The Connection
July 5, 2023
Association News
NFSF awarded 104 undergraduate scholarships and 8 trade scholarships amounting to $185,000 in scholarship funds. Scholarships were awarded from 44 chapters, 2 regions, one private individual, and 4 companies. Congratulations to the scholarship recipients!
Late registration opens July 17. Don't miss your chance to register for Annual Conference. After July 23 all registrations will be done onsite at AC. 
For the first time ever, NAWIC is taking the party off-site to Portland Public House for a night of networking, drinks, appetizers, and more! You won't want to miss this special event, where we will premier our special collaboration with Deschutes Brewery, Dovetail Workwear, and Pink Boots Society-- our very own, limited-edition NAWIC Brew!
Sponsored by Deltek and Raken, join us for a networking happy hour on Aug. 10! Make connections with fellow attendees, browse through the exhibitors in the Construction Zone, and enjoy beverages and appetizers as we wrap up day 2 of conference.
Prepare for Annual Conference with National Secretary Raven Hoffman! From orientation to the Construction Zone, register today for AC 101! 
Leadership update forms are due July 15, 2023. The forms can be emailed to
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Host Angela Highland sits down with NAWIC National President Lauline Mitchell, ESP. In addition to being the 2022-2023 NAWIC President, Lauline is the Director of PreConstruction at BBI Construction in Oakland, California. Lauline discusses her vision for women in construction, leadership and the power of NAWIC on women's lives and careers. This is a great conversation that you do not want to miss.
Commerce Bank
NAWIC Benefits Spotlight
When you use code NAWIC at checkout, you will get 25% off your purchase and a donation will go towards NAWIC. 
How 92-Vehicle HVAC fleet is streamlining operations with a smarter fuel card
K-Dimensional Holdings Inc. / CoastPay®
Texas-based Gillette Air Conditioning struggled with inefficiencies caused by an old station-specific fuel card that was hard to manage and use. Switching to Coast fuel cards allowed them to streamline fleet ops and improve card security across a fleet of 90+ vehicles. Watch to find out how.

Industry Update
It’s time to plan for the rest of this year. Construction Dive has you covered with a full list of the industry conferences, expos and meetings coming up.

(From Construction Dive)
The family of Michael Delgado has sued Greystar Development & Construction LP and other entities of Charleston, South Carolina-based Greystar, claiming negligence that led to the 29-year-old’s death, according to a lawsuit filed in Dallas County court.

(From Construction Dive)
Preconstruction work is underway on the largest dam removal and river restoration project in U.S. history. The $450 million project will take out four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River in Oregon and California to restore habitat and passage for migrating fish. 

(From Construction Dive)
Caterpillar, Inc.