Danville, VA -- Columbia Flooring will host a free series of monthly seminars to educate and train flooring professionals to install 3/4-inch solid hardwood, engineered, laminate and glueless laminate flooring.

The seminars are open to a maximum of 15 people, and take place at Columbia's Danville, Va. plant. The classs is conducted by Columbia Training and Technical Services Manager Rick Jones, and includes hands-on installation. Jones has 25 years experience in the flooring industry, including 16 years as owner of a hardwood flooring store and installation service.

The seminars are 2 1/2-days in duration, Monday through Wednesday. Seminar attendees will receive tours of Columbia's Danville and Thomasville, NC plants. Hotel accomodations and meals will be provided free of charge. For more information, contact Pat Griffin at (800)654-8796.

For the remainder of 2001, the class schedule is as follows: June 11-13; July 9-11; Aug. 6-8; Sept. 10-12; Oct. 8-10; Nov. 5-7; and Dec. 3-5.