b'________ ____ /,___: _ IRSI !I regionalmeetswillbea20- to25-ASSOCIATIONNEWSminutereviewofRlT\'srecentstudyi Iof roofing conditions in southern Cali ! I; fornia.TheRlT-sponsoredprojectis \'aresultofpersonalinterviewswith theownersormanagersof163differentbuildingsexcludingsinglefamilyresidencesinLosAngeles, Orange and Ventura counties. Color slides,charts and photoswill beusedtoaddsparkletothestatis- / ticalresultsofthestully,whichwas/ Ilaunchedsixmonthsago.AftertheI lastregionaletrnferenccforR IT.members, Clark will set up similar sessionsforarchitects,designers, specifi- I j cationwriters,inspectorsandother1 g,m,p,,el,tornofing. tl J. Clair Van Gilst, left, presidenf of fhe Iowa Roofing Confracfors Assn.and Robert Kader, center, MRCA director, help roofer Dale Crampton corral his "gift" pig. pr Jt is customary for members of theannualg conventionheldNov.7-9in- I Midwest Roofing Contractors Assn.toDes ]\\:Joines, the Jowa chapter members esentitsretiringpresidents withansurprised their outgoing president Dale appropriate gift. This year, at MRCA\'sCramptonbygivinghimamostLltl-usualift- asquirming,squealing prizewinning.Iowa-bredpig.Crampton,whooperatesanexpansiveroofingoperation"waydown"inArkansas,isalsoknowninroofingcircles astheindustry\'schampion"hog caller."Hehadatoughtime,however, Icompetingwiththegenuinearticle. AlthoughthepigwasArkansas-bred, /Cramptonbegrudginglyadmittedthat the Iowa corn-fed swine was a "mighty finelooking specimen." Californians Set Regional Meets Aheavyscheduleof regionalconferences held by the Rooliug Industry TrustofLosAngelesmembers is being arranged by the association\'s executivecoordinatorSidClark.Primary goalof the sessions,Clarkreports,is "to bring out RIT to members who are unabletotaketimeawayfromtheir Lworktoattendameeting in Los Angeles." Oneoftheprimefeaturesofthe'