Monthly Archive: October 2019

NAWIC in Lexington, Ky

Grand Rapids Chapter #194 will be represented by our current Chapter President and Treasurer at this year’s Northcentral Regional Fall Conference. This year’s theme is “On The Right Track with NAWIC”, hosted in the beautiful Lexington, Kentucky. Members and industry professionals will be attending educational sessions to reinforce the skills…
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October Member Meeting: Frederick Meijer Gardens Job-site Tour

Yesterday our chapter toured the new facilities at Fredrick Meijer Gardens. There will be a new main entrance and gallery area, in addition to improvements that have been completed to the amphitheater. I cannot wait to go back and visit the gardens when it’s all completed.

September Membership Meeting: Heritage Hill North Walking Tour

Heritage Hills North is a beautiful historical neighbor in Grand Rapids. Our walking tour was full of intriguing architecture and city history. Many of the original home owners in this neighborhood from the late 1800’s established businesses, hospitals and schools that are the backbone of our community still today. The…
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NAWIC Builds Excellence Award

Congratulations to The Christman Company for winning the Inaugural “NAWIC Build’s Excellence” Award! This is big honor for our Local Chapter and Region to have a Project & Company honored in this way! (Kerrie Battige accepted the award on behalf of The Christman Company)

NAWIC Annual Conference 2019 Atlanta, Ga

The 2019 NAWIC Annual Conference was hosted in Atlanta, Georgia at the Marriott Marquis Atlanta Hotel.  The hotel had a breath-taking atrium space that provided a view up to the 52nd floor.  The meeting spaces were all conveniently located along the Atrium Level of the hotel.  This made navigating from…
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2019 NAWIC Golf Classic

The 2019 NAWIC Golf Classic was a huge success!! We are so grateful for all of the golfers that participated and for all of our wonderful sponsors! A special thank you to our annual sponsors, Kent Companies & Elzinga & Volkers ⛳️🙌We hope to see you all again next year!! This…
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June Membership Meeting: Tour of Centerline Prefab Facility

We have been invited to tour the Centerline Prefab facility. Centerline opened last year. They specialize in manufacturing cold-formed metal stud bearing panels and metal stud assemblies. Combining computer modeling, advanced automated lean manufacturing, and their experienced staff of construction professionals, they deliver custom construction assemblies. Centerline Prefab products will…
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June Membership Meeting: Strategic Planning 2019-2020

Its that time of year, Strategic Planning time. As a group we make an assessment of the previous NAWIC year and make plans and changes for the upcoming year. In the past this meeting has been very productive in helping to steer the association in a direction to better serve…
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