President’s Message for April 2024

The Tuscarawas Alumni Club has invited us to an on-demand event Destress & Reset for Mental and Physical Wellness. It is a YOGA exercise lasting 30 minutePlease indicate that you are with the Butler County Alumni Club.  This is important for our club to get additional credit for an educational event.

The Greene County Alumni Club has invited us to their upcoming OSU Campus tour on Wednesday, April 24.  The tour will begin at the new Theatre Building at 10 a.m. Lunch arrangements will be left to individuals, but options will include the Wexner Center and the Union. Next will be the Center for Epigraphical and Paleographical Studies on West Campus, starting around 1:30 p.m. The visit is anticipated to wrap up by approximately 3 p.m. Please see the details and sign-up link here

Our annual volunteer event at Matthew 25 Ministries will be on April 20, 2024 from 9-11 a.m. You will need to sign up for the event and provide a shirt size for your new Buckeye Volunteer shirt. Please see the details and sign-up link below.

Join us for an evening under the stars at the Dayton Dragons game on Friday, May 17, starting at 7 p.m. as they face off against the Great Lake Loons. The open-lawn seating is perfect for families or anyone seeking a great deal with tickets priced at just $14. Plus, half of the ticket proceeds will go directly to support our Butler County OSU Alumni Club.  Please see the details and sign-up link below.

Join us for an exciting new event at the Cincinnati Art Museum on Saturday, June 22, starting at 10 a.m. Immerse yourself in the beauty of our American Art Collection with a captivating hour-long guided tour. Afterward, unwind and socialize over lunch at reserved tables in the charming café. Feel free to extend your cultural journey by exploring the museum further at your leisure post-lunch. Best of all, admission and parking are on us – completely FREE for all alumni members. Please see the details and sign-up link below.

Steve Hannon has curated a set of questions to streamline the planning of our upcoming away football bus trip to Michigan State on Saturday, September 28. To ensure the best experience for the majority, we’ll carefully consider options tailored to the game time, which is yet to be determined: Noon, 3:30, or 7:30. Should we offer tickets only, tickets with transportation, or a comprehensive package encompassing tickets, transportation, hotel accommodations, and meals? Your input is invaluable in shaping this event to suit our club members’ preferences. Look out for a survey in the coming weeks, and please take a moment to share your thoughts.

The Office of Student Life and the Center for Human Kindness are hosting a contest for OSU students, faculty, staff, Alumni and the Columbus community to submit artwork that could be featured in outdoor spaces around campus. These Instagrammable Walls must promote kindness, love, positivity and mental health support on campus and in the community.  In addition to seeing their artwork displayed, winners will receive $500 to donate to a non-profit organization of their choice from the Columbus Foundation’s Giving Stone. Contest is open through May 1, 2024.                                     

Joan Grigger, Scholarship Chair, says that there has been a hold up related to the new FASA regulations from the Federal Government. All Universities across the country are affected. We are in an unfortunate holding pattern at this time.

Next Board Meeting is May 8 at 6 p.m. at Rusty Bucket 7524 Bales St Liberty Twp Ohio. We will be electing officers at this time. Please plan to attend.

College Traditions continues to support our club.  If you make a purchase in the store or online please reference the Butler County Alumni Club AL9537 so 15% will be rebated back to our club.

HELP: We encourage each of you to join or renew your club membership. We are working hard to provide a variety of events to keep our Butler County Buckeye’s engaged and connected. Individual membership is only $15 and couple is $20. These funds help defray some of the costs for putting on our events. Please see Dues and Donations below.   

As Always – Go BUCKS,

Upcoming Events

Jun 22 10:00am

Cincinnati Art Museum Tour

Join your fellow Buckeye Alumni for a one hour guided tour of the Cincinnati Museum American Art Collection. We will reserve tables in the café for…