Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: February 18, 2016

February 18, 2016

Planning to join us for the Race film event this Sunday? Tickets must be purchased in advance, buy yours now!

Jesse Owens Film Event

Race, based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, opens in theaters this weekend! The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC and The Ohio State University African American Alumni Society have a block of tickets for the 12:45 showing this Sunday, February 21, at the Regal Gallery Place theater in DC. Tickets are $15, and all proceeds benefit the OSUDC and OSUAAAS scholarship funds. Tickets are going fast, buy yours now on our website! Pick up your tickets at the theater, on the third floor, starting at 11:45am on Sunday.

Winter Social: Virginia Winery Tour

Join OSUDC on a winery tour on Sunday, February 28! Your ticket gets you round trip transportation from Clarendon, tastings at Rappahannock and Narmada wineries, and snacks along the way. For more information and to buy your tickets now, click here for the event listing on our website!

Caps vs. Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets come back to DC on Monday, March 28! Whether you Rock the Red or you’re a Jacket Backer, join OSUDC and alumni from other Ohio universities for this Metropolitan Division matchup! Tickets are $45 each and include a free tshirt. Pick up your ticket at a pre-game happy hour at the Greene Turtle adjacent to Verizon Center starting at 5:30pm. Don’t wait, tickets are limited! Questions? Email Jenn. Go Caps! Go CBJ!

Buckeye Evening in the Capital

Save the Date! The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc. and Ohio State Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. invite you to a Buckeye Evening in the Capital on Wednesday, April 6, featuring Dr. Valerie Kinloch, professor of literacy studies and associate chair in the Department of Teaching and Learning as well as director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in the College of Education and Human Ecology. Join fellow alumni for dinner and a presentation from Dr. Kinloch, in which she addresses the importance of focusing on access, diversity, and justice within urban communities and the U.S. educational system.

Stay tuned for details and ticket information, coming soon!

Happy Birthday, Ohio!

The Ohio Society of Washington, DC cordially invites you to celebrate Ohio’s birthday on March 2! Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and birthday cake at The Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room from 6-8pm. RSVP to Chris Franz by February 26: cfranz@uakron.edu or 330-972-7271.

WAIP Crowdfunding Campaign

WAIP needs your help! Please help send two needy Buckeyes to Washington this summer!
The John Glenn Fellows need your help! Please contribute to two scholarships for the Washington Academic Internship Program (WAIP) this summer here. Contributing $10, $25, $75 or $100 to the campaign is an investment in the next generation of leaders!  

Share Your #BuckeyeLove!

You know the feeling you get when a person does something nice for you? The warm fuzzies that come with knowing you’re loved? When you give to Ohio State, you can give a lot of people that feeling. Students, professors, patients, researchers – people whose lives are better because you cared enough to give. That’s Buckeye Love. Will you share your Buckeye Love today?

Save the Date for University Row!

The Virginia Gold Cup Races are on Saturday, May 7, and we’ll be back on University Row! Tickets will go on sale in March. If you’d like to volunteer, please email Zach.

OSUDC Softball Team
It’s almost softball time! We are currently forming our team for the 2016 season of Capital Alumni Network softball, and we want YOU. We are looking for men and women players, and we’re also looking for help in managing the team. Email Jeff at athletics@osudc.org for more information.

John Glenn Washington Academic Internship Program Outreach
The John Glenn Washington Academic Internship Program is looking for mentors and possible internship opportunities in Washington, DC. The Program is expanding into the international agency fields, and environmental policy areas. If you would like more information on how you can “pay forward” and help the Program please contact Kathryn Hogan at hogan.124@osu.edu. Without the support of local alumni, this program would not be as strong as it is.

2015 – 2016 OSUDC Membership Renewal
Just a friendly reminder to renew your membership with The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC. The membership year runs from June 2015 to May 2016, so don’t get left out of this year. Joining or renewing your membership is easy will help you stay connected to other Buckeye faithful in the Greater Washington area. Don’t miss the opportunity to receive event updates happening around the area through our social networking sites to keep you posted on events happening around the DC area.

Please visit our website and renew your membership today! Annual dues are just $20 for The OSU Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC. Thanks and Go Bucks!

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