Central Division Rusty Parka News Summer 2017

The Summer edition of the Rusty Parka Newsletter is now available for viewing and can be downloaded at:

In this issue you will find coverage of Central Division events, information and more.  Be sure to check out information regarding the Fall Central Division Meeting and register today for a fun filled weekend!

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2017 Central Division Patroller Conference

Mark your calendar for September 8, 9, 10, 2017.  Join us at Boyne Mountain for the  Central Division Patroller Conference hosted by Northern Region .  Link to additional information.

OEC & ID Continuing ED Clinic June 12

PNS is holding an OEC & ID Continuing ED clinic June 12 2017, from 6-9PM.  All OEC Instructors are to attend a continuing ED once every 3 years as part of the instructor recertification process.  Online registration is closed right now. You may still attend.  Contact the webmaster for details.

Banquet is Tonight!

For those of you attending our region banquet, thank you for supporting our outstanding Ohio Region Patrollers!  Everyone enjoy your evening and travel safe to and from the event.

Zipline Reservation Deadline

Please do not forget our Region Banquet,

hosted by MRM on the evening of April 29th.

If you arrive early in the day, there will be an opportunity in the afternoon to go ziplining at Markin Farms in Bellefontaine – http://www.markinfarms.com/.  There are 11 Zip line features and five bridges.  If you participate in all the adventure features it takes about two hours.  The farm is approximately 20 minutes from Mad River.    You will be ask if you plan to go ziplining on the Banquet reservation.  Keep in mind the deadline for zipline reservation is 5pm on April 26th.  Payment and waivers will be taken care of at Markin Farms.

Looking for a Job?

Take a look at our new Ohio Region Staff open position page.  We are looking for self motivated patrollers looking to get involved.  This page can be found by going to the staff resources tab on the menu.    While you are looking at the menu, check out other exciting pages.  This is your web site; use it, contribute to it.


2017 Spring Awards Banquet Registration Closed

REGISTRATION is now CLOSED for the Ohio Region Spring Awards Banquet on Saturday April 29th for .  Thank you to every one who registered for this event.

Enjoy the awards dinner.

2016-2017 Ski Season Ends

As our ski season comes to an end remember we still have a Mountain Travel and Rescue course coming up and an Instructor Development E-Class in progress.  Take advantage of these senior electives.  Do not forget to send pictures and stories from your home patrol so we can highlight your area.

Paoli SES Cancelled

The SES scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled.  If you have questions contact Jim Seeger.  Jim is listed on our Organization chart.

New ID E-Class being offered

This  E-Class starts Feb 18th for online portion.  Enrollment and access to the online E-Class is as follows:

Sign into NSP.org,  click on Member Resources tab.  Click the courses tab and enroll in the class using course number C106170013. Offered from 2/18/17 through 3/4/17.   This is to ensure you are credited for the class at National Office Data Base.
On Member Resources tab look for  Online Learning button and then enter the Online Learning Management System.  Click on the Courses tab at the top of the Online Learning page.  Click on Instructor Development.  This will launch the Draft Instructor Development course and you can begin Chapter 1.  Every page must be completed in entirety in order to progress. As you finish each chapter, click on NSP tab at the top of the page to continue to the next chapter.  Please contact Kim Corrigan at kacorrigan1@gmail.com with any questions.