Membership Night: Tuesday, Feb 21: Tricky Trays Auction!

FEBRUARY PROGRAM: Tuesday, February 21 It’s time for our annual Membership Committee “Fun”draiser:  the Tricky Trays Auction! Proceeds from this annual auction benefit the chapter’s Membership Committee, which uses the funds to promote NAWIC and sponsor Member Orientation meetings and dinners. Help us this year by bringing one item (or…10!) for auction. Select a theme… Read More

Cooper Vineyards’ New LEED Tasting Room Building

JANUARY PROGRAM: Tuesday, January 17 Michael Pellis, AIA LEED AP with Moseley Architects and Jacquelyn Hogge of Cooper Vineyards will discuss Cooper Vineyards’ new LEED tasting room building. A few LEED elements incorporated into the design include: geothermal heating and cooling systems rain water collection in conjunction with low-flow fixtures, reducing water usage by 40%… Read More

Mentoring and NAWIC

In an effort to support our organization’s mission, National is encouraging all local NAWIC chapters to implement a program to connect women, members and non-members throughout the construction industry. A professional mentoring program: helps to achieve goals and define career paths improves personal productivity strengthens leadership skills builds team skills encourages sharing of information enhances self-confidence… Read More

Installation of New Officers and Board of Directors

SEPTEMBER PROGRAM:  Tuesday, September 20 The September 20 Meeting will be the installation of the New 2011-2012 Officers and Board of Directors: President, Jennifer Jarrett; Vice President, Rachael McKinney, PE; Recording Secretary, Carolyn Davis; Corresponding Secretary, Lori Butler, CIT; Treasurer, Margarete Culley; Board of Directors: Wendy Cooke; Lorie Lythgoe; Gerri Nolan; Betsye Russell; Susan States;… Read More

FREE Commercial Construction Industry Networking Event: 10/5/11 – John Paul Jones Arena

The Blue Book Network’s GC Showcase is a FREE networking event, designed to bring together contractors and suppliers with the companies that need their services, and it will be held Wednesday 10/5/11 at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, VA from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. General Contractors! Architects! Property Managers! Government Agencies! School Construction Agencies! Exhibit… Read More

2011-2012 Committee Sign-Up!

AUGUST PROGRAM: Tuesday, August 16 The next meeting of the NAWIC Richmond Chapter is Tues, August 16. Committee sign-up for 2011-2012 is here, so come to learn about what each committee does and how you can help. Please join us for this very fun, informative meeting! Jefferson Lakeside Country Club 1700 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA Social: 5:30  … Read More

LEED Awareness: Construction and Demolition Recycling

JULY PROGRAM: Tuesday, July 19 Andy Vojtecky, Recycling Coordinator and LEED Project Documentation for SB Cox, Inc. will discuss construction and demolition recycling and LEED Awareness. Please join us for what will be a very lively, informative presentation! Jefferson Lakeside Country Club 1700 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA Social: 5:30   Dinner: 6:00 $25.00 per person. Please… Read More

Bring it On! Creating your Unique Formula for Sustainable Success

  JUNE PROGRAM: Tuesday, June 21 Presented by: April Goyer, Speaker, Coach & Author At the June meeting, April Goyer will help us as professionals grow our careers and empower our lives. She promises we will leave the presentation inspired to take action, strengthened from learning proven techniques to enhance our success, and with more… Read More

Regional & National Upcoming Events

Summer Leadership Symposium July 15-16, 2011 Leadership Training and Team Building Burlington, NC NAWIC 56th Annual Convention August 31-September 3, 2011 Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel St. Louis, MO 2011 Annual Planning Conference October 21-22, 2011 Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach, VA Hosted by Greater Tidewater Chapter 2012 45th Annual Spring Forum April 27-29, 2012 High… Read More

Region 11’s 44th Annual Spring Forum

The Forum Committees all worked for months in preparation to ensure we honored Dove Sifers-Putman with a wonderful forum. Mission accomplished! Richmond 141 won some recognition and prizes…including….but not limited to… WIC Week – First Place Membership – Highest Percentage of Retention – Chapters with 26 or more members Most Members in Attendance – Chapters… Read More