March 2 - 8, 2014: Women in Construction Week

WHEREAS, the Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction has distinguished itself for 43 years 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 advance 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 the week of March 2-8, 2014 as Women in Construction Weekin Michigan.