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The 2016 Annual Conference was a blazing success!

Susan Gee installed as OCRA's 2016-2017 President

The 2016 Annual Conference Recipes for Success was held April 22-24, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North. Nearly 130 reporters, captioners, videographers, and students from not only Ohio, but also Kentucky, Illinois, Colorado, and Alabama, enjoyed a full menu!

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The Buckeye Record - Spring 2016 Special Conference Edition

For a limited time, the Spring 2016 Special Conference Edition of The Buckeye Record is available without logging in. Nonmembers: Make sure to take advantage of this opportunity to see what your OCRA is doing for all of Ohio's reporters and captioners.

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Ohio court reporting program makes the news!

Clark State teams up with college for first-of-its-kind program

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In Memory of Timothy M. Schaefer

September 9, 1956 - February 12, 2016

1999-2000 OCRA President Timothy M. Schaefer passed away on February 12, 2016 after a valiant battle with cancer. Tim was the 2001 recipient of the Glenn W. Stiles, Jr. Distinguished Service Award and 2001 Legislative Award.

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Governor Kasich recognizes Ohio Court Reporting and Captioning Week

President Marie Fresch encourages all Ohio reporters and captioners to share the excitement

February 14-20, 2016 is National Court Reporting and Captioning Week. Ohio Governor Kasich and Lieutenant Governor Taylor have declared the same in the state of Ohio!

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Supreme Court announces availability of technology grants

Update your court with the latest realtime technology!

Stenographic court reporters and captioners are technology and realtime is the only instantaneous speech-to-text method available for courts to utilize in their efficient and effective administration of justice.

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OCRA Events

May 19-21, 2016

VITAC/Stark State Captioning Seminar

Not an OCRA event

Stark State College, North Canton, Ohio

May 21, 2016

OCRA Board of Directors Meeting

Springfield, OH

August 26, 2016

OCRA Cardinal Foundation 2016 Golf Outing

14th Golf Outing in OCRA History!

Deer Ridge Golf Club, Bellville, OH

March 24-26, 2017

2017 OCRA Annual Conference

March 24-26, 2017

Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside, Independence, OH

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