2022-23 Monthly Meetings

The Portage County Safety Council meets in-person every second Thursday (except for March), 11:30am-1:00pm, at The Ravenna Elks, located at 776 N. Freedom St in Ravenna, OH.*

Lunch is $20 for members, $25 for non-members & walk-ins.

Upcoming FY23 In-Person Luncheons:

  • June 8, 2023 – Understanding Generational Differences, presented by Professor Michael Kachilla, Director of the Entrepreneurial Studies Program & Leadership Studies Program at the University of Mount Union. Sponsored by US Safety Gear. THIS WILL BE THE LAST FY23 MONTHLY MEETING!FY24 Starts July 1st. Make sure to renew prior to our July meeting to ensure no lapses in membership or lunches.

Upcoming FY24 In-Person Luncheons:

  • July 13, 2023 – Safety in a Production Driven World, presented by Renee Onesti, VP of Operations, Kent Elastomer Products, Inc. This will be our FY24 Program Kickoff!  Sponsored by Summa Health.
  • August 10, 2023 – OSHA Updates, presented by Howie Eberts, Director, Cleveland Area OSHA. Sponsored by Glavin Industries, Inc.
  • September 14, 2023 – Powered Industrial Trucks, presented by Matt Mohler, Director of Facilities and EHS, Delta Systems, Inc. Sponsored by Glavin Industries, Inc.
  • October 12, 2023 – Annual CEO Day! Keynote by Tommie Jo Brode, President, . Sponsored by US Safety Gear.
  • November 9, 2023 –  Noise & Sound Hazards.*  Sponsored by R.W. Martin Company.
  • December 14, 2023 – The Effects of Drugs & Alcohol at Work, presented by Ruth M. Bowdish, Managing Director for On Demand Healthcare.
  • January 11, 2024
  • February 8, 2024
  • March 14, 2024* (Subject to change due to Ohio Safety Congress 2024)
  • April 11, 2024
  • May 9, 2024
  • June 13, 2024

*Unless otherwise noted.

**All topics, dates, and speakers are subject to change.

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