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Be Careful what you ask for….


By DLI CEO Mary Scalco We all know the old adage but in this case I am happy to say we were very pleased with the input received from members on our recent survey. Thank you to everyone who took ti...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/7/2016 1:33:27 PM

Can You Learn How to Crawl Again?

Dave Beatty

By David Beatty, DLI 2016-2017 President We have all heard the expression you need to crawl before you walk, and walk before you run. What happens when you are running your business but have...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 5/16/2017 8:59:46 AM

DLI Seeks District 3 & 4 Director Nominations

DLI’s Board of Directors changes in two of its eight U.S. Districts each year. This year we’re seeking nominations for Districts 3 and 4. DLI’s District 3 Director represents members in Alabama, F...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 1/3/2017 9:33:36 AM

Employees Are Your Best Asset

Mary post

Take care of your employees and they will take care of your customers. Why should we train? They’ll just leave. But, if we don’t train do we want them to stay? Your employees are your best a...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 12/4/2017 12:45:14 PM

Encyclopedia App Contains Vast DLI Knowledge Base

App in hand

A new web interface and mobile app for the Encyclopedia of Drycleaning puts the entirety of DLI’s vast stores of knowledge and research at members’ fingertips. By Ian P. Murphy Members know they ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 6/6/2017 7:54:34 AM

It’s Time to Make Some Pies!

Dave Beatty

I would first like to thank you, my fellow drycleaners for giving me this opportunity as President of DLI. I hope to have a great year and ask for your help and support to make that happen. I am...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 9/27/2016 10:53:44 AM

Overturn Old Habits with New Ideas

Some years ago while I was serving on the board of the Southeastern Fabricare Association, we had a Member to Member program for anyone needing a little help. SEFA received a request from a couple in ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/8/2016 7:55:11 AM

Ready for the Beach?

I’ve got so much to tell you about I can barely think of where to start. First, I'm really excited about the upcoming DLI/NCA conference in the Dominican Republic. Our educational program deals wit...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 12/12/2016 1:08:48 PM

Smart Enough to Know We Don’t Know Everything


By Mary Scalco, DLI CEO As a member serving organization, DLI is expected to provide services and information and know the answer on a wide variety of topics. In most cases we are pretty good. As ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/16/2016 12:14:23 PM

When You Want Something Done Wrong – Do It Yourself!

Dave Beatty

From the President I think one of the toughest things for a business owner to do, is to admit that a problem was his or her own fault. We are so busy and doing so many things at one time that we c...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 1/17/2017 9:14:17 AM

You'd Better Be Running

Lion and Gazelle

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 9/28/2017 9:17:32 AM
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