HOLIDAY GIVING

"Upcoming Events"
Dec. 13th - NAWIC Monthly Meeting

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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.

December is our holiday party at one of member's home. Address and directions will be provided when you respond with your RSVP. We will also be having an ornament gift exchange.  If you would like to participate please bring a wrapped ornament, maximum value $10.
Please join us and guests are always invited to attend. It's a fun way to get to know our members.
For more information please contact us at: nawic.eugene77@gmail.com

Date: December 13, 2017
Location: To be provided with you RSVP.
Time: 5:30 pm
Dinner Cost: Guests $20.00 for Dinner (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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HOLIDAY GIVING

The Eugene Chapter is supporting "Bags of Love", "Adopt a Grandparent", and a Shelter Care Family for Christmas. If you would like to help out please contact: nawic.eugene77@gmail.com



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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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2017 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 March 5th - March 11th. We had several events that week which included helping out at Food for Lane County, tour of the newly remodeled Eugene Airport and a NAWIC Memberhip Night at Elkhorn Brewery.

 

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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 2017 event was held on February 4th at Emerald Road Park. Over 60 kids participated in the event. The Grand Prize winner of the competition was a first grader and he built a wreching ball. Thanks to all our judges from the construction community.


Sponsored by:
The National Association of Women in Construction
The Science Factory
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 2017 was held on February 24th - 26th, 2017 at Salishan Spa and Golf Resort in Gleneden, Oregon hosted by the Portland, Oregon chapter. 

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 2017 conference will be held on October 20th - 21st at Marriott City Center in Portland, Oregon. For more information and registration forms click here.


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 2017 forum will be held in San Francisco, CA on May 18th - May 20th. The conference key note speaker is Amiee Cohen and her presentation is on "Women UP! Overcome the Seven Deadly Sins that Sabatoage Your Success".  Click here for more information and registration form.

 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.

This year's 62nd annual meeting will be held in Anaheim, California on August 16th - 19th. The keynote speaker is Aimee Cohen Coach and her topic is "Women Up! Overcome the Deadly Seven Sins that Sabotage Your Success". There will be professional seminars and workshops.

For complete information and registration form click here.

 

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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
12/13/17 NAWIC Holiday Party Member's Home-Eugene Area
Monthly Dinner Meeting