National Association of Women in Construction – Chapter #194

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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Save the Date!

January 25th – Block Kids Competition (volunteers needed, email January 31st- Networking Happy Hour (RSVP Here) February 14th – Membership Lunch time meeting with Aileen Leipprandt “Construction Law: Being Neighborly” (RSVP here) March 7th, 2018 – Women In Construction Week Luncheon Grand Rapids, Mi (RSVP coming soon) April 13th…
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NAWIC Grand Rapids Fundraiser

Fundraising Thermometer Provided free of charge by: Easy Fundraising Ideas Support our Annual Community Involvement and Appreciation Events *Block Kids *Design Drafting Competition *Women In Construction (WIC) Week Appreciation Luncheon Block Kids Building Competition Block Kids Building Competition is a National building competition that is sponsored on the local level…
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December Volunteer Event at Women At Risk (W.A.R. Intl)

Join us for our December volunteer event in support of Women at Risk.  The mission of WAR International is to unite and educate volunteers to create a circle of protection around those at risk through culturally sensitive, value-added intervention projects.  Programs provided by WAR include, international safe houses, domestic safe houses, vocational…
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Groundhog Shadow Day 2018 seeking Volunteers

NAWIC Grand Rapids would like to share an invitation to volunteer for Groundhog Shadow Day 2018. Via Kent ISD: The Kent ISD Career Readiness team is thrilled to announce that registration for Groundhog Shadow Day 2018 (GSD18) is now open.  We invite you and your team members to join us…
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Networking In November

We will be meeting at Social Kitchen and Bar in the Grand Rapids Downtown Market for a Networking Lunch. We encourage you to bring a guest to meeting members in an informal setting. Check out Social Kitchen’s website for menus and more! Powered by Eventbrite

November Membership Meeting: LEED

LEED is one of the most popular green building certification programs used worldwide. Sue Norman with Design Is (an Independent Contractor with Catalyst Partners’ Consortium) will be discussing what LEED is; the different levels of certificate; how it affects us; and where it is going in the future. She will…
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