WEST POINT, N.Y. — The New York State Car Wash Association’s (NYSCWA) Fall Membership Meeting & Carwash Tour took place on Oct. 29, according to a press release.

The event kicked off with a private tour of the U.S. Military Academy (aka West Point), stated the release.

The 90-minute tour was led by a seasoned West Point guide, reported the release, and included a plethora of history and a visit to the site’s stunning Cadet Chapel, which is “a classic example of gothic revival architecture with a cross-shaped floor plan, soaring arches, ornate stone carvings and an abundance of stained glass.”

The tour was sponsored by G&G LED, added the release.

After the West Point tour, continued the release, a full bus of attendees visited five washes in the Hudson Valley, which included: Foam & Wash in Fishkill at which they were treated to a bag lunch sponsored by Innovative Control Systems; Foam & Wash in Newburgh; Minute Car Wash in Newburgh; Sheeley’s Car Wash in Walden; and Panache Car Wash in Middletown.

The Foam & Wash locations are owned by the Baright family, informed the release, and Minute Car Wash is owned by Anthony Pezzo and managed by Robert Brehaut.

The Sheeley family owns Sheeley’s Car Wash, added the release, and Panache Car Wash is owned by Anthony Colangelo.

Each location “included innovation and an attention to detail,” stated the release, and the carwash tour was sponsored by Micrologic Associates and Simoniz USA.

After the toured wrapped up, continued the release, the group enjoyed hors d’oeuvres sponsored by Econocraft Worldwide Manufacturing and a buffet dinner sponsored by Kleen-Rite Corp. and Motor City Wash Works.

After dinner, NYSCWA President Walt Hartl held a brief business meeting and the 2016-18 officer slate was voted into office, noted the release, which includes: president Walt Hartl, vice president Paul Vallario, secretary Timm Baldauf and treasurer Mike Benmosche.

The operator directors include Stephen Weekes, Rodney Bronson, Christian King and Gary Baright, added the release, and the vendor operators include Jake Collison, Rob Peter and Todd Mills.

You can find the release here.