b'Presidents MessageNEW YEARRENEWED HOPES pring and warmer temperatures are finally here!I know that winter Fred Horner, MRCA Presidentcan pose a bit of a challenge for the roofing industry, so I know we all look forward to this time of year.With nicer weather on the horizon and the increasing widespread availability of the COVID-19 vaccine, we have so much to be thankful for! The MRCA is excited and proud to have launched our Sharp Plus Safety Certification Program for 2021.With several webinars already completed, participation and feedback has exceeded our expectations!Rest assured, its far from too late to register, so contact Morgan Arwood or visit www.MRCA.org to sign up.In other safety related news, our safety manual template is currently in review with the Safety Committee and will be rolled out this summer.We have several other great safety programs on the horizon being developed by the T&R and Safety Committees to be launched at the Conference and Expo.Speaking of the Conference and Expo, I am very excited for the upcoming event to be held in Milwaukee, WI November 9-11, 2021.And there is no better time than now to announce that we will be giving away a 2021 Harley Davidson to one lucky contractor in attendance. Make sure you join us for a chance to win!A special message to our manufacturers and distributors:we have expanded our advertising abilities to include programmatic advertising with ROI reporting.If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Rachel Pinkus with the association.Stay tuned for more exciting initiatives at this years Conference and Expo.Stay strong, safe, healthy and warm!Fred HornerMRCA PresidentAdvanced Industrial Roofing, Inc.fred_horner@airoofing.com 4 www.mrca.orgMidwest Roofer'