President’s Message June 2024

Congratulations to our new board and committee chairs

Doug Dunlap, President

David Beeman, VP

Gina Johnson, Secretary and Membership Coordinator

David Stone, Treasurer and Newsletter Coordinator

Tanya Copanas, Communication Coordinator

Betsy Grimes, Social Chair

Georgette Wilson, Community Outreach

Steve Hannon, Away Football games and Game Watches

Kevin Strait, Home Football games and OSU tours

Betsy Grime and Carrie Montgomery, Book Club Coordinators

Joan Grigger, Scholarship Chair

                         Congratulations to our New Buckeyes

Joan Grigger, Scholarship Chair, and her committee members Kevin Strait, Georgette Wilson, Gina Johnson, Kris Henninger completed the selection process for our three scholarship winners.  Olivia Wilson – Lakota East HS, has accepted the Debbie McCormick Memorial Scholarship that is funded by the late Don McCormick, his wife Mary Lou and their children Cathy and Scott.  Daniella Otisi – Fairfield HS and Alexa Schatze – Lakota East HS has won our Butler County Endowment Scholarship.   

Save these dates. We have a lot of activities going on so watch for the updates as they become available

June 22 – Cincinnati Art Museum on Saturday, June 22 at 10 am. We will have a guided hour tour of the American Art Collection. We will have lunch and continue to explore the museum after. Admission and parking are FREE.  Please rsvp.

July 13 – The Greater Cincinnati Club will sponsor a Day at Great American Ballpark to cheer on the Reds vs Marlins. Game time is 4:10 pm. The OSU Alumni club will have giveaways in Gapper’s Alley prior to the start of the game.  Ticket information provided on the Link provided below.

July 28 4pm Annual Butler Co. Scholarship picnic at the Warren County Armco Park on St Rt 741 Shelter 9. Meat, water, pop and beer will be provided by the club. Bring a covered dish to pass.  Watch for more detailed information and a link to sign up. Our Scholarship winners and their families will be in attendance so come and meet our new Buckeyes.

August 11 – Clermont County is sponsoring an event at Pattison Park in Batavia. Executive Chef Jeffrey C. Day will be presenting the “Tailgating Buckeye Style” cooking event.  Cost is $40. Watch for more information.

August 21 – We will be having a webinar with Lindsey Hershberger, DPT, PWRI on the topic of “Exercises for the Brain Health”. The event will start at 7 pm. A link will be provided later for everyone to sign up.

 We have ordered 20 Away Football tickets for Michigan State on Sept 28. Steve Hannon will have more information on the specifics as they become available. Ticket price is $115 per seat. Transportation will be on your own.

Thirty-Five Home Football tickets will be available to purchase for the Nebraska game on October 26. A tailgate is in the works.  Watch for more information on when the ticket purchase will be available.

Don’t forget to mention Butler County Alumni Club when purchasing items from College Traditions and Conrads

Individual membership is only $15 and couple is $20.  Please send your check to our Treasurer Dave Stone 8135 Cherry Laurel Dr Liberty Twp, Oh 45044.   Fiscal year begins on July 1.


Next Board Meeting is Sept 11 with venue TBD 

I would like to thank you all for your support over the last seven years as   Club President.  This club has been a passion of mine since the early 90’s.    We have continued to grow with members from Butler, Warren and Montgomery County.

Doug and his new team have lots of new ideas to expand our existing functions and add some exciting new ones Please give him your support as we move forward to greater things for our great Alumni and Fans of the Butler County Club

As Always go Bucks,


Upcoming Events

Jul 28 4:00pm

Summer Send-off Scholarship Picnic

The Ohio State Butler County Alumni Club will host their annual Summer Send Off Scholarship Picnic on July 28 at the Warren County Armco Park…

Aug 21 7:00pm

Exercises for the Brain Health Webinar

August 21 at 7 p.m. – We will be having a webinar with Lindsey Hershberger, DPT, PWRI on the topic of “Exercises for the Brain…

Oct 26 12:00am

Ohio State v. Nebraska

Football season is just around the corner! Our alumni club has requested and been allotted 35 tickets for the Ohio State v. Nebraska game on…