A Message from the Board
The Board of Directors of the ARA of Florida would like to welcome you to the ARA of Florida's webpage. This page was created as a way to inform everyone of the happenings within the board, as well as what is planned in the coming months to help strength the ARA of Florida, and more importantly, the rental industry as a whole in Florida.
The ARA of Florida recently sponsored a legislative day in Tallahassee, where the members were able to go and visit with the Florida Chamber of Commerce, as well as some of our legislators and begin the process of making them aware of what challenges, we as an industry, are facing at home. As you will see from the pictures featured, we handled our business and reason for the trip, but still were able to sneak in some "silly time". This trip will become an annual trip in the coming years, so we would love to have as many members join us as possible, as this will only make our voice stronger.
We are also proud to announce our upcoming Spring Meeting in St. Augustine, FL on April 30th and May 1st. One of our board members, Kevin Robbins of Ring Power/CAT, has very graciously donated his facility to host the event. During this meeting, we will offer CERP testing for all interested members, forklift certification and some tent set-up training. The meeting is free for all members, other than a small $30 fee for those participants of the forklift training. We will have a presentation by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, and Jim Browning, our resident insurance expert, will give a seminar on worker's compensation insurance. We believe this will prove to be a fun and very informative meeting, as well. Please visit the upcoming events page to see information about the event and how to RSVP.
Our Fall meeting will be in South Florida and while the exact location is still undetermined, it will be September 20-22. We hope to have some exciting information about that meeting soon, so check back often.
Please, take a look around the site, stay informed and if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to one of your board members!