The 2nd Annual RCAW Fishing Derby was a great success!
The 2016 RCAW Fishing Derby grew and was even more fun than last years. Fifty five fishermen gathered at Pt. Defiance Marina this past Friday, August 5th to enjoy fishing and a day of fun! Many salmon were caught at this years derby with the 1st prize of $1,000 going to Mark Smith with a 16.25 pound salmon! Second prize of $500 went to Mark Shattuck with a 12.75 pound salmon and third prize of $250 to Don Morton with a 12.5 pound salmon. All great catches at the 2nd Annual Salmon Derby this year! Along with fishing was a delicious bbq and many, many great raffle prizes! A huge thank you to all our sponsors and those who worked hard to make this fun event possible again this year! Thanks to all who attended hope to see you at next years derby!
This past month on March 25th, 2016 the RCAW hosted the very first RCAW Trade Show at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tukwila, WA. Over 40 industry manufacturers, distributors, financing, insurance, marketing, branding and more companies exhibited their products and services for contractors to come and mix and mingle for a day of roofing industry networking! Look forward to seeing everyone at next year's Trade Show!
This past September's Annual Golf Tournament where our members joined together for a day golf, sun and fun at the Auburn Municipal Golf Course.
After a day of out on the Auburn Municipal Golf Course our valued members of the Roofing Association of Washington gathered for dinner all together.
November 4th RCAW Dinner Meeting
* You will learn how not to get fined up to $7,000 for failing to comply with a new safety regulation.
* Plus, important 4 things to think about in recruiting hiring a new employees.
* The proposed 2016 state industrial insurance rates.
* What to expect from the 2016 state legislature affecting roofing contractors.
Join us Friday, December 4th, 2015 from 6pm-10pm at the Museum of Flight for the RCAW's Annual Gala!
The evening will consist of dinner catered by McCormick & Schmicks, music and dancing, an auction supporting the RCAW donated by members and vendors and a dessert auction. Tickets also include admission for visiting the entire museum for the day of the event.
Checkout the new resources and features of the RCAW website!
Over the past few months, we have been working on upgrading the RCAW's website to be a more functional and user friendly resource for our members, roofing professionals, and homeowners. Some of the new and improved features of the website are:
1. Interactive, Easy to Use Member Directory
The new Member Directory allows users to search using zip code or City, State to find a roofing industry professional nearest to you. Also you can search by type of roofing professional you are in search of i.e. commercial contractor, distributor, manufacture, etc.
Additionally, each RCAW member has all contact, location, and company information within the directory.
2. Easy to navigate resource pages for Homeowners, Current and Potential Members, and Board Members
We have re-designed each page for optimum user friendliness and ability to easily access all the resources the RCAW offers to homeowners, current and potential members.
Check out the Homeowners' Page, Members' Page, Board and Committees' Page.
3. Informative Blog and Recent News Page
Stay connected and up to date on all news right here at the RCAW Blog. Whether you would like to see photos from our latest event like the RCAW Salmon Derby in July or updates on new resources on the website you can access all this information right here.
4. Register and Learn More About Upcoming Events
The updated RCAW website allows you to easily learn more about our upcoming events like the next dinner meeting and then register for the event right from the events' page of the website.
5. Sponsors Bio Pages
Our Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze sponsors now have company bio's and website links meaning site visitors can learn more about our valued RCAW sponsors directly from our website.
The 2015 RCAW Annual Salmon Derby was a Great Success!
On July 31, 2015, The 2015 Annual Salmon Derby took place at The Point Defiance Marina in Tacoma. We had nearly 60 different derby participants from multiple different roofing contractors, manufactures, and suppliers around Western Washington. Over 35 pounds of salmon were caught by our derby participants.
The first place winner of the derby went to Shawn Henschel on the GAF boat with a 21.1 lb king salmon. The second prize winner went to Chris Watson with TriState Roofing with a 8lb 4oz salmon. The third prize winner went to Bruce Ward for a 3 lb 2 oz salmon.
The afternoon was not only filled with fishing but a delicious bbq and a fun raffle. The 2015 Salmon Derby was a great success and a lot of fun for all who came out!
A huge thanks to all our sponsors and to MacArthur Co. for hosting the weigh-in station and check-in table. Until next years derby, thanks to everyone who came out!
Highlights from The 2015 RCAW Salmon Derby
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