Other Events 

OSHPRA Members Only - Coming Events
Serving our Active and Retired members since 1975

This page was updated on April 3rd 2020


MVI Bret Hotchkiss, Cleveland LCS on 
Wednesday, April 1st at 1:00 PM  
Medina Patrol Post, 3149 Frantz Road, Medina, Ohio 

Tpr. Ronald Dudley, Cambridge LCS on 
Friday, April 3rd 
Well wishes can be sent to: 3965 Holmes Road, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Lt. Mark Glennon, Cambridge District on 
Friday, April 10th No Final Day Festivities 
Cards can be sent to: 85545 Beagle Club Road, Scio, Ohio 43988

AP1 Jill Lee, Cambridge Patrol Post on 
Friday, April 17th at 10:00 AM 
Cambridge DHQ Training Room 

Sgt. Thomas Hermann, Warren DHQ on 
Friday, April 24th 
Well wishes can be sent to: 
153 New Milford Rd.
Atwater, Ohio 44201

AP1 Shirley Fithen, Steubenville Patrol Post
on Thursday, April 30th 
No festivities at retiree's request  
Cards can be sent to: 184 Twp. Rd. 211 Bloomingdale, Ohio 43910

MCEI James Smith, Cambridge District on 
Thursday, April 30th - No Final Day Festivities
Cards can be sent to - 54909 Marietta Road, Pleasant City, Ohio 43772 

AIC George Petri, Akron OIU Office on 
Friday, May 1st at 11:00 AM at 
Akron OIU Office, 108 Fir Hill Road, Akron 

Captain Scott Demmitt, GHQ Operations / SRT on 
Wednesday, May 6th Festivities Pending 

Tpr. Anna Powers, Xenia Patrol Post on 
Friday, May 8th at 1:00 PM
at the Greene County ODOT Garage 
81 Inovation Way, Xenia 

Sgt. Joseph Weaver, Cambridge District on 
Friday, May 8th Festivities Pending 

Disp. Crystal Yaw, Findlay District on 
Thursday, May 14th Festivities Pending 

Pending Retirements
The next Eastside Retirees Breakfast will be Thursday, February 20th,  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 two Walt Liddle Memorial Luncheons will be Thursday May 14th, 2020 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 [email protected]. 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. 
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.
4th Quarter Business (Annual Meeting-Dinner) Meeting Notes can be viewed by clicking open the PDF below.
Thank you for your interest in ordering a copy of REV: Service Above Self by Richard D. Ellsworth with Mike Crispen, which details the inspiring life of Reverend Ellsworth including his service in World War 2 and his work as the long-time chaplain for the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The paperback book is now available for sale through the OSHP Auxiliary Store for $16.95.

All profits from the sale of this book will be used to support the work and mission of the OSHP Chaplain Program.

Are you a veteran that served in an active duty status between 1941 and 1975?  You may be eligible for the Honor Flight program and a no cost trip to Washington D.C.  Retired Staff Lieutenant John Shore is the current president of Honor Flight Columbus and would like to hear from you.  You can contact John via email, [email protected] or by telephone at 740-361-9249. You can also visit the honorflightcolumbus.org website. 

Web site: honorflightcolumbus.org.
Retired Major Russ Miller returns to Columbus following his Honor Flight in May of 2019. Russ served during the Korean and Cold War era, 1955-1959
Suspended until further notice - Academy Commandant, Major Chuck Jones, has announced the dates for the 2020 Ham and Bean luncheons, including those dates that will include the Federal CCW firearms qualifications for retirees.  Click to the Retiree's Coming Events page at www.OHPRS.org.
In the 40 plus years of our existence, the OSP Retiree's Association has charged $1 per month / $12 per year for membership.  How do we spend your dollar? The PDF below provides an overview of our expenses for 2019 from President Bob Booker and Treasurer Brenda Collins.  The Association sponsors a number of events, (including the Retiree's Cookout and the Cleveland Police Museum's Vintage Car Program) reducing the cost of these events for our members that wish to attend.  Also, Board members work for free, putting in many hours of volunteer time to reduce administrative cost.  Thanks to all who have served on the board over our long history! 
Retirees Colonel Tom Rice and Kathy McKinnis pose in front of SP-683 at the 2019 Retiree's Cookout.
Please take our survey!  OHPRS Director Carl Roark will be emailing retirees a survey about the Flying Wheel publication, on behalf of Lt. Colonel Teaford and the Public Affairs Unit.   Please take a few moments to complete the survey when you receive it.