National Association of Women in Construction – Chapter #194

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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July Job Site Tour – Jenison Early Education

Thank you to Mark Buzcek with Triangle and Associates for the tour of the new Jenison Early Childhood Center. We toured here back in March and now it’s over 90% complete!! This incredible new building will host the Early Education and Spanish Immersion Program for the Jenison School District. This…
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2018 NAWIC Golf Classic

The 2018 NAWIC Golf Classic successfully raised nearly $7,000 for NAWIC Grand Rapids’ Programs!  Our Golfers and volunteers all enjoyed a wonderful time at Scott Lake Golf Course in Comstock Park, Mi.  The course is a great mix of long & short holes, simple and difficult, flat and hilly, taking…
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Self Defense Success

June’s membership meeting was a self defense workshop. Mike Russo, from Blues Gym, taught us several important and simple self defense moves. He also taught us the importance of awareness and having a plan for any situation you are in. Some key lessons are: *Be mentally aware of potential dangers…
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Sip & Chip Golf Clinic

Come spend an evening with NAWIC and learn the basics of golf before the annual NAWIC Golf Classic! Clinic will be held at Scott Lake Golf & Practice Center on Tuesday, July 10 beginning at 6:00 pm. RSVP to reserve your spot today! Cost to attend is $30 and payment collected at…
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