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IFMA Annual Event–Networking and Wine-tasting

Join IFMA Central PA Chapter on June 19, 2019 for their annual meeting. It will be held at The Vinyard at Hershey in Middletown and there will be a networking/wine tasting time after the program. Witness the swearing in of new chapter board members as well as...

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IFMA’s May 15th event topic: Effective communication

What does it take to be a great communicator? It’s certainly more than the words you say or even the core of your message. It’s all about delivery, body language, and most importantly, listening! Join IFMA for their May program on 5/15 at the Hershey Company starting...

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Sean Hanmer joins Ralph E. Jones, Inc. as a new estimator

We are growing with the addition of Sean Hanmer as an estimator on our team! Born in Manchester, England and raised in Portugal, Sean is a graduate of Penn State Harrisburg. His previous experience includes managing a Sherwin-Williams paint store as well as working...

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Save the date for IFMA in April!

IFMA’s next meeting is on April 17th at the Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region. April’s program will be: “The Salvation Army - Operations and Growing their Footprint in Harrisburg”. Their speaker this meeting, Kathy Anderson-Martin, is the director of...

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Announcing IFMA Central PA’s 7th Annual PA Day on the Hill

This year’s topic follows the history of SB 234, an attempt to develop a clean energy program through commercial properties. Act 30 of 2018 was the result of that effort. Join IFMA at the Pennsylvania Judicial Center in Harrisburg for this awesome March 13th program....

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Smart Watch, Smart Home, Smart Lights, Smart… Walls?

You heard right. Amidst the growing number of daily-use items that have latched onto the internet of things, researchers at CMU (Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburg) along with a team from Disney have developed a process to turn any wall into a touch-sensitive...

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Coating helps improve hockey play conditions in this icy sport

The NHL decided to partner with paint coating company PPG to help the league’s refs keep ideal hockey pucks out on the rink. PPG developed a coating to use on the outside of the puck that changes color based on temperature. “Freezing a puck eliminates bouncing, and...

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