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SPRING FLING - ANNUAL MEETING

SAVE THE DATE

The 20th Annual 

Celebration of Construction Gala

Saturday, October 17

Duke Energy Convention Center

PRESENTING SPONSOR-  Mueller Distributors


2015 HONOREES


Bill Harmeyer

 

Larry Schumacher

 

Tom Wiseman

 

 

The posthumous award is given to outstanding individuals who would have no doubt received the Lifetime Achievement award if they were still alive. This year the SOC will honor two fine gentlemen who made their marks on the construction industry.

 

Jim Imbus 


Ray Prus

 







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2014 ANNUAL CELEBRATION of CONSTRUCTION GALA

SPIRIT OF CONSTRUCTION HONORS LIFETIME ACHIEVERS

Spirit of Construction Foundation honored Lifetime Achievers of the construction industry at the annual Celebration of Construction dinner banquet on Saturday, October 18, 2014.

This year's honorees were Rich Homan, Bill Krul, and Tom Keckeis, and Jim Perin was honored posthumously. Rich Homan is executive vice president of Turner Construction. Bill Krul is CEO of Miller-Valentine Group. Tom Keckeis is CEO of Messer Construction. Jim Perin was a Senior Officer at Messer Construction before he retired. 

The 19th annual celebration banquet was at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati. Earl K. Messer, chair of Taft Law’s Construction Law Practice Group, chaired the event. 1,100 guests attended the gala. The gala generated $409,000 in gross revenue.

The mission of SOC is to recognize and celebrate the construction industry and its many contributions to the civic, aesthetic, and economic well-being of the Greater Cincinnati region. Proceeds from the banquet will benefit the SOC Foundation’s Construction Careers Initiative, which focuses on college scholarships and career education programs for schoolchildren.


2014 Gala Chair, Earl Messer, 
Talks About Spirit on Business Watch




 

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