Saturday, October 1, 2016


The Trumbull Retired Teachers Association aims to enhance all phases of a retired teacher’s life. We address financial, health, recreational and legislative interests . TRTA has been recognized at local, state and national levels for the work of individual members and committee work. TRTA works closely with the community , sponsoring spelling bees and donating scholarships on an annual basis. TRTA meets bi-monthly at noon on the second Tuesday of the month. Retired teachers and household members living on a teaching pension are encouraged to join TRTA. TRTA is an affiliate of Ohio Retired Teachers , ORTA, and STRS. Membership forms are available on this blogspot. New members are always welcome.

Our October meeting will feature a legislative speaker

Coming soon: Pre-Retirement Workshop
The event is scheduled for Wednesday , October 19 from 5-7:30 PM at St. Paul Lutheran Church , 2860 E. Market St. , Warren, Ohio. The issues will cover health care, survivor benefits, disability, Social Security, defined pension plans and ORTA benefits. A certificate of attendance will be provided . Reservations are due by Friday , October 14 by calling 330-847-8777 or 330-240-9966. This seminar will be open to all STRS members and refreshments will be served.

 Community Stars  nominated by TRTA
Civic Day with Senator Schiavoni -TRTA sponsored a student

TRTA President Carol Pinney welcomes Ann Hanning of ORTA

Many TRTA members sang for us in the Delta Kappa Gamma Choir

Volunteer Chair, Marilyn Stanton and Treasurer Ellen King, tabulate nearly
one thousand dollars in donations for the Second Harvest Food Bank.
Money was donated by TRTA members at the December meeting.

Carol Kinsey, our District Director from ORTA, addressed the group at our October meeting.
Past President Denise Deltondo accepts the Volunteerism Award from Ohio RTA leaders. This is the second year in a row that TRTA has been NUMBER ONE in OHIO for volunteerism. Whoot whoot!

State Representative Sean O'Brien recently presented TRTA with a certificate of commendation for outstanding performance as determined by ORTA for volunteerism .

A special thank you to ORTA President and First Lady Deloris and Don Ullman

Congratulations to the TRTA Officers for 2015

Many thanks to Denise DelTondo for her service as President of Trumbull RTA.
Denise will be back as an ORTA Trustee and Spelling Bee Chair.

Roselyn Gadd won the Legacy of the Valley award 2014. Awards 
October 2 at the Avalon Inn in Warren.  Roselyn was sponsored by Trumbull RTA.


ORTA Past President Linda Beaver presents a national award to 
TRTA's Gretchen Reed
Gretchen was awarded the With Our Youth Award

Trumbull Retired Teachers are announcing the scholarship winners for 2014. Seated l. to r. Carly Cogar of Niles High School, Alexa Goffos of Lakeview and  Morgan Kush of Warren. Standing are  Jacob Lipkovich of McDonald and Rebecca Lynn Shelton of Maplewood. The Association sponsors year-round fund raising projects to award scholarships. The TRTA has awarded a total of $38,000 to students from 66 different schools. TRTA is an affiliate of Ohio Retired Teachers, ORTA and accepts members from any district in Ohio. 

Congrats to Anna Mae Cuchna and Betty-Jean Behmer..WINNERS OF LEGACY OF THE VALLEY AWARDS 2013. Both sisters were inducted in the Niles McKinley Hall of Fame in Oct.  2014


PENSION BILLPASSES-Click here for STRS details


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