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Events planned in observation of Women in Construction Week

Contractors, subcontractors, tradeswomen, engineers, business owners, safety professionals, project managers, designers, project assistants, accountants, insurance/surety reps, construction attorneys, material suppliers, office managers and students in construction are encouraged to participate.

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The Fargo-Moorhead, ND #246 chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction is planning events in celebration of Women in Construction Week March 6-12. Pictured in this Forum file photo from 2021 from left: Carey Burke, marketing and membership services director of Associated General Contractors of North Dakota; Molly Swanston, owner, Swanston Equipment Cos.; Sally Miskavige, vice president, Opp Construction; and Nancy Slotten, executive vice president/treasurer of Border States Paving Inc. David Samson / The Forum

FARGO — The Fargo-Moorhead, ND #246 chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction is planning events in celebration of Women in Construction Week March 6-12.

The organization will host a tour of the future Bell Bank Tower, 520 Main Ave., Fargo, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 8.

They will also host the second annual Hard Hat Happy Hour & Hammer-Slammin Tourney will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at Fargo Brewing Company, 610 University Drive N. This event is billed as an opportunity for women in all facets of the construction industry to get together to network and share experiences.

The tour is free. Tickets for the Hard Hat Happy Hour & Hammer Slammin Tourney are $20 to attend or $40 participate in the tourney. All are available at www.nawicfm246.org .

Contractors, subcontractors, tradeswomen, engineers, business owners, safety professionals, project managers, designers, project assistants, accountants, insurance/surety reps, construction attorneys, material suppliers, office managers and students in construction are encouraged to attend.

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The Fargo-Moorhead, ND Chapter #246 of NAWIC, in its goal to promote education and support the future workers of the construction industry, offers programs for all ages through the chapter's Construction Education Programs. K-12 programs included are: "Block Kids Competition" for kindergarten through sixth graders, "Design Drafting Competition" for ninth through senior and college students, and scholarships for local male and female college and university students pursuing an education in a construction-related field.

For the adults, the group offers monthly membership meeting events that cover the many different aspects of the industry through speakers, tours and networking, as well as a variety of opportunities for professional development to gain leadership skills and serve as a leader in various capacities.

For more information about donating or attending this or future events, visit www.nawicfm246.org or contact Amy Berg at aberg.nawic@yahoo.com.

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