Pompano Beach, Florida. October 4, 2017: The Masonry Association of Florida, partnering with Coastal, an Oldcastle Company, Titan Block, Echelon, Bonsal, In-Spex, LLC. and Boral Cultured Stone came together on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Oldcastle’s Pompano Beach showroom to celebrate “Careers in Construction Month” with a day-long educational event for south Florida architects, engineers, building inspectors and masonry contractors. The Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council provided additional support through grant funding. Approximately 40 – 50 masonry industry professionals were on-hand to take advantage of the masonry continuing education, masonry apprentice program product demonstrations (sponsored by the MAF Treasure Coast and Southeast Chapters) and networking featuring German food and drinks from Fort Lauderdale Octoberfest favorite, The Ambry Restaurant.
Highlights of the event included a tour of Oldcastle/Coastal Amerimix production facility, followed by Don Beers, PE, GC (Masonry Association of Florida), Chris Bettinger (Oldcastle) and Lisa Pelham (Oldcastle) presented, “Life is Better with Masonry” and G. Michael Starks’ (In-spex, LLC) presented “Stucco, 10 Factors to Ensure Project Success”. Participating professionals received three continuing education units for their attendance. Raffle items were provided by Fi-Foil, the Masonry Association of Florida and Oldcastle and included numerous gift cards, Oakley sunglasses and coolers and the grand prize of a Belgard Fire Pit kit.
For pictures of the festivities, please see: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xbugm9of2lral2d/AADx4kZHPMNwGz9oulLqVipEa?dl=0
The Masonry Association of Florida, Inc. (MAF) is a not-for-profit corporation established in 1987. Our mission is to promote masonry construction, provide professional education to construction decision makers and support the mason contractors in Florida. Additional information is available on our website: www.floridamasonryawards.com or by contacting, Deb Bartolucci, 954-295-9926 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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