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Greater Rochester, New York Chapter #314 National Association of Women In Construction NAWIC’s Core Purpose: To enhance the success of women in the construction industry. January 2009 Chapter Board of Directors Meeting Highlights NEXT Board meeting to held in February 2009 at Patti Wirth, our Chapter Treasurer, has been Fund raising for next year named to the Construction Financial Managers New IRS rules for NAWIC Association (CMFA) Board of Directors – Speaker Calendar 2008-2009 congratulations, Patti! Membership Chapter incorporation Marketing & Advertising Forum 2010 hosting Upcoming Calendar - 2008: Local - Upcoming Chapter Meetings February 4 – Dale Chanaiwa – ―Facing The Future With Boldness‖ - will be held at the Radisson Hotel, Jefferson Road CELEBRATE WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION WEEK! March 4 – Paulette Birch, Monroe County – Rochester Procurement Technical Assistance Center – ―Doing Business With the Government‖ - will be held at the Radisson Hotel, Jefferson Road April 1 – Nannette Nocan, Financial Consultant Check Out Our Upcoming Speakers! speaking on Women’s Financial topics - will be held February 4 - Dr. Dale Chanaiwa, Chanaiwa at the Radisson Hotel, Jefferson Road Enterprises of Rochester, NY. Dr. Chanaiwa is known as an ―Encourager‖ and ―Facilitator‖. May 6 – Women’s Wellness & Self-Care Vendor She is a dynamic motivational speaker, Faire - will be held at the Radisson Hotel, Jefferson consultant, mentor, published author and Road entrepreneur. She has a doctorate degree in June 3 – Chapter Scholarship awards and Chapter law and more than 30 years of knowledge and elections – Speaker: Carol Henry, CCA, Region 14 expertise in the healthcare and business Director, NAWIC – ―NAWIC 101” - will be held at the development industries. She has created a Radisson Hotel, Jefferson Road number of unique programs designed to empower women to identify, develop and enhance their ―added-value‖. NAWIC Trivia March 4 – Paulette Birch, Monroe County, Answer the question with your dinner Rochester Procurement Technical Assistance reservation for March 2009 to win a Center – ―Doing Business With the fabulous prize – look at the end of this Government‖ – get those answers to questions newsletter for the question! about minority and women owned business certifications. Check Out Our Upcoming Speakers! Chapter Scholarship Applications (continued) Applications are now available for the Chapter Scholarship. Deadline to apply is: April 1 – Nannette Nocon, CFP, ChFC, CIMA, March 31, 2009. Contact: Katie Goettel or Senior Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial Cari Durbin. Services, Rochester, NY. She will speak about women’s financial issues – ―Dream-Plan-Track‖. Tailoring a plan to your needs and taking Did You Renew Your Membership Dues? control of your financial future. Deadline for renewal of membership dues without a late few was October 1. BUT! It’s not May 6 – Women’s Wellness & Self-Care too late to still renew. If you have any Vendor Faire – 2nd Annual event focusing on questions, feel free to call Pat Hynes, Chapter the needs of women – featuring various Membership Chairman, or any Board Member. vendors to visit and discuss self-care needs. You may also contact the NAWIC National Membership Director, Sandy Fite at: June 3 – Chapter Scholarship awards – meet firstname.lastname@example.org the 2009 scholarship winner. Special guest Speaker: Carol Henry, CCA, Region 14 May 2009 Vendor Faire Director, NAWIC – ―NAWIC 101” – learn what More vendors needed – do you know someone makes NAWIC the association that is the best who would like to participate as a vendor? kept secret in the construction industry! Contact Barb Smith at 585-293-2327 Region 14 Annual Forum 2010 News To Share Canandaigua here we come! Canandaigua Inn On The Lake is the location – April 9 & 10, 2010 are the dates. The Rochester Chapter will be Visions of Excellence and Crystal Vision hosting this Region 14 conference for NAWIC. Applications - 2009 Committees are forming now – don’t miss out Both award applications are now available on the fun! Be watching for more details! online at: www.nawic.org Plan on attending Forum in Worcester Region 14 Outstanding Member of the May 1 & 2, 2009 – Region 14 Annual Forum, Year 2009 – applications are available from Crowne Plaza, Worcester, Massachusetts – combined event with NAWIC Region 1 (rooms will Judi Baxter (email@example.com) be $109 single/double) – watch for registration information coming soon! JOB OPPORTUNITY – NYSDOT The New York State Department of What is a Forum and Annual Planning Conference Transportation is accepting applications for (APC)? Each Region in NAWIC (there are 14 of Transportation Construction Inspectors them) holds at least two conferences per (TCI’s) to inspect highway and bridge year in their area - one in the Spring and contract work during the construction one in the Fall. In our Region 14, these season. Applications are being accepted events can be held in New York (upstate), statewide. Deadline to apply is: March New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, or Rhode Island – chapters take turns hosting 20, 2009 with the Regional Director. Applications are available online: What is the benefit of attending these events? https://www.nysdot.gov/jobs/seas_positions/TCI Every member of the Region is invited to attend – that provides an opportunity for members to Applicants may contact: network, interact, and get to know other NAWIC members – other women in construction. The goal NYSDOT, Rochester, NY of the association and the Region is to enhance the Tina Pratt at 585-272-3340 or success of women in the construction industry, so a firstname.lastname@example.org wide variety of educational opportunities are provided during the conferences. Members are encouraged to share the information about these educational opportunities with their employers. ADVERTISING SECTION THIS SPACE CAN BE YOURS ! Newsletter Advertising NOW Available It’s easy – supply electronic logos/graphics and Designs that feel good wording for ad to: Cari Durbin – please email with Carla A. Melville any questions. Full Web Site Design and Implementation Graphics Design & Logos Brochures, Power Point Programs Meeting Facilitation Project Management Bethany House – constant needs list Our friends at Bethany House are always looking for the following items: Cremora, envelopes (business size), women’s underpants (size 6, 7, 8), socks, toothpaste, diapers (any size) and prayers. Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. ABC Rochester Chapter 2008 Upcoming Events Laborer 1 – Spring 2009 training Masonry 3 – Spring 2009 training Need more information on any events? Contact Marci Miller at email@example.com Our Chapter Website is: Better Contractor’s Bureau Check it out: www.nawicrochester.org 2008 Home Fair Expo Feb. 27, 28 & March 1, 2009 Members – don’t forget – your company’s website can be added as a link! Contact: Cari Dome Center & Minette Hall Durbin Henrietta, NY Check their website for more Information: www.the-bcb.net Be sure your address, telephone numbers, and email address are correct at the National NAWIC office. Upcoming Calendar: NAWIC Region 14 May 1 & 2, 2009 - Annual Forum, Crowne Plaza, CHAPTER OFFICERS AND BOARD Worcester, Massachusetts – combined event with OF DIRECTORS 2008-2009 NAWIC Region 1 (rooms will be $109 single/double) President October 24, 2009 – Annual Planning Conference, Mary Ellen Belding Saratoga Springs, NY hosted by Capital District 585-352-9889 (office) Chapter #261 Vice President April 9 & 10, 2010 – Annual Forum, Greater Cari Durbin Rochester, NY Chapter #314 585-226-2997 (office) 585-698-0130 (cell) 2010 – Annual Planning Conference, hosted by Buffalo, NY Chapter Treasurer Patti Wirth NAWIC National 585-482-0200 (office) Annual Convention 2009: Aug. 26-29 - Phoenix, AZ - JW Desert Ridge Phoenix Resort Recording Secretary Janice Durand Annual Convention 2010: Louisville, KY - Galt 315-986-2514 (office) House Hotel & Suites Board of Directors Annual Convention 2011: St. Louis, MO - Chris Carter Renaissance St. Louis Grand & Suites Hotel 315-253-8383 (office) Thank you to our Chapter Members and Leta Brayboy Supporters: 585-241-3071 (office) American Gutter Supply Inc. Katie Goettel B&L Wholesale 585-546-6616 (office) Brown & Brown Insurance Crane-Hogan Structural Systems, Inc. Carol Houle Crosby-Brownlie Inc. 585-303-0201 (office) Environmental Services, Inc. Barb Smith Fixie Chix Home & Yard Handbook 585-293-2327 (home) GJV Enterprises of Rochester Gallina Development CHAPTER COMMITTEES CHAIRMAN Gloria Winston Al-Sarag Dinner – Jessica Stundtner Bethany House – Michelle & Jessica Stundtner GMR Associates Inc. Membership – Pat Hynes Heininger Inc. Scholarship – Katie Goettel Hynes Concrete Contractor Inc. Marketing – Carol Houle LMRP/ Marshall Sterling Inc. Ways & Means – Train Trip – Chris Carter Monroe Piping & Sheet Metal Website & Newsletter – Cari Durbin NYS Dept. of Transportation Feel free to contact any of these members if you are Parsons Brinkerhoff interested in helping on these committees. Power Constructors R2M Building Products Inc. Rochester Colonial Manufacturing Signs Now NAWIC Trivia State of NY—Alfred University Answer the question with your dinner reservation Tracey Door Company to win a fabulous prize – the first correct answer Turner Construction wins! Vargas Associates, Inc. QUESTION: How old is our Rochester Weckesser Brick Company Chapter – what year was it chartered?
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