The DFW Brick Council met in Dallas on April 12th to discuss continuing efforts to promote brick to builders and homeowners in North Texas. Beverly Smirnis, editor of Building Savvy Magazine and Associate Member, encouraged Members and Associate members to take advantage of promoting their businesses through Council website and Facebook page. The Council discussed creating LinkedIn page. Smirnis also informed the Council of new mobile technology that makes websites more user-friendly for Iphone and Ipad users and the prospect of putting brick jobs on Pintrest for designers.
All nine distributor members were present with seven associate members and one guest.
The next meeting of the Council is Thursday June 14 at the Holiday Inn in Arlington. Prospective members are invited. Please contact Brett Packer if you are interested in joining us to learn more.
Brett Packer, Chairman of the DFW Brick Council, presents a check for $6,500 to Rudy Garza, Executive Vice-President of the Texas Masonry Council, in support of strengthening and expanding Masonry Ordinances in North Texas. Mr. Garza was the featured speaker at the Council Meeting in Arlington on February 16, 2012. Garza updated the Council on his work in North Texas and the Texas Masonry Council’s program of work for 2011-2012. Garza said there are 86 Masonry Ordinances in the DFW Metroplex, which is the most by far than any other area of the state or the nation.
Packer thanked Garza for his efforts and recognized that all the members and associated members of the DFW Brick Council have benefitted from these ordinances over the past 20 years. “We look forward to continuing to work together to create beautiful, sustainable communities that we all can be proud of for decades to come”, Packer said.
The next meeting of the Council will be held at 11:30 am at Holiday Inn in Arlington. Rudy Garza, Executive Vice-President of the Texas Masonry Council will give us an update on Masonry Ordinances in North Texas. Members who will be attending the Brick Forum next week in Greensboro, SC, will also share with us what they learned from the event.