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This page was updated on January 15th, 2019

Sgt. Ronald Schneider, Warren DHQ/OIS on 
Wednesday, January 16th at 11:00 AM
Warren DHQ LCS Building, 3424 US422, Southington 

Tpr. Christopher Dunn, Ashtabula Patrol Post on
Thursday, January 24th at 11:00 AM 
Ashtabula Patrol Post, 4860 N. Ridge Road West, Ashtabula

Tpr. Curtis Bryant, Hamilton Patrol Post on
Friday, January 25th, 1:00 PM
Butler Tech -Public Safety Education Complex
5140 Princeton-Glendale Rd.
Liberty Township, OH 45011

AP4 Cynthia Kollin, Columbus DHQ on
Thursday, January 31st at 10:00AM 
Columbus DHQ Room 204 
2855 West Dublin-Granville Road

Tpr. Teri Cavin, Findlay Patrol Post on
Friday, February 1st at 2:00 PM 
Findlay Patrol Post, 3201 North Main St., Findlay, Ohio

Lt. H. Todd Criss, Cambridge DHQ on 
Tuesday, February 12th No ceremony at Retiree's request
Cards can be sent to:
3016 Wilson Avenue
Mingo Junction, Ohio 43938

Tpr. Gary Wolfe, Bucyrus Patrol Post on 
Friday, February 22nd at 11:00 AM 
Bucyrus DHQ Radio shop 

Tpr. Phillip Melicant, Cleveland LCS on 
Thursday, February 28th at 11:00 AM 
Cleveland DHQ, 5225 W. 14oth St. Brook Park, Ohio

Tpr. Debra Tracey, Van Wert Patrol Post on 
Sunday, March 10th No ceremony at Retirees Request
Cards can be sent to: 
P.O. Box 176
Convoy, Ohio 45832

The next Eastside Retiree's Breakfast is on Thursday, December 20th at 9:30AM at Scramblers (1219 Hill Road North) Pickerington, Ohio.

Come join us at the monthly (every first Tuesday) Wooster Retiree/Active breakfast at 09:00 AM at the:

Green Leaf Restaurant
2905 Cleveland Rd,
Wooster, OH 44691


The next Mansfield Post retiree's breakfast will be the second Saturday of the month at:

State Route 97 ( 1/10 mile southeast of U.S. 42 in the village of Lexington,) at 8 A.M. 

Any active or retired member of the OSHP are welcome to attend these events.


 Future Dates: 
The next Walt Liddle Memorial Luncheon will be Thursday, January 10th at 12:30 PM  at the Willow Brook Delaware Run Retirement Village on US 36 in Delaware. 

Reservations should be sent to Harry Schwind at www.Mrputz2u@aol.com. The cost is $12. Meal options are available. RSVP Harry at his home, 614-882-9568  and Cell phone 614-746-4221

Link to the coming events calendar at ohprs.org for all coming events involving our active and retired members.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol 1/2 Units Association is a new support group for retired and active members of the OSHP. Click open the PDF below for more information.
Lt. Walt Liddle, seen here with his wife Carol, and Colonel Robert M. Chiaramonte, was an active member of the OSHPRA and a founding member of TroopertoTrooper.com.  He also coordinated the quarterly gathering of Delaware area retirees. Walt took his place with the Lord on March 28, 2013. 
2019 Snowbird Reunion

Click open the PDF for the registration form (Form revised 12/01/2018)

Snowbird Reunion, Lake Mary Fl        February 28-
 Marriott Reservation Link                    March 3, 2019                
Reservation Link for the Marriott at Lake Mary                                                           
Of course, guests may still call in to 800-380-7724 and reference the Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees. Or for special requests, call our group housing office at 407-995-7032 during regular business hours of M-F, 9a-5p.

Book your group rate for Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees Association Snowbird Reunion 2019

Start date: 2/27/19
End date: 3/3/19
Last day to book: 2/1/19

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
 Orlando Marriott Lake Mary for 137 USD per night

The Golf Scramble will be held on Friday, March 1st with a shot gun start at approximately 8:30 am. We will be playing at the Deer Run Country Club, 300 Daneswood Way, Casselberry, FL 32707 Phone #407-699-9592. www.deerruncc.com.

The rate per player is $37.00 + tax for golf and lunch. It’s about seven (7) miles from the Marriott. Ladies (or Men) who don’t play Golf, watch for information at registration for Friday morning 

Dispatcher Shelley Town of the Warren Dispatch Center was diagnosed in February with Stage 3 Colon Cancer. She has been fighting a battle and recently underwent surgery in her fight to conquer this horrific disease. As we all stand behind and support her, many ask; How can I help? What can I do? Click open the PDF below to learn how you can help. 

Learn about the life lessons of Major David D. Sturtz, through the writings of his wife, Pastor and Author, Elaine Clinger Sturtz. Major Sturtz was also Ohio's first Inspector General and a founding member of TroopertoTrooper.com.  His EOW was on September 18, 2018. Link to the Trooper to Trooper coming events page to order through Amazon.
The 4th Quarter Meeting Notes (Annual Dinner) are now available for viewing.  Click open the PDF to review them. 
Bean Day Changes!  In an attempt to improve attendance at our monthly bean day lunches, the Academy will now be hosting Bean Day on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. In order for the Academy staff to plan appropriately, it is necessary for those attending to RSVP, on the Monday prior to each luncheon date, with Lori Pallante via email at lapallante@dps.ohio.gov or by phone at 614.387.6081.

Don’t miss your chance to reserve a copy of Reverend Richard Ellsworth’s autobiography, Rev: Service Above Self. Written in conjunction with retired Captain Mike Crispen, Rev: Service Above Self explores Ellsworth’s amazing life from his service in World War 2 to his work as the Patrol’s chaplain. The book will be available for purchase in January 2019. Only a limited number of copies will be available, so to reserve your own copy go to https://my.cheddarup.com/c/rev. No advanced payment is required to make a reservation. Everyone who reserves a copy will be able to purchase the book two weeks before it is available for sale to the general public. A portion of the proceeds will be dedicated to supporting the Ohio State Highway Patrol Chaplaincy Program. 
On August 16, 2018, as part of the Annual OSHPRS Retreat, Senior Actuarial Consultant Mita Drazilov of Gabriel, Roeder, Smith and Company (GRS) presented an overview of the 2017 Actuarial Report for the OSHPRS. An abbreviated overview of the report and an edited video clip of the board discussion is available on the Pension News page.​
The Aviation Section celebrated it's 70th Year of Service on January 11, 2019. Pictured are the  retired pilots that attended the celebration.