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NAWIC Salem Chapter Welcomes New Members in July

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Salem Chapter of the National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC) is proud to announce the addition of two new members during the month of July. Rebecka Martinez is a senior in high school and is the Office Assistant at B & K Masonry in Salem.  She answers phones and handles incoming correspondence.  B & K installs brick, block, and stone for residential and commercial clients. Priscilla Glidewell is the owner of Budget Blinds of Marion County.  She has been a window coverings consultant since 2006, when she bought Budget...

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NAWIC Salem Chapter Adds Two New Members In June

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Salem Chapter of the National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC) is proud to announce the addition of two new members. Victoria Osegueda is a recruiter for Universal Forest Products.  UFP provides wood products to several industries, including construction. Sarah Nichols works in the accounting department at Withers Lumber.  They provide lumber products to contractors in Oregon and Washington. NAWIC offers its members the opportunity to grow through meeting presentations, networking, seminars, community involvement, workshops,...

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Salem NAWIC Award Winners for 2016

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Salem Chapter of NAWIC (National Association of Women In Construction) recently held its award dinner.  Robin Guzman of AG Sadowski Company was recognized as the chapter’s Future Leader of the Year for 2016.  This award recognizes members who are extremely active in their first two years of membership.  Robin has been on the Chapter’s Board of Directors and is always willing to lend a hand. Dawn Killough from Rich Duncan Construction was recognized as the 2016 WIC (Woman In Construction) of the Year.  She has been very active in the...

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Salem Chapter Welcomes New Members

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Salem Chapter of the National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC) is proud to announce the addition of several new members. Kalene Martinez is a partner at B & K Masonry in Salem.  She and her husband, Ben, started the company in 2006.  They install brick and stone for residential and commercial clients. Beth Rhoades is the President of C & R Remodeling.  She has worked there since 2007, and is a partner with her father and brother. Victoria Osegueda is a recruiter for Universal Forest Products.  UFP provides wood...

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Site Walk at Salem Hospital

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

We had a very exciting June meeting, which included a site walk of the new outpatient rehabilitation center at Salem Hospital provided by Turner Construction.  We thank Amanda and her team for allowing us to view their awesome project.  We are looking forward to the pool party!...

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Coast Retreat 2015 – What a Blast!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Salem Chapter 198 hosted this year’s Coast Retreat at the Hallmark Resort in Newport.  Though the crowd was small, we had a wonderful time and got to meet some amazing women. We were pleased to have Mary Louise VanNatta as our speaker at this event.  She spoke about personal branding and its importance in today’s social age.  She visited with us throughout the weekend, allowing us some one-on-one time with her.  It was a great opportunity to get to know her and learn some valuable information. Of course the weekend is really all...

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Construction Career Day – May 12, 2015

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

The Salem chapter of NAWIC is proud to announce that Willamette Valley Construction Career Day 2015 will be on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from 10 am to 2 pm.  This is a great local event that gives high school students a chance to see what working in the construction industry is really about, and gives local companies a chance to recruit youth for their programs.  Up to 600 students will be convening at the Salem Airport for the chance to cut glass, lay bricks, operate large equipment, and many other activities.  There will also be informational...

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Salem NAWIC to Support Habitat for Humanity

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Salem NAWIC Chapter has continually supported the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate in a myriad of ways, from donating fundraising proceeds to the non-profit, to NAWIC members volunteering for weekend builds.  NAWIC will once again show its support for Habitat for Humanity and its cause by hosting a table at Habitat’s annual fundraising event, the HopeBuilder Breakfast. The breakfast will be October 7, 2014, 8:00-9:00 am at the Salem Conference Center. The breakfast is FREE, but donations are welcome. If you are interested in...

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NAWIC to Tour Historic Salem Building

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Please join the Salem NAWIC Chapter on August 20, 2014, beginning at 5:30 pm, for a tour of the McGilchrist and Roth Building located in downtown Salem, on the corner of Liberty and State Street. The construction is well underway in this beautiful building, and it is a much anticipated project for the downtown area. NAWIC was fortunate enough to arrange for a sneak peak of the renovations. Members and guests are welcome. You will not want to miss this tour! Hope to see you there.   

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Salem NAWIC in the News!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Statesman Journal recently published an article about Construction Career Day, the fun and educational annual event that is organized and hosted by the Salem NAWIC Chapter. Construction Career Day is in its eleventh year, and with the event quickly approaching on May 6th, the group is still looking for sponsors and exhibitors.  For more information about the event, visit our Construction Career Day webpage, or Facebook page. See here for the Statesman Journal Article – Construction Career...

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