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For Immediate Release:
March 20, 2015
Media Contact:
Karla Damian

786-469-5420

Irene D. Ferradaz
ferri@miamidade.gov
786-469-5383

Miami-Dade Transit renames Materials Management Building for late MDT employee, Katrena Williams

A dedicated 17-year MDT employee, Williams and her two children tragically lost their lives in a home fire May 21, 2014


(Miami, March 20, 2015) – On May 21, 2014 Miami-Dade Transit (MDT) employee Katrena Williams passed away along with her two children, Makayla Williams, 12, and Vincent Williams, Jr., 3, after a tragic fire at their residence.  Ms. Williams, who was a dedicated and exemplary Transit employee, worked as a Bus Stock Clerk for 17 years at the Materials Management Building.

In honor of her memory, the Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution on July 1, 2014 to rename the Materials Management Building the “Katrena Williams Materials Management Building.”

A renaming ceremony will take place on Thursday, March 26 at 10 a.m.

WHAT:           Renaming of MDT Materials Management Building to honor the memory of late MDT employee Katrena Williams
WHERE:        3401 NW 31 Street
WHEN:          Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 10 a.m.