National Association of Women in Construction – Chapter #194

Networking Lunch

August 9th, we will be meeting at Luna Restaurant in Downtown Grand Rapids for a Networking Lunch.  We have reserved a semi-private space for us to network over great food.  We encourage you to bring a guest to meet members in an informal setting. Check out Luna’s Website for menus…
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July Meeting-Strategic Planning 2017-2018

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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June Membership Meeting

Have you visited Grand Rapids during Art Prize?  If you have you been to Art Prize or even just read an article about Art Prize you may have heard of or seen projects from SiTE:LAB.  SiTE:LAB is a group of artists who partner with local organizations, such as Habitat for…
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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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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!