Chapter President: Karen A Sawitke
Chapter Secretary: Vicki Lynn Stacey
Chapter Treasurer: Barbara L Temple
Chapter Web Master: Karen A Sawitke
2017 Chapter Meetings
All meetings: Social Time is 11:00 AM Lunch is at 11:30 AM
February 14, 2017 - Dino's at Pine Ridge 30605 Ridge Rd.
Wickliffe, Oh 44092
April 11, 2017 - Auburn Career Center 8140 Auburn Rd.
Concord, Oh 44077
June 13, 2017 - St. John Vianney 7575 Bellflower Rd.
Mentor, Oh 44060
September 12, 2017 - Elks Lodge 723 Liberty
Painsville, OH 44077
November 14, 2017 - St. John Vianney 7575 Bellflower Rd.
Mentor, Oh 44060
Lake County Chapter Link
Lake County Quilt Block Story
Lake County RTA was founded on August 4, 1966 at the Painesville City Board of Education office. There a meeting was held with Robert L. Fleming from Youngstown and past president of ORTA and a group of retired public school teachers to discuss the formation of Lake County Chapter RTA. The original people in attendance included Nell Giffin, William Snell, Oren Casey, Ruth Shaw, Marian Leuty, Lelia Knyeart and Evelyn St. Pierre. William Snell was elected temporary president and Nell Giffin was elected secretary. The mission of the group, with the aid of ORTA, was to send 130 letters of invitation to retired Lake County teachers.
A luncheon meeting was held at Studio Inn in Painesville with 62 attendees. ORTA President, James McDowell was the guest speaker. The following month, Evelyn St. Pierre presented the first draft of the Lake County RTA Constitution at the meeting. The Constitution was adopted.
The mission of the Lake County Chapter was:
Over the years, revisions have taken place in the mission of the group. Nell Giffin wrote that the letters LCCORTA stand for - "let's cut capers over really terrific affairs" and we have been doing it ever since.