Winter Events for Alumni and Friends

Don't let Cleveland's winter weather stop you from getting together with fellow Bobcats and friends! Check out the list below, and follow the links for more info.

December 2017 

West Side Holiday Party [OUWC] 

Tuesday, 12/5/17 ~~ 7 p.m.  ~~ Home of Carol Hacker

Get into the festive season with a green & white ornament/gift exchange. Bring an appetizer or dessert to share! RSVP to Carol: 

Holiday Luncheon with Sara Shookman [AAOUW] 

Saturday, 12/9/17 ~~ 11 a.m.  ~~  Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls

The Akron Association of Ohio University Women is pleased to announce that the guest speaker for the group's annual holiday luncheon will be Sara Shookman, a graduate of the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and an Emmy Award-winning journalist at WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland. All alumnae and friends are invited to hear about Sara's experiences at Ohio University, what led her to WKYC, and her adventures in covering the Olympics. Luncheon tickets are $15 per person. 
Online registration for the holiday luncheon is available via the OHIO Alumni Association's Web site:

Bahamas Bowl: OHIO vs. UAB 

Friday, 12/22/17 ~~ 12:30 p.m. 

OHIO is going bowling! The Bobcats take on UAB in the Bahamas Bowl at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, December 22. The game will be televised on ESPN.
Get more information here: 

January 2018 

OHIO @ Kent State [Basketball] 

Friday, 1/12/18 ~~ 7 p.m. ~~ MAC Center

The Bobcats hit the hardwood against the Golden Flashes on January 12. Tip-off at the MAC Center is set for 7 p.m., and the game will be carried on the CBS Sports Network.
Visit for game tickets and more info. 

Ears to You [OUWC] 

Monday, 1/15/18 ~~ 6:30 p.m. ~~ Home of Yolanda Sutyak 

All alumnae and friends are invited to join the Southwest Section of the Ohio University Women's Club for a creative evening out! OUWC will be making earrings to donate to Ears to You, an organization that provides earrings to women undergoing chemotherapy. All materials will be provided, and no experience is required.
Please bring $7 to cover the cost of materials, as well as an appetizer or dessert to share. (Pizza will be provided.)  RSVP to Yolanda at 

OHIO @ Akron [Basketball] 

Tuesday, 1/23/18 ~~ 7 p.m. 

The OHIO Bobcats come to Akron to face the Zips on Tuesday, January 23. Tip-off at James A. Rhodes Arena is set for 7 p.m. Wear your green and white and get ready to stand up and cheer!
Visit for game tickets and more info. 

Canton Charge: OU Alumni Night [Akron-Canton Chapter] 

Saturday, 1/27/18 ~~ 6:30 p.m. ~~ Canton Civic Center

Join OHIO alumni and friends at the Canton Civic Center as the G-league affiliate of the Cleveland Cavaliers takes on the Greensboro Swarm. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. Enjoy a pre-game buffet catered by Old Carolina Barbecue that starts two hours before game time. To order your tickets, go to

February 2018 

Jelly Belly [EBN] 

Sunday, 2/11/18 ~~ 1 p.m., Pre-performance reception; 3 p.m., Play 

Join the Ebony Bobcat Network for its annual Theater Scholarship Fundraiser, a performance of the play Jelly Belly by Charles Smith at the Ensemble Theater. The play is the story of a young man just released from prison trying to go straight and dealing with the pressures of being a convict and the lure of easy money by returning to a life of crime.
Tickets are $40 each. Online registration is available through the Ohio University Alumni Association Web site: 

Bobcat Blankets for Ronald McDonald House [AAOUW] 

Saturday, 2/24/18 ~~ 1 p.m. ~~ Montrose Acme

Get crafty with the Akron Association of Ohio University Women as we create no-sew green-and-white fleece blankets that have a touch of Bobcat flair. No experience is necessary, and all materials will be provided. We're meeting in the community room at the Acme in Montrose (3979 Medina Rd., Akron).
Contact Barb Gazella (; 330-686-9029) if you would like to attend. 

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