The Delmarva chapter of the International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI) and the Mid Atlantic Floor Covering Association have announced two upcoming events: “Understanding Wovens,” 3-6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and an Installers Christmas Party, 6:30-9 p.m. Dec. 19.

Understanding Wovens will take place at Jim Boyd’s Flooring America, 12 W. Aylesbury Rd., Timonium, Md. Led by instructors Roland Thompson of Natural Fiber Installation Certification (NFIC) and John Copsey of CFI, this class for salespeople, installers and estimators will cover the construction of woven carpet, seaming a woven and the difference between installing woven and tufted products.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Roland Thompson at

The Installers Christmas Party will be held at Golden Corral, 5621 Spectrum Drive, Frederick Md. Organizers said the event will include “food, giveaways, fun and networking.”

The group added, “CFI and Mid Atlantic Floor Covering Association want to say a big thank you. All of your hard work this past year and giving so much of yourselves, along with your dedication and the pride you take in your workmanship, show how much you care about what we stand for. We are so excited about the many companies who have donated tools, supplies and products to be passed along to the installer. For any questions and to RSVP, please call Roland Thompson at (301) 748-3733.”