Month: March 2016

Paint to Kill Bacteria

By: Julie Knight Sherwin Williams has revolutionized the coatings world with the introduction of  Paint Shield Microbicidal Paint. By definition, a microbicide is any substance whose purpose is to reduce the infectivity of microbes, i.e. viruses and bacteria.  Paint Shield is the first EPA-registered microbial coating that kills more than 99.9 percent of staph or Staphylococcus aureus, VRE or Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus… Read More

How Do Colors Get Their Names?

By: Rhonda Wessel My daughter is learning her colors and recently asked me, “Mom, How do colors get their names?”  I responded with, “Well, there are people whose jobs are to give colors names.”   Of course, my 5-year-old daughter is in the “everything has twenty questions phase.”  I love her curiosity and wanting to learn though.  She asked how… Read More

Spring Clean Your Workplace

By Kelsey Venekamp The sun is shining, the squirrels are playing and you’re inside—buried under folders and sticky notes, sitting at your desk, without a ray of sunshine in sight. With spring in the air and on our minds, now is the perfect time to reflect on the beauty and newness of the season and use that inspiration to de-clutter… Read More

And the award for MVP goes to….the TEAM!

By: Amanda Medlen We have all heard it so many times…“There is no ‘I’ in team.”  And then often times you get a so-called ‘clever’ one that sarcastically says, “Yes, but there is a ‘ME!’”  There are so many crafty acronyms and cutesy sayings revolving around ‘Team’ but I prefer to go along with one of the most basic and… Read More