Meeting Information

GCRTA holds six member meetings a year prior to a luncheon on the first Tuesday of  February, April, June, an August picnic meeting, another luncheon in October and a brunch meeting in December.  Locations and pricing vary as venues change.

The general membership meetings are held on the first Tuesday of alternating months starting in February.  Locations and pricing vary according to the venue.

The Executive Board meets the second Tuesday in the same month as the general meeting.

     2019 General Membership Meeting Dates and Locations


December 3, 2019 Holiday Brunch



8745 Tanglewood Trail
Chagrin Falls OH 44023
9:15am - 9:30am Gathering time
9:30am - Business meeting
10:00 am - Brunch


Program: Janet Creighton will speak from personal experience about Christmas at the White House.
Click here to view the flyer. 



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Previous Meetings 2019


October 1, 2019 - Grand River Winery


5750 Madison rd.
Madison, OH 44057


ProgramDan Rager presents highlights from his book The Maple Leaf Route.

August 6, 2020  - Annual potluck picnic at Munson Twp.Park, Munson OH

11:15 am Gathering time
11:30 Business Meeting
Noon - Potluck picnic lunch - Bring a delicious dish to share + your own service. Water will be available or bring your own beverage.

Program: Welcome our newly retired teachers!  Grant-in-Aid winners will be introduced!

Educational Grant winners will tell us how they used their grant in the classroom!
Live Music with Usual Suspects! 50/50 Raffle!

June 4, 2019 - E.O.U.V. Club
Pekin Rd.
Newbury OH
Program: Fairmont Center for the Arts

April 2, 2019 - Fowler's Mill Golf Club
13095 Rockhaven Rd.
Chesterland OH  44026
Program: STRS Director, Nick Treneff who will address STRS funding, the status of our COLA, and touch on our health care program..

February 5, 2019 - Chardon Methodist Church
515 North St.
Chardon OH 44024 
Program: Charlie McGibony, Vice President and Director of Ground Operations, will share wonderful stories and photographs from Honor Flight Cleveland .


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Previous Meetings   2018


February 6, 2018 - Chardon United Methodist Church
515 North St.
Chardon OH 44024

Program: Jeff Powers, a Geauga County deputy sheriff, will present a program on how to protect yourself from identity theft and scams, and also what to do if you find yourself in an active shooter situation.  Accompanying him will be K-9 officer Greg Borden and his canine partner Rotar.

Thank you note from the Sheriff's Dept for our donation to the Canine Unit.

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April 3, 2018 - Quail Hollow Resort  
11295 Quail Hollow Dr.
Painesville OH  44077
Joint Meeting with Lake County Retired Teachers Association

Program: Ohio Representatives John Patterson and Kristina Roegner will discuss the issues currently facing education in Ohio - funding, charter schools, vouchers, etc.

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June 5, 2018: E.O.U.V Club
8636 Pekin Rd.
Novelty OH

Program: Fairmont Center for the Arts will provide the entertainment with  Two favorites from "Music Man", the Student Dance Ensemble, and the faculty and professional ballet performance

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August 7, 2018 - Munson Township Park - Annual Potluck Picnic
12461 Bass Lake Rd.
Munson  OH

Program: Welcome to our newly retired teachers.
               Grant-in-Aid winners will be introduced.
               Educational Grant winners will tell us how they used their grant in the classroom.
             
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October 2, 2018  -  Grand River Cellars
5750 Madison Rd.
Madison OH  44057

Program: Eric Rivet (WRHS) will speak on Geauga County's role in the Western Reserve

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December 4, 2018  -  The Tanglewood Club for the Holiday Brunch
8745 Tanglewood Trail
Chagrin Falls OH 44023
Program: Geauga Renaissance Singers

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2017


February 7, 2017 - Mary Yoder's Amish Kitchen
14743 North State Street
Middlefield, OH 44062
Program: "Are You Prepared For an Emergency?" presented by A.C. McMillion, Deputy Director of                    Planning for the Geauga County Department of Emergency Service

April 4, 2017 - Chardon United Methodist Church
515 North St.
Chardon OH
Program: Presentation by Bill Jackson from Geauga County's Century Village - Little Mountain.

June 6, 2017 - St. Denis Golf Club
10660 Chardon Rd.
Chardon OH
Program: Bill Ward, The "Voice of Geauga County", presents "A Visit From a Time Traveler from 1864".

August 1, 2017 - Annual Picnic, Munson Twp. Park    
12641 Bass Lake Rd.
Munson OH
Picnic lunch: Noon

October 3, 2017 - Grand River Cellars
5750 S Madison Rd
Madison, OH 44057
Program: "Is Abe Lincoln Smart Enough For Mary?" presented by John and Marion King

December 5, 2017 - Tanglewood Golf Course for brunch
8745 Tanglewood Trail
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
Program:  Dr. Randy Overbeck, president of ORTA