National Women in Roofing (NWIR), a national organization focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry, announced its first Michigan Council event.

The event will take place on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5 p.m. at 2401 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 700 Troy, Mich.

Attendees are encouraged to invite friends and coworkers to join as well.

Laurie Spencer, president and owner of Spencer Roofing, will discuss the struggles she faced after the loss of her husband and how she has succeeded in keeping the family business running.

National Women in Roofing is a volunteer based organization with the goal to provide networking, recruiting, mentoring and education for women roofing professionals. NWIR will strive to provide an op-portunity for women and men new and established, to an ongoing success working together in the roofing industry.

For more information, visit www.nationalwomeninroofng.org.