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12/29/2017

Your end-of-the-year tax deductions keep growing!

Three options to add to your 2017 tax deductions: (1) Membership dues; (2) 2018 Annual Conference registration; (3) Charitable contribution toward OCRA Cardinal Foundation's A to Z Intro to Machine Shorthand Programs.

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12/29/2017

OCRA's 2018 Annual Conference: Registration is now open!

April 13-15, 2018 - Marriott Columbus Northwest, Dublin

Early-early-bird registration is now open for the 2018 OCRA Annual Conference! Register by February 16 and receive a 10% discount on your registration fees. Register by February 1 and be entered to win an Amazon Echo Dot and TP Smart Plug! Don't miss out!

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12/20/2017

December Update and News. Also, give and receive the best gift this year!

WANTED: Stentura ink cartridges and used steno machines are needed for 2018's A to Z programs

The OCRA Board needs your help in order to accomplish great things in 2018! Renew your OCRA membership or join today. Also, two A to Z Intro to Machine Shorthand programs will begin in January (Columbus, January 9th, and Cleveland, January 11th). Help spread the word about these opportunities for a FREE introductory program! AND JUST ANNOUNCED: 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON JANUARY 1ST!

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12/11/2017

The Buckeye Record - December 2017 Edition

For a limited time, the December 2017 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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12/05/2017

OCRA Cardinal Foundation offers A to Z Intro to Machine Shorthand in Columbus and Cleveland!

FREE 8-week introductory program to begin January 9th in Columbus and January 11th in Cleveland

Additional statewide programs to be announced for 2018! Looking for a new career? Imagine a career with a ringside seat to all the action! We are called court reporters, stenographers, captioners, speed-texters, realtime communication specialists...the possibilities are endless!

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12/04/2017

2018 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 OCRA member Cindy LaRosa, the winner of a $50 Amazon gift card!

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10/22/2017

A spooktacular time was had by all at OCRA's HallowFest CEU and Social Event!

District B hosted a CEU and Social Event on Saturday, October 21st at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Mason.

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10/15/2017

In Memory of Linda Sturm

2004-2006 Ohio Court Reporters Association President

Linda Sturm passed away October 14, 2017.

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10/06/2017

OCRA Cardinal Foundation offers A to Z Intro to Machine Shorthand

FREE 8-week introductory program began in August in the Canton area

Additional statewide programs to be announced for 2018! Looking for a new career? Imagine a career with a ringside seat to all the action! We are called court reporters, stenographers, captioners, speed-texters, realtime communication specialists...the possibilities are endless!

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08/30/2017

August/September 2017 OCRA Update

Latest news around Ohio

District D's Meet-and-Greet scheduled for September 21; Registration is now open for District B's October 21 HallowFest CEU and Social Event; Congratulations to our newly certified OCRA members; and Past President Sue Horak retires

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07/18/2017

OCRA friends and family rallied the Columbus Clippers and Toledo Mud Hens at District A's event!

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - Fifth Third Field, Toledo

The Columbus Clippers traveled to Toledo to take on the Toledo Mud Hens on Sunday, July 16th, and OCRA was there!! Two Ohio teams! One great day!

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06/30/2017

Opportunities to "Discover Court Reporting and Captioning" are plenty in Ohio

YOU can help secure your future today!

On July 12th, a half-day FREE Discover Court Reporting event will be held at Clark State College, Springfield. On August 23rd, OCRA's Cardinal Foundation's FREE 8-week A to Z Intro to Steno program begins in Canton.

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06/07/2017

The Buckeye Record - Spring/Summer 2017 Edition

For a limited time, the Spring/Summer 2017 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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04/01/2017

OCRA's 2017 Annual Conference: A Hall of Fame worthy event!

March 24-26, 2017, Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside

Inside the 2017 OCRA Annual Conference Recap: Installation of the 2017-2018 OCRA Board of Directors, Hagestrom Cup Speed Contest and Realtime Contest Champions, Award and Scholarship Winners, and so much more!

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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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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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