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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.

 


 

Buckeye Outing

So it is snowing again, it is "almost" February and 1-3 more months of winter are possible 
Are you tired of the snow? 
Need some "Buckeye Bonding"? 
The OSU Alumni Club has a solution to your "winter hibernation" 
There is a movie coming out on February 19th called Race.

Race is an upcoming biographical sports-drama PG-13 film. It is the first feature biopic film about African American (and OSU Buckeye) athlete Jesse Owens, who won a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.[1]  Directed by Stephen Hopkins and written by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse, the film stars Stephan JamesJason SudeikisJeremy IronsWilliam Hurt and Carice van Houten.

The film is being supported by the Owens family, the Jesse Owens Foundation, the Jesse Owens Trust and the Luminary Group[1]

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The OSU Alumni Club of West Michigan has secured Group Seating for this movie with Group Discounts 
Come Join West Michigan Buckeyes on The Scarlet Carpet!!!!
  • When:        Sunday, February 21, 2016  It will be a Sunday afternoon Matinee - we will know the exact time on Tuesday, Feb 16 and will notify all who have purchased Tickets - see below.
  • Where:       Celebration! Cinema Grand Rapids North ( at Knapp Street and East Beltline)
  •                                       2121 Celebration Dr. NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525
  •                                          https://celebrationcinema.com/location/GrandRapidsNorth
  • Cost:          $6.50 per Ticket / per person
  •                    $4.50 for a Small Drink/ Small Popcorn Combo
  •                    $6.00 for a Medium Drink/Medium Popcorn Combo
  • Where to buy Tickets:                You may purchase Tickets & Drink/Popcorn Combos online
  •                                                  at the link below
  • OR you may mail a check to:     Donna Waters 162 Stonehenge Dr. SW  Grandville, MI  49418
  • Club Membership Offer:            Current Paid OSU West MI Alumni Club Members will receive a FREE Small Drink/ Small Popcorn Combo for each Combo you purchase !!!  Dues may be paid  online at: http://www.wmibucks.com/membership & you will receive the FREE Combo Offer.
  • Tickets and Pre-Paid Combo Coupons:      Will be distributed at the Theatre on day of Movie. 
  •                                                                           Please plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to Showtime!
Here is link for the trailer preview of the movie:
 
Let's go see a movie, West Michigan Buckeyes!!

 

 

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Support the Drive!!!!!  

  "Our club has secured a block of tickets for the Grand Rapids Drive v. Austin Spurs "D League" basketball game on Wednesday evening, February 3rd (very soon!). Although former OSU player Sam Thompson was recently traded by the Drive, the Austin Spurs currently have (no guarantees going forward) former Buckeye DeShaun Thomas on their roster. The game will be played at Walker Arena at 7pm, with the doors opening at 6pm that evening. Tickets cost $10 each and will be on a first come - first serve basis!  Email Dan at   dlaville@comcast.net    with your reservation and tickets will be waiting for you at Will Call on the evening of the game. You can pay Dan that night or send a check to Donna Waters at::  162 Stonehenge Dr. SW, Grandville, MI  49418 
Come join the Buckeye Alumni fun and see D League basketball !  Time is of the essence in ordering your tickets!" 

 

 

 
 
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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!