NAWIC Chapter #113 and #121 tour Panthers Stadium during WIC Week

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Charlotte, NC, March 10, 201

NAWIC members from Chapter #113 (Columbia, SC) and Chapter #121 (Charlotte, NC) gather on the sixth day of WIC Week for a tour of the Bank of America Stadium (home of the Carolina Panthers). The stroll through the iconic athletic facility, located in the heart of downtown Charlotte, was led by a stadium representative who thrilled the group with fun facts about the Panthers football players and owner.

NAWIC Chapter #113 welcomes Lori Hardaway, HardHat Workforce Solutions

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Columbia, SC, December 1, 2017

NAWIC Chapter #113 welcomes our newest member, Lori Hardaway, Territory Manager for HardHat Workforce Solutions, LLC.  Lori previously worked as a Sales Representative for Tradesmen International and owned and operated a restaurant 10 years prior to that.

Lori is the mother of an adult daughter, Elizabeth and is married to Paul Hardaway.

Lori will be inducted into NAWIC Columbia, SC, Chapter on January 2, 2017, at the monthly member meeting at Seawells, 1125 Rosewood Dr, Columbia, SC, 29201, at 6:00pm.  Please contact Susan Clary, sclary@mashburnconstruction.com, for more information.

NAWIC Chapter #113 welcomes Laurin Joye Brooks, Joye Roofing

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Columbia, SC, November 5, 2017

Help us welcome the newest member of NAWIC Chapter #113, Laurin Joye Brooks.

Laurin launched her career in the construction industry when she started working for her brother 4 years ago helping to establish a roofing/insurance restoration business, Joye Roofing. Laurin interacts with the clients, insurance and sub-contractors. Laurin received a Bachelor of Science from USC.

Laurin has been married for 24 years and has 3 daughters, ages 27, 22 and 11.

Laurin will be inducted into NAWIC Columbia, SC, Chapter on November 7, 2017, at the monthly member meeting at Seawells, 1125 Rosewood Dr, Columbia, SC, 29201, at 12:00pm.  Please contact Susan Clary, sclary@mashburnconstruction.com, for more information.

 

Bill McCrary, Sandler Training, will speak at NAWIC Chapter #113’s AUG 2017 member meeting

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Columbia, SC, August 1, 2017

NAWIC Chapter #113 welcomes Bill McCrary as the keynote speaker for the August 1, 2017, member meeting to be held at Mashburn Construction, 1820 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC, 29201.

Bill founded Strategic Partner in 1997 after a 20-year corporate career with Fortune 500 companies Georgia-Pacific and Wyeth Labs. Bill is an internationally known speaker haven spoken at destinations as distant as Dubai. He is also a Vistage International speaker.

Strategic Partner is an authorized licensee of Sandler Training. Sandler was recently named the #1 training company in America by Entrepreneur Magazine. Sandler Training is a world leader in sales and sales management training with a network of 275 Sandler training centers in 31 countries around the world. In 2009, McCrary was awarded the David H. Sandler Award by Sandler Training. The award is the organizations highest honor and is given to one person worldwide annually.

A number of Strategic Partners clients have either been recognized as one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing companies in America, referenced in Jim Collin’s book “Good to Great”, or Elliott Davis’ list of South Carolina’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

For more information, please contact:
Coral Brandt, Membership Chairperson
phone: 803.791.1020

SAR Fall Conference will be held Nov. 17-18, 2017 Greenville Hyatt

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Greenville, SC, Nov. 17-18, 2017

Please join NAWIC Chapter #104 (host Chapter) and members from all over the South Atlantic Region for the 2017 Fall Conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency Greenville on November 17-18, 2017.  Please click here to register and for more information about the conference.

NAWIC Chapter #113 to hold summer fun meeting at Soda City

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Columbia, SC, July 8, 2017

Please join NAWIC Chapter #113 for their summer fun meeting to be held in downtown Columbia, SC, on Main St. on Saturday, July 8, 2017. We will be meeting in front of the water fountain in the Museum of Art’s plaza.

You are welcome to bring your spouse (significant other), friends, kids, pets or anyone that may enjoy a fun-filled outing with our group.

All NAWIC members:  we will be shooting our video for the “We are family” initiative to be broadcast at the APC conference in Greenville, SC, November 17-18, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency.

NAWIC Chapter #113 Columbia, SC, is currently at 75 members

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Columbia, SC, June 6, 2017

NAWIC Columbia, SC, has been steadily increasing the number of members during the 2016-2017 fiscal year.  The 75th member, along with several other new members, were inducted on Tuesday June 6, 2017, at the membership meeting held at Mashburn Construction at 6:00pm.

Pictured (left to right): Coral Brandt, Jumper Carter Sease (Membership Committee Chair); Rebecca (Sorensen) Turbeville, Kenseal Construction Products (75th member to be inducted); Kevina McDaniel, Edcon Inc. (inducted new member); Lucie Dillon, HW Glass, LLC (inducted new member); Becky Brown, McCrory Construction Co., LLC (inducted new member); and Nichole Kopenhaver, McCrory Construction Co., LLC (Membership Committee Co-Chair).

NAWIC Columbia, SC Chapter is tied for 5th place in the nation for the number of members. National update is as follows:

Greater Orlando: 126

Detroit: 81

Greater Kansas City: 77

San Diego: 75

Columbia, SC: 75

Greater Phoenix: 70

 

Kevina McDaniel (Edcon) joins NAWIC Chapter #113

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Columbia, SC, May 31, 2017

Please join the membership committee in welcoming our newest member Kevina McDaniel, of Edcon Inc of Peak, SC.

Thank you Adair Stevenson, ESP Associates, for introducing Kevina to our great chapter and we look forward to learning more about Kevina and Edcon Inc.

Edcon Inc is a general contractor with a primary focus on educational facilities. In their first twenty years of business they have built or renovated 87 schools. In addition to schools, they have built or renovated 56 other buildings, ranging anywhere from churches to fire stations to recreation centers. These years of experience give us a unique ability to adjust and adapt to an ever evolving construction market.

Duffie Powers to speak at NAWIC Chapter #113’s June monthly member meeting

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Columbia, SC, May 31, 2017

Duffie Powers, of GWB Law Firm, will be our guest speaker at NAWIC Chapter #113’s monthly member meeting on June 6, 2017, at 6:00pm at Mashburn Construction. Duffie will be speaking on the proper way to document requests for time extensions and how to follow contract on notification to the Owner/Architect. Please click here for more information.

NAWIC Chapter #113 member selected SAR Member of the Year

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Myrtle Beach, SC, April 22, 2017

Nichole Kopenhaver, McCrory Construction, was selected as the 2017 Member of the Year for the South Atlantic Region.  Kopenhaver was honored at the 2017 Spring Forum Gala held at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC, on April 22, 2017.

“I am amazed by the women in NAWIC!” said Kopenhaver of fellow members. “NAWIC ladies are the best, South Atlantic Region is awesome, and Columbia SC Chapter SC rocks!!!!  I am proud to take home South Atlantic Region Member of the Year and Star Recruiter Awards.”

Qualifications for the NAWIC Member of the Year are that the candidate must be a member in good standing of the South Atlantic Region. She should also be chosen for her accomplishments and contributions to the Chapter during the current NAWIC year.