President Susan Harris welcomed members, followed by a prayer, pledge to the flag, and singing of God Bless America. Lunch was served.
MRTA members were entertained by the Boardman HS Jazz Ensemble conducted by Thomas Ruggieri
Members were reminded that envelopes were provided at each table for donations for Salvation Army and forms were available at each table for members to fill in voluntary hours for 2017.
Get well cards and Christmas cards would be greatly appreciated by MRTA member, Beckie Meredith who is very ill.
June Logan recognized the 2017 board members: Susan Harris, Sonia Tsvetkoff, Angie Bilkie, Mary Grace fowler and Debbie Mettee followed by installation of 2018 officers: President Susan Harris, VP1 Phil Butto, VP2 Angie Bilkie, Secretary Mary Grace Fowler, and Treasurer Debbie Mettee.
President Susan Harris announced the first meeting to be held in 2018 on March 14, 2018 at Drake"s Landing, Western Reserve Rd. The newsletter will include the reservation form. Barb Ade was recognized and thanked for her great job in creating the newsletter.
Members were wished a very Merry Christmas and the meeting was adjourned.
Respectfully submitted Mary Grace Fowler, Secretary