NAWIC Chapter Polos – New Logo!

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There is still time to get in your orders for NAWIC Polos (deadline August 21st) and GUESS WHAT they will include the just released updated LOGO!
The new and improved LOGO was released at the Conference and we are so excited to have received in time to update our POLO. If you have been thinking about updating yours NOW Is the time!
Click on link to order or email nawiccolumbia@gmail.com for more details. Size XS to 4x available and are $25.00 each. Anyone is more than welcome to order. If shipping is needed to you extra shipping cost will be included.

Scholarship Committee Fall Semester 2020 Award Announcement

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Congratulations to our chapter fall scholarship recipients! We wish you all the best in your upcoming semester in construction, architecture, design or engineering studies.

*Margie C. Mishaw Scholarship Awards*
Addison Dicks (Clemson University)
Jacob Fournier (Clemson University)
William Cockman (Clemson University)

*Julia Farnsworth Scholarship Awards*
Allison O’Toole (Clemson University)
Brittany Lacy (Clemson University)
Hailey Krabbe (Clemson University)
Hannah Smith (Clemson University)

*Rose Parrish Scholarship Awards*
John Walker (University of SC)
Thomas McElveen (University of SC)

*Mary H. Clark Scholarship Awards*
Katherine Ashworth (Clemson University)
Mackenzi Zimmerman (SC State)

Monthly Chapter Meeting – August 4, 2020

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Great chapter meeting tonight! Thank you to Lasenta Lewis-Ellis, President/CEO of LLE Construction Group LLC and Karen R. Jenkins, President/CEO KRJ Consulting LLC for their presentation and discussion on Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace.

Tonight was fall scholarship award presentation night! Congrats to all eleven award recipients and good luck in the upcoming semester!

It was nice to see so many guests on the call that included our national incoming Vice President, Lauline Mitchell and members from Roanoke & Charlotte chapters on the call.

NAWIC Longevity Awards

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We would like to recognize the following chapter members for their dedication and serving our chapter. Each one has reached a truly admirable milestone.

40 Years of Service
Jane Andrews-Nicol, CIT (Retired-Mashburn Construction)

45 Years of Service
Wanda Howell (Crawford Sprinkler)
Reba Avant (Retired – Bonitz)

Monthly Chapter Meeting Announcement – August 4, 2020

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Please join us Tuesday, August 4th for our monthly meeting program that will include presentation from Lasenta Lewis-Ellis and Karen R. Jenkins on Diversity & Inclusion along with our fall semester scholarship awards and business meeting.

April White – MMAC Instructor

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Our chapter’s own April White, CIT teaching her first Plumbing Level 1 class as a MMAC (Midlands Mechanical Apprenticeship Coalition) Instructor. Changing the plumbing industry through education. We are proud of her and MMAC for all they are doing!

She Built This City – Volunteer Painting

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Our chapter participated in volunteering with Chapter #121 Charlotte to help with painting the She Built This City airstream in Charlotte on Saturday.

Amazing designed artwork! Thanks for inviting us.