We'd like to thank Korey Gray and DC Water for becoming our newest Corporate Member: "DC Water: We constantly strive to be a world-class water utility. Our mission is to exceed expectations by providing high quality water services in a safe, environmentally friendly, and efficient manner. Thank you for supporting the work Metro DC Hispanic Contractors does every day to make life better for area residents.
We welcome Premium Title & Escrow to the family of Hispanic Contractors Association. Premium is one of the most prestigious title companies in the District and the owner, Ben Solo is among the most prominent Washingtonian businessmen on the scene today. Thank you Mr. Soto and welcome to our network!
We would like to welcome RBA Engineering International and SPD Contracting to our family of new companies. In the photograph we see Pedro Astudillo, Piero Alvarado and Mrs. Omar Pardo at our October 27th event celebrating the work of DGS on the 'Perdomo compound' in Va.
RBA Engineering now becomes part of our Corporate Advisory Council.
We would like to thank our Board members for their ongoing support in 2020-21. Our entire Board has provided their dues renewals and the Association is most grateful. Thank you to our outgoing Chairperson, Carlos Perdomo and Keystone Plus, Edwin Villegas, Winmar Construction, Otto Madrid, JPN Masonry, Tatiana Alhborn, Absolute Builders, Pedro Alfonso, DCI, Incoming Board member Jose Ortiz, All State Flooring and Humberto Garces, Green Construction.
We'd like to thank our brothers and sisters at Local 197 and SMART for attending our October 27th celebrating the work of Donny Gonzalez and DC DGS and supporting the work we do. Balt./DC Building Trades Unions is a fundamental supporter of MDCHCA and we appreciate everything they do for us!
Absolute Builders, Inc received 2 awards in the Excellence of Construction Awards, event that is hosted by Associated Builders and Contractors Metro Washington and Virginia Chapter on October 29th, 2020. The 1st Award was for the project The Portals -1331 Maryland Ave SW for the finish carpentry work with Balfour Beatty Construction and the 2nd award for Subcontractor of the Year in the Carpentry and Millwork Division.
We had a delightful time on the afternoon of October 27th celebrating the work of Donny Gonzalez and the efforts to enhance diversity at the Dept. of General Services that provides contracts to a great many of our members. DC DGS is the premier capital improvement contracting agency of DC government. At the event we presented a video welcome from Mayor Bowser and Washington Media Group produced a wonderful one minute video highlighting the event which . If you enter our website dchispaniccontractors.com you can view the photos of the event. Here are a select few we reproduce here in this newsletter:
Metro DC Hispanic Contractors Assoc. in collaboration with Kohler Signature Store by Grof produced two live events this week on Monday & Thursday. Everyone did a valuable piece of business at a well planned and well run reception at the Showroom in Bethesda. A limited amount of invited guests wore masks and social distanced in the spacious, charming showroom.
Our thanks go out to the twelve companies from our association who sent representatives and to Jose Francisco Roscigno Ruiz and the staff at Kohler. Thank you Iris and the efficient staff at Kohler. Thank you Jose Francisco for your effective presentation and instructive video. Think we now understand the partnership between Kohler & Grof.
We've now established an important relationship with a prominent supplier in the construction field for the benefit of Association members, something MDCHCA has been seeking to accomplish for years now. The example of collaboration w/Kohler by Grof has moved our organization forward. We very much appreciate the partnership.
Jose Francisco will be reaching out directly now to all the participants to see which of your employees would like to take advantage of the 3 trainings next week.
Grunley is hosting a virtual small business outreach event next week and wanted to see if you could pass along to your DC Metro Hispanic Contractors Association members. As always, we don’t have much time to advertise our outreach events because of the bid date, so I completely understand if you’re unable to send to the members.