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The Northeast Canvas Products Association celebrates its 100th anniversary

Events, Industry News | February 20, 2020 | By:

The Northeast Canvas Products Association (NECPA) celebrated its 100th anniversary on January 16-18 in Worcester, Mass. The conference event included a full slate of Friday seminars presented by NECPA in conjunction with the Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA) and the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA), divisions of IFAI, plus a full Expo day with more than 50 exhibitors and more than 200 fabricator/retailer attendees. The conference was topped off with a spectacular Friday evening “Dress to Impress” 100th anniversary dinner, including live music from Khaos Junkies featuring NECPA member Steve Angelone on the drums. The dinner honored all past presidents, with twelve in attendance.

Past presidents in the photo, left to right: Dave Ghareeb, Dave Randa, Ed Ghareeb, Mike Cornell, Tonya Ricketts, Ted Franklin, Cheryl Yennaco, Gardner Hubbard’s wife Eleanor, Tom Ginty, Pete Douglas, Sam Mazzarelli, Scott Massey.

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