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03/21/2017

Important Information for the upcoming 2017 Annual Conference, March 24-26

Online and onsite registration options remain available

Need to register for the 2017 OCRA Annual Conference weekend, March 24-26? Online registrations may still be placed up until the conference. Onsite registration is available beginning Friday, March 24th at 10:00 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside.

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03/20/2017

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Computer-Aided Transcription Services Request for Proposal

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) will need up to approximately 1,500 hours of Sign Language Interpreting and/or Computer-Aided Transcription Services covering the needs for affected employees and to provide interpreting services as a reasonable accommodation (auxiliary aid for communication access) for business related activities covering the 2017 and 2018 fiscal years.

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03/14/2017

Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities Still Available!

Consider being a most valuable player to our What's Your Game Plan? themed conference just days away!

With your generous sponsorships and donations, we can provide quality educational and networking events for all of Ohio's industry professionals. Please consider being a sponsor for the 2017 Annual Conference. Every donation helps and is greatly appreciated!

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03/13/2017

Submit your questions for the "What Would You Do?" Seminar

Do you have a lingering question? Want to seek others' advice or opinions?

Participate in the Sunday, March 26 "What Would You Do? Real-life Scenarios in Everyday Reporting and Captioning" session even if you won't be in Independence at the 2017 Annual Conference!

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02/22/2017

OCRA 2017 Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon Notice

Nominations and Slate of 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Registration is Open! Exhibitor and Sponsorship opportunities available now. You don't want to miss the 2017 Annual Conference - What's Your Game Plan? - March 24-26, 2017!

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02/11/2017

Governor Kasich recognizes Ohio Court Reporting and Captioning Week

President Susan Gee encourages all Ohio reporters and captioners to share the excitement

February 11-18, 2017 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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01/25/2017

OCRA's New Year - New You CEU Event

2017 kicked off in true OCRA style

Attendees earned .4 CEU while they learned and laughed to start off their 2017!

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12/28/2016

2016 Recap - Your Association's Year in Review

Happy New Year to you and yours!

To those who have renewed your membership for 2017, thank you! If you haven't renewed for 2017, or are not a member and are considering joining, there's still time before the end of the 2016 tax year! Working together, we can make a big difference in our association and our profession right here in Ohio!

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12/10/2016

2017 OCRA Membership Renewal Notice and Membership Drive

What's in it for you? Education! Information! Power! Connections! And so much more!

OCRA values each member and strives to provide benefits and professional resources to help you in each step of your court reporting and captioning career. Congratulations to Sara Clark, RPR, CRR, CRC, OCRA's 2017 Membership Renewal $50 Amazon gift card winner!

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11/09/2016

UPDATE: Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Practice and Procedure in Ohio Courts

On Friday, November 4, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio's Commission on the Rules of Practice & Procedure voted to remove any reference to the pro-rata apportionment of fees for depositions as initially proposed in amendments to Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure 30(C).

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10/24/2016

The Buckeye Record - Fall 2016 edition

For a limited time, the Fall 2016 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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10/11/2016

October 2016 OCRA Update. Important Events and Dates!

Join OCRA/renew your membership by November 15 and be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card! Also, be sure to mark your calendars for all OCRA events. You won't want to miss anything that's coming up!

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09/27/2016

OCRA's Seminar Saturday Recap

OCRA's "Seminar Saturday" took place on September 24th at Tri-C's Western Campus in Parma.

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08/22/2016

August 22, 2016 OCRA News Update

2016 Cardinal Foundation Golf Outing Cancelled. OCRA Seminar Saturday Registration Opens

The 2016 OCRA Cardinal Foundation Golf Outing originally scheduled for Friday, August 26th has been cancelled. Thank you to all who sponsored and supported this year's event! NEW CALENDAR ADDITION: Earn up to .5 CEUs on Saturday, September 24th during OCRA's Seminar Saturday! Register TODAY!!!

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08/08/2016

Ohio represented in Chicago at NCRA's Annual Convention & Expo

Sue Terry, Springfield, Ohio, elected as NCRA 2016-2017 Vice President

Congratulations to Ohio's Sue Terry on her recent election as NCRA's Vice President. Thank you to all who represented Ohio and OCRA in Chicago, including our OCRA Members who qualified in NCRA's Realtime Contest!!

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07/13/2016

July 2016 Update: NCRA Annual Convention and elections and more!

July 13, 2016 OCRA E-Bulletin

Friday, July 15 is the deadline to join NCRA or to provide an updated email address to NCRA in order to vote in the upcoming contested elections and for proposed bylaws amendments. Also, upcoming OCRA events!

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06/22/2016

Go all in with OCRA!

June 22, 2016 OCRA E-Bulletin

Don't miss out on District D's Meet-and-Greet Happy Hour Cruise this Friday, June 24th! Also included: OCRA's newly-certified members, 2016-2017 membership renewal and membership drive, and more!

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05/31/2016

The Buckeye Record - Summer 2016 edition

For a limited time, the Summer 2016 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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04/27/2016

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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