National Association of Women in Construction – Chapter #194

February Membership Meeting: DIY Tile lesson

Our latest membership meeting was a lesson in tiling. We learned about installation techniques, application and the wide variety of tiles on the market. Tile projects can be tackled by a DIYer with the correct products and tools, consult a professional for help using the links below Special thanks to…
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December Membership Meeting: Community Giving Event

Our December Community Giving Event in support of Alpha Grand Rapids Women’s Center. www.alphagrandrapids.org Alpha Grand Rapids (AGR) offers comprehensive care through two centers, Alpha Women’s Center and Alpha Men’s Center. All services are free, confidential, and offered regardless of income, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, nationality, or…
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November Membership Meeting: Stormwater Management

Have you ever wondered what happens to the rain that falls on a construction site? How does that stormwater impact local waterways, the community, and the ecosystem? Who regulates stormwater and what can we do to be better stewards both on work sites and at home? Leslie Nelson, P.E., of…
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North Central Region Fall Conference 2018, Toledo, Oh

NCR Fall Conference 2018 was held at The Renaissance in Downtown Toldeo, Oh. The conference kicked off Thursday evening with registration, a Panel Discussion and mixer event. The Panel discussion was on Workforce Development Strategies and was sponsored by the Association of General Contractors (AGC). Friday morning was opened with…
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Year in Review

2017-2018 was a successful year in Grand Rapids.  Our year was full of a variety of events and meetings.  We hosted several job site tours where we visited brand new Embassy Suites in downtown Grand Rapids, a brand new school building in Jenison and a 9 story Hospital tower addition…
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Great Time at Embassy Suites Grand Rapids

Job Site tours offer so many benefits to our attendees. They get to see trades, products and designs in action, they get to see a behind the scenes glimpse at the structure of a project, they learn about safety practices, they get to see new products or systems and sometimes…
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October Membership Meeting: Lets Get Crafty

The holiday season is quickly approaching. Lets get creative and crafty with a winter decoration that will melt your heart. We have invited an instructor to guide us through making a trio of cute wooden snowmen. Your 3 snow-figures will be a creative addition to your holiday/seasonal decor or great…
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Upcoming Events

Check out our Upcoming Events tab!  We have several events this fall. NAWIC Grand Rapids’ local events will be announced after October 1st, check back often for the latest events.

September Membership Meeting-Job Site Tour of Embassy Suites

We have been invited to tour the Embassy Suites, a New Hotel & Parking Structure, located at 710 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI. Phil Geurink is Pioneer’s Site Superintendent on this project and he will be giving us the tour.  Please make sure to wear/bring: Closed toed work shoes (no athletic shoes…
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August-Historical Riverwalk Tour

Back in May we attempted to do a GR Walks Historical downtown riverwalk tour, but we were rained out. So for our August meeting we were able to somewhat successfully complete the walking-tour. It did turn into quite the urban adventure. We encountered construction on the riverwalk which forced us to detour…
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