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The SLC3 is hosting it annual Best Practice and Diversity Awards Gala on August 18th. It will honor all 2020 Award winners as well as this year's winners and finalists. This year they will honor a legacy award, leadership award, and a woman in construction award, firsts for the SLC3. The event will be at the Hilton Frontenac. The MC's will be Mark Winschel, President of the Board and Principal at The Opus Group and Kelly Jackson, Executive Director, SLC3.
Kwame Foundation will host its 17th Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Topgolf in Chesterfield. Proceeds will fund scholarships for students who otherwise might not attend college because of financial constraints. Kwame Foundation endows approximately $150,000 a year in scholarships and grants at colleges and universities that improve educational opportunities for minorities and first-generation, college-bound students. The foundation also sponsors an annual Spring Break tour of Historically Black Colleges and Universities for local students. Individual entry for the tournament, lunch and event is $500 and non-golfer participation is $100. Participants have
Examine culture and its connections to advancing equity and current examples of how local green building professionals are fostering inclusion, building strong partnerships, and increasing participation in the communities they serve and work with on Tuesday, November 9 at 5:30 pm, virtually, with your local U.S. Green Building Council and Green Buildings Are Better community. PRESENTATIONS & SPEAKERS: Equity, Inclusion & Diversity in the Workforce Richard Reilly, LEED AP, BPI BA, EP & HHE, BOC, HES Assessor, Energy Program Manager at Missouri Botanical Garden EarthWays Center Fostering Inclusion for Future Clean & Renewable Energy Infrastructure Sylvester Taylor, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, IBEW/NECA Electrical
Mark your calendars for a construction surety forum hosted by CLA, the number-one ranked construction accounting firm in the United States by Construction Executive!* Join us virtually for this complimentary event where we’ll discuss key topics impacting the construction industry. All are welcome for this informative update.
The SLC3's Annual Diversity Workshop will be again hosted virtual this year to allow for greater participation. Many owners are still unable to be in large crowds. However, this year the labeling is a bit different as the SLC3 desires to capture a wider array of participants from owners to all suppliers regardless of M/W/DBE certification. Owners from Ameren, MSD, Washu, Mercy, SSM Health, BJC, Bayer, and more will be sharing future work as well as how best to connect with them on projects. The same for prime design firms and general contractors. Subconsultants and subcontractors work on teams with
The Block Kids Building Competition is an award-winning program that introduces children to the construction industry in an effort to create awareness and promote careers in the industry. The children, grades 3rd-6th, will be given interlocking blocks and about an hour to create based on instructions given. Judges will interview the kids and winners will be selected to move to the next round. This is a national event taking place across the country in other chapters of NAWIC.
The Expo will begin at 1:30 pm with four concurrent presentations outlining more than $1 billion in new construction work and what prospective bidders for that work need to know. The trade show and networking session will then be held from 3:45 – 6:00 p.m. in the exhibit hall, with refreshments available at no additional cost. Presenters scheduled from 1:30 – 3:45 pm include the following: Tom Blair, PE, St. Louis District Engineer, MoDOT; Matt Barnes, PE, Planning & Program Manager, City of St. Louis Board of Public Service; Stephanie Leon Streeter, PE, Acting Director, St. Louis County Department of
The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) will get an in-depth look at the massive City Foundry STL, including its infrastructure. Members and guests will hear from Rob Soete, general manager of the development, as well as from representatives at the Lawrence Group. Located on 15 acres in the heart of the city, the Lawrence Group transformed the former century-old manufacturing facility into a mixed-use development. The $200 million first phase now boasts its centerpiece food hall, as well as retail, entertainment and office space. Attendees will hear about the impact of COVID and how the
CREW-St. Louis will honor the achievements of industry leaders at its 17th annual Networking Awards event on May 11 at Olive + Oak in Webster Groves. Each year, CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) recognizes a group of women who have advanced the commercial real estate industry through their leadership, accomplishments, and service to the St. Louis region. The 2022 awardees will be announced April 21. CREW launched the networking awards in 2006 with the goals of influencing the success of the industry, showcasing the power of networking, and demonstrating the organization’s support to the community. In 2015, they added the