Former CSC Leader Passes Away


Jamey Cashman, who served as the executive director of the CSCNetwork for 12 years before stepping down from the role in February, passed away on Aug. 29 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Who Attends the TRSA Annual Conference?


C-suite level executives, owners, presidents and VPs comprise the vast majority of operators that supply, launder and maintain linens, uniforms and garments processed worldwide who attend the TRSA Annual Conference. Historically, these senior-level management attendees find the event worthy of their time to spend a few days of enrichment with peers to share professional experience and socialize.

Industrial Operators Share Practices on Vaccines, Masks and More


TRSA’s Industrial Virtual Roundtable on Aug. 25 portrayed U.S. uniform and facility services coping with the latest COVID-19 challenges by taking safety precautions, encouraging employees to get vaccinated and addressing labor shortages. The Zoom discussion enabled participants to share their individual strategies contending with these matters as well as cast secret-ballot answers to poll questions about their companies’ practices.

TRSA Board Member Mulls Run for Governor


Vicky Cayetano, the president of PureStar’s Hawaii region and a member of TRSA’s Board of Directors, plans to run as a Democratic candidate for governor of Hawaii, according to news reports.

Louisiana Healthcare Launderer Gets USDA Loan


The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson recently announced that the USDA is on track to provide a record level of support for rural working capital and other business capital needs in fiscal year 2021. A beneficiary of this program is TRSA operator member Southern Textile Services, a healthcare laundry located in Alexandria, LA, according to a news release.

Annual Conference: TRSA Revises Refund Policy


TRSA’s 108th Annual Conference is scheduled for Oct. 19-21 in Carlsbad, CA, and with cases of COVID-19 rising nationwide, the association recently highlighted its commitment to rigorous health and safety protocols for in-person events, as well as a revised refund policy for those that decide not to attend due to COVID-related issues.