The California Jewelers Association has inaugurated a special CJA Associate Member for Supporting Partners and has issued a call for manufacturers and other firms providing support to retailers to participate. CJA implemented the program to strengthen the alliance between its retail members and others in the jewelry industry. The program will be open to all firms in the United States that are engaged in selling products or services to retail jewelers. Supporting partners will be entitled to a number of special benefits, all designed to capture the attention of CJA's retailer members. Four levels of special associate membership have been established: Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond. For information about CJA's programs, call (213) 623-5722.