National Association of Women in Construction – Chapter #194

2018 NAWIC Golf Classic-SAVE THE DATE!

Mark your calendars! The Grand Rapids NAWIC Chapter #194 will be hosting our annual Golf Classic at Scott Lake Golf Course on July 20, 2018. More details to follow.   Scott Lake Golf Course 911 Hayes Rd NE Comstock Park, MI 49321

Leadership Awards!

Congratulations to our 2018 Foremost Leader, Laurel Smitter of Kent Companies! Since joining, Laurel has become a driving force within our chapter over the last 3 years.  Her hard work and dedication to our scholarship fundraiser Golf Outing has resulted in our scholarship fund being the highest it’s been in…
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North Central Regional Forum 2018

National Association of Women in Construction’s North Central Region 2018 Forum When: Apr 12 – 14, 2018 at 3:00pm – 2:00pm Where: Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, Detroit, MI 48226, USA The National Association of Women in Construction believes education is a key component in developing a strong and educated workforce,…
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Women In Construction Week Luncheon

*Event Parking Information* Parking will be available in the YMCA lot for all YMCA members. For non-members, the DASH Lot 7 next door for $2 per vehicle. National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Grand Rapids Chapter is celebrating national Women in Construction week. NAWIC Grand Rapids would like to…
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2018 Scholarship Application is Available!

The NAWIC Scholarship Program is an effort to assist students financially while pursuing a career in the construction industry. This includes, but not limited to, students pursuing careers in engineering, construction management, architecture, or skilled trades. Students in good standing entering into the construction industry can apply for financial assistance…
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March Membership Meeting : Jobsite Tour.

We have been invited to tour the Jenison Public Schools Early Learning Childhood Center, located at 2950 Baldwin St., Jenison, MI. Mark Buczek is the Superintendent on this project and he will be giving us the tour. Please make sure to wear: Closed toed work shoes (no athletic shoes or…
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The Empowerment Project at Caledonia HS

Caledonia High School is working on an amazing event for their community called “The Empowerment Project” that will include an Expo, a Documentary Screening, and a Panelist Conversation with strong female leaders in our community. The purpose of the evening is equip and empower middle-school through adult females to consider…
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Block Kids Success

Block Kids 2018 was a successful event! We had 51 5th graders building creative lego projects. We had 13 wonderful volunteers, who took time away from their important jobs to help make this event a success. Bringing construction to kids in a fun and interactive way will help plant a…
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January Networking Happy Hour

Join us on January 31st for a networking happy hour at The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids! We encourage you to bring a guest to meet members in an informal setting. Cost to attend: order off the menu. RSVP by January 30. Check out Grand Woods Lounge website…
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February Membership Meeting: The Art & Law of Living Neighborly

We’re all neighbors. Living neighborly when disputes arise can be challenging, requiring artful conversation and honed relationship skills. When the art of living neighborly fails, it’s important to understand the law of living neighborly. Aileen and Suzanne will highlight some typical scenarios (fence in the wrong place, dog barks too…
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