National Floor Trends and its sister publication Floor Covering Installer recently hosted the 2005 WFCA Affiliate Association of the Year Awards. The Chicago Floorcovering Association, Maryland/Northern Virginia Floor Covering Association and Washington State Floor Covering Association split first-place honors in the Large Association category. Pictured left to right are: Jeff Golden, NFT's publisher and editorial director; Fred Schmidt, Cecil Treadway, Linda Hunt and Mike Fazzari of CFA; John Harris and Roland Thompson of Maryland./Northern Virginia FCA; and Bruce Wisor of WSFCA. Also pictured (kneeling) is Gary Long of WSFCA. Not pictured is Gregg Loria, FCI's publisher.