National Association of Women in Construction – Chapter #194

2017 NAWIC Golf Classic

Friday, June 16, 2017 from 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM Please join the Grand Rapids NAWIC Chapter for a day on the greens! Proceeds from this outing go to support the NAWIC Grand Rapids’ Scholarship fund. This fund provides scholarships to individuals seeking a career in the construction industry. There…
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2017 Scholarship

The NAWIC Scholarship Program is an effort to assist students financially while in college. Students in good standing entering into the construction field can apply for financial assistance by completing the application and interview process. The construction field includes engineering, construction management, architecture, and special trades. Applications for the National…
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May Meeting

Have you ever looked at a “Blueprint” and wondered what all of the information meant? Erin Caszatt, a Structural Steel Detailer at Soils and Structures, will guide us through the basics of Blueprint reading.  Erin has 15 years of experience in using Structural and Architectural Design Drawings, aka “Blueprints” to…
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April Meeting

April Job Site Tour of The Venue Towers We took a guided tour of the Venue Tower Apartments, we have visited this job site previously-when foundations were being poured, then after all concrete and steel work was completed, now we were able to see finish work in the Apartment Towers.…
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2017 WIC Luncheon

Women In Construction Luncheon Thank you for making NAWIC Grand Rapids’ Women in Construction Luncheon a great success!  We had a record setting 96 guests attend this year.Our guest speaker, Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, delivered a very encouraging presentation.  I hope that everyone is inspired to become active or stay active…
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March Meeting

March Membership Meeting-Speed Networking & Rob Pocock from Varnum Consulting Rob Pocock with Varnum Consulting  presented a very informative lesson on networking.  The impact of your networking skills can help build mutually beneficial relationships.  After learning many tips and lessons from Mr. Pocock, we put our new skills to work…
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February Meeting

February Volunteering Event with Family Promise Our Chapter had the opportunity to come together for our community and get our hands dirty! We had a great time volunteering at Family Promise yesterday! After all the hard work, we gathered at Perrin Brewing for dinner and socializing. Thank you to everyone…
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January Meeting

January Networking Breakfast Several ladies joined together at Anna’s house on the morning of January 12 for coffee, breakfast and networking. Looking forward to seeing more smiling faces at our next networking event!

Block Kids Competition

Block Kids Event Block Kids 2017 was a success! We had 51 5th grade students participate this year. Thanks to our generous sponsors all of the kids received a Block Kids T-shirt, a Hard Hat and a gift bag. Our winners received a Lego Creator Set, a Barnes and Nobel…
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