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THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI CLUB OF WEST MICHIGAN

Here you will find information relative to our club such as game watch information, cookouts, parties, charity events, links to 'All Things Ohio State', but most importantly,

Fellow Buckeyes in West Michigan.


For more Information from The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Click Here


 

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Do You Want to Become a Member of The Ohio State Alumni Club of West Michigan?



Are you interested in joining your fellow Buckeyes here in the state up north? Down load our application form and send it in. For a low annual fee, you too can become a member of The Ohio State University Alumni Club of West Michigan. Click Here  to get more information. If you choose to direct your OSUAA Sustaining Membership to our Club's Endownment Fund, you will receive a 20% discount on your local club dues. For more information, click here.

To pay your dues, click here and select the "Buy Now" option.

 


 

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2016 Golf Outing

Save The Date:  June 26th is the 13th Annual Golf Outing !!

 

Click Here for more information


 

Join us for The Annual Summer Picnic and

Student Send-Off

 

A Good-Old Fashioned Family Picnic with great food, fun and Buckeye Camaraderie:

Millennium Park in Walker on Thursday, July 14, 2016

 

A chance to meet some of the OSU Upperclassmen from West Michigan and share your favorite OSU campus story.

An opportunity for the  new First-Year Buckeyes from West Michigan, and their parents, to meet many of the OSU Buckeyes living in West Michigan, to meet each other and make connections prior to being on campus in September

(possible car pools for rides back home, etc.)

 

This is a FREE Event.  We only ask that each family bring a dish to share:

Last names beginning with A-J , please bring a side dish or salad to share

 Last names beginning with K-S, please bring a dessert to share

 Last names beginning with T-Z, please bring an appetizer or snack to share

Meats for grilling, pop and water are provided by The OSU Alumni Club of West Michigan. 

     Park Pass / Fees are not needed for Access to the Open Shelter A, but if any other park activities are enjoyed prior to our Picnic, please check the website links below for all cost / access information.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Millennium Park – Open Shelter A

1415 Maynard Ave SW
Walker, MI 49534-7022

Directions are available here:http://www.kentcountyparks.org/document_center/park_maps/Millennium_Park_2sided.pdf

Alumni can RE-ENERGIZE,  RE-CONNECT and NETWORK with West Michigan Buckeyes as a KICK-OFF for our fall activities and the upcoming  football season.

 

So that we may plan appropriately, please use this Link to RSVP by July 8:

Click Here to RSVP           

 

Families can enjoy the afternoon at The Beach and Splashpad, hiking/biking the Trails or in The Boating Center and

 then join the OSU Picnic at 5:30 p.m.

 

Beach & Splash Pad information is here:  http://www.kentcountyparks.org/millennium/beach.php

 

Trails Information is here:  http://www.kentcountyparks.org/millennium/trails.php      

 

Boating Center Information is here:  http://www.kentcountyparks.org/millennium/boatrentals.php  

 

For more information, contact Donna Waters at 616-460-2266 or

by email at OSUWestMI@aol.com

 

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Are You an OSUAA Sustaining Member?

Are you a member of one of the largest alumni associations in the world?  If your answer was no, then it is time to join.

Click Here to get information on becoming a member or to sign up!

To earn the Sustaining Member level of membership (making you eligible for the football lottery, among other benefits), a graduate must make a gift or gifts either equal to or more than $75 to the Ohio State fund of his or her choice each year. These gifts are tax-deductible AND you may choose our Club’s Endowed Scholarship Fund as the recipient of your Sustaining Membership Contribution of $75.00 or more.

Search for West Michigan Alumni 607657 to locate our Club’s endowment fund. The principal balance of our Club’s Endowed Scholarship Fund will grow with each OSUAA Sustaining Membership Contribution that is earmarked for our Fund.

For more information about our Club's Fund, click here


 

Celebrate Veteran's Day!

At the game watch the next two Saturdays (November 7th &14th) we will accept donations of the following items from the Veterans Home Wish List.  Cash donations will also be accepted and will be used to purchase more of these items to provide gifts to as many Veterans Home Residents as possible. Our Club will also be donating the Club’s 50/50 portion of the “mini-squares” from the Illinois Game Watch to buy additional items as well.  For those unable to attend these next 2 Game Watches, you may also make Monetary Donations via a PayPal Link on our Website at www.wmibucks.com.  Please help us support our local Veteran's for the Holidays
 
Here are the needs of the Veterans Home:
Candy Bars: Fun or Full Size
Individual Sized Variety Chips or Crackers and Cheese
Disposable Razors (3 or more blades preferred)
White T-Shirts: (S – 4X)
Thank you for sharing your Buckeye Spirit & Generosity as we say Thank You to our Veterans!
Any Questions – please contact Chair Person, Lisa Baber at:  lababer444@aol.com

 

 
 
 
2015 schedule

Football Season 2015

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We are returning to Buffalo Wild Wings at 2720 44th St.  Wyoming.  Look for the tab on the left to RSVP for our game watches each week, and Thank You to BW's for hosting us again this year!


 

 
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The Newsletter is Here!

The 2015 newsletter is here.  Please take the time to read what has been going on, and what will be going on in 2015!


 


 


 

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SHOUT OUTS & RECOGNITIONS

Thank you to our November and December volunteers who helped with our Thank You Calls, Clubhouse Party at Craig's Cruisers, and the TV Pledge Phone Banks:  Lisa Baber, Andrew Blum, Jane Bruns, Marie Byl, Marcia Deyoung,Tom Eggleston, Sonny Gordon, Tiffany Grantham, Oliver Hale, Trinity Jeffries, Jim Kirkwood, Dan LaVille, Tim McMorrow, Kate Nagengast, Barry Waters, Donna Waters!  The Notre Dame Fan Club of West Michigan and The Ohio State Alumni Association ROCK!