Table of contents
  1. Benchmarking:Developing and Marketing Quality Services Seminar
  2. Sovling Distribution Headaches Webinar
  3. Selecting Products with Infection Prevention In-Mind Webinar
  4. Certified Linen and Laundry Manager Seminar
  5. Equipment Decisions:  The Selection Function Seminar
  6. Financial Accountability:  Where Linen meets the wash aisle Webinar
  7. Laundry Regulations & Applications: A Hands-On Seminar
  8. Events worth your investment:
      1. ALM National Educational Conference-Louisville, KY
      2. SEC (Southeastern Education
      3. September 10th - 12th for the 2012 Southeastern Educational Conference.  
      4. Here's the online registration link.  http://surveys.groveparkinn.com/alm   
      5. Remember to book early to guarantee your room.  For hotel reservations, please call 1-800-876-0010 to book your rooms at our host hotel, Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort.  Hotel room rates remain at $109, the same rate as last year.  Mention group code "SEE" to the reservation agent to receive our group rate.
      6. Tentative agenda so you can make your travel arrangements:
      7. Monday, September 10, 2012 Golf tournament (early afternoon) Fishing (early afternoon) - Please contact Dale Carlson by e-mail if you're interested.  dcarlson@standardtextile.com Registration (4p-6p) Welcome Reception (6p-8p) Vendor exhibit setup (12 Noon - 8p) Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Registration (8a-9a) Keynote address (9a-12 Noon) Luncheon (12 Noon - 1p) Education sessions & business meetings 1p - 5p Vendor exhibits (8a-5p) Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Educational sessions & plant tour (9a - 12 Noon) Lunch (12 Noon - 1pm) on your own Educational sessions (1p - 5p) Vendor exhibits (8a - 1p) As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.  I can be reached by telephone at 828-252-2711, Ext. 8098 or via e-mail at kharris@groveparkinn.com.
      8. AHE (Association for the Healthcare Environment)
      9. American Linen and Laundry College (ALM) Eastern Kentucky University
    1. NISH sponsored distance learning with ALM:
        1. Certified Washroom Technician Certificate Program (CWT)
        2. This correspondence course is designed to educate frontline laundry personnel in the primary factors that impact laundry operations. This program will:    ~ Increase awareness of the overall broad effect that washroom chemistry can have on overall costs.    ~ List the factors that influence cleaning    ~ Discuss appropriate wash formulas to meet specific needs    ~ Address water quality and how to affect change    ~ Examine the results that chemical changes can provide     ~ Describe the use of heat to achieve the best possible results    ~ Review optimal work flow procedures    ~ Explain wash formula operations    ~ Analyze problematic stains and potential remedies An effective laundry operation entails a great deal more than producing a clean product. While this is a critical component of the operation, inappropriate product selection, poor inventory management, a poor distribution system, and poor lines of communication will rapidly overshadow a perfectly clean and pressed linen product. This program content provides: ~ Cost analysis ~ Strategies for working with a linen    management committee ~ Goals, implementation guidelines, and procedures for linen usage ~ Analysis of various linen distribution systems ~ Guidelines for establishing linen standards ~ Key components to ensure a successful linen management program    Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program    Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program.  
        3. Certified Linen Technician Certificate Program (CLT)
        4. An effective laundry operation entails a great deal more than producing a clean product. While this is a critical component of the operation, inappropriate product selection, poor inventory management, a poor distribution system, and poor lines of communication will rapidly overshadow a perfectly clean and pressed linen product. This program content provides: ~ Cost analysis ~ Strategies for working with a linen    management committee ~ Goals, implementation guidelines, and procedures for linen usage ~ Analysis of various linen distribution systems ~ Guidelines for establishing linen standards ~ Key components to ensure a successful linen management program    Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program    Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program. This course is available in both English and Spanish.

2012 Laundry Education Opportunities

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Table of contents
  1. Benchmarking:Developing and Marketing Quality Services Seminar
  2. Sovling Distribution Headaches Webinar
  3. Selecting Products with Infection Prevention In-Mind Webinar
  4. Certified Linen and Laundry Manager Seminar
  5. Equipment Decisions:  The Selection Function Seminar
  6. Financial Accountability:  Where Linen meets the wash aisle Webinar
  7. Laundry Regulations & Applications: A Hands-On Seminar
  8. Events worth your investment:
      1. ALM National Educational Conference-Louisville, KY
      2. SEC (Southeastern Education
      3. September 10th - 12th for the 2012 Southeastern Educational Conference.  
      4. Here's the online registration link.  http://surveys.groveparkinn.com/alm   
      5. Remember to book early to guarantee your room.  For hotel reservations, please call 1-800-876-0010 to book your rooms at our host hotel, Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort.  Hotel room rates remain at $109, the same rate as last year.  Mention group code "SEE" to the reservation agent to receive our group rate.
      6. Tentative agenda so you can make your travel arrangements:
      7. Monday, September 10, 2012 Golf tournament (early afternoon) Fishing (early afternoon) - Please contact Dale Carlson by e-mail if you're interested.  dcarlson@standardtextile.com Registration (4p-6p) Welcome Reception (6p-8p) Vendor exhibit setup (12 Noon - 8p) Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Registration (8a-9a) Keynote address (9a-12 Noon) Luncheon (12 Noon - 1p) Education sessions & business meetings 1p - 5p Vendor exhibits (8a-5p) Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Educational sessions & plant tour (9a - 12 Noon) Lunch (12 Noon - 1pm) on your own Educational sessions (1p - 5p) Vendor exhibits (8a - 1p) As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.  I can be reached by telephone at 828-252-2711, Ext. 8098 or via e-mail at kharris@groveparkinn.com.
      8. AHE (Association for the Healthcare Environment)
      9. American Linen and Laundry College (ALM) Eastern Kentucky University
    1. NISH sponsored distance learning with ALM:
        1. Certified Washroom Technician Certificate Program (CWT)
        2. This correspondence course is designed to educate frontline laundry personnel in the primary factors that impact laundry operations. This program will:    ~ Increase awareness of the overall broad effect that washroom chemistry can have on overall costs.    ~ List the factors that influence cleaning    ~ Discuss appropriate wash formulas to meet specific needs    ~ Address water quality and how to affect change    ~ Examine the results that chemical changes can provide     ~ Describe the use of heat to achieve the best possible results    ~ Review optimal work flow procedures    ~ Explain wash formula operations    ~ Analyze problematic stains and potential remedies An effective laundry operation entails a great deal more than producing a clean product. While this is a critical component of the operation, inappropriate product selection, poor inventory management, a poor distribution system, and poor lines of communication will rapidly overshadow a perfectly clean and pressed linen product. This program content provides: ~ Cost analysis ~ Strategies for working with a linen    management committee ~ Goals, implementation guidelines, and procedures for linen usage ~ Analysis of various linen distribution systems ~ Guidelines for establishing linen standards ~ Key components to ensure a successful linen management program    Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program    Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program.  
        3. Certified Linen Technician Certificate Program (CLT)
        4. An effective laundry operation entails a great deal more than producing a clean product. While this is a critical component of the operation, inappropriate product selection, poor inventory management, a poor distribution system, and poor lines of communication will rapidly overshadow a perfectly clean and pressed linen product. This program content provides: ~ Cost analysis ~ Strategies for working with a linen    management committee ~ Goals, implementation guidelines, and procedures for linen usage ~ Analysis of various linen distribution systems ~ Guidelines for establishing linen standards ~ Key components to ensure a successful linen management program    Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program    Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program. This course is available in both English and Spanish.

l To register for a seminar, use this link to NISH Training:   Click Here to Download and Fax the September Registration Form     Click Here to Register Online

  Webinars:  You can register at   http://www.almnet.org/displayemailfo...formnbr=162254

Benchmarking:Developing and Marketing Quality Services Seminar

January 24, 25

Charlotte, NC

 

Sovling Distribution Headaches Webinar

March 15

WEBINAR

 

Selecting Products with Infection Prevention In-Mind Webinar

July 19

WEBINAR

Certified Linen and Laundry Manager Seminar

September 13, 14

Phoenix. AZ       

 Click here for full description

Equipment Decisions:  The Selection Function Seminar

October 2, 3

Atlanta, GA

 

Financial Accountability:  Where Linen meets the wash aisle Webinar

November 8

WEBINAR

 

Laundry Regulations & Applications: A Hands-On Seminar

December 6, 7

San Antonio, TX

 

Events worth your investment:

 

ALM National Educational Conference-Louisville, KY

ALM 2012 Annual Educational Conference
            June 24 – 27, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky
About the conference…
As industry today, struggles with managing costs, providing quality, and sustaining growth they must continue to evolve. The aspiration is to preserve the principles that made them strong, continuous examination of new opportunities to improve, and a clear strategic plan for the future.

The educational programs provided at our 2012 Annual Conference are designed to meet the needs of those involved with the purchasing, processing, distributing, and managing textiles in hospitals, hotels and correctional facilities. Programs address solutions to the problems we are all facing today… 

 Registration
This year “first time attendees” register at ALM Member prices! We know once you participate in our educational programs, the value will be evident…but we want to take this opportunity to “prove ourselves”. Simply check the “first time attendee” box and you may register at low member pricing. 1-800-669-0863
Hotel Information
A block of rooms have been reserved at beautiful and historic Seelbach Hilton in downtown Louisville.
Rates for a single/double can be obtained by calling 1-800-333-3399
Reservation cut off date:  TBA


To make reservations, call:  800-333-3399 and identify yourself as a member of the Association for Linen Management in order to receive the $125 room rate for singles/doubles.

·      Complimentary shuttle service is available to/from the Louisville International Airport between 7:00 a.m. and 11:45 p.m. Reservations are recommended by calling the hotel in advance.
·      A full complement of dining, shopping, and entertainment is available within easy walking distance of the hotel!
Important Payment Information:
   All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.  Reservations cancelled with 48 hours prior to the arrival date will be charged for the first night's room and tax.  Any individual that checks out early will be charged a $50.00 fee for early departures.

 

SEC (Southeastern Education

September 10th - 12th for the 2012 Southeastern Educational Conference.  


Here's the online registration link.  http://surveys.groveparkinn.com/alm   


Remember to book early to guarantee your room.  For hotel reservations, please call 1-800-876-0010 to book your rooms at our host hotel, Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort.  Hotel room rates remain at $109, the same rate as last year.  Mention group code "SEE" to the reservation agent to receive our group rate.

Tentative agenda so you can make your travel arrangements:

Monday, September 10, 2012
Golf tournament (early afternoon)
Fishing (early afternoon) - Please contact Dale Carlson by e-mail if you're interested.  dcarlson@standardtextile.com
Registration (4p-6p)
Welcome Reception (6p-8p)
Vendor exhibit setup (12 Noon - 8p)

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Registration (8a-9a)
Keynote address (9a-12 Noon)
Luncheon (12 Noon - 1p)
Education sessions & business meetings 1p - 5p
Vendor exhibits (8a-5p)

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Educational sessions & plant tour (9a - 12 Noon)
Lunch (12 Noon - 1pm) on your own
Educational sessions (1p - 5p)
Vendor exhibits (8a - 1p)
As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.  I can be reached by telephone at 828-252-2711, Ext. 8098 or via e-mail at kharris@groveparkinn.com.

 

AHE (Association for the Healthcare Environment)

September 16-19  Phoenix, AZ

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel   Agenda to be announced    www.ahe.org

 

American Linen and Laundry College (ALM) Eastern Kentucky University

 

Fall 2011 Program Details - Dates Oct. 17th - 21st
Student arrival:                              Sunday, Oct. 16th
Required classroom training:    Mon. Oct. 17th  - Fri. Oct. 21st
Competency Testing:                    Saturday, October 22nd
Student departure:                       Sat. Oct. 22nd afternoon and Sunday, Oct. 23rd
Courses Scheduled:                     
                                                                                                     

Spring 2012 Program Details - Dates Mar. 26 - 30, 2012
Student arrival:                              Sunday, March 25
Required classroom training:    Mon., March 26  - Fri., March 30
Competency Testing:                    Saturday, March 31
Student departure:                       Saturday
Courses Scheduled:                    
                                                          
   Laundry & Linen College or
Environmental Services College
2011 Registration Fees


Early Bird Discount Fee  NISH will now pay up to 50% by advance request/approval to NISH Training for NISH CRP's
   • postmarked by
    October 4, 2011
ALM Members $950                             
AHE Members $1,050
Non-members $1,150
Regular Registration Fee
   • postmarked
    after 10/4/2011
ALM Members $1,450                            
AHE Members $1,550
Non-members $1,650

 Guide to Enrollment in the College

Requirements to attend: Enrollees in the college must have obtained/completed the minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. It is suggested, although not required, that participants have some hands-on experience in laundry/linen services. The experience does need to be at a management level, but a basic understanding of the linen processing industry is helpful. The Certified Laundry & Linen Management Correspondence Course (CLLM) is an excellent tool to utilize as preparation for attending the college especially if it's been a while since you've participated in a training program.

Step-by-Step Guide

1.  Complete the Registration Form
     •   Print out this form and submit with payment (check or
         credit card to ALM) or    
     •   Select this secure link to register on-line and pay directly
         by state/federal purchase order number.
2.  Participant will receive confirmation
     •   Confirmation of enrollment will be sent via email to each
         individual registering for the college. This correspondence
         will include links to additional information that is to be
         completed prior to attendance. Please pay special
         attention to deadlines.
3.  Participant will return the following information
     •   Personal data form
     •   Participation agreement (must be notarized)
4.  Confirmation of Acceptance
     •   After all forms are completed and submitted to ALM
         participants will receive regular correspondence relevant to
         their participation in the college.
5.  Air Travel Considerations
    •    Lexington Bluegrass Field (LEX) - Located in Lexington, KY
            approximately 33 miles from the college. A full offering of car
         rental companies are available. ALM provides  transfers to /
         from this facility for a nominal fee.

    •    Standiford Field (SDF) - Located in Louisville, KY approximately
         102 miles from the college. A full offering of car rental companies
         are available. ALM does not provide transfers to / from this airport.

    •    Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) - Located in
         Hebron, KY approximately 103 miles from the college. A full
         offering of car rental companies are available. ALM does not
         provide transfers to / from this airport.

            Forms Required for College Participation

√  Registration Forms
    Select this option to register and pay on-line
    Select this option to print registration form to mail/fax 
√  Personal Data Form
    This is completed and submitted on-line
√  Participation Agreement
    Print out & sign in presence of notary & return by deadline

 

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          Travel and Preparation Specifics

Arrival & Departure Information
»»Traveling by Automobile?
• The hotel, The Holiday Inn Express, is located immediately off of Interstate 75 at exit #87 in Richmond, Kentucky. It is approximately 20 minutes south of Lexington, KY. 


Packing for the College
»»Classroom Attire
• Participant attire is casual for classroom sessions. While daily attire is casual we do encourage participants to remember they represent their companies/facilities.
»»Class Photo & Luncheon
• Participants will need to pack business appropriate attire for their class photograph. This is business casual, should be appropriate for Directors, please no jeans for the photo.
»»Study Supplies
• This is a training program and participants will receive a large 3-ring notebook (allow room in your luggage for your return trip home) but will need to bring any supplies that you need in order to study.  Previous participants have found that bringing highlighters, pens, #2 pencils, notepads, post-it notes or flags, hand-held calculators, and laptop computers quite beneficial to their study efforts. 


Once you're registered

»»Confirmation
• You should receive emailed confirmation of your registration within 3 business days of our receipt of your registration and payment.
• All classes are held at Eastern Kentucky University in the Perkins Building on University Drive
• Classes are scheduled from 8:00am - 12:00 noon (lunch on your own 12:00 - 1:00 pm) and afternoon classes typically from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm.

 

NISH sponsored distance learning with ALM:

Register through NISH

Certified Washroom Technician
Certificate Program (CWT)
This correspondence course is designed to educate frontline laundry personnel in the primary factors that impact laundry operations.
This program will:
   ~ Increase awareness of the overall broad effect that washroom chemistry can have on overall costs.
   ~ List the factors that influence cleaning
   ~ Discuss appropriate wash formulas to meet specific needs
   ~ Address water quality and how to affect change
   ~ Examine the results that chemical changes can provide
    ~ Describe the use of heat to achieve the best possible results
   ~ Review optimal work flow procedures
   ~ Explain wash formula operations
   ~ Analyze problematic stains and potential remedies
An effective laundry operation entails a great deal more than producing a clean product. While this is a critical component of the operation, inappropriate product selection, poor inventory management, a poor distribution system, and poor lines of communication will rapidly overshadow a perfectly clean and pressed linen product.
This program content provides:
~ Cost analysis
~ Strategies for working with a linen
   management committee
~ Goals, implementation guidelines, and procedures for linen usage
~ Analysis of various linen distribution systems
~ Guidelines for establishing linen standards
~ Key components to ensure a successful linen management program

   Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program    Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program.  
Certified Linen Technician
Certificate Program (CLT)

An effective laundry operation entails a great deal more than producing a clean product. While this is a critical component of the operation, inappropriate product selection, poor inventory management, a poor distribution system, and poor lines of communication will rapidly overshadow a perfectly clean and pressed linen product.
This program content provides:
~ Cost analysis
~ Strategies for working with a linen
   management committee
~ Goals, implementation guidelines, and procedures for linen usage
~ Analysis of various linen distribution systems
~ Guidelines for establishing linen standards
~ Key components to ensure a successful linen management program

   Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program    Requirements: There are no prerequisites for participation in this correspondence program.
This course is available in both English and Spanish.
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