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Day 3 Diary from John Tocci
The World Vision staff are uniformly well educated, passionate and articulate. Some Georgian staff Tamuna Barkalaya and Nutsi (Nootsy) Odisharia have advanced degrees, are partially US educated and speak extremely good English. Others are well spoken but require concentration on our part to understand them. I think of Tony (Sandonato, Tocci Executive Vice President) and his ability to understand people of almost any dialect no matter how thick…

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Day 2 Poem from Lila Tocci

Sunday clear sky
breakfast window opens old city Tbilisi
church bells beckon to mass
like a primitive toll
at the foot of the ancient stone steps a peasant woman collects coins from the faithful
higher up the mountain the sun silhouettes another church
calling other faithful
breakfast is simple satisfying
cured meats, cheeses, yogurt and boiled eggs,
homemade fig preserves…

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Day One Diary from John Tocci

It’s 12:30 in the morning here and I’m just now getting a few minutes to write. It’s been a bit of a whirl wind. I had hoped to be able to write daily diary entries, but as some poet said, “truth broke in with all its matter of fact.”

The trip over here on Friday was a lot more exciting than necessary. Tim missed his flight from Cleveland to…

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John Tocci, his wife, Lila, and son, Tim will embark on a 10 day mission trip to the Eurasian countries of Georgia and Armenia at the request of World Vision. They are touring World Vision sponsored programs and facilities established for HIV/AIDS treatment, street children protection, orphan support, youth education and training, micro enterprise development, food relief and community and infrastructure development. We invite you to follow along on their trip and…

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BIMForum News Item

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John Tocci, CEO, Tocci Building Corporation, presented the recent work of the AGC’s BIMForum, formerly the AGC PIAC BIM Working Group, to the Private Industry Advisory Council (PIAC) on January 20, 2006 at the AGC Building Division Meeting, in Captiva Island, FL.

Since his last presentation to PIAC, the BIMForum has expanded its membership to support 6 subforums:

The BIMForum has also implemented an online discussion forum and website to further their work.

At…

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