2008 Meetings


Winter Meeting

Topic
: 30th Anniversary, the Blizzard of 1978 Revisited

Speaker
: Kirk Lombardy, Meteorologist, National Weather Service, Cleveland

Date/Time
: Saturday, 1 PM, February 2, 2008,

Meeting Location
:Orange Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, James Garfield Meeting Room. 31300 Chagrin Boulevard, Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124.

Directions
: I-271 to Chagrin Boulevard east. About 5 minutes, the library is just past the traffic circle (stay on Chagrin Blvd) on the right. 30th Anniversary of the 1978 Blizzard, on line. Click Here for Information on the Orange Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library.
Spring Meeting

Topic
: Tour/Presentation, Lorain County Emergency Services.

Speaker
: Tom Kelly, Emergency Management Director.

Date/Time
: May 3rd, 11 AM..

Directions
: 322 Gateway Boulevard North.
Information on The Ohio Emergency Management Agency. Information on Tom Kelly, Emergency Management Director, Lorain County.
Summer Meeting, part 1

Topic
: Tennessee Destruction in the Feb 5-6 Tornado Outbreak (a damage survey/pictures).

Speaker
: Christopher Redmond, junior, Ohio University

Date/Time
: Saturday, June 21st at 11 AM

Location
: Richfield Branch, Summit County Library (large meeting room).

Directions
: The Richfield Branch is in "downtown" Richfield. From interstate 77 southbound, exit at Rt 176. From northbound I-77 exit at Wheatley Rd. Follow Broadview Rd. (Rt 176) west/north to S. Grant St., and turn right.
Summer Meeting, part 2

Topic
: Tour- Ohio Weather Library.

Speaker
: Ron Hahn - Director, Ohio Weather Library

Date/Time
: Saturday, August 9th. Time to be determined.

Location
: Ohio Weather Library, P.O. Box 1 Kidron Ohio (Wayne County) 44636
Ohio Weather Library Web Page.

Directions
: From Route 30 (between Wooster and Massillon) turn south onto Kidron Road (County Rd 52). As you enter Kidron, look for the Central Christian School on your left. Across the street (on the right) look for a sign for Gardner Press (a sign for the Ohio Weather Library is coming). Turn right on the driveway. The Ohio Weather Library is the second building on the left.
Fall Meeting

Topic
: ODOT Utilization of Weather Sensor Data and Weather Information in Planning Snow and Ice Removal

Speaker
: Alan Moore, ODOT District Manager

Date/Time
: 11 AM, Saturday, November 1st, 2008.

Location
: Chagrin Falls Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 100 East Orange Street, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022-2799.

Directions
:We will be in the downstairs meeting room. The library is in downtown Chagrin Falls and is easy to get to. From I-271 take Chagrin Boulevard east which turns into West/East Orange Street. From Route 422, exit south at SOM Center Road and turn left onto Solon Road which connects to Main Street in Chagrin Falls. Turn right from Main Street onto East Orange. Click Here for Information on the Chagrin Falls Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library.


Christmas Get Together

Topic
: Social Gathering/Dinner, no chapter business.

Date/Time
: Friday, December 5th, 7 PM.

Location
: Ramano's Macaroni Grill - 41 Springside Drive, Akron, OH 44333.

Directions
: Fairlawn/Montrose area. Exit off I-77, east on Route 18. After about a block, the Macaroni Grill is on the south (right) side in a shopping plaza named "Market Square at Montrose" which also includes a Staples.