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Information for the members of the Greater Ohio Showmen’s Association

President’s Message Friends, Your GOSA board continued to work hard this summer along with many members working toward the greater good. Jamborees were held at several fairs throughout the season. This is the sixth year for the Jamboree program! We could NOT do this without the contributions of our members. Many thanks go out to ALL of those who assisted in some way at the Jamborees this year. There were countless volunteers who pitched in, donated and attended. We appreciate ALL of you! We encourage EVERYONE to get involved with the GOSA. If you are interested in hosting a GOSA Jamboree at a fair or festival, contact any board member. We are all here to help! The annual Fall Round Up took place on October 16th and was a record breaking success! Special thanks to Annie Bair for her help and to auctioneer Matt Gallapoo for donating his time and talent again this year. Thanks to EVERYONE who donated auction items, door prizes, and their time and presence to this event. Thanks, also, to Kenny Thompson for working hard to sell the 50/50 and raffle tickets. The final numbers and winners of this event are noted in this issue. Remember, all monies raised at the Fall Round Up go to the Scholarship funds. Inside Your GOSA board is working on finalizing plans for the 2018 OFMA Convention. Mark your calendars for the annual OFMA Convention January 4-7, 2018 in Columbus. The GOSA has industry informative seminars scheduled as well as activities planned. Attend the GOSA's annual meeting and vote for the executive officers and trustees who YOU would like to manage YOUR GOSA. If you are interested in running for the board, it’s not too late!! Please contact Nominations and Awards Chairman, Randy Kissel, for information. Wishing all of you a Happy Thanksgiving! ‘Til Next Time,

Announcements

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Event Schedule

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Meeting Minutes

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Concessionaire’s Corner

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Fall Round Up

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Legislative Report Greater Ohio Showmen’s Association P.O. 93 Pataskala, Ohio 43062 (740) 739-9073 www.mygosa.net GreaterOhioSA@gmail.com

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Membership Announcements

Hello Everyone!

I hope you all had a great season. We have already begun work on the 2018 edition of the Yearbook and Buyer’s Guide. Front cover and tab designs are well underway! We will be using a new printing company this year. They are located in Columbus and have state of the art equipment. After touring their facility, I was very impressed and trust they will do an outstanding job. They were also very competitive with pricing so we will stay well within our budget. For those of you with ads in the yearbook, this is a friendly reminder that we’d like to convert ALL ads to full color. For those of you with a black & white or the older red & blue ads, please consider an upgrade to color if it is within your budget. I want to thank all of you that were so prompt this year with sending in your dues and ads. We are over halfway with payments received. Please continue to send payments if you haven't’ already. I wish everyone a wonderful Holiday Season! Al Bozich Yearbook Chairman

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UPCOMING EVENTS DECEMBER 14th

GOSA Board Meeting

10 a.m.

Rhodes Center, Columbus, OH

JANUARY 4th-7th OFMA Convention

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Columbus, OH

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OFMA Convention Cornhole Tournament

7 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Columbus, OH

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GOSA Annual Meeting

1 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Columbus, OH

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OFMA/GOSA Extravaganza

7 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Columbus, OH

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GOSA Board Meeting

10 a.m.

Rhodes Center, Columbus, OH

28th

GOSA Bowling Party

TBA

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MINUTES for GOSA Board Meeting October 16, 2017 I.

Call to order at 11:00 a.m. by Jo Ellen Albanese, President. Pledge of Allegiance delivered by Kenny Thompson.

II. Members present: Jo Ellen Albanese, David Drake, Bill Sterling, Louie Pilati, Lori Freiling, Mike Tedrick, Doug Guinsler, Jasmine Otterbacher, Carmi Kissel-Engler, Russell Clements, Tim Lisko, , Jeff Otterbacher, Brandy Daniels. Absent: Randy Kissel, Al Bozich. Guests: Amanda Sines. Motion to approve minutes of the May 2017 meeting by David Drake. Second: Russell Clements. Motion passes. III. Correspondence: The secretary shared recent periodicals. IV. Financial Report: Secretary/treasurer updated the financials through current deposits and bills paid to date (attached). Motion to approve current financial reports David Drake. Second: Lori Freiling. Motion passes. V. Motion to approve Brian West, Tim Bortner, David Bowling, Joe Snyder, Ginn Advertising, Dave Geitgey, William French, Dresden Homecoming, Travis Cotterman, Donald Kenna, Penny Downs, Amanda Downs, Coleman Downs as new members by Lori Freiling. Second: Tim Lisko. Motion passes. VI. Legislative Report: Amanda Sines provided a current legislative report (see attached). She also shared an emergency release addition to ride rules and regulations regarding inflatable rides, 901:9-101, summarized on the attached report. VII. Committee Reports A. Fall Round Up: David Drake reported that the event is ready to go. B. Budget & Audit: Doug Guinsler requested to invite Glen Strong to the annual meeting so that he can field any technical questions from membership.

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C. Convention: JoEllen Albanese reviewed proposed seminars. D. Health & Sanitation: Mike Tedrick reviewed the new food service changes and doesn’t see anything major of note to share. E. Membership: Lori Freiling reported that she will begin working on the stamp game at convention with Chuck Jackson soon. She also shared that 70+ are attending the GOSA cruise in February. Payments are due end of October. She is still working on the apparel website. F. Nominating & Awards: Randy Kissel shared that nominations for annual awards presented at convention is November 8, 2017. Forms are available online. G. Publications & Media: 1. Newsletter: Katie Linville will be setting the newsletter deadlines soon. Please send content to her at any time, however. 2. Yearbook: Al Bozich pictures of events for the book. 3. Website: Brandy Daniels would like to move forward on the searchable yearbook on the website. The quote is $525. Vote to proceed tabled to November meeting. H. Scholarship: David Drake reminded everyone the deadline is November 1, 2017 I. Tickets: Russell Clements reported that 150+ gala tickets sold. J. Trade Shows: David Drake reminded everyone that the November meeting will be held during the OFEA convention at Kalahari on November 9, 2017. Cedar Point could not accommodate a background tour for the GOSA. VIII. Old Business A. Clarification to Constitution: Jasmine Otterbacher will be working on this to present at the November meeting. B. Branding & Marketing: Jeff Otterbacher and Al Bozich will share more details on the program at the November meeting. C. Goals: Jeff Otterbacher will present more information on goals at the November meeting. D. Board Member Communication: JoEllen Albanese reiterated that officers and trustees need to respond to communications and send at least an acknowledgement reply if there is no specific feedback.


E. April 2018 Meeting will be Tuesday, April 10, 2018. This item is CLOSED.

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New Business A. Electronic Voting: JoEllen Albanese would like to see electronic communication among board and officers improve before moving to an online voting system. This would necessitate a change to the constitution. This item is CLOSED. B. Submissions for Agenda/Meetings: Secretary requests that all changes and additions to minutes, agendas, and financial reports or any documents for each meeting be submitted by close of business three (3) business days before the meeting. This item is CLOSED. C. Yankee Candle Sale: JoEllen Albanese reported that the sale is ongoing and reminds everyone that this supports events and outings such as the bowling party.

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Adjournment Next Meeting: November 9, 2017 at Kalahari Resorts Motion to adjourn meeting at 12:45 p.m. by David Drake. Second: Jasmine Otterbacher. Motion passes.

Meeting Minutes are now available on our website!

Get caught up by clicking the links below! APRIL 2017 MINUTES MAY 2017 MINUTES For a complete list of the past year’s minutes, visit: http://www.mygosa.net/pageserver/ meeting-minutes -5-


BY: MIKE TEDRICK NOVEMBER 2017

but just left in charge during the absence of a Manager or Owner. They may be left in charge to make minor decisions and just let all the other Welcome back off the road and hopefully eve- employees just perform their normal duties. A conflict arose regarding how knowledgeable the ryone had a successful summer.! PIC must be when asked about the running of an operation. This topic was left open for further reI would like to start out on a very sad note by view. I think it is important that all my readers are informing the GOSA concession family that my aware of what the Food Code states about the mother, Marcia (Tedrick) Callahan passed away Person In Charge (PIC). The actual code can be on Sat Nov. 11th in Florida from a bout with can- found below. cer. Thank you to all that have sent their condoIt is still the case that Food Concessionaires lences. are exempted from the requirement from attending a food safety class such as the Person In There is a review of the entire Food Code unCharge. It was brought up on three different occaderway currently by the Ohio Health Department sions at the Food Code Rewrite meeting that moand the Ohio Department of Agriculture. I don’t bile food concessionaires should not be exempted believe the vast majority of the Code will change in the Code. I personally think it will take a year or effect current concessionaires. Most of what I or two for the regulators to work out the nuts and heard at the meeting I attended was rewriting senbolts of how to handle the implementation for tences to make them more clear and consistent concessionaires. Will they make all mobile food throughout the Code. There was a lot of discusoperators attend a class after a certain date or sion as to what a Manager should know about an maybe just new mobile operators that have never operation and what a Person In Charge (PIC) before had a mobile food license? Time will tell should know when confronted by a Health Inbut I will keep everyone informed as more inforspector performing an inspection. It was agreed mation becomes available. upon that a Manager should know about all parts of an operation and be able to answer any quesMike Tedrick tion asked. A PIC may not be management at all 3717-1-02.4 Management and personnel: supervision. (A) Person in charge - assignment of responsibility. The license holder shall be the person responsible for the food service operation or retail food establishment. The license holder may be the person in charge or shall designate a person or persons in charge and shall ensure that a person in charge with applicable knowledge is present at the food service operation or retail food establishment during all hours of operation. (B) Person in charge - demonstration of knowledge. Based on the risks inherent to the food operation, during inspections and upon request the person in charge shall demonstrate to the licensor the applicable knowledge of foodborne disease prevention, application of the hazard analysis and critical control point principles, and the requirements of this chapter as they relate to the food service operation or retail food establishment at the time of inspection. The person in charge shall demonstrate this knowledge by compliance with this chapter by having no critical violations during the current inspection, or by being certified in food protection as specified in rule 3701-21-25 of the Administrative Code, or by responding correctly to the inspector's questions as they relate to the specific food operation. The areas of knowledge include: (1) Describing the relationship between the prevention of foodborne disease and the personal hygiene of a food employee; (2) Explaining the responsibility of the person in charge for preventing the transmission of foodborne disease by a food employee who has a disease or medical condition that may cause foodborne disease; (3) Describing the symptoms associated with the diseases that are transmissible through food; (4) Explaining the significance of the relationship between maintaining the time and temperature of time/temperature controlled for safety food and the prevention of foodborne illness; 3717-1-02.4 OAC Page 29 of 129 (5) Explaining the hazards involved in the consumption of raw or undercooked meat, poultry, eggs, and fish; (6) Stating the required food temperatures and times for safe cooking of time/temperature controlled for safety food including eggs, fish, meat, and poultry;

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(7) Stating the required temperatures and times for the safe refrigerated storage, hot holding, cooling, and reheating of time/temperature controlled for safety food; (8) Describing the relationship between the prevention of foodborne illness and the management and control of the following: (a) Cross contamination, (b) Hand contact with ready-to-eat foods, (c) Handwashing, and (d) Maintaining the food service operation or retail food establishment in a clean condition and in good repair; (9) Identifying major food allergens including milk, egg, fish, tree nuts, wheat, peanuts, and soybeans as specified in paragraph (B)(65) of rule 3717-1-01 of the Administrative Code; (10) Explaining the relationship between food safety and providing equipment that is: (a) Sufficient in number and capacity, and (b) Properly designed, constructed, located, installed, operated, maintained, and cleaned; (11) Explaining correct procedures for cleaning and sanitizing utensils and food contact surfaces of equipment; (12) Identifying the source of water used and measures taken to ensure that it remains protected from contamination such as providing protection from backflow and precluding the creation of cross connections; (13) Identifying poisonous or toxic materials in the food service operation or retail food establishment and the procedures necessary to ensure that they are safely stored, dispensed, used, and disposed of properly; (14) Explaining the details of how the person in charge and food employees comply with the HACCP plan that includes identifying the critical control points in the operation and associated critical limits, if a plan is required by this chapter, or an agreement between the licensor and the food service operation or retail food establishment; (15) Explaining the responsibilities, rights, and authorities assigned by this chapter to the: (a) Food employee, (b) Conditional employee, (c) Person in charge, (d) Licensor; and (16) Explaining how the person in charge, food employees, and conditional employees comply with reporting responsibilities and exclusion or restriction of food employees. (C) Person in charge - duties. The person in charge shall ensure that: (1) Food service or retail food establishment operations are not conducted in a private home or in a room used as living or sleeping quarters as specified under paragraphs (S) and (T) of rule 3717-1-06.1 of the Administrative Code; (2) Persons unnecessary to the food service operation or retail food establishment are not allowed in the food preparation, food storage, or ware washing areas, except that brief visits and tours may be authorized by the person in charge if steps are taken to ensure that exposed food; clean equipment, utensils, and linens; and unwrapped singleservice and single-use articles are protected from contamination; (3) Employees and other persons such as delivery and maintenance persons and pesticide applicators entering the food preparation, food storage, and ware washing areas comply with this chapter; (4) Employees are effectively cleaning their hands, by routinely monitoring the employees' handwashing; (5) Employees are visibly observing foods as they are received to determine that they are from approved sources, delivered at the required temperatures, protected from contamination, unadulterated, and accurately presented, by routinely monitoring the employees' observations and periodically evaluating foods upon their receipt; (6) Employees are properly cooking time/temperature controlled for safety food, being particularly careful in cooking those foods known to cause severe foodborne illness and death, such as eggs and comminuted meats, through daily oversight of the employees' routine monitoring of the cooking temperatures using appropriate temperature measuring devices properly scaled and calibrated as specified under paragraph (K) of rule 3717-1-04.1 of the Administrative Code and paragraph (Q)(2) of rule 3717-1-04.4 of the Administrative Code; (7) Employees are using proper methods to rapidly cool time/temperature controlled for safety foods that are not held hot or are not for consumption within four hours, through daily oversight of the employees' routine monitoring of food temperatures during cooling; (8) Consumers who order raw or partially cooked ready-to-eat foods of animal origin are informed as specified under paragraph (E) of rule 3717-1-03.5 of the Administrative Code that the food is not cooked sufficiently to ensure its safety; (9) Employees are properly sanitizing cleaned multiuse equipment and utensils before they are reused, through routine monitoring of solution temperature and exposure time for hot water sanitizing, and chemical concentration, pH, temperature, and exposure time for chemical sanitizing; (10) Consumers are notified that clean tableware is to be used when they return to self-service areas such as salad bars and buffets as specified under paragraph (O) of rule 3717-1-03.2 of the Administrative Code; (11) Except when approved as specified in paragraph (A)(3) of rule 3717-1-03.2 of the Administrative Code, employees are preventing cross-contamination of ready-to-eat food with bare hands by properly using suitable utensils such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, single-use gloves, or dispensing equipment; (12) Employees are properly trained in food safety as it relates to their assigned duties; and (13) Food employees and conditional employees are informed of their responsibility to report in accordance with this chapter, to the person in charge, information about their health as it relates to diseases that are transmissible through food as specified under paragraph 3717-1-02.1 (A) the Administrative Code.

GET INVOLVED! To get more information on how you can become more involved with the GOSA, please contact a Trustee or the GOSA office!

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50/50 Raffle

$1582.00

Auction Proceeds $11155.00 Dinner Tickets

$3200.00

Raffle Tickets

$10060.00

Expenses

($4295.56)

Prize Payout

($5000.00)

PROFIT

$16701.44

THANK YOU! Your generosity has made this years’ Round Up the most successful to date!

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Greater Ohio Showmen ‘s Association LEGISLATIVE REPORT Emergency Ride Rule Announced

Testifying in support was the Lake Erie Marine Trades Association, Greater Ohio Showmen’s Association, Ohio Campground Owners Association, the Ohio Travel Association, and Cedar Fair. Questions were raised about removing control from the local level, implementation of this in Michigan, and potential summer jobs that could result from this change. A fourth hearing was held on November 8, 2017. Testifying as proponent was Mike Caputo, a former Bay Village Board of Education member.

In response to the provisions in the state budget bill regarding inflatable rides, the Ohio Department of Agriculture has released an authorized emergency rule. In order for ODAg to have the authority to enforce an emergency rule, Governor Kasich signed an executive order allowing the authority. The rule went into effect on October 1, 2017.

An emergency rule can be in effect for 120 days. During that time, ODAg will work with the proposal though the formal process for adoption.

After the hearing, Government Advantage Group reached out to the sponsor’s office to see how GOSA could be helpful in moving the bill forward. The sponsor does not currently believe there are enough votes to pass the legislation out of committee. Due to a recent resignation of a SB 34 proponent, it made the concern even greater. The sponsor is trying to personally call committee members but based on their reactions, it doesn’t seem like there is much of a desire to vote the bill out of committee.

Most notably in the rule is a decrease in the inspection fee for inflatable rides to $104. When prescribed by law, the fee was $105. It also changes the duration of the permit for inflatables. Inflatable permits will now be valid for 12 months. All other rides’ permits expire on December 31st regardless of when they were issued. The formal rule process began with the rule being filed with JCARR. A public hearing will be held on the rule at ODAg on November 27, 2017 at 9:00am.

Ohio Minimum Wage To Increase According to an announcement from the Ohio Department of Commerce, Ohio's minimum wage will rise to $8.30 per hour next year, up about 2% alongside the rate of inflation. The $8.30 wage applies to non-tipped employees at businesses with gross annual receipts of more than $305,000 per year. For tipped employees, the new minimum wage will be $4.15 per hour. The current minimum wage is $8.15 for non-tipped employees and $4.08 for tipped employees. For people who work at companies with gross receipts below $305,000, and for 14- and 15-year-olds, the minimum wage will be the federal rate of $7.25 per hour. The state increase stems from an increase of 1.9% in the consumer price index. School Start Date Legislation Needs Your Support Senator Gayle Manning (R – North Ridgeville) reintroduced legislation to require schools to begin classes after Labor Day. Senate Bill 34 would allow local boards of education to adopt a resolution to begin classes before Labor Day, but before doing so, they must hold a public hearing to get community input. The legislation has been assigned to the Senate Education Committee where there have been three hearings. The third hearing on the bill was held on April 25, 2017.

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The Ride of a Lifetime... As I squished into the seat beside my mom on the Musik Express at the Wayne County Fair, I smiled, closed my eyes and I tried to forever remember this feeling. It was chilly, it was loud, there was a fog machine, the lights made everything glow with an orange-ish hue. We smelled like French Fries. My mom was singing along with the wrong words and smooshing next to me as the Express whipped us around and around on the track, and it was the perfecting ending. I wanted to gather up as many memories as I possibly could. The sights, the smells, the people, the sounds. Things were slowly slipping away and I wanted so badly to be able to preserve every single detail. Not only was this our last spot of the season, it was the last fair ever I would experience where my Aunt Karen and Uncle Drew Bates owned the rides, ran the show. It seems odd that for whatever reason, I never saw these things coming to an end. Everything, after all, comes to an end. But I had always envisioned this as never changing. I had planned on one day bringing my own children to the same county fairs I grew up running around and letting them experience the thrill of riding the rides in 'our' family. Of knowing the ride operators and getting extra-long rides, or getting that one last go around in right before closing time.

These were experiences that I had cherished growing up, and even years later, I still looked forward to riding the Musik Express. My mom still loves to ride Pharaoh’s Furry. My aunt loves the Cliff Hanger. We have to ride the Ferris Wheel with Grandma at least once a year. While I am not exactly part of the tradition myself, it was and is part of my, and so many others, lives. And seeing it end is not easy. But to have been able to just bear witness to something so big and something that added magic to so many people’s lives, to have met countless kind souls, to have made family out of friends who returned every season, has truly been a blessing and a gift. I am so grateful to have experienced even just a small part of this 50 year legacy, and I know I am not alone in saying, I will miss it every summer until my last summer. Thank you for making so many childhoods more magical, thank you for adding love to our lives, and thank you for putting on a great show. Submitted By: Karen Johnson (Daughter of Sue Otterbacher Jelinik)

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Senator Manning is asking for all proponents of SB 34 to please contact their Senator to let them know this is a very important bill that will effect their own districts greatly. A separate attachment to this report contains a form letter to be used by GOSA members to contact their State Senator. If you don’t know who your State Senator is, you can find that here: https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/?0 It is very important for GOSA members who live in a district of Senate Education Members to make those contacts. Those members are: Senator Peggy Lehner, (R – Kettering) Chairwoman Senator Matt Huffman, (R – Lima) Vice Chair Senator Bill Coley (R – Liberty Township) Senator Randy Gardner (R – Bowling Green) Senator Gayle Manning (R – North Ridgeville) Bill Sponsor Senator Lou Terhar (R – Green Township) Senator Steve Wilson (R – Maineville) Senator Vernon Sykes (D – Akron), Ranking Minority Member Senator Joe Schiavoni (D – Boardman) Senator Cecil Thomas (D – Cincinnati)

CLASSIFIEDS ADVERTISE HERE! Classified advertising is a complimentary benefit of your GOSA membership!

Legislators Resign Two members of the Ohio General Assembly have resigned due to inappropriate behavior. Senator Cliff Hite (R – Findley) and Representative Wes Goodman (R – Cardington) gave up their seats when information about their unacceptable behavior came to light. The Ohio Senate has already started the process of selecting replacement for Hite. A process to replace Goodman is expected to announced soon. Copies of legislation – www.legislature.state.oh.us

How to Contact Your Lobbyists

Amanda Sines and Mikayla Pollitt Government Advantage 17 South High Street, Suite 750 Columbus, Ohio 43215 614-221-7157 amanda@gov-advantage.com mikayla@gov-advantage.com Check out our new website! www.gov-advantage.com Follow us on Twitter! https://twitter.com/Gov_Advantage

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS! Feel free to submit your photos from this season to the yearbook and newsletter committee! We’d love to share them for you! -13-

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In Loving Memory... Alfred "Mr. Fun" Pocock

Marcia (Tedrick) Callahan 1936 – 2017

Alfred Eugene Pocock, age 78, took his final curtain at home on October 4th, 2017 with Carol, his wife of 55 years, by his side.

Marcia (Tedrick) Callahan, age 80, took flight with the angles on November 11, 2017 in Avon Park, Florida. Born in Parkersburg West Virginia, married in Columbus, Ohio Born and raised in Uhrichsville, Ohio, he spent the last 53 and spending most of her adult life in Columbus. Preceded in death by her father and mother, John and Blanche years residing in Cuyahoga Falls. He was preceded in Woodyard, and the father of her four children, Walter death by parents, Ralph and Rose(Kowars) and brother, Lloyd (Sonny/Ted) Tedrick. She was also preceded in George Pocock. He is survived by wife, Carol (Lockerbie) death by 2 of her three brothers James Postlewaite and Pocock; children, Andrew (Meralie) Pocock, Heather Smith; and grandchildren, Lauren Smith, Drew and Sophia Randall Woodyard with a surviving brother John Woodyard living in Cincinnati. Marcia is survived by her husPocock, Nicholas and Rachel Steinmetz. band, Robert Callahan, and children Mike (Robin) Tedrick, Robin (Todd) Martin, Jeff (Angie) Tedrick, and Renee Al was a graduate of Miami University (Oxford) and Tedrick. Marcia worked for many years as a school bus earned his Master's from The University of Akron. After teaching for several years, his many business adventures driver in Gahanna, Ohio where her children went to school. She spent her retirement years living in paradise, included his FunServices Franchise, summer fair concesor to others known as Florida. She traveled extensively in sions, and Mr. Fun's Costumes and Magic Emporium. her retirement years. Marcia and Ted started and ran a Al was a deeply religious man and attended many church- very successful Concession business called Tedrick’s Cones over the years the most recent being the Graham Road cessions in Ohio and Florida for many years until they sold Baptist Church. He loved Southern Gospel Music. He loved the business to their youngest daughter, Renee 26 years ago. Marcia had numerous hobbies over the years which the circus, the big top and was a few clowns short of included golfing, boating, cruising, shopping, attending reaching a Guinness Book of World Record for his collecRed Hat meetings, and of course, traveling the world. tion of 1800+ clowns. Al loved his time selling waffles, novelties, hats and toys at many festivals and fairs in Ohio. He had a great sense of family with the people he met along the way. He and Carol invented Santa's Secret Shop through Fun Services and enjoyed watching it become a tradition in elementary schools across the country. Chances are you may have found your dream Halloween Costume in one of his Mr. Fun's stores in NE Ohio.

Marcia is also survived by her grandchildren Greg (Jen) Martin, Amanda Tedrick, Michelle (Nick) Spano, Taylor Tedrick, and Tara Tedrick. She also had 3 Great grandchildren, Isabella Tedrick, Wynter Martin and Colton Martin.

Al had the Aloha spirit and was always easy to recognize by his crazy Hawaiian shirts. He also wore outrageous hats and sunglasses. He was a kind and generous man who never met a stranger and welcomed everyone into his home and life. Al knew how to give a speech, throw a party and play a practical joke. His memory will be cherished by everyone whose lives he touched. To celebrate the life of Mr. Fun, the family invites you to join them at a memorial service on Saturday November 25th at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 104 W. Portage Trail Ext. Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223. Donations in his name may be made to The Lebron James Family Foundation, The Greater Ohio Showman's Association Scholarship Fund or The National Costumer's Association Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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THE GREATER OHIO SHOWMEN’S ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 43 • Pastaskala, OH 43062

GOSA OFFICERS AND TRUSTEES Jo Ellen Alabanese, President David Drake, 1st Vice President Randy Kissel, 2nd Vice President Al Bozich Russell Clements Carmi Kissel Engler Lori Frieling Doug Guinsler Tim Lisko

Jasmine Otterbacher Jeff Otterbacher Louie Pilati Bill Sterling Mike Tedrick

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