Message from The President:

A Message from the President We hope everyone had a great Holiday Season. Welcome to 2020. We are kicking off the year with a Block Kids event. It will be held at the Boys & Girls Club in Salem on January 24th. It is a Local, Regional and National Competition for 1st – 6th graders. Each student gets Legos, a stone, string, foil and a poster board with which to create a construction related item. The Local winner gets entered into the Regional competition and the Regional winner gets entered into the National competition. We are looking forward to seeing the kids’ creations. Our General Meeting this month centers around Cyber Risk and Social Engineering. We will have a presentation from an IT Firm. The meeting will be held at Pence Construction’s McNary jobsite in Keizer. We hope to see you there.

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Message from The President:

Happy Holidays! This month we take a break from our normal General Meeting and have fun at our annual Bunko Party. The party will be on Wednesday, December 18th. In addition to playing Bunko, we have an ornament exchange and collect money for Marion-Polk Food Share. It is a fun night with a fantastic group of ladies. We hope to see you there! We wish you a wonderful holiday season and Happy New Year!

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A Message from the President: Welcome to November!  This month we continue to ramp up for events we have coming up the beginning of next year.  The first event is Block Kids.  It will be held at the Boys & Girls Club in Salem on January 24th.  It is a Local, Regional and National Competition for 1st – 6th graders.  Each student gets legos, a stone, string, foil and a poster board with which to create a construction-related item.  The Local winner gets entered into the Regional competition and the Regional winner gets entered into the National competition.  This is the first year we have held this event in many years so we are really looking forward to it.

Our annual Poinsettia and Wreath Fundraiser was a great success.  We exceeded our goal this year by about $100.  Thank you to all who ordered.

A Message from the President: Hello Everyone and Happy Fall! A lot has happened over the last couple of months. I attended the NAWIC Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA in August. There were many amazing speakers and fun events. Last month, we installed our new Officers and Board for the 2019-20 term. We had an Officer/Board retreat the end of September where we planned our year from General Meetings to Strategic Planning. It is going to be a dynamic year with many fantastic events. You won’t want to miss a thing! We are in full swing of our Annual Poinsettia and Wreath Fundraiser. See attached flyer for details. Salem Chapter 198 October 2019

See the October Newsletter HERE

A Message from the President: We are taking a break from the Newsletter this month. Summer is a fun and relaxing time, so enjoy the weather and time with family and friends. Check out our Facebook Page at NAWIC Salem Chapter #198 Our next General Meeting is Wednesday, August 28th at 5:30pm at Salem Contractors Exchange. Hope to see you there.

See the August Newsletter HERE

A Message from the President: Our Annual Appreciation Night Dinner was a success. It was held on June 19th at Creekside Golf Course. What a spectacular venue! The room was perfect with beautiful views of the golf course and surrounding area and the food was fabulous. It is a night where we celebrate our bosses for supporting us in NAWIC, award members for their dedication, and announce the new Board and Officers for the 2019-20 term. We also had a raffle to support our Scholarship Fund and a wine pull to fund our next project…..a teen shelter in Salem. We raised $465 for our Scholarship Fund and $140 for the Teen Shelter.

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A Message from the President: June brings our Annual Appreciation Night Dinner. This year, it will be held on June 19th at Creekside Golf Course. It is a night where we celebrate our bosses for supporting us in NAWIC, award members for their dedication, and announce the new Board and Officers for the 2019-20 term. We will also have a raffle to support our Scholarship Fund and a wine pull to fund our next project…..a teen shelter in Salem. We hope you can join us for the festivities!

See the June Newsletter HERE

A Message from the President: April is a busy month for the Salem Chapter of NAWIC. This is the month we hold our annual Construction Career Day. High Schoolers from all over the state attend to learn about what the construction industry has to offer. They also get to operate equipment and do some hands on activities. This is also the month for the NAWIC Pacific Northwest’s Spring Forum to be held in Seattle. Several of our Chapter Members will be attending. It is three fun days of inspiration, education and networking and includes a tour of the Space Needle.

See the April Newsletter HERE

We had a fantastic week from March 3-9. We had several events and brought together many people to celebrate Women In Construction!

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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 Blinds upon retiring from a career as a Social Services Administrator.  Budget Blinds offers both residential and commercial window coverings and installation.

NAWIC offers its members the opportunity to grow through meeting presentations, networking, seminars, community involvement, workshops, and continued educational and leadership opportunities.  For more information, visit the Salem Chapter web site at www.nawicsalem.com.