Event Date Event Description
March 21, 2018 - 11:30am March Regular Meeting at Tangier's - Cost $17.00

Crisis Management, Communications and Social Media for your Organization

Stephanie York, Vice President and In-House Counsel ~ Hennes Communications

"Reputation" is arguably your organizations largest uninsured asset. And since it takes a lifetime to build a good reputation and only a few seconds to destroy one, leaders can suddenly find themselves in a position where they need to know how to manage a crisis situation.  

This fast-paced talk by crisis communications and media specialist Stephanie York, from Hennes Communications in Akron (, will focus on a highly-strategic approach to communicating during a wide variety of situations, offering methods for establishing and maintaining "control of the message," enabling you to move your message forward or mount a defense against a sudden press onslaught.

April 18, 2018 - 11:30am April Regular Meeting at Tangier's - Cost $17.00

The Cubicle Commando:  HEALTHY BACKS & BODIES™ Office Ergonomics

Tanya L Weiker, PT, CEAS, Program Creator and Master Instructor ~ HEALTHY BACKS & BODIES™

  • Improved physical health and healthcare measures via proper C·O·R·E™ Posturing & Positioning within the instruction of Adaptive Office Ergonomics
  • Heightened proficiency in ‘re-working’ an office work station and a home work station to meet recommended ergonomic guidelines and standards
  • Increased utilization of basic ergonomic measures to prevent injury, foster health, and minimize (or eliminate) musculoskeletal pain in daily working and living
  • Enhanced application of C·O·R·E™ Positioning, integrated movements and preventative actions within the office and home work settings
  • Decreased loss of time secondary to MSD’s, RSI’s and musculoskeletal pain
  • Decreased negative impact of pain and injury on productivity, energy, stamina, endurance, efficiency, morale, and effectiveness
May 16, 2018 - 11:30am May Regular Safety Council Meeting - Cost $17.00

Power Under Pressure

Bruce Boguski

In today’s demanding economy and stress-filled work environment, everyone is under tremendous pressure to excel!  In this presentation you will learn cutting edge techniques to help you relax under stress, to control emotions for peak performance in challenging situations and improve focus to cut down on mistakes and eliminate accidents.  Discover how to become instantly creative to overcome daily obstacles, how to build confidence to tackle the toughest assignments, how attitude can enhance performance and what you can do to change your attitude and belief, PLUS MUCH MORE. 


  • Provide an entertaining, yet proactive seminar that will allow the attendees to have fun while learning the skills needed for successful living during stressful times.
  • Provide an arsenal of tools for handling stress through relaxation and the mind-body connection.
  • Identify the personal benefits of establishing a positive belief system and “how to” create such a system.
  • Learn to use attitude adjustment methods in order to succeed in challenging situations.
  • Discover confidence building techniques that really work.
  • Implement practical methods on how to control emotions for peak performance in stressful environments.
  • Learn the effects of diet upon performance, attitude and energy.
June 20, 2018 - 11:30am June Regular Meeting at Tangier's - Cost $17.00

Natural Gas Basics / CO:  What You Should Know

Don MacBride, Technical Learning and Development Consultant ~ Dominion Energy Ohio, Safety and Training

Dispell 3 myths about natural gas:

  • Natural gas is easy to burn. [Attendees will understand the combustible range and ignition sources of natural gas]
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) is produced when natural gas is burned. [Attendees will know codes related to the installation of gas appliances in residence and workplace]
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a silent odorless killer. [Attendees will recognize the signs of carbon monoxide]
July 18, 2018 - 11:30am July Regular Meeting at Tangier's - Cost $17.00

Keeping Up With OSHA:  Hot Topics and Changes

Howard Eberts, Director ~ Cleveland Area OSHA

August 15, 2018 - 11:30am August Regular Meeting at Tangier's - Cost $17.00

Workplace Issues Associated with Legalized Marijuana

James B. Yates, Esq., SHRM-SCP, SPHR ~ Eastman & Smith LTD

September 19, 2018 - 11:30am September Regular Meeting at Tangier's - Cost $17.00

Safe Handling and Storage of Compressed Gas Cylinders

David Maloney, President ~ CGS Safety Training, Inc.

October 17, 2018 - 11:30am October Regular Meeting at Tangier's - Cost $17.00

FIRE!! Oh, Wait, Not Another Drill

Steve Waltman, Fire Safety Educator ~ Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal

Angela Potter ~ Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the importance of conducting fire drills
  • Describe how to plan a fire drill
  • Explain how to practice a successful fire drill
  • Summarize how to evaluate a fire drill effectively.
November 21, 2018 - 11:30pm November Regular Meeting at Tangier's - Cost $17.00

Conducting Safety Inspections in the Workplace

Brian Zachetti, Industrial Safety Consultant Specialist  ~ Ohio BWC

  • Recognize the importance of conducting workplace safety inspections
  • Ability to conduct detailed safety inspections and recognize common hazards in general industry settings
  • Identify OSHA standards and consensus regulations associated with common hazards
  • Gain a general understanding of common OSHA penalties for hazards discussed
December 19, 2018 - 11:30pm December Regular Meeting at Tangier's - Cost $17.00

Safe 4 the Right Reasons

Wylie Davidson, Training and Culture Specialist, Motivational Speaker and Presenter ~ DiVal Safety Equipment, Inc.

Safe 4 the Right Reasons is a proven message that is improving the safety culture at companies all across the country. It breaks down our basic human nature and delivers a personal motivation to each employee to value their safety. This message also addresses how we must watch out for each other and be our brother’s keeper. The best part of this message is that it is personal for every employee, and can be incorporated into all of your safety messages and trainings. It serves as the foundation of your safety culture for years to come.