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Westwood High School

Thanks to the hard work of Ed Cheney - Super. and Heutimo Moreno - Foreman, Westwood High School now has an immaculate new cafeteria to enjoy. There is another phase for this project which is currently in progress.

 

Apprentice Program

Marek - Austin would like to recognize the members of our apprentice program.
 
 
Bottom row from left: Miguel Garcia - apprentice, Ed Cheney - NCCER class instructor
Top row from left: Apprentice's - German Avalos, Jose SanJuan, Hector Gonzalez, Luis Dominguez, Shawn Paben, Efrian Vega, Juan Dorantes, Alan Jasso
 

 

The Barton Skyline

 

Marek Brothers Company - Austin will be working with Riverside Homes to build new, modern-style homes located in central Austin close to Zilker Park. This development will be a 10-home development built on a one acre tract in the Zilker neighborhood. The homes are new and modern. They will offer downtown views and easy access to some of Austin's most notorious restaurants and venues.

The Dewitt Churchwell Memorial Invitational

MBS San Antonio held its 21st annual customer appreciation golf tournament on October 15th at Canyon Springs Golf Club. The tournament is appropriately named "The Dewitt Churchwell Memorial Invitational". We were pleased to host over ninety customers and friends. The weather was excellent, our staff did a nice job of welcoming our guests and taking care of the details. All in attendance enjoyed a great day of golf and fellowship and we raised over $5000 for the scholarship fund created in Dewitt's name.

Marek Service Awards

Our Service Awards Banquest for our employees was held on September 1, 2010 at the Barn Door. We would like to thank those awarded for their years of service and their hard work and dedication.

National Center for Construction Education and Research

 
On March 11, 2010 we began the NCCER Certification Process, since that date we certified 15 journeyman. Upon the successful completion of the assessment, each participant will receive the NCCER appropriate credentials. We are very proud of all of the participants and their efforts.
 

2010 Helper Trainee Graduation

 We have completed training our second graduating class of OJT Helpers. Ten trainees graduated this year bringing our total number of graduates up to twenty two. We celebrated at Mamacitas Mexican Restaurant where we had our graduates and their coaches in attendance. Katrina Kersch was able to join us and we all had a good time. The graduates recieved their completion certificate, plaque and gift card. These trainees are now able to begin their journeyman training. We expect great things from this group. 

English as a Second Language

In 2010 we partnered with San Antonio Independent School District to establish an ESL class for our employees. We have run through two successful semesters this year with 33 of our employees taking advantage of this opportunity.

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