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July 2016 Membership Meeting


July 21, 2016

Thursday July 21, 2016 5:00 - 7:30 pm at the Inn at Silver Creek

Education: Hilti Powder Actuated & Laser Tool Certification

Please join us for our July 2016 Membership Meeting.

Our July meeting will follow a different schedule as we are offering a certification class. The cost of the certification class is $25 which will include 2 drinks, BBQ dinner and the certification program. The certification program is limited to 40 participants so please RSVP now! The meeting agenda is outlined below:

4:45 to 5:15                Social and Registration - Inn at Silver Creek - Remington Room
5:15 to 6:30                Hilti Powder Actuated & Laser Tool Certification program
6:30 to 7:00                Dinner:
7:00 to 7:05                Brew Sponsor: Alpine Lumber
7:05 to 7:15                Meeting Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser

Hilti will be hosting our training and certification program for powder actuated and laser tools. Powder-actuated tools also called direct fasteners and explosive actuated fastening tools, use a small, controlled, also called direct fasteners and explosive actuated fastening tools, use a small, controlled explosion to drive a nail, stud, or other specialized fastener into a solid base material such as steel, concrete, or masonry. Direct fastening systems which include the powder-actuated tool, a magazine, fasteners, and cartridges are designed for specific applications. Always use a powder-actuated tool with the system components recommended by the tool manufacturer.
To assure safety on the jobsite, OSHA and ANSI require that all powder actuated tool users become trained and certified for the particular tool being used.

Click here for PDF of the OSHA requirements   

Weyerhaeuser is our meeting sponsor and will be presenting on all their new products

We look forward to seeing you there & we always welcome new guests so please bring a guest and introduce them to our association!

Cost For Certification & Dinner
GCBA Member: $25
Non-Member: $30
(if you RSVP you will be charged whether you attend or not )

  Meeting Sponsor:
Education Sponsor:
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Please RSVP by Friday July 15, 2016

Latest news from our  National & State Associations:


Communications for Growth 2016 Education Program

This year will be filled with great education speakers and topics dealing with communications, better business practice and construction trends. Our meetings are the third Thursday of every month at the Inn at Silvercreek in the downstairs area. If you have any questions or are interested in being an event sponsor or education speaker please call the office at 970.726.8657. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

January 21, 2016: 2016 Kick Off Meeting with County & Town Officials

February 11, 2016: Colorado Water Rights & Regulations

March 17, 2016: Stone CPA Tax Planning for Builders & Realtors

April 2016: OSHA 10 Hour Training

May 19, 2016: Lending & Bank Trends

June 23, 2016: CAHB Insurance Program

June 25, 2016: GCBA Yard Sale @ Alpine Lumber 9am to 3 pm

July 21, 2016: Hilti Powder Actuated & Laser Tool Certification

August 18, 2016: Mountain Building Envelope

September 2016: Houzz Marketing

October 20, 2016: Knowing Our County Commissioners

No Meeting for November

December 2016: Holiday Party (TBD) 





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