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The International Home Furnishings Representatives Association will continue to offer a wide variety of market services during the Spring of 1998. Stop by the IHFRA office, space M1215, to take advantage of these special deals: RepCom: Speak with Mike Parizanski, President of RepCom, and discuss the long distance savings for IHFRA members. RepCom features AT&T and Wil-tel fiber-optic networks as well as voice mail, a national cellular service, electronic bulletin boards, and many others. As in years past, RepCom and IHFRA will provide complimentary U.S. domestic long distance service during market. MobileComm: MobileComm will be on site renting pagers Monday, April 20th through Thursday, April 30th. Pager reservations can be made by calling (336) 852-1111. Spylan Communications: Reserve your digital DCS phone for use during Spring Market and you'll never miss a call or a page. Call the IHFRA office at (336) 889-3920 or Spylan at (336) 434-0090 to receive a reservation form. You can also sign up on-line at www.spylan.com/digital/html. Get the best reception-go digital. Paul Revere Insurance: Call 888-294-1002, pin #1947 to arrange a personal consultation. IHFRA members receive substantial discounts. Legal Counsel: IHFRA's general counsel will be available for free legal consultations held in 30-minute intervals from 1 to 5pm Monday, April 27th. Call the IHFRA office at (336) 889-3920 to schedule an appointment. Copy/Fax Service: The IHFRA office will offer standard copies at 10 cents each, and collated, stapled and hole punched copies for 15 cents each. Fax transmitting available for non-members at $2 per page and $1 per page for IHFRA members. Opportunity Center: Reps can find out about the newest available lines and territories available and manufacturers can search for reps to carry their lines. This service available to members only. Resume Service: IHFRA offers sales reps seeking lines a chance to confidentially advertise themselves by providing a resume to keep on file for interested manufacturers. Wheat First Union: Financial analyst, stock broker, and member of the NY Stock Exchange Richard Malloy will be available by appointment to discuss investments and the IHFRA SEP-IRA program, an investment-retirement program for IHFRA members and home furnishings sales reps. To make an appointment, call 800-759-6500. IHFRA Pin: Become an IHFRA member and purchase the Gold Membership pin that will allow you hassle-free access to markets. IHFRA will also have information on their many other member benefits such as Medtrust, Disney, Universal Studios, Jos. A. Banks, Hartman Luggage, Transmedia and hotel discounts. E-mail:  ihfra@aol.com or to visit IHFRA's web area Click Here.

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