Jennifer Skarda introduced Tim Ruth, Co-Owner of Mc Creedy Construction. Tim talked about High School Students in the Construction Trade.  He is President of the Home Builders Association. In 1993, he was in construction management.  He teaches construction management at Kirkwood.  In 1990 he worked on Oakdale Prison.  In 1993 he received his degree.  He has worked on the Red River Hospital Project in Burlington.  
Tim's philosophy is to always finish a project early to collect the funds sooner.   He enjoys working Kalona.  Building permits are easy to obtain. 
Tim said that we need more women in the profession.  He worked at Riverside Elementary School and now his children and grandchildren have gone to this school.  It really has a lot of meaning to Tim. 
Tim's motto is "Always Give Back to the Community". 
President Theresa called the meeting to order at 7:12 am.  
Jim Peterson received the "Distinguish Service Award."
A sign-up sheet for Gift Wrapping on Christmas Eve was passed around, 
Meeting adjourned at 8:00 am.