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NAFCD Announces 2019 Award Winners
CHICAGO - On November 12, the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) recognized 2019 NAFCD award recipients at the 2019 NAFCD Annual Convention.

The recipient of the NAFCD Lifetime Achievement Award is Arden Kelley of Commercial Flooring Distributors, Debary, FL. Mr. Kelley was introduced by his son, Mike Kelley, at the NAFCD member meeting.

The NAFCD Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has shown exceptional leadership and made outstanding contributions that have led to expanding the vision of the floor covering distribution channel.

NAFCD's Executive Vice President, Kevin Gammonley shared, "NAFCD is thrilled to present Arden Kelley of Commercial Flooring Distributors with our 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award as he represents a professional who has dedicated his entire career to our industry and has made many positive contributions along the way. Arden has been very good to the NAFCD and is a positive role model within the distributor community."

The recipient of the NAFCD President's Award is Steve McKenna of McKenna Distribution Ltd., Regina, Canada, who served as president of NAFCD in 2019. The award was presented by Dunn Rasbury, NAFCD's president-elect.

"On behalf of NAFCD, I'd like to thank Steve for his enthusiasm and dedication over the past year as NAFCD's President," said NAFCD Executive Vice President Kevin Gammonley. "Steve's commitment and passion have contributed to many of the year's accomplishments."

The recipient of the NAFCD Growth Award is Mike Croes of Sika USA, Lyndhurst, NJ.

The NAFCD Growth Award recognizes an NAFCD member who has made outstanding contributions in furthering NAFCD growth from increasing engagement with current members, growing support from industry partners and exceptional efforts in member recruitment.

For more information, visit or contact NAFCD Headquarters at (312) 321-6836.

The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) is a North American, not-for-profit trade association serving distributors and suppliers of floor covering materials and related products. Its purpose is to enable wholesale floor covering distributors to be the most efficient, professional and profitable vehicle for bringing their suppliers' product to market resulting in the highest degree of customer satisfaction. NAFCD is dedicated to providing its members with opportunities to learn from each other, stay ahead of trends, and become better educated on ways to grow their business.

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