From March 5-11 this year, the Greater Omaha Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC, celebrated the 25th Annual Women in Construction (WIC) Week. WIC week serves to promote NAWIC’s core purpose to strengthen and amplify the success of women in the construction industry.

The Greater Omaha Chapter of NAWIC participated in a week-long celebration recognizing achievements, giving back to the local community and supporting their members. Specific events included yoga, reading to elementary students, a suicide awareness seminar, a job site tour, a blood drive and a clean-up at one of the local parks. WIC week extends beyond the local chapter and was celebrated by NAWIC organizations nationwide, as well as many additional individuals, companies and organizations across the US.

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NAWIC Chapter 116 is based in Omaha and encompasses Lincoln, Council Bluffs and the surrounding areas. The chapter was chartered in 1965, and currently has over 80 members. Membership includes women who own, or are employed by, companies who do business primarily in the construction industry. To learn more about the National Association of Women in Construction Chapter 116 please visit Reach out to Chapter President Jennifer Harris at (402) 618-1991 / or NAWIC media contact Leslie Keane at (402) 306-0977 / with any additional questions.