DEWALT Pays Tribute to and Rewards Atlanta’s Top Hispanic Construction Professionals with...

DEWALT Pays Tribute to and Rewards Atlanta’s Top Hispanic Construction Professionals with ‘Champions of the Trade’ Award Ceremony and ‘COPA Champions of Trade’ Soccer Tournament



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ADVISORY for August 3

WHO:

DEWALT honors Champions of The Trade Winners

Damian Alvarez, safety director, MA&O Construction, Inc. – Alvarez works at MA&O Construction as a drywaller and held other posts that taught him the trade. He oversees all security training for staff members for The Hispanic Contractor’s Association of Georgia. He also spearheads procurement of security items for 5,000 employees.

Sergio Cruz, manager, Cruzers Construction Group, LLC – Cruz was born in Mexico City and came to the U.S. in 1998. After establishing a shipping business in the U.S., he ventured into

construction and three years later he and business partners started their own independent contractor business with a workforce of 30 employees.

Abraham Diaz, subcontractor, A&E Drywall Services – Diaz moved to Atlanta from Mexico City in 1996 and became a day laborer. He then worked at MA&O for five years, started his own business, then returned to MA&O as a subcontractor. He manages a team of 80-130 workers.

Lino Gudino, manager, MA&O Construction Inc. – In 1993 Gudino arrived in Atlanta where he began working in residential and commercial framing. Today he oversees a team of approximately 80 workers.

WHAT:

DEWALT Champions of The Trade ceremony, which is co-sponsored with The Hispanic Contractor’s Association of Georgia, highlights and celebrates four outstanding Hispanics in construction and a scholarship recipient. At the event, each honoree will be awarded with a commemorative plaque and DEWALT tools ($500 in value); and the scholarship recipient will receive $500 cash and $500 DEWALT tools for school. The scholarship will be awarded in conjunction with the Hispanic College Fund to a high school/college student or non-college student interested in attending trade school and mastering the craft of carpentry. The event will include award ceremony, refreshments, product demonstrations, giveaways and prizes.

WHERE:

MA&O, 3080 President Dr. #105, Atlanta (http://www.maolabor.com)

WHEN:

Thursday, August 3 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

NOTE:

Celebration will continue with COPA Champions of the Trade soccer tournament hosted by Superstar Soccer Goalie Adolfo Rios on Sunday, August 6 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rios will be on hand to sign autographs from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The community is invited to enjoy games and meet Rios at the soccer tournament location: Earl O’Neil Sports Complex at 2730 Old Covington Road, Conyers, GA 30013.

Based in Baltimore, MD, DEWALT manufactures and markets high performance industrial power tools and accessories for residential and industrial construction, professional remodeling and woodworking applications. For more information on the full line of DEWALT high performance tools and accessories, visit http://www.dewalt.com/cott.

Los Angeles, CA based EMG (Ethnic Marketing Group, Inc.) is a full-service Hispanic owned and operated advertising and promotions agency specializing in building strong and profitable brands. For more information on EMG visit http://www.emgad.com.

DEWALT Pays Tribute to and Rewards Atlanta’s Top Hispanic Construction Professionals with ‘Champions of the Trade’ Award Ceremony and ‘COPA Champions of Trade’ Soccer Tournament