Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: November 3, 2016

November 3, 2016

Maryland Game Tailgate
The Buckeyes are coming to College Park on Saturday, November 12! Join The Ohio State University Alumni Clubs from New York CityBaltimoreDCRichmond, Hampton Roads, and Triangle, and the Black Alumni Society, for a pre-game tailgate! We will be in parking lot C1 at the University of Maryland, where we’ll have barbecue and non-alcoholic beverages; BYOB and a side or dessert to share! Tailgate games welcome (cornhole, ladder golf, etc.)

Game time has not yet been announced, but parking lots open 6 hours before kickoff. Tailgate time will be confirmed once game time is announced.


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 Rossoat 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!

Final details for the tailgate will be coming soon! Follow “OSUDC” on social media for updates:  . You can also find the most current information on our events page.

Call for Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help with registration, set up, and break down! Email Jenn for more information.

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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 at 8pmon 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 OSUDC and OSUBAS scholarship funds, featuring tickets to Mount Vernon to see the brand new Lives Bound Togetherexhibit, and an Archie Griffin autographed football!

Ohio State vs. Nebraska Gamewatches

The Buckeyes play Nebraska at 8pm this Saturday, November 5! Join us at our official game day partnersfor 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

This week, only at Solly’s: win a pair of tickets to the Maryland game in our halftime raffle!

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

The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc., andOhio 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 


Service Event: Food & Friends

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.

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 Thursday, November 17, and pies must be picked up at the site you select on Tuesday, November 22.

Capitals vs. Blue Jackets

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.

CAN Volleyball

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 athletics@osudc.org. 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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