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INDEX: May 2012

We are happy to announce that after months of hard work, our May online issue includes several valuable features for the industry.  This month’s news features include stories covering Olde New England Granite and a new title of Mrs. World 2012 for April Lufriu, who has graced our pages before. Torin Dixon visits the historic, newly reopened Yule Quarry in Colorado, and our stalwart reporters bring you the latest industry news, good advice & 0pinion. As always we welcome your feedback and suggestions–let us know what you think of our content.

May 2012 Issue Articles:

Rescuing History Through Reclaimed Stone, by Liz McGeachy

Suthunuhs! by Anne Tenna

Marble Institute Elects New Officers and Directors for 2012

Bridal Train Breaks World Record

Tearing Up the To-Do List, by Ida Mae Nowes

April Lufriu of Lufriu Marble, Inc. is Crowned Mrs. World 2012, by Liz McGeachy

How to Increase Sales and Profits Without Spending a Cent, by Sean McCool

Notice of Failure to Comply, by Aaron J. Crowley

From the Publisher’s Pen, by Rich Hassert

Scorpion™ Contour Blades Produce a Smooth Cut with Less Chipping

Bulldog is an “Uber-Mother”, by Anne Tenna

Don’t Throw Away My Comics, Ma! Unveils New Online Features

Stone & Pewter Accents Opens Vancouver, B.C. Warehouse

Taking Bobbleheads Too Seriously, by Rufus Leakin

Braxton-Bragg Now Offering Seam Phantom® Tools and Accessories

Talk About Under-Age Labor

Confession is Good for the Soul

A Colorful Youth Movement In Glass Tile, Surfaces Introduces the Crayola® Collection

Mother’s Day Quote

Slam Dancing Banned in Boston, by Carmen Ghia

Stone & Pewter Accents Shines Bright with Hikari Glass Tile Series

Tile Redi® Appoints Jeff Stevens as Regional Sales Manager

Bellavita Tile Offers Traverwood

CoverQUIK Tile Appoints Mark Haaland as National Sales Manager

Stone Fabricators Alliance Announces Second Annual Mega Workshop

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Honors Waterjet Manufacturer Jet Edge with Governor’s International Trade Award

MultiCam® Value Vision System Makes Router Registration Affordable

Tile Redi® Appoints Rick Holloway to Inside Sales Representative

Marc Poirier Named Abrasive Technology Contact for Stone-Related Business

Quote of the Month

Danny Catania of Miller Druck Specialty Contracting Company Wins the 2011 MIA Craftsman of the Year Award

The Wisdom of Little Hairs

Good Advice of the Month

Reinschmidt Tile & Marble Named Five-Star Contractor by NTCA

Mediterranea Introduces the Boardwalk Series

Female Dachshund Mix “Beyonce” May Be World’s Smallest Dog

Game-Changer, by Richard Pierce Thomas

Great-Great Grandmother Soars

Colorado Yule Rises Again, by Torin Dixon

And the Oskar Goes To…

Bellavita Tile Unveils Cascades to the Marketplace

This Little Piggy Stayed Home

The Slippery Rock Classifieds

Polishing Pro Class Held at Braxton-Bragg is a Big Success, by Karla Hood

Making Space, by David, Braune, Simon Braune and Vivian Volz

I See England, I See France

The Stone Detective, by Frederick M. Hueston

The Polished Perspective, by Tom McNall

Gonna Need Backup…and Gas

Call it McWashington

Laticrete and Houston Mosaic Artists Make Charitable Donations to Feed the Needy

Ten Principles of Motherhood

Ten Signs that You’re a Mother

The Varmint County Chronicles, by Boomer Winfrey

Mother’s Day Meals Every Man Can Cook! by Michael D. Hill

Paraprosdokians, by Carmen Ghia

Sinkmate System Offered by Braxton-Bragg Delivers Fast and Clean Sink Cutouts

Lynn University Remembrance Plaza Dedication, by Peter J. Marcucci 


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