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Our Pledge

As material for the construction of our building; I pledge the agility of my hands, the ability of my mind and the integrity of my heart.

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ABOUT NAWIC QUAD CITIES CHAPTER 50

ABOUT NAWIC QUAD CITIES CHAPTER 50

We are a self governing, not-for-profit group organized to promote and support women involved in construction related fields. NAWIC provides many benefits to its members including community awareness, professional leadership and educational programs, and national and local scholarship programs. Each year we meet for convention for the purpose of conducting national business. Each region meets twice yearly, spring and fall. Our chapter meets monthly for a dinner, program, and a business meeting. Each summer we award scholarships to students enrolled in construction related degree programs.

OUR HISTORY

At the LeClaire Hotel, Moline, Illinois on May 16, 1961, a dessert luncheon was held for the purpose of organizing a chapter for Women in Construction. Ms. Lorraine Wright being the organizer and hostess to the fourteen interested professional women in attendance.

 

A charter was presented on August 5, 1961, and the organization was known as the Quad City Chapter of Women in Construction, chapter No. 50 with 26 women as the original charter members. The chapter was presented their charter by NAWIC National president, Lois Acker, at the Plantation in Moline, Illinois.

To learn more about our local chapter history, please click here.