Membership Renewal time! 01/31/2007
You guessed it. It's that time again! Please keep your memberships up to date to remain on our mailing lists and receive our newsletters. It's also a good time to make sure your contact information is up to date and to look into helping our club out on our board or on one of the event committees! Click here for the membership form.
Best Buckeye Award Criteria 03/13/2007

Purpose of this award
To recognize members of our Alumni Club that have provided faithful, dedicated, & extended service and leadership to our club and The Ohio State University.

  • Recipients may be past or present volunteers past or present at the local level.
  • Recipient will be the Greater Cincinnati Alumni Club nominee for the OSU Alumni Association Alumni Club Leader Alumni All-Stars Award. The pool of Alumni All-Stars will be used by the Association to choose the 3 Best Buckeye awards given at the annual OSU Alumni Leaders Conference.
  • Current dues -paying member of the Alumni Association.
  • Current or past club volunteer that has made a "difference" in the club through their volunteer efforts.
  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership and faithful, dedicated, & extended service to The Greater Cincinnati OSU Alumni Club, The Ohio State University and the Alumni Association.
  • A short bio sketch ( no longer than one 8 1/2 x 11 sheet , typed in 12 pt. font( min.) needs to be submitted and should state clearly why the person should be recognized, describing service to the club.
  • Submission of nominees no later than April 19 of each year. Selection made and submitted to University by their ALC award deadline.
  • Local award presented to recipient at Annual Dinner (Golf Outing in June).
  • Each year a sub committee would be formed to handle the nominations outside the regular club meeting.
14th Annual Golf Outing awards 06/12/2007

Once again our Golf Outing was a great success. The weather even cooperated with us this year! We had 12 groups for a total of 48 golfers signed. Of the groups there was one that registered in the 64 plus age group! 63 people RSVP'd for dinner.

Guests of note were:
John Peterson - Middletown native, recruiting coordinator and tight ends coach for the Buckeyes.
Louis Breeden & John Simmons - retired Bengals players
Paul Keels - Voice of the Buckeyes!

1st Team overall : Kirk Knollman, Ken Bosley, Blake Simcock & Dave Points - score 58

1st Team for 64 plus age group: Ken Feinthel, Bob Watkins, Doug Smith & Jim Ashburn - score 72
2nd Team overall: Randy Tschantz, Gary Rogers, Frank Robinson & James Payne - score 61
Last Place Team Overall: Robert Nischwitz, Keith Nixon, Dave Beckett, and Brent Miller - score 76

Closest to the Pin Hole #5 – Frank Robinson
Longest Drive Hole #4 – Tom Schuman
Closet to the Pin Hole #7 – James Payne
Longest Putt Hole # 9 – Brett Little
Closest to the Pin Hole #13 – James Payne

Award for Person traveling the farthest to attend – Tm Maybin from Akron

Special award for a Woman Golfer - Jill Bailey

Scholarship Recipients 08/11/2007
Please join us in congratulating our scholarship recipients for the 2007-2008 school year!
Endowed Scholarship recipients: Jacqueline Furtwengler, James Marshall Gentry, Lauren Nicole Hargrave, Adam Bowlby, and David Tarai.
Alumni Scholars Program Scholarship recipients: Briana Lynem, Michael Barger, and Alina Neel
See our Scholarship page for more details
Big Ten Network Information 08/12/2007

Here is a recap of the information sent to Alumni by Kimberly Lowe

Hello Ohio State Alumni,

It is that time of year when we gather with friends and family to cheer on the Football Buckeyes. But before this happens you need to check with your local game-watch site and cable provider to make sure that they
carry the Big Ten Network (BTN). This year some games will only be broadcast on the Big Ten Network. Providers such as Direct TV have already added the channel. The Big Ten Network is a joint venture between subsidiaries of the Big Ten Conference and Fox Cable Networks. For more information regarding the Big Ten Network, visit

We have been in contact with The Blue Goose Sports Cafe in Sharonville. They have direct TV and have assured us that The Big Ten Network will be available. At this time only the first two games are affected by this (per They are the Youngstown and Akron games.

Sorg Opera Raffle - OSU Tickets - Deadline 10/05/2007 09/16/2007
The Sorg Opera Company is raffling tickets for two OSU games. There will be only 200 tickets sold for $25 dollars each. The ticket holder has 2 chances to win a set of 2 tickets. First name pulled will have first choice of game and second winner will get remaining game choice. Game Dates are : Oct 13 - OSU vs Kent St. and Nov. 3rd - OSU vs Wisconsin. Winners will also be given 2 opera tickets ( their choice of "Fiddler on the Roof" or "Marriage of Figaro".)

So each ticket holder has 2 chances to win 2 OSU tickets as well as 2 opera tickets. What a Deal!!!!!!!!!! Seats For Football are excellent Section 18 B, Row 5, Seats 9 & 10

Call Sorg Opera (513) 425-0180 , Howard Johnson (513) 423-6745 or any Sorg Bd Member for tickets, or mail check to: Sorg Opera Co., c/o Howard Johnson, 24 Ardmore Dr., Middletown, OH 45042

Make sure you include your contact information!!!!!!!!!!

New Club Constitution has been approved! 10/23/2007
Our new club constitution has been approved by the Alumni Association! The entire board congratulates Julie Johnson and Bill Broxterman for all their hard work in revising and updating our most important document. Click here to see our Constitution