We had a great time learning about financial strategies and wellness at our January meeting! Thanks to our speaker Erin Hoffman, who outlined so many valuable tools for planning retirement, protecting your business, and growing your finances. And a big thanks to all who attended in Oklahoma City and Tulsa! We can't wait to see you all at our February meeting! #NationalWomenInRoofing
The NWiR Tennessee Council kicked off 2023 by hosting a lunch and learn led by a fellow NWiR member. Mandy McIntyre presented eye-opening statistics about mental health in the roofing industry. The council learned how to address their team members that may be struggling and how to listen to employees more effectively for signs. The Tennessee Council is now aware of the importance of mental health in our industry and is ready to flatten the curve! [...]
This year one of the NWiR Seattle Council's community projects is to collect warm coats on behalf of One Warm Coat. We were able to collect over 60 coats at our hands-on event with Lomanco at the new CDS/Stoneway location in Kent, WA. Thank you again to Paul Robbins of Lomanco, and the whole Stoneway/CDS Teams in Kent! It was a great turnout and a lot of fun!
Roofing contractors and roof consultants are invited to take part in a Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing. The purpose of the survey is to take the pulse of the reroofing industry on a quarterly basis and become a regular barometer of the industry’s business conditions. Industry professionals have an opportunity to share their thoughts and experiences regarding reroofing as a sector of their businesses. The survey is an industrywide effort to collect information about the [...]
We are deep into the sponsor renewal process! If you are a NWiR sponsor and have not received an email asking for your renewal, please contact Elizabeth Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can make sure that we have the correct contact info for your company. Sponsors provide funding for the organization, as well as for programmatic initiatives on the topics of mentoring, networking, education and recruiting. All sponsors play a critical role in fulfilling the [...]
“Roof design” is a powerful concept that is often misunderstood, misrepresented, or applied incorrectly in today’s industry. When it comes to roof design, the big question is, “Who is responsible for the roof design, or who is the responsible party?” Check out this information from IIBEC and learn more about wind load design for roof assemblies.
NWiR is so fortunate to be supported by other not-for-profit associations, non-governmental organizations, and business coalitions. We seek these colleagues both in and outside the roofing industry, in adjacent industries, those that represent women in male-dominated fields and those that we have issues in common with. All the acronyms may look like alphabet soup, but these organizations offer free resources for education, industry information, and/or opportunities for women in male-dominated fields. We are so proud of [...]
Enrollment is open for our REAL Roofing DEI program and couldn’t be more excited! Our launch date is Monday, January 16th in honor of Martin Luther King Day! We will be hosting an interactive webinar on January 12th at 11am to review the program and answer any questions you may have before the program starts! What is REAL Roofing? Glad you asked! REAL Roofing is an educational program designed to move the roofing industry forward with [...]
January 19, 2023, at 11 am-1 pm Gulfeagle Supply is hosting a lunch community service event collecting period supplies partnering with the Junior League of Tampa. Please bring period supplies to Gulfeagle Supply located at 2900 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605. Questions please contact Jen Richardson, National Marketing Director for Gulfeagle Supply 813-636-9808 ext 204 February 24, 2023 Lunch Meeting/Education Session from 11 am-1 pm IUEC Local 74 headquarters located at 7805 Professional Place, Tampa, [...]
Delight your children and show pride in your industry with these kid books dedicated to the roofing industry. Available through the NRCA bookstore (links are posted above if we can include them???). They would make perfect gifts for birthdays, holidays, baby showers, or donating to your local libraries and school libraries. Is This a Roof? by Karen Cates (available in Spanish) Is This a Roof? Coloring Book by Karen Cates Be Safe, Rafe! by Karen Cates [...]