workshop</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Philadephia, PA. $2650 per company/up to 3 people. Training and coaching, manuals, TEAM Solutions behavioral assessments, tax tips, Labor Pricing For a Profit software, customized Customer Response Cards, maintenance agreements, more. Call Grandy & Associates at 877-202-8891 for more info. <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Feb 13-18: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ncsts.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA National Chimney Sweep Training School</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Feb 14: </strong></font><a href="https://www.copperfield.com/Reline-Workshops"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Copperfield Chimney Supply Reline Workshop</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Richmond (Glen Allen), VA. <a href="http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bosml-courtyard-boston-milford/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Courtyard by Marriott Richmond North/Glen Allen</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 10077 Brook Road, 412-788-8800. Russ Dimmitt and Stuart Karanovich, instructors. $99, manual and lunch included. Call Copperfield Chimney Supply at 800-256-1926 or visit </font><a href="https://www.copperfield.com/Reline-Workshops"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.copperfield.com</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> to register.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Feb 15-16: </strong></font><a href="http://www.olympiachimney.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Olympia Chimney Supply Inc</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Winter Seminar, East Ridge, TN. <a href="http://www.laquintachattanoogaeastridge.com/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> La Quinta Inn and Suites-Chattanooga</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 6650 Ringgold Rd, 423-760-3120 , $99/night - mention Olympia Chimney. Ben Cross, Brian Cline, Jake Cromwell, Bill Ryan, instructors. $129/person. Pre-registration required. <a href="https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/S2F4gmu7el3X3NV97PU87" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Click here to register.</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Call Olympia Chimney Supply at 570-504-7177 or visit </font><a href="http://www.olympiachimney.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.olympiachimney.com</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Feb 16: </strong></font><a href="https://www.copperfield.com/Reline-Workshops"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Copperfield Chimney Supply Reline Workshop</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Pittsburgh (Coraopolis), PA. <a href="http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pitmc-pittsburgh-airport-marriott/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Courtyard by Marriott Pittsburgh Airport</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 777 Aten Road, 610-736-3100. Russ Dimmitt and Stuart Karanovich, instructors. $99, manual and lunch included. Call Copperfield Chimney Supply at 800-256-1926 or visit </font><a href="https://www.copperfield.com/Reline-Workshops"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.copperfield.com</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> to register.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>March 2-3: </strong></font><a href="http://www.grandyassociates.com/workshops/planning-for-profit/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Grandy & Associates Planning for Profit Workshop</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Bozeman, MT. $2650 per company/up to 3 people. Training and coaching, manuals, TEAM Solutions behavioral assessments, tax tips, Labor Pricing For a Profit software, customized Customer Response Cards, maintenance agreements, more. Call Grandy & Associates at 877-202-8891 for more info. <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>March 7-8: </strong></font><a href="http://www.grandyassociates.com/workshops/planning-for-profit/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Grandy & Associates Planning for Profit Workshop</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Rochester, MN. $2650 per company/up to 3 people. Training and coaching, manuals, TEAM Solutions behavioral assessments, tax tips, Labor Pricing For a Profit software, customized Customer Response Cards, maintenance agreements, more. Call Grandy & Associates at 877-202-8891 for more info. <p><center><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana"><em>The Chimney Sweep News</em> <BR> Special news and information for chimney service specialists.<BR> Portable, convenient and affordable.<BR> Please call 541-882-5196 to subscribe today!</font></center></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>March 9-10: </strong></font><a href="http://www.grandyassociates.com/workshops/planning-for-profit/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Grandy & Associates Planning for Profit Workshop</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Fargo, ND. $2650 per company/up to 3 people. Training and coaching, manuals, TEAM Solutions behavioral assessments, tax tips, Labor Pricing For a Profit software, customized Customer Response Cards, maintenance agreements, more. Call Grandy & Associates at 877-202-8891 for more info. <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Mar 14: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ccs.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep Review & Exams</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Louisville, KY. Galt House Hotel, 140 N Fourth St. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Mar 14: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/cdet.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician Review & Exams</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Louisville, KY. Galt House Hotel, 140 N Fourth St. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Mar 27-31: </strong></font><a href="http://cvccoaching.com/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CVC Coaching</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Fireplace Retrofit Class, New Cumberland, PA. Sponsored by </strong></font><a href="http://www.andersonchimney.com/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Anderson's Chimney and Masonry Services</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">. 5-day course, $1499 first person, $1299 additional people. </strong></font><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong><a href="mailto:info@cvccoaching.com">Email CVC Coaching</a> </strong></font><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for registration info. <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>April 5-6: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/masonry_repair.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Masonry Repair for Chimney Professionals course</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. How to lay brick and repair existing work. Classroom theory followed by hands-on projects relating to the theory lessons. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>April 10-12: </strong></font><a href="http://cvccoaching.com/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CVC Coaching</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Gas Hearth Appliance Service class, New Cumberland, PA. Sponsored by </strong></font><a href="http://www.andersonchimney.com/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Anderson's Chimney and Masonry Services</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">. </strong></font><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong><a href="mailto:jill@andersonschimney.com">Email Anderson's Chimney</a> </strong></font><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for registration info. <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>April 24-29: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ncsts.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA National Chimney Sweep Training School</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Apr 27-30: </strong></font><a href="https://www.facebook.com/OregonChimneySweepsAssociation/?fref=ts"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Oregon Chimney Sweeps Association Inc</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> annual May Day conference, Silverton, OR. <a href="http://www.oregongardenresort.com/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> Oregon Garden Resort</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, 895 W. Main Street, 503-874-2500. Mention Oregon Chimney Sweeps for special rate. All sweeps from the Pacific Northwest, California and around the world are invited! Call Scott Hess at 503-873-3254 for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>May 1-2: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/irw.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Inspection and Report Writing course</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Create systems for doing inspections so all members of your company will be able to do the same level of inspections as the owner would do, using NFPA 211 and the Successful Chimney Sweeping manual (chapter 14 - levels of inspection) as a foundation. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>May 8-9: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/rope_safety.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Roof System Specific Rope Access Training</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Montgomery, TX. Reality Rope Access LLC, 8021 Honea Egypt Rd. Safely set up fall protection systems before leaving the ground. Jim Brewer, instructor. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>May 19: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ccs.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep Review & Exams</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Scranton, PA. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>June 6-7: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/masonry_repair.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Masonry Repair for Chimney Professionals course</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. How to lay brick and repair existing work. Classroom theory followed by hands-on projects relating to the theory lessons. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>June 12-16: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/sweeps_week.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Sweeps Week</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Volunteer maintenance projects with CEUs, great food! Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>June 15-20: </strong></font><a href="https://hearthmasters.net/Masonry_School.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>HearthMasters Masonry School</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Intro to Masonry for Chimney Technicians, Independence, MO. Classroom and hands-on, grinding and pointing, repair firebox and smoke chamber, crowns. Gene Padgitt, instructor. <a href="https://hearthmasters.net/uploads/Intro_to_Masonry_Registration.pdf" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Click here to register.</strong></font></a> Call HearthMasters at 816-461-3665 for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>June 21-24: </strong></font><a href="http://www.mcsc-net.org/educational-events.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Midwest Chimney Safety Council</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> Sweeping the Heartland conference, Independence, MO. Chimney sweeping methods, flue repair, sales, intro to masonry heaters, building an outdoor fireplace and much more! Call HearthMasters at 816-461-3665 for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>June 26-July 1: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ncsts.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA National Chimney Sweep Training School</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><center><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana"><em>The Chimney Sweep News</em> - informative, concise, independent.<BR> Call 541-882-5196 to subscribe today!</font></center></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>July 10-13: </strong></font><a href="http://cachimneysweepsguild.org/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Golden State Chimney Sweep Guild</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> annual convention, Oceanside, CA. GSCSG certification test on the 10th, convention July 11-13. 895 W. Main Street, 503-874-2500. Mention Oregon Chimney Sweeps for special rate. All sweeps from the Pacific Northwest, California and around the world are invited! Call Keith Jackson at 909-880-2120 for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>July 28-30: </strong></font><a href="http://www.nychimneysweepguild.org/"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>New York State Chimney Sweep Guild, Ltd.</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong> annual Summer Workshop</strong>, Galway, NY. Chris & Ingrid Prior's hacienda. Hands-on masonry, food, fun, fire, friendship.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>July 31-Aug 5: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ncsts.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA National Chimney Sweep Training School</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Aug 1-5: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/installing_gas_appliances.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Installing and Troubleshooting Gas Hearth Appliancescourse</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. This 5-day course covers gas hearth system service and installation topics, including appliance standards, combustion air requirements, pipe sizing and installation, troubleshooting, CO testing protocol and fuel conversion. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Aug 11: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/chimney_physics.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Chimney Physics course</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Learn to diagnose and resolve chimney performance problems related to modern building construction in a way that s easy for the new heating appliance owner to understand. Topics covered include solving air pressure problems, identifying the symptoms of indoor air pollutants, determining combustion air requirements for vented appliances and the use of diagnostic tools. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Aug 15-18: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA </strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">Advanced Masonry Repair course, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Aug 18: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ccs.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep Review & Exams</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Richmond, VA. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Aug 24-25: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/cdet.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician Review & Exams</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Sept 1-3: International Chimney Sweeps Festival</strong></font><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Santa Maria Maggiore, VB, Italy.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Sept 15: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ccs.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep Review & Exams</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Atlantic City, NJ. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Sept 18-23: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ncsts.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA National Chimney Sweep Training School</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Oct 6: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ccs.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep Review & Exams</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Plainfield, IN. CSIA Technology Center, 2155 Commercial Dr. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>Oct 20: </strong></font><a href="http://www.csia.org/ccs.html"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep Review & Exams</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana">, Albany, NY. Call CSIA at 317-837-5362 or visit </font><a href="http://www.csia.org"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>www.csia.org</strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Verdana"> for more info.</font></p> <p><center><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana"><em>SNEWS</em> - Use It and Win!<BR> Call 541-882-5196 to subscribe today!<BR>Thank you!</font></center></p> <p><BR></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana"><strong><i>The Chimney Sweep News </i></strong><i>welcomes all announcements from state, regional, National, and international chimney sweep guilds and associations, and the organizations of related trades.&nbsp; Please send them to </i></font><a href="mailto:ChimneySweepNews@aol.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="2" face="Verdana"><strong><i>ChimneySweepNews@aol.com</i></strong></font></a><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana"><i> or The Chimney Sweep News, 12119 Lupine Lane, Klamath Falls, OR&nbsp; 97603 USA.&nbsp; Please send announcements well in advance of the event.</i> </font></p> </td> </tr> </table> </center></div><div align="center"><center> <table border="0" width="70%"> <tr> <td align="middle" width="33%"><a href="News-CSIAlogoInjunction-10-12.htm"><font color="#0000FF" size="1" face="Verdana">Chimney Sweep News</font></a></td> <td align="middle" width="33%"><a href="epasays.htm"><font color="#0000FF" size="1" face="Verdana">Technical Articles</font></a></td> <td align="middle" width="34%"><a href="responsible.htm"><font color="#0000FF" size="1" face="Verdana">Residential Heating Safety Information</font></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="middle" width="33%"><a href="ToBreathe.htm"><font color="#0000FF" size="1" face="Verdana">Occupational Safety Information</font></a></td> <td align="middle" width="33%"><a href="Pixley.htm"><font color="#0000FF" size="1" face="Verdana">Profiles and Personalities</font></a></td> <td align="middle" width="34%"><a href="BPF.htm"><font color="#0000FF" size="1" face="Verdana"> Freebie Public Service Articles</font></a></td> </tr> </table> </center></div> <p align="center"><a href="Default.htm"><font color="#0000FF" size="4" face="Verdana"><em><strong>Back to The Chimney Sweep News home page</strong></em></font></a><font color="#0000FF" size="2" face="Verdana"><em><strong> </strong></em></font></p> <p align="center"><a href="http://chimneysweeps.com"><font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana"><strong>The Chimney Sweeps of the World</strong></font></a></p> <p align="center"><a href="booklist.htm"><font color="#0000FF" size="5" face="Verdana Ref"><strong>BUY CHIMNEY SWEEP BOOKS ONLINE</strong></font></a></p> <p align="center"><font color="#000000" size="2" face="Verdana"><strong>Copyright 2017, Jim Gillam. 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