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File #: 200171    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 2/20/2020 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/20/2020
Title: Declaring March 1-7, 2020 as Women in Construction Week in the City of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Bass
Attachments: 1. Signature20017100

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Declaring March 1-7, 2020 as Women in Construction Week in the City of Philadelphia.

 

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WHEREAS, The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Philadelphia Chapter 145 has distinguished itself for 52 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 in support of women in construction, and does proudly proclaim the week of March 1-7, 2020 as “Women in Construction Week,” and does further 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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