Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: Dece❌ber 8, 2020

Dece❌ber 8, 2020

OSUDC invites you to a ❌e❌bers-only BEAT TTUN Virtual Pep Rally this Thursday, Dece❌ber 10, at 7p❌, featuring Buckeye historian Jack Park and a conversation between Buckeye great Ja❌es Laurinaitis and Chase Young fro❌ the Washington Football Tea❌!

Jack will be sharing the best ❌o❌ents against TTUN fro❌ the four Buckeyes who now play for the Washington Football Tea❌ – Chase Young, Dwayne Haskins, Terry ❌cLaurin, and ❌arcus Baugh. Following Jack’s presentation, Ja❌es and Chase will join the group. Ja❌es’ interview will be centered around Chase’s ti❌e at OSU and what it’s like playing professional football in his ho❌etown! We will host a “Zoo❌” auction for an autographed Cardale Jones football, and prizes will be awarded to three lucky attendees!

You ❌UST be a ❌e❌ber of OSUDC to attend. If you join today, your OSUDC ❌e❌bership benefits will start i❌❌ediately and continue through all of 2021! All dues-paying ebers should have received a Zoo registration link via eail yesterday. (Think you’re a ❌e❌ber but didn’t get it? E❌ail our ❌e❌bership chair Alex Te❌ple: ebership@osudc.org. Joined after Dece❌ber 6? Forward your pay❌ent confir❌ation to ebership@osudc.org.)

Find ❌ore infor❌ation about OSUDC ❌e❌bership and join today!

Questions? Check out our ebership FAQ page, or e❌ail our ❌e❌bership chair, Alex Te❌ple, at ebership@osudc.org.


Get your OSUDC Alu❌ni T-Shirts Now!

We ❌iss having our Ga❌e Day parties with everyone around the DC area! Even though we can’t be together, you can still get your OSUDC Alu❌ni T-Shirt! This is the perfect ti❌e to order in ti❌e for holiday gift-giving. Shirts are $20 (with free shipping!) and benefit our Spear❌an Scholarship Fund. Quantities are li❌ited, so don’t wait to order yours! Click here to buy yours now.


Help send DC-area students to Ohio State!

As of Nove❌ber 1, the Alu❌ni Scholars Progra❌ application is live! Please share with any high school seniors you know who plan to attend Ohio State. OSUDC’s Spear❌an Scholarship is awarded to inco❌ing first-year students fro❌ DC, ❌D, and VA. If the student you know lives so❌ewhere else, please still share this link: it has infor❌ation on the Alu❌ni Scholars Progra❌ fro❌ Ohio State Alu❌ni Clubs across the nation! Questions? E❌ail scholarships@osudc.org


Our Buckeye Ga❌e Day raffles are one of our biggest scholarship fundraisers every year. In lieu of in-person Ga❌e Day events, we have a Football Squares fundraiser for every 2020 Buckeye football ga❌e! Winners receive a $50 gift card. For the TTUN ga❌e on Saturday, Dece❌ber 12, enter the ga❌e and choose your squares here. NEW THIS WEEK: Squares are $3 each, $20 for 10, or $30 for 20! Pay❌ent ❌ust be sub❌itted to OSUDC within 1 hour of selecting your squares. Please click here for the co❌plete rules and infor❌ation for our 2020 scholarship fundraiser.

Buckeye Ga❌e Day 2020 Update

In June 2020, OSUDC voted to not host in-person Ga❌e Day events this year.

While OSUDC is not hosting official ga❌e watch parties this season, all of our OSUDC Partner Bars will be featuring the Buckeyes ga❌es all season with sound on. If you are in the neighborhood, please consider supporting these local businesses by ordering carry-out or delivery. Don’t ❌iss the great special offers for Buckeye fans! You can find detailed infor❌ation on all six of our partner bars throughout the DC, ❌aryland, and Virginia area on our Buckeye Ga❌e Day page.

Should Ohio State fans choose to attend one of our bars in person to watch Buckeye football, please note the COVID protocols in place at our respective bars, listed on our Buckeye Ga❌e Day page.
 


On Sale Now! 2020 OSUDC Buckeye Tailgate Favorites Cookbook

To benefit our Spear❌an Scholarship Fund, we’ve co❌piled exciting recipes fro❌ your fellow alu❌ni into a digital downloadable cookbook, available for $10.

Please click here to order your cookbook today!

You will receive a copy of the cookbook via e❌ail. Questions? E❌ail cookbook@osudc.org.

(Official infor❌ation follows, please excuse the un-❌‘ed letters for the sake of clarity:)
Send in your donation of $10 via PayPal (alumni@osudc.org), Ven❌o (@OSUDC), or Cash App ($osudcgameday) listing “Cookbook [and your e❌ail address]” in the notes section. (Sa❌ple for❌at: “Cookbook – brutus@osudc.org”) Or, for just $30, get your digital cookbook PLUS 10 Squares for the TTUN ga❌e! Choose your squares here.

You will receive a copy of the cookbook via e❌ail. Questions? E❌ail cookbook@osudc.org.
 


Buy a ❌ask, Raise ❌oney for our Spear❌an Scholarship Fund!

Purchase a ❌ask and help future Buckeyes ❌ake an Ohio State degree a reality. Check out our different options for the ❌asks that will look great and keep you safe!

All proceeds fro❌ your ❌ask purchase will go to our Spear❌an Scholarship Fund – just select “❌y Alu❌ni Club” and “Washington, D.C.” when you check out!


RENEW OR JOIN OSUDC

Effective January 1, 2020, the OSUDC ❌e❌bership year now runs on the calendar year fro❌ January 1 – Dece❌ber 31. For $25, you are a ❌e❌ber of OSUDC; for $75+, you are a ❌e❌ber of OSUDC and a sustaining ❌e❌ber of OSUAA, which ❌akes you eligible for OSUAA benefits such as football tickets. ❌e❌bership dues are tax deductible contributions to our OSUAA current use fund that ❌akes progra❌❌ing available to area alu❌ni. Dues can be paid at one ti❌e, or you can set up recurring pay❌ents.

We offer two ways to beco❌e a ❌e❌ber:

Option 1) Yearly ❌e❌bership to Alu❌ni Club of Washington, D.C. | Join now

If you si❌ply want to join the Alu❌ni Club of Washington, D.C. you can do so for a ❌odest donation of $25 per year. This option is open to both Ohio State alu❌ni and Ohio State fans.

Option 2) Yearly sustaining ❌e❌bership to OSUAA + Alu❌ni Club of Washington, D.C. | Join now

Beco❌ing a sustaining ❌e❌ber of The Ohio State University Alu❌ni Association requires a yearly donation of $75 (which ❌akes alu❌ni eligible for football tickets and other great benefits). By allocating a yearly donation of $75 or ❌ore to the Alu❌ni Club of Washington, D.C., you will get access to OSUAA benefits and Alu❌ni Club of Washington, D.C. incentives. If you have any questions, please contact our ❌e❌bership chair, Alex Te❌ple, at ❌e❌bership@osudc.org, or our treasurer, ❌elissa Harto, at treasurer@osudc.org.


Virtual Annual ❌eeting and Racial Awareness & Change Event Series: Now on YouTube!

Thank you to everyone who has joined us live for our virtual events! Our 2020 Annual ❌eeting fro❌ Thursday, August 13, and our Racial Awareness & Change Event Series: Our Story fro❌ Wednesday, Septe❌ber 23 can be viewed on our new YouTube channel. (While you’re there, please subscribe! Once we have 100 subscribers, we can use our custo❌ URL to ❌ake the channel easier to find.) 

Pictured above, fro❌ top left: OSUAA President ❌olly Ranz Calhoun; OSUDC Vice President & Ga❌e Day Chair ❌elissa Wasser; OSUDC President David Turkaleski; fro❌ botto❌ left: OSUDC Secretary Jenn Rubenstein; OSUDC Treasurer ❌elissa Harto; OSUDC Scholarship Chair Stephanie Rosner


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