"Upcoming Events"
Feb. 21st - NAWIC Monthly Meeting
Feb. 23rd-24th - NAWIC Oregon Coast Retreat

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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. However, the month our meeting will be held a week later on February 21at.

February's meeting we will be a tour of the  University of Oregon's Bean Hall. We will meet on the north side of the building behind Matt Knight Arena at  5:15pm. Tour will start prombly at 5:30pm. As this is an in progress construction site we need to bring hardhats, safety glasses and vests, and appropriate close toed shoes. If you don't have these items please let us know when you RSVP and we will provide them for you. Also this job site is a little dark with only string lights so if you have extra flashlights or headlamp you might want to bring them. After the tour we will be eating at the Wild Duck on Villard Street in Eugene. 

Please join us on our tour and guests are always invited to attend.
For more information please contact us at: nawic.eugene77@gmail.com

Date: February 21, 2018
Location: University of Oregon Bean Hall
Meet at:  5:15pm, tour begins at 5:30 pm
Dinner to follow at te Wild Duck Cafe, 1419 Villard St, Eugene

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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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 is March 4th - March 10th. We have several evens planned starting out with helping out at Food for Lane County on Monday the 4th. On Wednesday, March 7th we are having a social event at Sweet Cheeks Tasting Room at 5th Street Public Market. Please join us for wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres and fabulous conversations!  Learn about NAWIC and meet it's members.



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

Click here for more information and registration form.


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.


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 was held in San Francisco, CA on May 18th - May 20th. The conference key note speaker was Amiee Cohen and her presentation was "Women UP! Overcome the Seven Deadly Sins that Sabatoage Your Success".

 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 2017 annual meeting was 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 were professional seminars and workshops.

 

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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
2/21/18 NAWIC General Meeting Tour of UO Bean Hall
2/23/18- 2/24/18 NAWIC Oregon Coast Retreat Chinook Winds Resort, Lincoln City
Monthly Dinner Meeting