Columbia, SC, August 24, 2016
Adair Stevenson, a Geologist with ESP Associates P.A., was selected by a group of her peers as NAWIC Chapter #113’s Member of the Year for her outstanding contributions to the organization throughout the 2015-2016 year. Adair accepted the award at the Chapter’s annual Employer Appreciation Breakfast on August 24, 2016.
Qualifications for the “Member of the Year” are: 1) Member must be a member in good standing of the Columbia, SC Chapter of NAWIC. 2) Member should be chosen for her accomplishments and contributions to the Chapter during the current NAWIC year.
Columbia, SC, September 21, 2016
Hood Construction Company congratulates Darla Moore, Project and Subcontractor Outreach Coordinator, on being installed as the 2016-2017 President of the Columbia Chapter of NAWIC – the National Association of Women in Construction.
Moore, who has been a member of NAWIC’s Columbia chapter for nine years, is heavily involved with the organization – including volunteering at the Annual Golf Tournament which funds scholarships for South Carolina college students in construction-related majors. “NAWIC is dedicated to enhancing the success of women in the construction industry, and I am proud to be a part of its future here in Columbia,” said Moore. Hood Construction supports Darla and other employee-members of NAWIC by participating in numerous association events, as well as periodically hosting tours of construction sites.
As a quality-based business leader, Hood Construction is a long-time supporter of NAWIC and other industry partners, as well as the clients and communities we proudly serve. Congratulations to Darla on being installed into this important leadership role!
Article courtesy of Columbia Regional Business Report, (bizwire.com)
NAWIC Columbia, SC, Chapter #113 will hold their monthly member meeting on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at 6:00 PM at Mashburn Construction, 1820 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC.
Please join us as we welcome Samantha Ericson Turner, the Workforce Development Manager with Midlands Education and Business Alliance (MEBA). Samantha will be discussing workforce shortages in our industries and what some of the local community leaders are trying to do to help.
Columbia, SC, September 6, 2016
The Columbia, SC, NAWIC Chapter #113 inducted their Officers for the 2016-2017 term. Pictured (from left) Parliamentarian, Linda Schilling of Walker White, Inc.; Immediate Past-President 2015-2016, Debbie Edwards of Premier Lighting and Control; Treasurer, Melba Cannon of Swann Associates Inc.; Corresponding Secretary, Susan Jennings of Specialty Woodworks; Recording Secretary, Sheila Nelson of McCrory Construction; Vice President, Susan Clary of Contract Construction, Inc.; President-Elect, Coral Brandt of Jumper Carter Sease Architects; and President, Darla Moore of Hood Construction.
Columbia, SC, September 6, 2016
NAWIC Columbia, SC, Chapter #113 inducted the 2016-2017 Board of Directors at the member meeting held on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at 6:00 PM. Pictured (from left) Immediate Past-President (2014-2015), Janet Lehman of Jumper Carter Sease; Board Members Adair Stevenson of ESP Associates, P.A.; Nichole Kopenhaver of McCrory Construction; Dana Jacobs of Sign-it-Quick; and Rebecca Connelly of OLH, Inc. The Board of Directors will take their turn on the board starting October 1, 2016.
Adair Stevenson, Nichole Kopenhaver and Dana Jacobs will be serving for the first time. Rebecca Connelly is Past President from the 2013-2014 term.
Columbia, SC, August 2, 2016
Three new members were inducted into NAWIC Columbia, SC, Chapter #113 at the member meeting on August 2, 2016. Pictured above (from left) are the three new inductees, Lee Smith of LJS Benefit Consultants, LLC; Jordan Hyrne of McCrory Construction; and Sravani Juluru of OLH; Membership Chairperson, Darla Moore of Hood Construction and co-chair Dana Jacobs of Sign-it-Quick.
Columbia, SC, August 2, 2016
NAWIC Chapter #113 takes great pride in their ability to bestow scholarships to local students who are pursuing degrees in construction-related fields. The Chapter’s representatives had the honor of presenting these scholarships funds to three students at the member meeting on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at 6:00 PM.
Pictured from left: Student recipients Karlee Sightler, USC; Amber Liebe, Anderson University; and Jian Huang, Clemson; NAWIC representatives Hilda Wynn of Premier Lighting and Control and Claire McLane of AOS Specialty Contractors, Inc. Recipients not pictured include Hobey Baughman, Midlands Technical College, and Addison Darr, USC.
The scholarship program is supported entirely through voluntary contributions and/or funds raised by the members of the Columbia Chapter #113 and administered by the Scholarship Committee and the Chapter Board of Directors. The recipients are selected from applicants obtained through South Carolina-based high schools, colleges, universities, or technical/trade schools. The recipient(s) must attend a college, university or technical/trade school in South Carolina. Each applicant submits a fully completed application as furnished by the Chapter. Final selections are made by the Scholarship Committee. Please visit the website of NAWIC Columbia, SC, here to download the application.
Columbia, SC, July 25, 2016
NAWIC Chapter #113, MCrory Construction and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the following location:
522 Lady Street, 2nd Floor Training Room, Columbia, SC 29201
Contact and appointment information:
Sheila Nelson at 803.251.8137 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for more information on Central South Carolina American Red Cross.
NAWIC Chapter #113 welcomes our very own Haley Ray, owner of Haley Ray Pavement Marking, as guest speaker at our August monthly member meeting. Haley realized the dream of starting her own company despite adversity. Years later, Haley is now able to help others who have experienced similar challenges.
Date and Time: Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 6:00 PM
Place: Mashburn Construction
1820 Sumter St., Columbia, SC 29201
Please contact: Darla Moore – 803.765.2940 or
As a part of WIC Week activities, members and guests of NAWIC Columbia, SC, Chapter #113 toured the new Spirit Communications Park.