Using Employee Retention Tax Credits and More: DLI Offers More Learning Opportunities for Members


CONTACT: Harry A. Kimmel III, APR


Using Employee Retention Tax Credits and More

DLI Offers More Learning Opportunities for Members

The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute offers a one-hour webinar program on how drycleaners can access money from the Employee Retention Tax Credits (ERTC) program, plus four weekly member meetings in March. DLI’s weekly Peer-to-Peer meetings continue to help members stay connected to share information and overcome challenges together.

March 2023 Live Webinar Program

DLI presents the following virtual training schedule for March 2023.

  • March 15 – DLI Virtual Education Session

1 p.m. Eastern –
ERTC Update: Even More Available Through Non-Revenue Qualifiers

Fostering Community

In addition to providing regular virtual learning opportunities, DLI continues hosting weekly Peer-to-Peer Member Zoom meetings every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Eastern in March to bring members together. “DLI believes in the value of peer-to-peer learning,” Scalco said. “Our weekly meetings are where DLI member cleaners share ideas and find ways to improve their businesses. Participants tell me they find these meetings very valuable, since both large and small operators share their experiences and learn from each other,” she said.

On-Demand Webinar Library

DLI’s online presentations distill difficult topics into easy-to-understand lessons members can use to improve their businesses. All webinars presented by DLI are archived in the Members Only section of, where members can find links several dozen recordings of previous programs. March 2023 marks three years since DLI began building its On-Demand Webinar Library. Programs archived in the library cover the following categories and subtopics:


  • Lockers
  • Restoration
  • Routes
  • Shoe Repair
  • Wash-Dry-Fold
  • Wedding Gowns
  • Tailoring
  • Floor Mats


  • Boilers
  • Drycleaning Machines
  • General Maintenance


  • Business Strategies
  • Customer Service
  • Cybersecurity
  • Hiring
  • OSHA
  • Sustainability
  • Team Building


  • 19 Presentations on Various Topics with Dave Coyle of Maverick Drycleaners
  • 15 Additional Marketing Webinars Covering General Topics



  • Sweaters
  • Velvet
  • Winter Coats and Comforters
  • Handling Linen Garments


  • Pants and Coats Finishing Techniques
  • Finishing Techniques for Golf Shirts, Shorts, and Neckties


Stain Removal

  • Bleaching/Color Loss
  • Delicate Fabrics
  • Stain Removal Procedures in English and Spanish

Business Sales & Acquisitions

  • Business Acquisitions
  • Lease Negotiation

Strength in Numbers
“We remain 100% focused on helping members communicate and grow,” Scalco said. Members are invited to register for these free programs. “DLI’s doors are always open. All fabric care cleaning service providers are welcome to join DLI to gain access to these programs, membership benefits, services, and savings.” Interest parties are invited to learn more at or call 800-638-2627 for more information.


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