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Officer Positions Available

The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Southwest Florida Club Positions Available President: Presides at all meetings of the club (two meetings required annually), becomes familiar with alumni club resources, works with the alumni association to develop a strategy for engaging Buckeyes in the area, ensures that the club is on track with goals and…

Get involved with your alumni club

The Alumni Club of Southwest Florida, who coordinates events for Buckeyes in Lee County, is in need of several volunteers willing to serve as club leaders. The club cordially invites any interested alumni to attend a complimentary interest dinner on July 13 to learn more about the club’s activities and positions available. For detailed information…

Buckeye Cruise for Cancer

The 10th Anniversary Buckeye Cruise sets sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas on a 5-night cruise to Buckeye Island (CocoCay) and Nassau, Bahamas! Over 1.6 million dollars was raised on last year’s cruise to support cancer research! The cruise will bene t the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for…

Rivalry game/ annual tailgate wrap up

Over 300 enthusiastic Buckeye fans were in attendance to watch the Buckeyes take out the team up north in 2OT’s.  With Curtis Samuel’s game winning TD, the place erupted.  So therefore, we were unable to hear Coach Harbaugh’s whining and complaining after the game. Our generous fans helped the club raise over $1700 towards our…

Jay is going to The Game

Board member, Jay Zachman, was our winner of two tickets to the rivalry game.  Jay will be in Columbus freezing at The Shoe while we are enjoying our tailgate at Shoeless Joe’s.  Jay will view the M*ch*gan beating from the 40 yard line on the east side of the field.  Let’s hope Jay can bring…

Download the new club app

We have developed an app to better help you navigate the club activities and participate in the weekly club contest.  Simply go to the Apple Store/ Google Play Store, to download the free app.  Search for “swfl buckeyes” to find the app.  Once you download the app, “connect” to the club within the app by…

It’s Membership renewal time!

July 1, marks the beginning of our club’s calendar year.  Therefore, it’s time to renew your membership for the 2016-17  year.  Each new family / individual member will be entered in to a drawing for an autographed Urban Meyer football.  We will raffle the ball during the tailgate of the rivalry game in November at the…

Scholarship awarded for 2016-17 school year

We are happy to announce our recipient of the club scholarship for the 2016-17 school year. The OSU Alumni Club of Southwest Florida has awarded $2000 to a local student for the upcoming school year. Alyssa Collier has again been awarded $2000 from the club as she will enter her senior year at Ohio State….

SWFL Buckeyes at Greek Fest

Join fellow Buckeyes for a fun filled day at 2016 Greek Fest.  For 40 years, Greek Orthodox Church has entertained Lee County with a glorious display of sights, sounds and tastes of Greece. Families have been coming to Cypress Lake Drive for many reasons—the food, the gifts, colorful dancers, authentic Greek music, curiosity or just…