"Upcoming Events"
April 11th - NAWIC General Meeting
April 20th-21st - NAWIC Pacific NW Region Forum
May 5th - Women Build Event

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Block Kids Competiton
Cad Drafting Competition
Construction & Utilities Career Day
NAWIC Golf Tournament
State, Regional & National Events
WIC Week

NAWIC ~ MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Please join us on the 2nd Wednesday of every month for dinner and program, followed by a brief business meeting.

At our April meeting, Terry Bierwirth, Account Executive with KEZI News, will talk about their Skilled Trades Initiative that promotes the benefits of working in the construction trades.
April is our chapter’s 55th anniversary - come celebrate with us!  Guests are invited to attend.

For more information please contact us at: nawic.eugene77@gmail.com

Date:April 11, 2018
Location: Holiday Inn, 919 Kruse Way, Springfield
Social: 5:30 pm Dinner/Program: 6:00 pm
Dinner Cost: Guests $20.00 (pay by cash, check, or credit card)

RSVP: nawic.eugene77@gmail com
To pay by credit card click "Add to Cart" in right column.

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WOMEN BUILD EVENT

The NAWIC Eugene Chapter #77 will be participating in the Women Build 2018 event which will be held on May 5, 2018 at their current project in Harrisburg. Anyone interested in participating should go to their website at www.jchmhabitat.org and click on Volunteer opportunities. Follow the link to the Women Build 2018 and sign up. Deadline to sign up is April 29th.



2018 Women Build Work Crew Packet
2018 Women Build Emergency Form
 

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NAWIC GOLF TOURNAMENT

NAWIC Eugene Chapter #77 "29th Annual Golf Tournament" was held on September 22nd at River Ridge Golf Course. All proceeds will go towards scholarships and education programs. We would like to thank our sponsors and participants for helping to make this a successful event.

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2018 WIC Week

WIC week is designed to increase the visibility of women working in the construction industry, share our passion and encourage others to join the construction industry and NAWIC.

This year WIC Week was held March 4th - March 10th. We had several events starting out with helping out at Food for Lane County and a social event at Sweet Cheeks Tasting Room at 5th Street Public Market. Many guests joined us for wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres and fabulous conversations!  

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BLOCK KIDS COMPETITION

This event encourages and promotes construction to students in grades 1st through 6th. The contest is held on the local, regional and then national level. Students are provided with identical kits of material and given 45 minutes to build something pertaining to construction using their imagination. They are judged on the construction of their project and their verbal explanation of their project.

The 2018 event was held on Saturday, February 3rd at Emerald Road Park. Sixty-five kids participated in the event. 



Sponsored by:
The National Association of Women in Construction
Eugene Science Center
River Road Parks & Recreation

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CAD DRAFTING COMPETITION

The CAD/Design/Drafting Competition is a contest designed for senior high students. The contest provides recognition to students for creative design, successful problem solving and craftsmanship in preparing architectural drawings.

Entries are evaluated for detail, accuracy and originality of work. Objectives of the contest are to introduce the student to the construction industry in a positive and challenging manner, while fostering a sense of self worth and building confidence.

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STATE, REGIONAL & NATIONAL EVENTS

Oregon Retreat
This is a one day Saturday event during the winter months or early spring where all the Oregon NAWIC members attend a retreat at a facility on the Oregon Coast. Invited also are all the chapters in the Pacific NW Region. There are a variety of activities that allow the members of all chapters to meet and get to know one another. It's a fun and relaxing retreat for all!

The 2018 event was held on February 23rd - 24th in Lincoln City at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort. It was hosted by NAWIC Salem Chapter #198. Retreat was a weekend of fellowship, learning, and networking and to exchange ideas with colleagues, make some new friends and have some fun!
 

Pacific Northwest Region Fall Conference
This conference is an annual event that is held in each NAWIC Region. It is a two day meeting that includes business sessions, speakers and seminars. The focus of the speakers and seminars are on personal, professional and construction topics. Every two years each region elects a new Director.

The 2018 conference will be held on October 12th-13th in San Jose, California. 


Pacific Northwest Region Forum
Each NAWIC region holds an annual forum each spring. Members of the region will meet to conduct regional business, elect a regional NAWIC Director to represent them at the national level and attend and participate in several educational and professional seminars and workshops.

The 2018 will be held in Salem, Oregon April 19th-21st.  There will be two days of professional development, networking, fun, and food. It is open to NAWIC members and non-members. Presentations include a silica safety update, Procore project management software demo, BlueBeam demo, and Life as a Woman Welder. The keynote speaker will be Sonia Miller, BBA, MSW. She will be helping us go from invisible to invincible, finding the blind spots that prevent us from achieving success.

For more information and registration: http://nawicsalem.com/pnw-forum-2018/

NAWIC Annual Meeting & Educational Conference
NAWIC's Annual Meeting & Educational Conference is held in a different city in the United States each year. The conference includes business sessions, speakers, workshops and seminars. It affords members an opportunity to network with other NAWIC members from across the country.

The 2018 annual meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida on August 15th-18th. This year’s conference offers exciting new changes, with more education, activities and networking opportunities than ever before. The 2 ½ day conference is designed for all women in construction, NAWIC members and non- members alike. There will be two key note speakers. 

For complete information and registration form click on link below.

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Construction & Utilities Career Day

Construction and Utilities Career Day events are designed to introduce high school students to the vast career opportunities and unlimited potential for advancement within the construction and utility trades. The events are about Youth, Industry & Partnership.

The 2016 CUCD event was held on October 13, 2016 at the EWEB downtown Facility. Approximately 400 local high school students attended. There were many exhibitor booths and hands on activities which introduced students to the wide range of opportunities in the construction and utilities industry. This event was sponsored by Lane Education Service District and NAWIC Eugene Chapter #77 participated in the event.

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Upcoming Events

DATE EVENT LOCATION
4/11/18 NAWIC General Meeting Holiday Inn, 919 Kruse Way, Spfg
4/20/18- 4/21/18 NAWIC Pacific NW Region Forum Salem, OR
5/5/18 Women Build Event Junction City, OR
Monthly Dinner Meeting