[Get Outside] People are Friendlier at the Park!


Episode 170: Are people friendlier at the park? We think so! In this short excerpt from e156, Andrea Metzler & Jennifer White of the Portage Park District laugh with Mike about people being friendlier at the park than other places. Do you agree? Click here to listen to the full episode Please note: this episode was recorded prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, please adhere to social distancing guidelines as suggested.

Drones: Commercial uses, Regulation and Best Practices (Live)


Episode 108: This is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on June 13, 2019. The topic was Drones: Commercial Uses, Regulations and Best Practices and it was presented by Josh Grappy, UAS Program Coordinator, Ohio BWC.

Please note: this presentation effectively utilized many pictures & videos obviously not available in an audio format, therefore, we highly recommend attending this training in person. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

Insight from the Chardon School Shooting (Live Q & A)


Episode 106: On February 27, 2012, Coach Frank Hall chased a gunman from the Chardon High School cafeteria just seconds after three students were mortally wounded and another three were injured from gunfire, putting his own life on the line to protect the school’s children and staff. Accompanied by his colleague Coach Snyder, Frank shared his insight & experience at our May 9, 2019, safety luncheon. Click here to learn more about how he’s still fighting to improve safety for our kids. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!