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Where can you find entertainment, music, former OSU football players and Buckeye fun all at one time for a great cause? At BuckeyeBlast!, of course.


The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Delaware County is hosting its third annual scholarship fund raising banquet, BuckeyeBlast!, on Tuesday, April 8. Once again the banquet will be held at the Brookshire Banquet Facility, 405 Greif Parkway, just south of Delaware.


The club’s primary mission is scholarship fund raising for Delaware County students who are attending The Ohio State University and the BuckeyeBlast! banquet provides a portion of the monies for the scholarship program.


This year, the esteemed Jon Waters, director of Ohio State’s nationally acclaimed band, TBDBITL, will be the featured speaker. “We have been very fortunate to have great speakers at our past banquets”, said Maurine Strom, Program and Event Chair. “The first year Paul Keels was our speaker and last year, it was Craig Krenzel. We are really excited that Jon Waters is coming to Delaware County.”


BuckeyeBlast! will have another local celebrity, Mindy Drayer, the weekend anchor from Channel 4. Ms. Drayer will serve as the emcee for the evening.


In addition to the presentation by Mr. Waters, there will be a silent auction with many unique OSU items. Entertainment will be provided by the Buckeye Blend Quartet. Banquet attendees will have an once in a life time opportunity to “dot the i” in the Script Ohio. Several former OSU football players with the James Cotton Foundation will be in attendance too.


The evening will feature a pasta bar, which will include several pasta and sauce options, salad and dessert along with a cash bar.


The banquet is open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their Buckeye attire. The cost to attend is $45/adults and $5 for children 10 and under. There are options to purchase a full table for 10 people for $400 or half table for 5 people for $200. Tickets can be purchased online through the club’s website at < www.delawarebuckeyes.org >.


Questions about the banquet can be sent to [osualumniclubdelawaresocial@gmail.com]osualumniclubdelawaresocial@gmail.com< mailto:osualumniclubdelawaresocial@gmail.com>.


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