Archive for May, 2013

You are cordially invited to attend Spring 2013 Workshop Series event that NOTA will be hosting on Saturday, June 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Satterfield Hall 122, Kent State University in Kent, OH.

The 2013 Workshop Series Event will feature two presentations: “Medical Translation: Getting Started and Maintaining Clients” presented by Madalena Sanchez Zampaulo and “How to Become an Ohio State Certified Court Interpreter” presented by John P. Shaklee. Madalena’s presentation will focus more on the medical translation market and will present key tips and strategies on how to build your resume, find jobs and projects in the medical field and continue education as a medical translator. John’s presentation will outline the process involved in becoming an Ohio State Certified Court Interpreter, where you will learn about the written and oral exam, preparation tactics and ethics.

Presentations will be followed by the International Pot Luck Cuisine Fest. All of the attendees will be highly encouraged to bring a dish from their native cuisine to share with everyone and provide a brief overview of the dish including information such as 1) origin of the dish, 2) how it is being prepared – recipe for your dish, and 3) how the dish became popular in your native culture. After presentation, everyone will have a sample and enjoy the great taste of each dish that is being featured in our Pot Luck Cuisine Fest!

The registration fees for the 2013 Spring Workshop Series event are set as follows: $10/person for NOTA Members, $20/person for Non-Members, and Free for Students. If you would like to RSVP for this event, please send the corresponding payment to Reinhold Federmann at the following address: 3085 Brush Road, Richfield, OH 44286-9630. In addition to this, please send an email to Vitaliy Plinto, NOTA Programs & Events Chair, at vvp13ster@gmail.com and indicate the total number of people in your group (including yourself) that will be attending the event. All registration requests and payments must be received no later than Wednesday, June 12th to guarantee available seating for the event.

If you have any questions or need any additional information about this event, please contact John P. Shaklee at (330) 327-2189 or Vitaliy Plinto at (216) 773-8792. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to seeing you all at he Spring 2013 NOTA Workshop Series event in Kent on June 15th!


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Jamie Padula, ATA Chapter & Division Relations Manager http://www.atanet.org, recently presented NOTA with our 2012 Chapter Rebate for $676.00. This is based on the 2012 membership renewal forms. If you have any questions, Jamie will gladly help at (703) 683-6100, extension 3017. 

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