Course Offerings

Courses are listed by start date. Online courses are located at the end of the list.


Pre-registration may be mandatory to attend some coursework offerings. In addition, tuition or a registration fee may apply, which does not include the CE credit conversion fee. Please contact the appropriate course provider for details.

Upon completing a continuing education course, you should receive a Certificate of Attendance/Evaluation Form from the instructor. It is your responsibility, not the instructor's, to send the white copy of the Certificate of Attendance with payment of the conversion fee to the FWWA office. The Evaluation Form located on the back of the white sheet is MANDATORY to receive credit for the course. Please note: effective August 1, 2005 only three hours of CE credit may be obtained online.
Powerline Safety
The Powerline Safety Course provided by Central Florida Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CFEC) is designed to educated workers in all professions, how to work safe when working around or near energized powerlines.
Course Date: 03/21/2019 - 03/21/2019
Course Time: 5:00 pm
Hours/Type: R/R, 2 S/B
Organization: North Central Florida Water Well Assoc.
Location: Central Florida Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Address: 11491 NW 50th Ave
Chiefland, FL 32626
Contact: Charles Dessaint
Phone: (352) 494-2134
Fax: (352) 373-5454
Email: charlesdessaintpump@gmail.com
Website: http://ncfwwa.org/



Water Well Contractors 12 Hour Workshop
This course includes the following topics: Introduction and Current Events, Scope of the Drilling Industry, Florida Aquifers, Brackish Groundwater, What a Hydrologist Does, Variable Frequency Drives, Geotechnical Drilling & Sampling, Well Abandonment, Well Rehab 1, Well Development, Groundwater Basics, Pumps 401 and Drilling Safety
Course Date: 03/23/2019 - 03/23/2019
Course Time: 7:00 AM
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: Orlando - Facility TBD
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Illicit Discharges & Well Drilling
The 3 hour presentation will cover recent developments in well construction with regard to NPDES regulations. Background information on the NPDES program, water quality standards and the expectation of compliance from well drillers will be provided. Course will cover right way to install wells within NPDES guidelines and local codes and regulations will be defined.
Course Date: 03/27/2019 - 03/27/2019
Course Time: 9:00 am
Hours/Type: 3 R/R, S/B
Organization: Lee County Well Construction Advisory Board
Location: Lee County Public Works
Address: 1500 Monroe St
Ft Myers, FL 33901
Contact: Dee Elschlager
Phone: (239) 533-8109
Fax: (239) 485-8408
Email: delschlager@leegov.com
Website:



Water Well Contractors 12 Hour Workshop
This course includes the following topics: Introduction and Current Events, Scope of the Drilling Industry, Florida Aquifers, Brackish Groundwater, What a Hydrologist Does, Variable Frequency Drives, Geotechnical Drilling & Sampling, Well Abandonment, Well Rehab 1, Well Development, Groundwater Basics, Pumps 401 and Drilling Safety
Course Date: 04/06/2019 - 04/06/2019
Course Time: 7:00 AM
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: Tallahassee - Facility TBD
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Pumps, Controls and Troubleshooting Basics
Submersible Pump Basics: Submersible Pump Construction, Pump Sizing and Selection, Submersible Pump Motors and Controls, Basic Installation Recommendations. Constant Presssure Pumping: Introduction to Constant Pressure Pumping, Variable Frequency Drive Basics, Residential Constant Pressure Pumps and Controls, Constant Pressure Boosting Pumps. Submersible Pump Troubleshooting Basics: Tools, Testing Motor and Motor Lead, VFDs and Control Boxes, Tips and Tricks
Course Date: 04/12/2019 - 04/12/2019
Course Time: 9:00 am
Hours/Type: R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: Grundfos Pumps
Location: Central Florida Pump
Address: 4350 Chantal Lane
Sanford, FL 32771
Contact: Alan Bixler
Phone: (407) 328-1131
Fax: (407) 328-0836
Email: abixler@grundfos.com
Website: http://www.grundfos.us



Water Well Contractor's Workshop
This course will cover the following topics: current affairs of 1) nebraska grout study, 2)rescue 33, 3) using the aerial GIS map; well construction history including well types and construction methodes; abandonment; safety; well design and rotary drilling methods; pumps, 4) District Rules including regulation of wells, 5) FAC 62-521 through 62-555; 6) Well construction within the distirct, aquifer characteristics within the district, heath dept. requirements
Course Date: 04/13/2019 - 04/13/2019
Course Time: 7:00 am
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: Well Schooled
Location: Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
Address: 24244 Corportate Court
Port Charlottee, FL 33954
Contact: Anthony Guest
Phone: (941) 224-9081
Fax:
Email: wellschooled@yahoo.com
Website:



Water Well Contractors 12 Hour Workshop
This course includes the following topics: Introduction and Current Events, Scope of the Drilling Industry, Florida Aquifers, Brackish Groundwater, What a Hydrologist Does, Variable Frequency Drives, Geotechnical Drilling & Sampling, Well Abandonment, Well Rehab 1, Well Development, Groundwater Basics, Pumps 401 and Drilling Safety
Course Date: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019
Course Time: 7:00 AM
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: Port St. Lucie - Facility TBD
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Water Well Contractors 12 Hour Workshop
This course includes the following topics: Introduction and Current Events, Scope of the Drilling Industry, Florida Aquifers, Brackish Groundwater, What a Hydrologist Does, Variable Frequency Drives, Geotechnical Drilling & Sampling, Well Abandonment, Well Rehab 1, Well Development, Groundwater Basics, Pumps 401 and Drilling Safety
Course Date: 05/04/2019 - 05/04/2019
Course Time: 7:00 AM
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: Tampa - Facility TBD
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Solar for AC Pumps, Solar Pumping is not just for DC
Solar Introduction, Introduce the solar pumping landscape today, Solar Pumping Basics (Sizing a System), Solar Water Pump Technology
Course Date: 05/10/2019 - 05/10/2019
Hours/Type: R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: SunTech Drive
Location: Florida Groundwater Expo
Contact: Emma Rosse
Phone: (877) 230-7501
Fax:
Email: emma.rosse@suntechdrive.com
Website:



Water Well Contractors 12 Hour Workshop
This course includes the following topics: Introduction and Current Events, Scope of the Drilling Industry, Florida Aquifers, Brackish Groundwater, What a Hydrologist Does, Variable Frequency Drives, Geotechnical Drilling & Sampling, Well Abandonment, Well Rehab 1, Well Development, Groundwater Basics, Pumps 401 and Drilling Safety
Course Date: 05/18/2019 - 05/18/2019
Course Time: 7:00 AM
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: Pensacola - Facility TBD
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Water Well Contractors 12 Hour Workshop
This course includes the following topics: Introduction and Current Events, Scope of the Drilling Industry, Florida Aquifers, Brackish Groundwater, What a Hydrologist Does, Variable Frequency Drives, Geotechnical Drilling & Sampling, Well Abandonment, Well Rehab 1, Well Development, Groundwater Basics, Pumps 401 and Drilling Safety
Course Date: 06/01/2019 - 06/01/2019
Course Time: 7:00 AM
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: Lake City - Facility TBD
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Water Well Contractors 12 Hour Workshop
This course includes the following topics: Introduction and Current Events, Scope of the Drilling Industry, Florida Aquifers, Brackish Groundwater, What a Hydrologist Does, Variable Frequency Drives, Geotechnical Drilling & Sampling, Well Abandonment, Well Rehab 1, Well Development, Groundwater Basics, Pumps 401 and Drilling Safety
Course Date: 06/08/2019 - 06/08/2019
Course Time: 7:00 AM
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: Daytona - Facility TBD
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Water Well Contractors 12 Hour Workshop
This course includes the following topics: Introduction and Current Events, Scope of the Drilling Industry, Florida Aquifers, Brackish Groundwater, What a Hydrologist Does, Variable Frequency Drives, Geotechnical Drilling & Sampling, Well Abandonment, Well Rehab 1, Well Development, Groundwater Basics, Pumps 401 and Drilling Safety
Course Date: 06/15/2019 - 06/15/2019
Course Time: 7:00 AM
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: Lakeland - Facility TBD
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Water Well Contractors 12 Hour Workshop
This course includes the following topics: Introduction and Current Events, Scope of the Drilling Industry, Florida Aquifers, Brackish Groundwater, What a Hydrologist Does, Variable Frequency Drives, Geotechnical Drilling & Sampling, Well Abandonment, Well Rehab 1, Well Development, Groundwater Basics, Pumps 401 and Drilling Safety
Course Date: 06/22/2019 - 06/22/2019
Course Time: 7:00 AM
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: Jacksonville - Facility TBD
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Water Well Contractors 12 Hour Workshop
This course includes the following topics: Introduction and Current Events, Scope of the Drilling Industry, Florida Aquifers, Brackish Groundwater, What a Hydrologist Does, Variable Frequency Drives, Geotechnical Drilling & Sampling, Well Abandonment, Well Rehab 1, Well Development, Groundwater Basics, Pumps 401 and Drilling Safety
Course Date: 06/29/2019 - 06/29/2019
Course Time: 7:00 AM
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: Fort Lauderdale- Facility TBD
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Online Courses
Aquifer Storage Recovery
This course will cover ASR technology and storage, Florida Everglades Restoration Project, ASR applications, ASR water storage bubble, uses for ASR wells, public concerns, solutions for aquifer pollution, contaminates of aquifers and more.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Basic Geology
A review of the geologic events that resulted in the formation of the earth's water resources.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Drilling Safety
This one hour continuing education presentation will cover the following topics for both experienced and new drillers: OHSA, difference between risk and hazard, safety, proper body mechanics during lifting, cell phone use behind the wheel, starting the rig and raising the mast, working outdoors and climates, safety considerations in auger drilling, welding and cutting torch safety, hearing safety and electricity and safety.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Generic Well Abandonment in the USA
This course will cover the importance of proper well abandonment, dangers of improper well abandonment, how to locate improperly decommissioned wells, removing debris and obstructions, plugging flowing wells, plugging water wells, obtaining a variance, capping a non-deteriorated well and more.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Geothermal Heating & Cooling Part II
An introduction to geothermal heating and cooling systems with emphasis on the following: earth loop connection design options, open loop, standing water column well systems, advantages and disadvantages of open loop systems, closed loop systems, vertical closed loop, horizontal closed loop, spiral loop, submerged loop, hybrid loop and direct exchange.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Geothermal Heating & Cooling Part I
An introduction to geothermal heating and cooling systems with emphasis on the following: the concepts of geothermal energy, two types of geothermal energy, explanation of low grade geothermal technology, explanation of three subsystems of all low grade geothermal applications, vapor compression cycle, explanation of the operation of a ground sourced geothermal heat pump, etc.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Groundwater Basics
Program discusses the origin of groundwater, hydologic cycle, groundwater fundamentals, aquifers, groundwater resource and groundwater sustainability.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Injection Wells
This course introduces injection wells. The history, construction, safety features, regulations, types of injection wells, and uses of injection wells are all discussed.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Hours/Type: 2 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Well Rehabilitation Part I
This continuing education unit covers the following topics: what is well rehabilitation, aquifer rehabilitation requirements, well maintenance and its relationship to well rehabilitation, need for accurate testing, discussion of specific capacity of well efficiency, diagnosing problems and well maintenance history, well construction materials and methods, well development, water flow and much more.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Well Rehabilitation Part II
This continuing education unit discusses mechanical methods and chemical methods of well rehabilitation, antibacterial agents, chlorine alternatives and shock treatments.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Well Development
This course will cover drilling methods, what effects well development, lithology of the aquifer and impact on well development, components of drawdown in a well, fluids management during drilling, liquid flow into wells, types of well completion, going glass, methods of well development and more.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Drilling Methods
A review of classification methods, hole making methods, hand driven well illustration, jetted wells, cable tool drilling method, auger drilling, rotary drilling, basic rotary operation, rotary fluid circulation, down hole hammer drilling, reverse circulation rotary drilling methods.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Hours/Type: 2 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



NDA Drilling Safety Certification
This training used the National Drilling Association's Safety Guide and certification exam. The Safety Guide is the guideline for the safe operation of drilling equipment.The candidate must score 80% or higher on the exam in order to receive the certification. $100 members $200 non-members
Course Date: 08/03/2017 - 08/03/2019
Course Time: 3 Hours
Course Level: BASIC
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: National Drilling Association
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Becky McWilliam
Phone: (877) 632-4748
Fax: (216) 803-9900
Email: becky@nda4u.com
Website: http://www.nda4u.com



NDA Monitor Well Construction Certification
This training uses the National Drilling Association's Driller's Manual and a certification exam. The purpose of this training is to provide information regarding drilling methods and well installation that will enable the driller to better participate as a member of a team together with scientists, engineers and geologists. The candidate must score 80% or higher on the exam in order to receive the certification. $100 members, $200 non-members. Course is 6 hours however only 3 online hours may be obtained for FL WWC License.
Course Date: 08/03/2017 - 08/03/2019
Course Time: 6 Hours
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: National Drilling Association
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Becky McWilliam
Phone: (877) 632-4748
Fax: (216) 803-9900
Email: becky@nda4u.com
Website: http://www.nda4u.com



NDA Groundwater Knowledge Certification
This training includes geology questions related to groundwater parameters. This exam uses the NDA Drillers Manual as a reference. The NDA Driller's Manual will be provided to the candidate in both PDF and hard copy upon registration for the exam. The candidate must score 80% or higher on the exam in order to receive the certification. Course is 4 hours however only 3 online hours may be obtained for FL WWC License.
Course Date: 08/03/2017 - 08/03/2019
Course Time: 4 Hours
Course Level: BASIC
Hours/Type: 3 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: National Drilling Association
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Becky McWilliam
Phone: (877) 632-4748
Fax: (216) 803-9900
Email: becky@nda4u.com
Website: http://www.nda4u.com



Basic Geotechnical Procedures Qualification 101
3 hour online course that will include a 50 questions/multiple choice exam covering basic geotechnical procedures.
Course Date: 03/16/2018 - 03/16/2020
Course Time: 3 HOURS
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 3 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: National Drilling Association
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Becky McWilliam
Phone: (877) 632-4748
Fax: (216) 803-9900
Email: becky@nda4u.com
Website: http://www.nda4u.com



Business Management: Brief Overview (RV-5655)
This course is available online 24/7. This course is aimed at helping contractors manage their business. Topics covered include: defining business management, the five critical management areas, developing comprehensive business and financial plans
Course Date: 05/20/2017 - 05/20/2019
Course Time: Online
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: RedVector.com, LLC
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Address: Online
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Contact: Ellen Sakamoto
Phone: (813) 425-7372
Fax: (813) 286-7992
Email: ellen.sakamoto@redvector.com
Website: http://www.redvector.com



Running Your Own Consulting Business: Getting Started (RV-6723)
This course is available online 24/7. This course presents the realities and specifics of starting your own consulting business. It is intended for those who are contemplating a new career in consulting, ready to start a career in consulting or are interested in learning more about consulting and small businesses.
Course Date: 05/20/2017 - 05/20/2019
Course Time: Online
Course Level: Advanced
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 2 S/B
Organization: RedVector.com, LLC
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Address: Online
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Contact: Ellen Sakamoto
Phone: (813) 425-7372
Fax: (813) 286-7992
Email: ellen.sakamoto@redvector.com
Website: http://www.redvector.com



Worksite Safety 01: OSHA Safety Introduction (RV-10449)
This course is available online 24/7. This introductory course covers a bit of the history and functions of OSHA and how it serves to benefit workers in ways that were unprecedented before its existence.
Course Date: 05/20/2017 - 05/20/2019
Course Time: Online
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: RedVector.com, LLC
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Address: Online
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Contact: Ellen Sakamoto
Phone: (813) 425-7372
Fax: (813) 286-7992
Email: ellen.sakamoto@redvector.com
Website: http://www.redvector.com



Worksite Safety 05: OSHA Personal Protective Equipment (RV-10453)
This course is available online 24/7. This module covers many common forms of PPE and how to choose it, wear it and care for it.
Course Date: 05/20/2017 - 05/20/2019
Course Time: Online
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: RedVector.com, LLC
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Address: Online
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Contact: Ellen Sakamoto
Phone: (813) 425-7372
Fax: (813) 286-7992
Email: ellen.sakamoto@redvector.com
Website: http://www.redvector.com



Worksite Safety 08: OSHA Power Tools and Excavations (RV-10456)
This course is available online 24/7. This module will teach you the basics for keeping yourself and your co-workers out of harms way when using tools.
Course Date: 05/20/2017 - 05/20/2019
Course Time: Online
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: RedVector.com, LLC
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Address: Online
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Contact: Ellen Sakamoto
Phone: (813) 425-7372
Fax: (813) 286-7992
Email: ellen.sakamoto@redvector.com
Website: http://www.redvector.com