Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: April 28, 2021

April 28, 2021

Great Lakes Brewing Company Virtual Tasting Event

Are you a fan of Great Lakes Brewing Company? Have you ever wondered how they brew the beer and what makes it so good? If so, please join OSUDC for our virtual Great Lakes Brewing Company beer tasting hosted by Cleveland’s own, Mike Williams, from The Great Lakes Brewing Company’s Hops College goes over history and flavor profiles from Ohio’s first craft brewery. All registrants will be automatically entered to win a GLBC prize pack! Join us on Thursday, May 13 at 7 pm by clicking here.

Sign up now because registration closes after tomorrow, April 29.

Can’t make it on the 13th at 7 pm? No problem, you can still join in! The tasting will be recorded and posted to OSUDC’s YouTube channel so you can participate in this event on your own time. All you need to do is sign up to get the supplies! The video will be shared with everyone who is registered within 24 hours after the event.

Cost:  $20 for the tasting kit which includes:

6 beer varieties from Great Lakes Brewing Company

  • Plastic tasting cups
  • Great Lakes Brewing Company swag
  • Automatic entry for the GLBC prize pack (GLBC Hoodie, pint glass and Hop College for two)
  • Peanuts (for a palate cleanser)

Pick up locations:   


District East

Washington, DC

Craft Beer Cellar

Northern Virginia

The Brew Shop

Norm’s Beer and Wine

Additional Details

  • Beer pick-up will be available on or about May 6th. Registrants will receive an email from OSUDC letting you know when the tasting kit is ready for pickup.
  • All sales are final – No refunds.
  • You must be 21 years old to participate.
  • Day of event attendance is not required to win the GLBC prize pack.
  • Please call or visit the website for each pick up location store hours and COVID-19 protocols.
  • The Brew Shop in Arlington does not allow walk-ins. Call ahead when you plan to pick up the product.


The OSUDC membership year now runs on the calendar year from January 1 – December 31. For $25, you are a member of OSUDC; for $75+, you are a member of OSUDC and a sustaining member of OSUAA, which makes you eligible for OSUAA benefits such as football tickets. Membership dues are tax deductible contributions to our OSUAA current use fund that makes programming available to area alumni. Dues can be paid at one time, or you can set up recurring payments.

We offer two ways to become a member:

Option 1) Yearly Membership to Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. | Join now

If you simply want to join the Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. you can do so for a modest donation of $25 per year. This option is open to both Ohio State alumni and Ohio State fans.

Option 2) Yearly sustaining membership to OSUAA + Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. | Join now

Becoming a sustaining member of The Ohio State University Alumni Association requires a yearly donation of $75 (which makes alumni eligible for football tickets and other great benefits). By allocating a yearly donation of $75 or more to the Alumni Club of Washington, D.C., you will get access to OSUAA benefits and Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. incentives. If you have any questions, please contact our membership chair, Alex Temple, at membership@osudc.org, or our treasurer, Melissa Harto, at treasurer@osudc.org.

Buy a Mask, Raise Money for our Spearman Scholarship Fund!

Purchase a mask and help future Buckeyes make an Ohio State degree a reality. Check out our different options for the masks that will look great and keep you safe! This project runs through May 31, 2021.

All proceeds from your mask purchase will go to our Spearman Scholarship Fund – just select “My Alumni Club” and “Washington, D.C.” when you check out!

OSUDC Alumni T-Shirts!

We miss having our Game Day parties with everyone around the DC area! Even though we can’t be together, you can still get your OSUDC Alumni T-Shirt! Shirts are $20 (with free shipping!) and benefit our Spearman Scholarship Fund. Quantities are limited, so don’t wait to order yours! Click here to buy yours now.

Virtual Annual Meeting 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 Meeting from Thursday, August 13, and our Racial Awareness & Change Event Series: Our Story from Wednesday, September 23 can be viewed on our new YouTube channel. (While you’re there, please subscribe! Once we have 100 subscribers, we can use our custom URL to make the channel easier to find.) 

Pictured above, from top left: OSUAA President Molly Ranz Calhoun; OSUDC Vice President & Game Day Chair Melissa Wasser; OSUDC President David Turkaleski; from bottom left: OSUDC Secretary Jenn Rubenstein; OSUDC Treasurer Melissa Harto; Stephanie Rosner

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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