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The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute’s 371st Introduction to Drycleaning course was held Oct. 16-20, 2017. The graduates are shown in this photo.

Front Row (from left): Lillana Madrigal, Mountaineer Cleaners, Boone, N.C.; Citlalli Simon, Puritan Cleaners, Richmond, Va.; Eva Santos-Portillo, Puritan Cleaners, Richmond, Va.; Meredith Reeves, Chickasaw Laundry Services, Ardmore, Okla.; Joan Swets, Dutch Maid Cleaners, Delavan, Wis.; Caroline Joyce Owigar, World Food Programme, Nairobi, Kenya; Lindsey Buckingham, Clothesline Drycleaners, Boise, Idaho; Gabriela Buchanan, Lakeridge Cleaner, Reno, Nev.

Back row (from left): Brian Johnson, DLI director of education & analysis; Victor Terán, Lavanderias Norte S.A., Quito Pichincha, Ecuador; Carol Bower, Mountaineer Cleaners, Boone, N.C.; Daniel Cook, Mountaineer Cleaners, Boone, N.C.; Beth Zimmerman, Sew Clean, La Crosse, Wis.; Loraine Sexton, Jim Massey Cleaners, Montgomery, Ala.; Matt Barber, Harvey's Cleaners, Dublin, Calif. (Photo: DLI)

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The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute’s 371st Advanced Drycleaning course was held Oct. 23-Nov. 3, 2017. The graduates are shown in this photo.

Front row (from left): Lauren Houston, Crest Cleaners, Cocoa, Fla.; Andre Yarrell, Lyerly’s Cleaners, Mount Pleasant, S.C.; Caroline Joyce Owigar, World Food Programme, Nairobi, Kenya; Carmelina Chavarria, Puritan Cleaners, Richmond, Va.; Gabriela Buchanan, Lakeridge Cleaners, Reno, Nev.; Alyssa Packard, Gwynnie Bee, Groveport, Ohio.

Back row (from left): Brian Johnson, DLI director of education & analysis; Víctor Terán, Lavanderias Notre S.A., Quinto Pichincha, Ecuador; Brad Houchin, Chickasaw Laundry Services, Ardmore, Okla.; Sean Hively, Gwynnie Bee, Groveport, Ohio; Michael Jackson, Gwynnie Bee, Groveport, Ohio. (Photo: DLI)

Tim Burke |

Meet the graduates of DLI’s fall 2017 drycleaning courses

LAUREL, Md. — Twenty-one students graduated from courses held here at the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute’s (DLI) fall 2017 School of Drycleaning Technology, DLI reports.

For the 371st time in DLI’s 90-year history, courses in Introduction to Drycleaning and Advanced Drycleaning were held. Fourteen students graduated from the five-day Intro course held Oct. 16-20, and three of those students went on the following week to join seven other students and graduate from the 10-day Advanced course held Oct. 23-Nov. 3.

DLI points out that the next set of classes, the 372nd edition, will be held as follows: The Introduction to Drycleaning course will run Feb. 26-March 2, 2018, and the Advanced Drycleaning course will run March 5-16, 2018.

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Tim Burke

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Tim Burke is the editor of American Drycleaner. He can be reached at 312-361-1684 or tburke@atmags.com.

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