Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: July 5, 2018

July 5, 2018

Summer Picnic & Student Send-Off

Our annual Summer Picnic & Student Send-Off is coming up on Sunday, July 22, from 4pm-6pm at Rock Creek Park Picnic Area 1. Welcome the next generation of Buckeyes to the family! Join fellow alumni to advise incoming students about lessons learned from our experiences at Ohio State and introduce them to scarlet and gray traditions. Register for free on our website! Please RSVP by July 8.


Pre-Order your OSU @ Maryland Football Tickets NOW!

The Buckeyes are coming to the University of Maryland to take on the Terrapins in College Park on Saturday, November 17. We have secured 2 blocks of tickets on the visitor sideline, one in the lower level, and one in the upper level of the stadium. Each ticket purchased includes a $10 donation to our Spearman Scholarship Fund. Pre-ordering your Maryland football tickets through OSUDC is the only way to guarantee you are seated with Buckeye alumni and fans for the game. All sales are final. Tickets will be mailed to the address indicated on PayPal, please include a note for the OSUDC treasurer Melissa Harto if tickets should be sent to a different address. Please email Melissa Harto with any questions.

Tickets must be purchased by Sunday, July 22 to guarantee tickets within the OSUDC blocks.

Purchase Lower Level Seats$93 per ticket


Purchase Upper Level Seats$72.50 per ticket


BTN All-Star Happy Hour

Big Ten Network invites Ohio State alumni to join them for complimentary drinks and appetizers on Monday, July 16 at Due South for a special BTN alumni event! From BTN:

With our counterparts at FOX Sports in town to broadcast the Major League Baseball All-Star game, we couldn’t think of a better time to get everyone together.

MLB Hall of Famer Dave Winfield is expected to appear between 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. for a meet and greet and photographs (no autographs). Tickets to that evening’s Home Run Derby, as well as the MLB All-Star Game televised on FOX (7/17), will also be raffled off.

The doors will open at 5 p.m. and the event will run through 9 p.m. BTN looks forward to seeing you in Washington, D.C.!

Space is limited, register for free on the eventbrite page.


Ohio State Alumni Flag Football

Are you interested in playing flag football with OSUDC? Capital Alumni Network football is a coed league, and the season runs weekends September-December. For more information or to join us this fall, email Renita at athletics@osudc.org. Go Bucks!


Attention Landscape Architecture alumni:

Did you take classes with J. Brooks Breeden, FASLA Emeritus, a professor of Landscape Architecture in the Knowlton School of Architecture at OSU for 31 years (1974-2005)? When he retired in 2005, he and his wife, Peggy Breeden, relocated to Springfield, VA. He passed away in 2012, and she would love to connect with his former students. Please email us for her contact information!


Join the Game Day Committee

We’re finalizing our official Buckeye Game Day partners for the 2018 football season! To join the Game Day committee to help us raise scholarship funds at our Game Day parties, to volunteer for our Maryland tailgate on Saturday, November 17, or for more information about getting involved, email Tariq: gameday@osudc.org.



We have a brand new executive board! If you’re looking to contact us, be sure to check out our updated website for the most current info. (Don’t worry, if you email the wrong person, we’ll be sure to pass your email along!)


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 2018 to May 2019, 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 $25 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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