President’s Message Jan 2, 2024

I am sorry to inform everyone that our longtime member, L Bruce Barnes, DDS passed away on December 28, 2023 at the age of 93.  The gathering of family and friends will be at the First Presbyterian Church 2910 Central Ave. Middletown on Saturday, Jan 6, 2024 from 1:30-2:30 pm followed by the Celebration of Life service. Bruce and Neila had been instrumental in helping in all our club activities for many years. Please keep Neila, their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in your prayers. 

Prayers needed for another member, Dave Banker, as he recovers from back surgery.                               

2024 Calendar of events

January Meeting scheduled for Jan 10 at the Dingle House 9102 West Chester Towne Center Liberty Twp 6-7:30 p.m.

Don’t miss our upcoming wine tasting event at the Spicy Olive 7671 Cox Rd West Chester on Wednesday January 17, 24 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will be four wines from Argentina, Italy, France and Portugal to sample and learn about. Cheese and crackers will be provided. There will be a gift basket auction with proceeds going into our Butler County endowment. The cost is $18. Please send your check to our treasurer, Dave Stone, 8135 Cherry Laurel Dr. Liberty Twp, Oh 45044. RSVP due by Monday, Jan 15. Seating is limited. This was such a fun event last time so hope you can join us.                                   

Men’s Basketball Game vs Purdue on Feb.18 at the Shott with all tickets sold.

The Butler Co. Alumni Club Scholarship will accept applicants through OSU until Feb 1, 2024. Go to OSU website to apply.  Applicants must be a Butler Co.HS Senior entering OSU 2024 Fall Columbus campus.

Georgette Wilson has a volunteer event at Matthew 25 Ministries, Blue Ash on April 20, 2024 from 9-11 a.m. Watch for more details and how to sign up.

Doug Dunlap is looking for additional volunteers for our inaugural Charity Bike/Walk at Renschler Park on June 8 in Hamilton with proceeds to benefit our endowment. Please reach out to Doug at 513-256-1552 or if you would like to serve on his committee.


We are hoping we have some new volunteers to help chair various other 2024 events. Please let me know if you would like to assist in some way.                                                    

I have decided not to talk about the Cotton Bowl for obvious reason!!!!

Let us all concentrate on our positive events that we have planned for 2024 for our club as well as in our personal life. Count our many blessings as they take many forms.

Hope that our paths will cross in the New Year



Upcoming Events

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