Eighty-five member companies gathered in Tucson, Ariz., for the Master Pools Guild Spring Meeting. “We had a great turnout, and everybody was upbeat,” said Dick Covert, executive director of the Richmond, Va.-based organization. In addition to sitting in on seminars presented by Genesis and other speakers, members and their families took a tour of installations by host company Patio Pools. The Guild also presented 239 awards to 42 of its member companies (pictured). Alka Pool Construction of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, took the Grand International Award for Technical Engineering Achievement. The Master Pools Guild’s Fall Meeting takes place Oct. 21-24 at the Sheraton Inner-Harbor in Baltimore.