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The latest news from our organization

Houston Relief Efforts

Our club president, Brian Hall headed down to Houston with supplies, water and help. Sponsored by Ohio Valley Bank and representing the Alumni Club of Athens County. Follow their journey below! 9-8-17 was Friday donation collection/packing of trucks day.  They left at 8 am Saturday morning on 9-9-17.  Sunday 9-10-17 they arrived at St. John’s…

Student Spearheads Recognition of POW/MIA Soldiers in Ohio Stadium

Two years ago Brianne Szymanski, a fourth-year history major from Toledo, had the idea to designate a POW-MIA chair in the Ohio Stadium to honor the sacrifices of those who have served in the military and are still unaccounted for. “Both of my parents work for the American Legion. Through many conversations with them, I started…

Club Member Spotlight

Two of our alum club members, Terry & Barb Lindsay, have been fans for years.  Both were Ohio State students in the 60’s but they never met each other then.  Terry left school to serve our country in Vietnam and Barb finished her Bachelor’s Degree.  Terry returned home safely and returned to school.  Both married…

Scarlet award

The Alumni Club of Athens County was recently recognized as one of The Ohio State University Alumni Association’s Scarlet Clubs! Thank you to our board and our Buckeye alumni and friends for helping us get there! If you want to get involved, support our scholarship fund, join our upcoming events or contact us to get involved. Thanks and Go Bucks!

Big Brothers Big Sisters attend OSU / BG game

Big Brothers Big Sisters attended Ohio State vs. Bowling Green game courtesy of the Alumni Club of Athens County! President Biran Hall, as a “Big,” took his “little”. The trip was funded by the club for some nice Ohio State apparel that they purchased as well as food before, during and after the game.

Donation of school supplies

Donation of school supplies to Livingston Ave Elementary and Wedgewood Middle Schools. We purchased specific supplies that were identified in conversation and consultation with each of the two schools and drove the supplies up to the teachers last Sat. The list of supplies provided was extensive (paper, binders, crayons, pencils, backpacks, glue, learning games, folders,…

Athens School Food pantry

Each month we provide financial support by purchasing needed food items. We also attend the pantry each month and help recipients of the pantry identify and collect their food, stock / restock shelves, and provide general support to the families being served on that day.

New web site

We have a new web site! We recently moved our web presence to a platform provided by the Ohio State Alumni Association.