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


Fall 2017 Newsletter                              

  • Game Watch Attendees who participate in the Game Grid 50/50 at every Game Watch will have an opportunity to vote for a Charity of their choice. The Winning Charity will be announced at the Xichigan Game Watch and will receive the 25% of Game Grid money collected at all of the 2017 Game Watches. Some local charities already mentioned are: Gilda's Club, Ronald McDonald House, DeVos Children's Hospital.  Last year, Feeding America West Michigan received a $500 Contribution from the Game Grid and our Club.
  • Board Member Announcements                                                                                                              
  •  A Belated Announcement and Welcome to our Board of Directors' new Vice President, Sonny Gordon and New Member, Shayla Willis.  We are thrilled to have our Favorite #7 as our new Vice President and are happy to have a recent 2012 OSU Graduate, Shayla, join the Board.  Please meet ALL your Board Members at the following link: http://www.wmibucks.com/board-of-directors
  • We Need YOU!                                                                                                                                              
  • As announced at The Golf Outing, this fiscal year of July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018, sadly will be my last year as President of our WONDERFUL local OSU Alumni Club of West Michigan.  More about that at a future date, but for now, I, and the current Board continue to INVITE and WELCOME all and any West Michigan Buckeyes to consider joining the Board and ensuring that we continue to be an Outstanding Scarlet OSU Alumni Club.  You can get a glimpse into our Membership Criteria here: http://www.wmibucks.com/constitution-and-board-meeting-minutes/attachments/OSU_West_Michigan_Constitution.pdf
  • Invitation to Next Board Meeting:                                                                                                         
  • Anyone who might be interested and wants to "check us out", you are welcome to attend our next Board Meeting, on Monday, September 18 at 6:30 pm.  Email Donna for details.
  • ArtPrize Nine:                                                                                                                                          
  • October 8 from 2:00- 4:00 pm at GRAM, followed by an ArtPath Walk, capped with a drink and bite to eat in downtown Grand Rapids.   Contact Kristy to sign up: kristykieda@gmail.com
  • Annual Beat Xichigan Bash in November.                                                                                              
  • We are ALWAYS looking for ideas for a speaker and /or activity for our Annual Beat Xichigan Bash held in November.  With the Rivalry game being the week of Thanksgiving, logistics make it difficult to hold this the week of THE Game.  We are open to dates of Nov. 6-9, Nov 12-17 or Nov 19-21.  If you have ANY connections and /or leads to connect us with someone or something - PLEASE email ANY of the following Board Members:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Sonny  spgordon7@yahoo.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  •  Lisa      lababer444@aol.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
  • Barry    bwatersb4@aol.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
  •  Karen   kss1774@comcast.net    


  • BYE Weekend on October 21                                                                                                     
  • No Football?  - Great Opportunity for a Community Service Project and /or any possible group activities.  This is where we need you / your thoughts on something the Club Members would enjoy.  There are opportunities, with prior approval that a Board Member can submit, for up to $250 of reimbursement from OSUAA.   
  • College Fairs
  • Our Club will represent OSU at 3 College Fairs this fall                                                           
  • October 5 at Hope College from 6:00 - 8:00 pm                                                                                 
  • October 24 at Aquinas College from 6:00 - 7:30 pm                                                                                     
  • In Fremont, MI - Date TBD                                                                                                                   
  • Contact Shayla for more information:shaylawillis4@gmail.com                                                    
  • 2018 Scholarship Applications for local High School Seniors is on our Website at:
  • http://www.wmibucks.com/scholarship-application-and-information-for-local-high-school-students                    
  • Contact Carolyn for more information: chummel@comcast.net


Football Season 2017

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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!



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. For more information, click here.

To pay your dues, click here and select the National Championship Dues Payment.




Join us for 2017 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. Please use the 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 and a 50/50 Game Grid  Raffle Tickets at every Game Watch and LOTS of Buckeye comaraderie.  OUR Scholarship Fund will  be supported by participating in the 50/50 Game Grid. For more information, contact Donna at OSUWestMI@aol.com



Thur   Aug. 31atIndiana @ Indiana 8:00 ESPN

Sat., Sep. 9vs.Oklahoma Oklahoma  7:30 ABC

Sat., Sep. 16vs.Army West Point Army West Point 4:30 Fox
Sat., Sep. 23vs.UNLV UNLV 12:00
Sat., Sep. 30atRutgers @ Rutgers .TBA
Sat., Oct. 7vs.Maryland Maryland  3:30
Sat., Oct. 14atNebraska @ Nebraska .TBA
Sat., Oct. 28vs.Penn State Penn State  3:30 Fox
Sat., Nov. 4atIowa @ Iowa TBA
Sat., Nov. 11vs.Michigan State Michigan StateTBA
Sat., Nov. 18vs.Illinois Illinois TBA
Sat., Nov. 25atMichigan @ Michigan . noon Fox
Big Ten Championship Game
Sat., Dec. 2    Big Ten Championship Game *TBATBA