Saturday, May 26, 2018

Chimney Sweeps/Technicians Convene at Lake of the Ozarks June 13-16, 2018

Press Release

Chimney Sweeps/Technicians Convene at Lake of the Ozarks June 13-16, 2018
The Midwest Chimney Safety Council presents Sweeping the Lake conference at the Red Oak Resort and a nearby workshop location June 13-16, 2018.  This is the 38th annual conference presented by the organization.

Camdenton, Missouri May 26, 2018

Chimney technicians will learn masonry skills and will practice building masonry chimneys on June 14-15 at a nearby home of one of the members of the MCSC. Eight stations will be set up so everyone attending will get a chance to build. These skills are necessary in order to repair chimneys.
A masonry heater core demonstration will be presented at the same time. Masonry heaters are site-build masonry appliances that heat homes with wood.

Business courses will be presented on June 13 and 16 at the Red Oak Resort meeting hall. Industry vendors will display their products on June 13.  A special day for ladies only will be held on June 15 at the hall where classes geared for office staff and self-defenses for women will be presented.  An auction and barbecue will be held on the evening of Friday the 15th.  A Most Creative Top Hat Contest will be held on Friday night.

Presenters include Gary Hart, expert mason; Gene Padgitt, expert mason; Tom Grandy, national business expert; Victor Imgarten, chimney expert; Tom Urban, inventor of the Chim-Scan chimney camera system; Aaron Libertini, martial arts

For more information about the conference and presenters visit the Midwest Chimney Safety Council website at

Contact Margie Padgitt, President of the MCSC at 816-461-3665 or e-mail