b'PAGE 26 / NATIONAL CLOTHESLINE / MAY, 2019NORTHEASTStain removal, counter trainingclasses next on NCA scheduleThe National Cleaners Associ- nical Training at the Counter for 24 in the Bronx, as well.ation still has plenty of class of- CustomerServiceRepresenta- Eachclasscosts$250forferings for drycleaners in the com- tives which will run from 8:30 members and $350 for non-mem-ing months, including a one-day a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday, June bers. Platinum Members can en-AdvancedStainRemovaland 9 in New York City. joy free admission.Bleach program next up on their A second installment is set for Also in July, NCA will host itsschedule on Sunday, May 19. Sept. 22. two-day DEC Certification classThe eight-hour course meets In July, NCA will resume with on consecutive Sundays, the 14thfrom 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and aclassonBasicSpotting101 and 21st. It will meet daily from 9willbeintheBronx,NY.The withAlternativeSolventsthat a.m. until 6 p.m.same class is planned on Aug. 18 will be held in the Bronx on Sun- The cost is $809 for membersBEST CLEANERS in Berlin, CT, installed two Union HP-860 and Dec. 15. day the 14th. Instruction will take and $1,309 for non-members. ItmachinesusingGreenEarthsolvent.FromleftarePhil DuringJune,theassociation place from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. will be available to take again onGorneault of Best Cleaners, Andy Lien, of GreenEarth, Gary will host another one-day course, There will be another offering of Oct. 6 and 13, as well.Reynolds of Best Cleaners and Vic Williams of Union USA. this time the topic will be Tech- this class late in the year on Nov. Lastly,Julywillendwithafive-day,40-hourRadicalDrycleaning/StainRemovalcourse from July 29 to Aug. 2 inthe Bronx. The cost is $750 forWere your members and $995 for non-mem-bers. For more information, visitNCA at www.nca-i.com.Antons buysdry cleaning ChampionCleaners ofequipment5.99% Woburn, MAAdd one more to the growingnancingnumber of locations for AntonsFinance Rate*Cleaners,theTewksbury,MA-for any purchases based family drycleaning businessthat is 106 years old.experts. at the Clean The company recently added anew store in Woburn by acquiringShow. Champion Cleaners, located at 84Washington St.Alan Kushinsky, the previousowner of Champion Cleaners, willremain with them during a transi-Benets of Financing with BEFC tion period to try to make thingssmoother for customers and em- Fast and Easy Application ployees.Antonsisafamily-ownedOur one-page application and quick approval time make leasing both fast and easy. and operated business. After meet-ndustry Expertise ing Arthur C. Anton Jr., COO, andIOur industry knowledge makes us a preferred partner for dry cleaning equipmentourCharlesAnton,presidentand knowledge of your industry is unsurpassed by any other lender. CEO, I felt as though this was anaturalfitforbothmyselfand Direct LenderChampion Cleaners, Kushinsky As a subsidiary of WSFS Bank, a $13 billion full service bank founded in 1832, BEFC is a directtold customers in a letter. Youlenderthis ensures you receive great rates and excellent customer service for the entirewill continue to enjoy our excep-term of your nancing. tional customer service, extended Fully Discounted Payo\x1fs hours, drive-thru, and on-site al-terations as well as what has madeNo Pre-payment Penalty after 18 payments are madethis can save you thousands of dollarsAntons successful for over 100compared to other lenders payo\x1e policies. years: high quality, VIP Express 100% FinancingProgram, monthly specials, and Unlike other lenders, BEFC doesnt require a down payment OR advance payments tocommunityserviceinitiativescomplete your transaction.these are often used to disguise the actual rate of the transaction. through their Coats for Kids andBelle of the Ball programs.Antons CEO expressed excite-Contact Brad Karpinecz ment over the acquisition.VP, Business DevelopmentWe are very pleased to bringChampionCleaners,aqualitybkarpinecz@thebenecial.com service provider for the past 15Direct: 610.848.7361years, into the Antons family, he165 Pottstown Pike, Chester Springs, PA 19425 said. Woburn is a thriving areathebenecial.com/leasing | 855.268.1079 fax filled with professionals and fam-ilies,andwecouldntbemoreproud to serve the Woburn area inAll lease and loan products subject to credit approval.2019 and beyond.*Applications received and approved by 6/30/2019 will be eligible to receive the 5.99% nance rate. Champion Cleaners will be re-branded as Antons over the next12 months. For more information,To learn more, see the Index of Advertisers on page 46 or visit www.natclo.com/ads visit www.antons.com.'