March 5-11, 2017: Women in Construction Week

WHEREAS, the Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction has distinguished itself as the voice of women in construction in Michigan; and,

WHEREAS, the work done by the Detroit Chapter has benefited the State of Michigan and especially the Greater Detroit Metropolitan area through community development and educational programs; and,

WHEREAS, the Detroit Chapter has unceasingly promoted the employment and advancement of women in the construction industry; and,

WHEREAS, the construction community, represented by the Detroit Chapter, Number 183, 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 Detroit Chapter has sought to achieve successful results for Michigan and surrounding areas in a cooperative spirit with other organizations;

NOW THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim March 5-11, 2017 as Women in Construction Week in Michigan.