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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


 

 

2016 OSU Football Game Watches         

                       

Join us for 2016 Football Game Watches

Your OSU Alumni Club of West Michigan invites you & your family & friends to join us at Game Watches for EVERY Game, in a private room where we have OUR game on every TV and AUDIO for OUR game!!


Every Saturday for Every Game Buffalo Wild Wings 2720 44th St, Wyoming – Just East of Rivertown Crossings Mall Look for the Scarlet and Gray in the room to the right of the entrance, behind the glass windows & next to the Patio.


Help us plan appropriately by filling out the Response Form at this link: http://www.wmibucks.com/bowling-green-game-watch Please use this RSVP link by Thursday of each week. We seek to maintain this mutually beneficial relationship with BWW & we send our numbers to BWW on Friday mornings so that they can adequately staff and serve our group every Saturday. For “BIG GAMES” ( all night games and the MSU and U of M games), your RSVP will also guarantee that your seats will be reserved for you up until 20 minutes prior to kick-off.

FREE DOOR PRIZES A 50/50 Game Grid (with a chance to win up to $50) Elliott / Bosa–Signed Football Raffle Tickets at every Game Watch and LOTS of Buckeye comaraderie. Feeding America and our Scholarship Fund will also be supported by participating in the 50/50 Game Grid. For more information, contact Donna at OSUWestMI@aol.com


 

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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.

 


 

Let's add some Scarlet and Gray to ArtPrize 2016 and

Volunteer at GRAM for ArtPrize with your Fellow Buckeyes

 

Please join your fellow Buckeyes of West Michigan in volunteering at Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) for the ​8th year of ArtPrize, to support the arts in Grand Rapids. We will be meeting at GRAM on Sunday, 10/2/16 from 2:00-4:00, volunteering in guest services in the final week of ArtPrize. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Dress code is Buckeye business casual. The group size is limited to 12 Buckeyes, and the Registration Deadline is next Tuesday, 9/20/16.

Details about ArtPrize are below.

Please email kristykieda@gmail.com to register or with any questions about this event.

 

After the volunteer shift at 4:00, you are also welcome to walk as a group on an ArtPath that Kristy will lead around downtown hitting some of the highlights, and ending with a beverage and shared appetizers at a local established brewery.

Plan on 4:00-6:00 pm if you wish to join.

 

Where: GRAM, 101 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:  Sunday, 10/2 from 1:45 - 4:00 pm to Volunteer at GRAM

                                        4:00 - 6:00 pm for the Walking Tour, Beverage and Appetizers

Why:    Volunteer for ArtPrize

Who:    You! and your fellow Buckeyes

Cost:    FREE - This will be one of Club's Regional Engagement Events!!

ArtPrize® is a radically open, independently organized international art competition and a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information about ArtPrize, you can go to https://www.artprize.org/.

ArtPrize is recognized as the most-attended public art event on the planet according to The Art Newspaper, and was recently highlighted in The New York Times’ 52 Places To Go in 2016

For 19 days in the early fall, around 400,000 attendees descend upon three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan where anyone can find a voice in the conversation about what is art and why it matters. Art from around the world pops up in every inch of downtown in over 160 venues—museums, galleries, bars, restaurants, theaters, hotels, public parks, lobbies, buildings, walls, bridges, laundromats, and auto body shops—and it’s all free and open to the public.

It’s unorthodox, highly disruptive, and undeniably intriguing to the art world and the public alike. 

ArtPrize Eight will take place from September 21 to October 9, 2016.


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


 

Football Season 2016

OSU Football Schedule 2016
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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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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!  

 


 

Visit our online store to make purchases

 

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