GCRTA will be hosting the first 2016 business meeting and luncheon on Tuesday February 2nd at Punderson Manor State Park and Conference Center located on Route 87 in Newbury Township (west of Route 44). Guests are asked to gather at 11:15, a business meeting will commence at 11:30, followed by the luncheon at 12:00. After the meal, State of Ohio School Board Member Sarah Fowler from District 7( Ashtabula, Geauga, Trumbull, Portage, and parts of Summit and Lake counties) will present a program.

Ms. Fowler will discuss ‘The ‘Function of the State Board of Education’,  and ‘The most important issues currently facing the Board’. She will also discuss the voting outcomes of these issues.

The menu for the meal includes: Normandy Chicken with apple glaze served over caramelized apple rings, House Salad with dressing, fresh vegetable, potato, Rolls and butter, and a Complimentary dessert. Beverages offered include: Coffee, Decaf coffee, Tea, Iced tea, and water.

Reservations must arrive by Tuesday, January 26th. Mail your $19.95 (one dollar donation included for Grant-in-aide) reservation to :

Judy Miller (GCRTA Treasurer)

17130 Kinsman Road

Middlefield, OH 44062

Phone: 440-487-4324

Attendees are encouraged to bring the following donations for the Hunger Task Force: cake mixes, canned fruits, and/or paper goods. Also, attendees are reminded to contact the Geauga Transit Service one week in advance to reserve transportation. Reach them at 440-285-2222 or 440-564-7131, Ext. 516.  Please consider bringing a newly retired teacher or  a retired Geauga County school personnel with you to the meeting.