NICET Seminars in November
Continuing Education Seminars in Greensboro, NC!
Receive NICET Continuing Professional Development Credit November 17th to 21st, 2014
Get valuable Continuing Professional Development credits for NICET!
Hosted by the Greensboro Fire Department, Umpire Technologies Group, and presented by the AFSA Carolinas Chapter.
Location: Greensboro Fire & Police Facility *(except Monday)
1512 Church Street Greensboro, NC 27405
Phone: (336) 373-2177
Classes Start At 8:00 AM Each Day. Anyone Arriving More Than 10 Minutes Late WILL NOT Be Admitted. Picture ID Required For Admission.
Continuing Education Credits NICET 1.0 CPD for each hour of instruction.
PARK IN DESIGNATED AREAS ONLY! Seminar Schedule and Registration Fee (check your category, Membership will be verified!!): All fees shown below are ADVANCE rates. If you pay at the door, add $20 for LATE fees.
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North Carolina Steps Toward Tax Reform
The legislature and governor of North Carolina made comprehensive tax reform one of their top priorities for the 2013 legislative session. The previously existing North Carolina tax rates were high compared to neighboring states, making the state relatively unattractive for relocation. Also,the state’s revenue streams were too dependent on income tax, less predictable and thus more risky in poor economic conditions. The final deal reached in the negotiations did more to lower tax rates than to reduce reliance on the income tax, ultimately rendering the change to be more of a tax cut instead of the tax reform it was set out to be.
AFSA Carolinas History
Past, Present And Future
Shortly after the formation of AFSA National in 1981, several fire sprinkler contractors in the NC/SC area began discussing the formation of a local chapter. An early meeting consisting of Randy Price, Tom Waller, Andy Anderson, Dorrell Ford, C.O. Hipp and William C. Kluttz (among others), initiated the movement that was to become the AFSA Carolinas Chapter, Inc. (usually referred to as the Carolinas Chapter).
Incorporated in July 1984, the first officers of our Chapter were Dorrell Ford, C.O. Hipp, Randy Price and William C. Kluttz. As with any organization, growth and change were inevitable, and soon after the Carolinas Chapter was formed diversity and growth spurred changes from within. These changes resulted in the creation of the South Carolina Fire Sprinkler Association (SCFSA), which now operates as a separate entity but with whom we proudly share a common bloodline. The AFSA Carolinas Chapter, Inc. (Carolinas Chapter) is headquartered in High Point, NC and covers the state of North Carolina.
10th Annual NC/SC Joint Convention A Resounding Success!
Once again the SCFSA and AFSA Carolinas Chapter came together in May for their annual convention & exhibition in Myrtle Beach, SC. For three event packed days we enjoyed great companionship, good food and quality seminars in a first class resort. The Marriott Grande Dunes is just that... GRANDE! As in past conventions, our hosts were
very accommodating throughout our stay and provided everything we needed to insure our programs and meetings went off without a hitch. If anyone had any “down time” from the convention, Myrtle Beach is the place to be for any and all extracurricular activities...no one went home due to boredom!