Drillers from all over the state of Florida turned up to the first meeting of a new horizontal drilling association. Attendees voted unanimously to begin the formation of a state association that would promote directional drilling as a cost effective, safe and reliable means of utility installation, as well as an excellent career choice. The association's next meeting will take place on Aug. 25 in Kissimmee, Fla. Call 407-421-0723 for more information.