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Knox County Alumni Club receives top alumni awards

We’re proud to share that the Knox County Alumni Club received two awards at this year’s Club and Society Leadership Symposium. The annual event is hosted by The Ohio State Alumni Association to celebrate its more than 170 alumni groups around the world. We were awarded the Outstanding Alumni Club Program of the Year for…

Recap: Summer Send-Off

Sunday, Aug. 5 was a great sunny summer day for our 2018 student send-off event at The Public Square of Mount Vernon. Ohio State students and their families enjoyed great music from The Derek Posey Band, fun games with Buckeye Man, and Velvet ice cream furnished by “The Joint” of Mount Vernon. A good time…

President’s Raffle

The OSU Knox County Alumni Club will be offering community members an opportunity to participate in this year’s “presidents raffle”…..by making a $25 donation to the Mount Vernon Community Fund the donor will receive an opportunity to earn a chance to purchase a pair of football tickets to an OSU home football game this 2018-2019…

Game Day Watches!

You are invited to join us for “twice the fun” this year as we are holding 2 Game Day watch events for our OSU Knox County Alumni Club members. Please “pencil” in September 29th -an away game at Penn State and November 10th – an away game at Michigan State to join cheer on our…

Scholarship Winner Updates

The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Knox County has awarded $14,000 in scholarships for the year 2018-19. Scholarship recipients are Mary Harris, Amanda Miglin, Kendal Nininger, Jessica Sutton, Seth Lawhorn, Lauren Keaton, Caitlyn Miconi, Zachary Thompson, Makenzie Thorpe, and Melissa Mickley.   Harris of Mount Vernon is a graduate of Mount Vernon High School…

Alumni Game Day

A great turnout for the 2017 as our OSU Knox County Alumni Game Day was held at Indian Bear Winery. Lots of our members were joined by more Buckeye Fans for a great afternoon…..however, with our support the ‘numbers’ just didn’t add up…. We invite you to join the OSU Knox County Alumni planning committee…

2017 Buckeye Spirit Event was a huge success!

The 2017 Buckeye Spirit Event was a huge success ……almost 300 Buckeye fans joined us in celebrating ‘everything’ Buckeye! Thanks to so many wonderful sponsors, and donators of silent auction and live auction items for helping us reach our best ever Scholarship Fundraiser! We raised around $13,000 for scholarships! All proceeds will stay within Knox County…

OSU Knox County Pelotonia

Pelotonia 2017 was a huge success!  The weather could not have been more perfect. The staff, the riders and the volunteers were elated at the end of the weekend by what was accomplished for cancer research. After participating in Pelotonia, you leave with a renewed hope that someday we can end cancer.  Pelotonia 2017 has…

OSU ALUMNI MARCHING BAND CONCERT AND SUMMER STUDENT SEND OFF

The OSU Alumni Marching Band Concert held at Ariel Foundation Park on August 25th was a great success.  Several hundred Mount Vernon residents attended to enjoy the music and the 2 drum major performances.  In addition several of our OSU Knox County Alumni scholarship recipients attended a shot recognition event along with their parents.   We…

Ohio State Alumni Band Concert

The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni will present a “Summer Concert” on Sunday, June 25th at the Ariel Foundation Park Schnormeier Event Center, Mount Vernon, Ohio. This concert is a FREE/NO ADMISSION CHARGE event, and will be performed by 80+ members of the OSU Marching Band Alumni.  The doors will open at 1pm for…