TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Women in
Construction (CAWIC), whose mission is to facilitate the success of
women in the Canadian construction industry, is excited to make the
Increased Member Benefits:
CAWIC is pleased to announce the following valuable benefits secured or
created to enhance the success of our members in the industry, and
CAWIC will continue its efforts to secure additional member benefits
throughout the coming years:
A. HOLIDAY INN TORONTO AIRPORT EAST ACCOMMODATION
CAWIC has finalized arrangements with Holiday Inn Toronto Airport East
to secure a preferred corporate rate for CAWIC members through
2012. CAWIC have also secured a preferred rate under the Westmount
Hospitality Group VIP program which will provide discounted rates to
other participating hotels under this program. Details can be found by
clicking the members only tab at www.cawic.ca.
B. MOXIE TRADES
CAWIC is pleased to announce a new partnership with Moxie Trades who has
communicated CAWIC's messaging with the latest product launch of their
new Winter Work Boot - insulated to -40C, waterproof and metal free.
This work boot dons a CAWIC hang tag that we are confident will help
spread the word about CAWIC across Canada. All future safety footwear
productions of Moxie Trades will continue to promote CAWIC's core
values of leadership, mentorship, membership and partnership.
In addition to the spreading the CAWIC message, Moxie Trades will
provide ALL CAWIC members with a 20% discount for regular priced online
purchases. Our members are encouraged to order their work wear through
Moxie Trades at www.moxietrades.com.
C. CAWIC CAREER CENTRE
CAWIC has launched its online self-service Career Centre, where
individual CAWIC members may post their resumes and view and respond to
posted positions within the Canadian construction
industry. Non-members, both corporate and individuals, may post
positions for a fixed low fee. All postings are available for public
viewing. Go to www.cawic.ca and click on the Career Centre tab on the menu.
D. MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
CAWIC has launched its Mentorship Program. CAWIC is committed to
assisting its members to succeed in the Canadian construction industry
by facilitating connections with peer members. Go to www.cawic.ca and click on the Mentorship tab on the menu.
E. NEW CAWIC ADMINISTRATOR
CAWIC now has a full time Administrator! The Administrator's role is to
act as first contact for the public and to assist with the daily
operations of CAWIC, supporting our various initiatives and can be
reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 416-751-1991.
F. CAWIC LIVE ON SOCIAL MEDIA
CAWIC has joined the social media phenomenon! CAWIC is now live on
Twitter, Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and has a dedicated social
media subcommittee to better serve our members and supporters in the
individual's most convenient forum.
G. CAWIC GIVES BACK
In 2011, CAWIC participated as a group in the Habitat for Humanity
Women's Build and were proud to raise over $23,000 for the cause. CAWIC
looks forward to the 2012 event and encourages all members to join us
in rolling up our sleeves and raising our hammers for needy families.
In addition, the CAWIC annual Holiday Event for 2011 was held at
FoodShare, and was a tremendous success, both in attendance and
support. Through funds raised during the evening's silent auction,
CAWIC is pleased to be able to present FoodShare with a donation of
For further information on CAWIC and its activities, please visit our
website - www.cawic.ca
SOURCE Canadian Association of Women in Construction
For further information:
Tammy Evans, CAWIC President