The Seasons Retirement Community in Kenwood


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About RESC

Established in 1966, we are gathered from a variety of technical disciplines in the Greater Cincinnati area. If you are an engineer or scientist, either working or retired, join us for dining and scientific discussion/education with other members. We meet October through May to share knowledge and experiences while pursuing interests in technology and industry developments. All of our activities are nonsectarian, nonpolitical and nonfinancial.

Our activities include:
Lunch followed by
Technical Programs, often with PE CE/CPD credit
Tours of local centers of innovation.
Involvement and support in local S.T.E.M. competitions

This Months Program

Technical   Presentation   1:00   pm

Make a luncheon Reservation:

This Months Technical Program will be:

Packaging Technology 101 - Case Studies

presented by

Jim Bono
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This one hour presentation will address the history, evolution and current state of commercial packaging.

About Jim Bono

Married 50 years (2017) to Kaye, 2 married sons, 5 grandchildren

BSChE University of Cincinnati 1967,
MSChE University of Oklahoma 1968,
BFA College of Mt. St. Joseph 2005

Retired from P&G in 2002 as Research Fellow after 34 years, 20 patents

Consultant with YourEncore since 2006. Currently under contract with ConAgra. Other clients: P&G, Kraft, General Mills, Green Mountain, CocaCola, Unilever, Schwan

Current Focus: Serving others and the Community.
Boy Scouts - District Friends of Scouting Chairman,
Troop Committee Secretary,
Merit Badge Counselor,
Patrol Advisor

School Board
Vice Chairman for Magic Johnson Accelerated Achievement Academy of Cincinnati, 2012-2016
Treasurer for Southwest Ohio Preparatory School since 2016
Mt. St. Joseph University - Volunteer Teaching Assistant, Mixed Media Sculpture

RESC Board since 2010, currently Secretary


All future plans are subject to revision

April 18, 2017

Eiffel Tower Elevator Design*
Bob Siegfried, Mechanical Engineer

May 16, 2017

Cancer Breakthrough Update*
Margaret van Gilse, VP Bexion

* Qualifies for CPD Credit

PE/CE Certificates

RESC offers PE/CE* Credit:

$5.00 for Non-members - Free to Members.

You are invited to join us for lunch at 11:30 am and attend the technical program for PE CE credit at 1:00 pm.

If you are unable to attend the luncheon you may attend the 1:00 pm program to obtain the CE Certificate but you must register with: Howard Heineke, (513) 733-4282, by 10:00 a.m. one day prior to the presentation or email CE Credit

To receive the PE CE Certificate, we will request your PE registration number and your PE name since certificates are prepared in advance.

According to our information OH, KY and IN have reciprocal agreements for PE credits.

There is no charge for attending just the program.

*PE Professional Engineer, CE Continuing Education

The Upcoming Tours

Make a tour Reservation:

The next tour of our this RESC season is planned for a Thursday March 23rd tour of the Workhorse Electric Truck facility in Loveland.This tour is indefinately delayed due to parking problems at the tour site.

More details will follow here as March approaches.

The Upcoming Planned Tours for the 16-17 activities year are

Workhorse Electric Trucks (March)

Metalex (May)

These are tenative plans and are subject to repeated changes. Be sure to check back here for the latest information.

Now is a good time to let the tour director know of any places you believe would provide an interesting tour. Including a contact would be helpful.