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NO. R-81. JOINT RESOLUTION recognizing Women in Construction Week.

(J.R.S. 37)

Offered by: Senator Scott of Washington County, Senator Mazza of Grand Isle County and Senator Illuzzi of Essex-Orleans County.

Whereas, Vermont NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction) local #262 has, for 21 years, distinguished itself as the voice of women in construction in Vermont, and

Whereas, the work of NAWIC #262 has benefited Vermont through community development and education programs, and

Whereas, Vermont NAWIC #262 has unceasingly promoted the employment and advancement of women in the construction industry, and

Whereas, the construction community that Vermont NAWIC #262 represents has been a driving force in fostering community development through renovation and beautification projects, the promotion of skilled trades’ careers and the encouragement of a positive future vision, and

Whereas, Vermont NAWIC #262 has sought to achieve successful results for Vermont and surrounding areas in a cooperative spirit with other organizations, and

Whereas, NAWIC #262 and its many dedicated volunteers are recognized for their steadfast work on behalf and in support of women in construction, now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That the General Assembly recognizes March 4-10 as Women in Construction Week, and be it further

Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Dorothy Sawyer, President of NAWIC local #262.