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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Special thanks to everyone who attended the second Meet & Greet of the year at Bahama Breeze! This was a lively and successful networking event that included a variety of industry professionals, general and sub-contractors, and company representatives. We are very appreciative that so many people made time in their busy schedules to come to this event. Please stay tuned to our events calendar ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Minority Certification Workshop co-hosted with the Latin American Chamber of Commerce was a success! We had a full auditorium and would like to thank everyone who came out to learn about the minority certification process. The Office of Contract Compliance from the city of Atlanta delivered a detailed and enthusiastic presentation on the process and benefits of getting certified by the city of ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, March 27, 2017
Pro Roofing and Siding is a full-service exterior replacement contractor which specializes in roofing, siding, gutters, windows, and exterior painting for commercial buildings. This business provides top-quality service to multi-family residences, healthcare and government organizations, multi-tenant and mixed-use developments, and other businesses. Their commitment to Education, Technology, and ...read more
Categories: Member News Article
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
We had a full classroom for yesterday's basic course in Project Management offered at the GHCA! Thank you to all our bright and engaged students for attending, and a huge thank you to our instructor Samuel Delgado , GHCA Boardmember and Professor at Kennesaw State University, for sharing his time and knowledge. If you or someone you know is interested in taking a course with GHCA, check out ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
On Wednesday, February 22, the Georgia House of Representatives passed House Resolution 155, which commends the GHCA for its commitment to the advancement of the Hispanic construction businesses in Georgia and its dedication to excellence. Pictured are (left to right) Hector Montalvo , Executive Director; Guiomar Obregon , Former Chairwoman of the Board and Founder of GHCA; Representative ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
We hosted our second Lunch & Learn of the year, where Salvador Alvarado of Xtrategist gave a presentation on Tax Deductions and Credits for construction businesses to 20 individuals from 14 companies. Thank you to all who attended this interesting workshop! Keep an eye on our Events calendar for more information on upcoming events and classes!
Categories: Education
Thursday, January 26, 2017
On Thursday, January 26, the GHCA hosted its first Lunch & Learn of the year! The event covered the recruitment of Mexican employees via H2B Visas and was presented by IUS Visas, a passport and visas company based out of Texas. There were more than 30 attendees representing 30 companies! We are grateful to everyone who came and we hope to see everyone at our next Lunch & Learn event!
Categories: Education
Friday, October 28, 2016
On September 29, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor officially released its final rule requiring federal contractors to give their employees paid sick leave. The rule is 466 pages long, and will apply to contractors who enter into federal contracts or after January 1, 2017. The rule requires federal contractors to give federal employees at least 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours of ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, October 28, 2016
Learn from our Members Guiomar Obregon - Precision 2000, Inc It isn't easy being a woman in the construction industry. But Guiomar Obregon has proven that when there's a will there's a way. Precision 2000 was created 18 years ago from an entrepreneur's desire for independence. Guiomar had been laid off from her job and had a 6-month-old baby when she made the decision, with her ...read more
Categories: Member News Article