Thursday, July 30, 2009

Detroit All Day Flooring Expo Tuesday, August 18

Please join RD Weis Companies, friends, and colleagues for the 
2nd Annual 
RD Weis Companies 
Flooring and Interiors Expo on 
Tuesday, August 18
 for education, networking, and refreshments!

Dana Swartz, Chris Mancus and RD Weis Companies are hosting an all day Flooring Expo. Join colleagues and friends Detroit — these events are especially great if you missed NeoCon in Chicago.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Embassy Suites – Southfield
Woodward Ballroom

Please RSVP to Dana Swartz, email dswartz at or phone 248 548 8434.

Stop by on your way to work or for lunch, take a look, and network! Enjoy food, fun, and facts from major flooring companies:
Blueridge, Bolyu, Mannington, Patcraft, Lees, Tandus, J&J, Milliken, Antron Fibers, Florstar Distributing, CDC Distributing, Hampton Products, and Blakely Products.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Global Warming and Failed States

Stephan Faris in Foreign Policy has an excellent -- if frightening -- article about global warming, melting glaciers, and failed states, specifically Pakistan. This is a must-read.

Bad news -- and yet another reason to get serious about dealing with global warming.

Monday, July 20, 2009

You’re invited to the 2nd Annual RD Weis Companies Flooring Expo

You’re invited to the 2nd Annual RD Weis Companies Flooring Expo: July 20th through 31st -- join us for education, networking, and lunch from 12 to 2 p.m.

RD Weis Companies brings NeoCon to NYC! Join colleagues and friends in Manhattan -- especially great if you missed NeoCon in Chicago.
Stop by for lunch, take a look, and network -- come one day or every day! Enjoy food, fun, and facts from major flooring companies:

• Monday, July 20: The Mohawk Group: Lees, Bigelow, and Karastan, with New York Surfaces Capri Cork, EcoDomo, and AlumaFloor

• Tuesday, July 21: Milliken Carpet

• Wednesday, July 22: J&J/Invision, Johnsonite

• Thursday, July 23: Bentley/Prince Street, with Roppe

• Friday, July 24: Mannington Commercial

And next week:

• Monday, July 27: Atlas Carpet, with Mats Inc., and Bolon

• Tuesday, July 28: Blueridge, with Centiva

• Wednesday, July 29: The New Patcraft and Designweave, with Shaw Contract

• Thursday, July 30: Tandus

• Friday, July 31: Interface

Join us at 260 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, New York, NY 10001.
Please RSVP to Sheri Gorman at 212-376-5355 X 202, or email her, sgorman at

Monday, July 13, 2009

Friday, July 10, 2009

Monday, July 20: Pajama Program celebrates National Hug Your Kid Day.

One of our very favorite charities, Pajama Program, will celebrate "National Hug Your Kid Day" on Monday, July 20th.

Drop off a pair of new teen size pajamas for girls (adult size S-XXL) at our Pajama Program Reading Center in NYC on the 20th and we will have a delicious Moon Pie waiting for you!! A pair of PJ's is like a hug at bedtime for our children.
If you can't stop by in person and you want to help us get pajamas to our girls, please donate! Here's how:

Support our cause and donate on Facebook!

Or donate at our website!

You may follow Pajama Program on Twitter here.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Happy Independence Day

Here's the Declaration of Independence;

here's the Constitution of the United States;

and here's our Bill of Rights.

Enjoy, and have a wonderful day in celebration of our independence.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Report on Climate Conference in Copenhage

RealClimate has an interesting post on the climate conference in Copenhagen, with 2500 participants from 80 countries, and 1400 scientific presentations. Worth a read.