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November 2017

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Interested in Serving on the NAWIC Board of Directors

Have you ever thought about serving on the NAWIC Board of Directors? If so, now is the time to seriously consider throwing your hat into the ring. NAWIC is looking for qualified members to serve as President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Director positions elected this year include: Midwest, North Central, Northeast, and Pacific Southwest Region Directors.

For guidelines and a National Officer and Region Director Candidate Application, go to www.nawic.org > Member Center.

Need Marketing Materials?

NAWIC recently sent an email featuring materials available from NAWIC. This included marketing tools such as brochures, postcards, and membership applications. Free From NAWIC items can be ordered all year online by submitting a Marketing Tools Order Form to the NAWIC Office. To order online go to www.nawic.org > Store > Chapter and Member Products > Chapter Marketing Tools.

 

Upcoming Education

NAWIC offers educational opportunities such as webinars, the Annual Meeting and Education Conference, and online learning opportunities.

Webinars

• OSHA/NAWIC Alliance webinar, "The OSHA/NAWIC Alliance," Nov. 7, 2:30 EST
• PD&E webinar, “2017 Changes to AIA Construction Contracts,” Nov. 8, noon EST
• Membership & PR/Marketing webinar, “Focus on the Professional YOU,” Nov. 8, 12:30 p.m. EST
 
NAWIC Annual Conference
• Save the dates of the 2018 Annual Meeting and Education Conference, Aug. 15-18, Orlando, Fla.
 
Education Discounts
• Lorman Continuing Construction Education, receive discounts on training opportunities
• Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS) certification, IRMI, 10 percent discount
• Columbia Southern University, receive a tuition discount
• Troy University, receive a tuition discount

 

WIC Week 2018 Ideas

It’s never too early to start planning for WIC Week 2018. Visit the WIC Week website for ideas, information about WIC Week, forms, and the 2018 pins and posters.

 

NAWIC Items on Sale in November

Take advantage of the NAWIC Store’s November sale to purchase a few of these NAWIC-branded items. These are great thank you gifts for speakers and volunteers.

• Inspiration Necklace, $6
• Jeweled Tumbler, $16
• Auto Shade, $15
• Pen/Pencil Gift Set, $8
• Wine Gift Bag, $5

Visit the store online at www.nawic.org/nawic/NAWIC_Store.asp or click here.

 

Looking for a Job or Need to Post a Job?

The NAWIC Career Center features hundreds of jobs that employers want you to see. Where do employers go when they want a talented woman with experience in the construction industry? They go to the NAWIC Career Center. You can post a resume, view jobs and set up personal job alerts. Best of all, it’s free. Visit the NAWIC Career Center at http://nawic-jobs.careerwebsite.com/ today.

 

Earn Your B.A. in Construction Management from Rowan University


Rowan University’s B.A. in Construction Management Online is designed as a degree completion program for individuals with experience in the construction field who already have an associate’s degree or equivalent number of credits, and prefer to continue working while earning a degree. However, applicants with less than 60 credits may work with an enrollment counselor to explore available options. The program prepares individuals to supervise, manage, and inspect construction sites, buildings, and associated facilities.

• Created in cooperation with the North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU)
• 100 percent online courses with opportunities to interact with faculty each week via web conferencing
• Academic credit towards the degree may be awarded for prior work and experience

Learn More!
856-256-4747 | global@rowan.edu

 

UPS Now Offers Larger Discount to NAWIC Members

 

Did you know? Your NAWIC members discount with UPS® has changed. Now you can SAVE up to 34% off shipping with no minimum requirements.

Simply sign up for the offer by going to savewithups.com/nawic and logging in. Once logged in, click I have an account or I need an account to start the process.

If you require assistance, our Association Ambassadors are ready to help. Call (800) 325-7000 (8AM – 9PM EST).

 

Find Us on Facebook®

NAWIC National now has a business page on Facebook®. Like the page to keep up with NAWIC activities.

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The Connection is published monthly by the NAWIC Office at 327 S. Adams St., Fort Worth, TX 76104-1002 | (800) 552-3506 | Fax (817) 877-0324 | Newsletter Editor: Autumn Daughetee | E-mail: autumnd@nawic.org

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