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Tony Kratofil is the Region Engineer for the Michigan Department of Transportation’s Metro Region. He was appointed to this position in April, 2009. In this role, he administers the department’s transportation planning, design, construction, maintenance and traffic operations of the three county region in Southeast Michigan centered on metropolitan Detroit, including the Southeast Michigan Traffic Operations Center and coordination with the Blue Water Bridge.
Mr. Kratofil holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science degree in Administration from Central Michigan University. He serves as a member of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Official’s Subcommittee for Systems Operations and Management, and as chair of the Technical Advisory Committee for the National Operations Center of Excellence. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan.
We'll spend the evening networking and celebrating the best of Detroit's construction industry at the Detroit Port Authority's Waterview Loft with breath-taking views of the Detroit River. This year we're including ticket options so everyone can take part on this fabulous event.
6:00 p.m.: VIP Cocktail and Silent Auction Preview
7:10 p.m.: Dinner and Awards Presentation
8:45 p.m.:Silent Auction Conclusion
9:00 p.m.:Desserts and Afterglow
$1,200 Table of Eight (Includes 8 Dinner and Afterglow and 8 VIP Cocktail Tickets - Discount of $200)
Click the link above for details, and please contact Mashell Carissimi at (586) 773-8026 or mcarissimi(at)jmcelectricllc(dot)com
Students in grades K-6 were given a tool kit of 100 interlocking blocks, one piece of string, one piece of aluminum foil and one piece of construction paper. They are given 45 minutes to create a "mini-model" of a "commercial" structure of their imagination. Last year's Detroit winner, 2nd grader Parker Dupree, went on to win NAWIC North Central Region Block Kids. There is no charge for participation, but space is limited to 100 students.
1st Place went to a Jehan Bazzi, a 5th grader from William Ford Elementary School. Jehan built a house that included a solar panel and swimming pool to be used for lower-income families.
2nd Place went to Pallas Bibbs, a 3rd grader from Lincoln-King Academy.
3rd Place went to Aniyah Harris, a 5th grader from Crescent Academy.
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NAWIC Detroit 183 is a vibrant S.E. Michigan organization actively promoting service to our community and education in our workplaces, while assisting our members in our respective construction-related careers. Our members come from all levels of various construction fields and include individual, professional, trades, and corporate members. Everyone is welcome!