Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: October 20, 2016

October 20, 2016

Ohio State at Penn State Gamewatches

The Buckeyes play Penn State at 8:00pm this Saturday, October 22! Join us at our official game day partners for 2016:

  • Solly’s U Street Tavern (upstairs)
  • Buckeye + Bear in Dupont
  • Crystal City Sports Pub (3rd floor)
  • Rock Bottom Brewery in Bethesda (upstairs)
  • Ten Spot Kitchen & Tap in Leesburg

Visit our gamewatch page for details, directions, accessibility options, and more! Go Buckeyes! Beat the Nittany Lions!

Scheduling note: the Northwestern game on Saturday, October 29 has been changed to a 3:30pm start! Please mark your calendars and plan accordingly.

Win a private tour of the Great Lakes Brewing Company Production Brewery! Great gift for family and friends who live in Ohio. For a chance to win, buy raffle tickets for $10/ea at every gamewatch at Ten Spot in Leesburg until halftime of the Penn State game on October 22. Must write name, phone number, and email on raffle ticket. Need not be present to win! All proceeds benefit our Spearman Scholarship Fund. Thank you to Great Lakes Brewing Company!

Prize is a private tour of the Great Lakes Production Brewery for 2, dinner or lunch at the Great Lakes Brewpub (GLBC brews included). Valid until December 30, 2017. Both attendees must be at least 21 years of age. Not valid on Sundays, Christmas Ale Release Day, Oktoberfest weekend, or St. Patrick’s Day. Must arrange with GLBC Representative 2 weeks in advance.

Honor Flight with Ohio Society

Please join the Ohio Society this Saturday morning for a special volunteer opportunity with Honor Flight sponsored by Nationwide Insurance. Volunteers will meet at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to greet and assist Columbus-area Purple Heart veterans as they visit their memorial on the National Mall.

What: Honor Flight Volunteer Opportunity
WhenSaturday, October 22, 2016 at 9:30 am
Where: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, National Mall, Washington, D.C.

If you are able to join us for this opportunity to thank our veterans, please RSVP to president@ohiosociety.org


Ohio State Athletics at Maryland

The Ohio State Women’s Volleyball team will be in College Park to play Maryland this month! Visit our event page for details and ticket information:
6pm on Wednesday, October 26Women’s Volleyball @ UMD

Happy Hour at Solly’s

Our monthly happy hour for October will be at Solly’s on Thursday, October 27! Network and mingle with other Ohio State alumni at this neighborhood bar on U Street.

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Joint Nebraska Gamewatch

The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC and The Ohio State University Black Alumni Society are hosting a joint gamewatch in Arlington, Virginia for the Nebraska game on Saturday, November 5! Join us at Crystal City Sports Pub to cheer on the Buckeyes as they play the Huskers under the lights in the ‘Shoe. As always, Crystal City Sports Pub will have great food and drink specials, plus our halftime raffle benefitting the Ohio State community!

Maryland Week Events
Get ready for the Football Buckeyes to come to town! We have great events coming up throughout Maryland week, including a tailgate at the game in College Park on Saturday, November 12!

The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc., and Ohio State Alumni Club of Washington, DC invite you to aBuckeye Evening in the Capital. Meet OSUAA President and CEO Jim Smith and fellow Buckeyes for wine and dinner, plus hear from alumni speakers Gary Tallman, executive director for public affairs, and Dat Tran, principal deputy assistant secretary for policy and planning, both within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

6:30 p.m. Registration
7–9 p.m. Dinner and Program

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Directions and Parking


$50 per person includes wine and plated dinner. $25 per person for young alumni.

 Register Now 


Kickoff time for the Maryland game on Saturday, November 12 is still TBA, but no matter what we’ll be there to tailgate! Buy your parking passes now to join us in parking lot C1 before the game. Details to be announced soon! For more information on gameday parking at the University of Maryland, including all available parking lots and garages, visit the UMD website.

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If you are looking for tickets: contact Dillon Del Rosso at the University of Maryland Athletic Department Ticket Office to purchase tickets with minimal service fees:
Dillon Del Rosso


Be aware: Maryland Stadium has a new bag policy this year! Bags and purses that are not clear will NOT be allowed into the game!

Many more details for Maryland week will be coming soon! Make sure to follow “OSUDC” on social media for updates:  . You can also find the most current information on our events page.

Not going to the game in College Park? Join the gamewatch committee and help us host our football gamewatches on November 12! Email Jenn to volunteer.

Service Event: Food & Friends

Kick off B1G Ten Championship day by giving back in DC! Join OSUDC for a service event at Food & Friends on Saturday, December 3 from 9am – 12pm. Visit our event page for details. You must RSVP to attend this event. Please email Katy Hogan to register.

Help us raise money for Food & Friends by buying your Thanksgiving pies through our Slice of Life seller page!

Serve a Thanksgiving pie that will warm your heart and help your neighbors. Your purchase will provide healthy, home-delivered meals to a child or adult battling HIV/AIDS, cancer or another life-challenging illness. With these meals, you will provide vital nourishment, hope and comfort in their time of need.

Food & Friends

Pie sales are open now! Buy yours by visiting our seller page here. Sales run through November 17, and pies must be picked up at the site you select on Tuesday, November 22.


Buckeye Alumni Recruitment (BAR)

Interested in student recruitment? Want to meet prospective Ohio State students at college fairs around the DC region? Find more information, register as a BAR volunteer, and complete the BAR training on our website. (Training must be completed annually.) Email David Turkaleski with any questions.

Join or Renew your OSUDC Membership

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 2016 to May 2017, so don’t get left out this year. Joining or renewing your membership is easy, and will help you stay connected to other Buckeye faithful in 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!

Upcoming Events Calendar
Keep up with all of our upcoming events on our website! You can easily export the events you’re interested in attending to iCal or Google Calendar.

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