Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: November 17, 2016Nov 17, 2016
November 17, 2016
Hundreds of Buckeyes from the DC area and up and down the east coast joined us for our first ever #OSUMDBash last weekend! Click here to check out our Facebook photo album. Have pictures you’d like to add? Email Jenn!
Ohio State vs MSU Gamewatches
The Buckeyes play MSU at noon this Saturday, November 19! 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
Help us beat TSUN! Bring canned food or warm clothing to any gamewatch location for the MSU game at noon on Saturday, November 19 and get a free raffle ticket for each item! See list of needed items, below. Let’s show both schools that we don’t give a damn for the whole state of Xichigan!
Visit our gamewatch page for details, directions, accessibility options, and more! Go Buckeyes! Beat the Spartans!
Beat TSUN Happy Hour
Join OSUDC and the alumni of TSUN for our annual happy hour and canned food & clothing drive at RFD at 6pm on Monday, November 21!
Please bring the following items to be donated to DC Central Kitchen:
- Protein (frozen turkey, chicken, hams, etc.)
- Canned Protein- Tuna, Chicken
- Dry beans
- Brown rice or whole wheat pasta
- Assorted spices (bulk)
- Bulk flour (white and all purpose)
- Bulk sugar (brown and white)
- Winter coats
- Hats, gloves, winter socks
Today is the FINAL DAY to 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.
Pie sales are open now! Buy yours by visiting our seller page here. Sales run through today, Thursday, November 17, and pies must be picked up at the site you select on Tuesday, November 22.
The Columbus Blue Jackets come back to DC on Thursday, January 5! Tickets are on sale nowthrough the end of November. 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 $50 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. Questions? Email Jenn.
OSUDC has service events in Fairfax County for Adopt-A-Highway throughout the year!
We’ll meet at the McDonald’s at the intersection of Lee Chapel Rd. and Old Keene Mill Rd. in Burke, VA at 9:00am this Saturday, November 19. The pickup is cancelled in the event of rain. Please contact Phil Gbur if you have any questions.
Please note that this is an age 18+ years event, per DMV safety rules.
Toys for Tots Happy Hour
Tis the season for giving back!
Join Washington, D.C.-area alumni chapters of Ohio and The Ohio Society for a Toys for Tots collection from 6-8 pm on Thursday, December 1 on the lounge level of Public Bar in Dupont Circle.
We ask that attendees bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots Foundation (please no toys guns/weapons). There will be a Marine on hand to collect the toy donations, but if you are unable to attend and would like to donate, please click here.
Kick off B1G Ten Championship day by giving back in DC! There are still spaces available to 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.
Our next volleyball season starts in January! If you’d like to be a part of the team (or next year’s softball team), contact Jeff at email@example.com. Go Bucks!
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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