b'200 Years: 1822-2022 Events to RememberSUMM 15 Years Ago may actually find those extra minutes thatWal-Mart World. He described what he learned ER 2007 WPMN C 2007 (Summer WPMN)they claim we will have, to satisfy all of thefrom Mr. Walton and how it applied to businessEight WPMA Scholarshipnumerous demands upon our time today. of the day. The 60th Legislative Session was one over ClipRecipients sparkled onHI: HEMA President Robert Fungof the first sessions where the Association did the cover of the listed the bills that were passednot present a bill of its own. summer magazine.by the Hawaii State LegislatureNV: Director Steve Yarborough of Sierra Service WPMA President John Haycock from Haycock Petroleumthat prohibited price gouging andStations in Reno shared that GPS tracking and Co., in Las Vegas, NV . This year serving as WPMA required fuel distributors to make availablemaintenance for businesses doesnt cost, it pays. President has been a great experience.gasoline that did not contain ethanol. The Annual Golf Tournament was scheduled for . Last week the Executive CommitteeID: (SB) IPM&CSA has been laying theOctober at the Canyon Gate Country Club in Las Vegas.spent two days in Salt Lake going overgroundwork for several years on some majorNM: (RB) Tracked bills and their status were listed. This our financial position and other issuespieces of legislation, and in 2007 our effortswas probably one of the most productive and meaningful related to the future of WPMA. We hadpaid off in a big way. We were successful on asessions for the Association and its membership. I would an informal conversation over dinner,number of fronts and have positioned the association andlike to thank all of the members that came up for the discussing our individual business positions and many ofour members to move forward in a more favorable political,session and supported our issues. The convention with the dynamics that drive us. It is apparent that each market- regulatory and tax climate. Rarely have we had a sessiontrade show was scheduled for Albuquerque ing company has its own set of circumstances. What is alsowhere so many things ultimately worked out in our favor.Marriott Pyramid Hotel with a apparent is that the association occupies a valuable role asThis is partly a result of new leadership, new committeegolf tournament at the University a resource to each business. chairman, and a new administration, which were alignedChampionship course in September.(GI) 1. Flatbed Scanner, 2. Electronic Messagingon our issues. And of course, the key to our success is UT: (JH) UPMRA Board Member Mark Walker (i.e., e-mail, e-fax, websites, etc.), 3. E-Postage,effective lobbying and the active participation of ourof Walkers in Pleasant Grove, resigned with the . These three timesaving aids represent justmembers in the political process.selling of their family business that Marks father Ivan a fraction of the new technology that is beingMT: (RA) Junes convention keynote was Michael Bergdahlstarted in 1946. A recap on the PMAA (EMA) Washington developed to make us more efficient and more successful. who worked for Wal-Mart directly under Sam Walton. DC Conference was given, with a heads up for JunesIf we can learn to properly manage this technology, weMr. Bergdahl spoke on How to Compete and Thrive in aSummer Golf Classic at Wasatch Mountain Golf Course.WPMA News / Summer 202245'