The Connecticut Chapter of Professional Woman in Construction to host meeting on “Independent, Assisted Living, and Continuing Care Facilities” - October 28

October 14, 2014 - Front Section

Rocky Hill, CT The Connecticut Chapter of Professional Woman in Construction (PWC-CT) will host a panel discussion and meeting entitled “Independent, Assisted Living, and Continuing Care Facilities” on October 28, at the Sheraton Hartford South. This is one in a series of educational and networking events hosted by PWC-CT, whose programs are tailored to professionals in the architectural, engineering and construction fields as well as interested members of the public. The growing number of senior citizens has given rise to a variety of housing and healthcare options aimed at meeting the special needs of this population. The result is a variety of facilities include independent living, assisted living, memory care, and stepped-care complexes – many of which include nursing and rehabilitation capabilities. Attend this program to meet and learn from the individuals who are responsible for various aspects of this rapidly evolving, specialized healthcare sector.

The panel’s moderator will be Ann Melite, MA, NCIDQ, CDP, Melite Design. Panelists include Jon-Paul Venoit, Masonicare; Mark Garilli, Tower One, Tower East; Deborah Migneault, CT legislative commission on aging; Pamela Atwood, Hebrew Health Care; and Michael Smith,  Alzheimer’s Resource Center of CT.

Founded in 1980, Professional Women in Construction is a national non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization committed to advancing professional, entrepreneurial and managerial opportunities for women and other “non-traditional” populations in construction and related industries. Members of PWC-CT represent all major disciplines within the A/E/C industry, and are drawn from Conn., R.I. and Mass. Membership is open to women and men, private companies and public agencies actively engaged in the design / construction / real estate development fields, and businesses supplying goods and services to the industry. PWC-CT supports education in the fields of architecture, construction and engineering, and recognizes ongoing professional excellence with three awards: the “Rising Star” award, the “Women of Achievement” award and the “Excellence in Mentoring” award.

This PWC meeting and discussion are open to the public. The meeting is October 28, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., at the Sheraton Hartford South, 100 Capital Boulevard, Rocky Hill, Conn. All attendees must pre-register online by Friday, October 24, at www.pwcusa.org/CT. PWC members $60; nonmembers $85; students / subsidized $35. Registration and networking at 5:30 p.m.; cash bar; dinner and program at 6:30.

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