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AUGUST 2014

 
 
 

Circle of Friends: Dick Crawford

Dick Crawford has a lifetime of stories. He's served as mayor, befriended Woody Hayes and Jack Nicklaus, and once even attended former President Ronald Reagan's 76th birthday party as a guest of then-Vice President George H.W. Bush. But Dick's late wife, Joan, is the highlight of his stories spanning more than five decades.

Legos, Buckeye Mentors Inspire Future Women in Engineering

It may look like Legos fun and games, but the youngsters in the Women in Engineering (WiE) robotics outreach initiative could be the engineers of the next generation. The initiative allows WiE to team up with local schools and partners to teach fourth- through eighth-grade students about science and technology.

President's Club Pre-Game Event Planned for September 27

Our President's Club pre-game event is scheduled for Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 3 - 5:30 p.m. at the Drake Performance and Event Center prior to the Ohio State vs. Cincinnati game. An appearance by the Ohio State cheerleaders and Brutus will kick off the event, which features a buffet meal, entertainment and more. Our new location is a short walk over the (river) pedestrian bridge to the stadium. Watch for invitations to arrive in mid-August.

Elf Door Brings Whimsy to Columbus Park

Ohio State industrial design graduate student Abel Hernandez of the College of Arts and Sciences created and constructed a tiny elf door in the base of a Whetstone Park tree in Columbus. He was selected by Keebler and the Columbus Parks and Recreation Department for a Keebler national tiny door campaign promoting the idea that the Keebler elves are real and baking cookies in the trees.

 

Upcoming Events

President's Club is pleased to offer the following events to our donors. Reserve your President's Club experience by sending an email to presidentsclub@osu.edu or calling 614-292-9550.

Ohio State Airport and Don Scott Field
Tuesday, August 12, 2014, noon - 2 p.m.
(Limited space available.)

Ohio State student pilots will lead a tour of one of the leading general aviation facilities in the nation and the fourth busiest airport in Ohio. Join President's Club and explore the fleet, flight simulators, observation tower and air maintenance garage, along with Ohio State's rich aviation history and how the Ohio State Airport functions today.


Stone Lab Day
Friday, August 22, 2014, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
RSVP by August 18, 2014

Join us for a day at Lake Erie visiting Stone Lab and Gibraltar Island. Enjoy a tour of the South Bass Island Lighthouse and the Aquatic Visitors Center, both managed by the Ohio Sea Grant.

Please note:

  • President's Club donors are responsible for their own transportation to and from Port Clinton and may be responsible for a $5 parking fee at Miller Ferry. While free parking is often available, Port Clinton crowds that day will determine availability.
  • President's Club and Ohio State's Stone Lab will cover the cost of ferry and island transportation, guided tours, snack and lunch.
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Tours take place rain or shine!
  • This is a walking tour and the pace and logistics of the tour may not be appropriate for those with limited mobility.
 
 
 


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