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File #: 190124    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 2/21/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/21/2019
Title: Declaring March 4-10, 2019 as Women in Construction Week in the City of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Parker
Attachments: 1. Signature19012400
Title
Declaring March 4-10, 2019 as Women in Construction Week in the City of Philadelphia.
Body
WHEREAS, The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Philadelphia Chapter 145 has distinguished itself for 51 years as the voice of women in construction in Philadelphia, PA; and
WHEREAS, The work done by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Philadelphia Chapter 145 has benefited Philadelphia through community development and educational programs; and
WHEREAS, The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Philadelphia Chapter 145 has unceasingly promoted the employment and advance of women in the construction industry; and
WHEREAS, The construction community, represented by National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Philadelphia Chapter 145, has been a driving force in fostering community development through renovation and beautification projects; promotion of skilled trades careers; and a positive vision of the future; and
WHEREAS, The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Philadelphia Chapter 145 has sought to achieve successful results for Philadelphia and surrounding areas in a cooperative spirit with other organizations; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF PHILADELPHIA, Does hereby recognize the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Philadelphia Chapter 145 and its many dedicated volunteers for its steadfast work on behalf and support of women in construction, and do proudly proclaim the week of March 4-10, 2019 as "Women in Construction Week", and encourage our citizens to congratulate the organization on its many accomplishments.
FURTHER RESOLVED, That an Engrossed copy of this resolution be presented to the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) as sincere respect and admiration of this legislative body.
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Introduced By: The Women of Council
Maria Quinones Sanchez
Councilwoman, 7th District
Jannie Blackwell Cindy Bass
Coun...

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