Buckeye Cruise for Cancer

Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research

Upcoming Partner Events


St Marys Tailgate for Cancer

Friday & Saturday, October 14 & 15, gates open 6:30pm on Fri. and TBD on Sat.

Join us for the best d@*m tailgate in the land when the Buckeyes take on the Badgers! This 8th annual event will host two solid days of fun, live musical entertainment, football and a 5K walk/run. We are joined by former Buckeye Greats, Alumni Cheerleaders and members of the Alumni Band! So book a hotel room around town and stay for the weekend!

Location Eagles Parking Lot – 404 E. Spring Street St Marys, OH 45885
For more information: tailgateforcancer.com

The Ohio State Four Miler - SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 23, start time is 10am

In 2015, a record field of 15,000 runners and walkers “finished on the 50-yard line” of Ohio Stadium as part of the largest four-mile running and walking event in the country. Join Craig Krenzel, Raymont Harris, Justin Zwick, Ryan & Lauren Miller, Scoonie Penn, Terence Dials, Matt Finkes, JJ Sullinger and thousands more to celebrate football and fitness and fundraising.

Location Ohio Stadium
For more information: www.ohiostatefourmiler.com


Night at the Races

Saturday, November 12

Join us for a night of virtual horseracing at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Warren, Ohio. Tickets are $15 for advanced sales, and $20 at the door. Horses can be purchased in advance for $10 and will be entered into a special drawing for signed memorabilia. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and a Chinese auction. Dinner is included. BYOB

Location Knights of Columbus Hall, 1947 E. Market St., Warren, OH
For more information, or to purchase tickets contact : Denise Panak at 330-856-5736 or Margie Iagulli at 330-718-5549.

Travel Partners Michigan State Game Trip

Saturday, November 19

Take a chartered bus to Michigan State with Travel Partners Specialty Tours. Nobody does a better job at putting together a trip out of state to watch the Buckeyes bring home a W!

For more information, contact: Travel Partners Specialty Tours at 614-792-6204

Beat Michigan Tailgate

Friday, November 25 11am-2pm

Join many former Buckeye Greats as they reminisce their favorite years as a Buckeye, beating That Team Up North! This is the pre-party to the greatest rivalry in college sports! Coaches, players and fans all get together the day before the big game to get the celebration rolling, and to raise money for three great causes, beating Cancer, beating Alzheimers and beating M!ch*@n!

Location Huntington Park
330 Huntington Park Ln
Columbus, OH 43215
Time 11am-2pm
For more information: www.beatmichigantailgate.com


A Christmas to Cure Cancer

December 2, 2016 5-9pm

What better way to celebrate the holidays than joining great national and local musicians and local TV entertainers at the Columbus Zoo during the winter lights festival. This event hosts amazing auctions, both silent and live and provides a wonderful dining experience, amongst the home of the finest animals in the world.

Location Columbus Zoo
For more information: www.achristmastocurecancer.org

January 2017

Cards to Cure Cancer

January 22, 2017 Registration at 9:00am; Cards fly at 11:00am

Join our Buckeye Alumni Cheerleaders for their annual poker tournament at the Hollywood Casino. Joining this event will be poker superstar Mike Sexton, a World Series of Poker winner, OSU Graduate and professional poker commentator!!! Buckeye Greats scheduled to appear are Jake Ballard, Terence Dials, Raymont Harris, Branden Joe, Scoonie Penn, Antonio Pittman, Anthony Schlegel, JJ Sullinger, Granville Waiters, Beanie Wells and Justin Zwick.

Location Hollywood Casino -200 Georgesville Rd, Columbus, OH 43228
For more information: For More Information and to register: www.cardstocurecancer.com/

Meyer Bowl

January 29, 2017 12pm-4pm

The Buckeye Cruise for Cancer hosts a bowling tournament with many celebrity bowlers, such as Jake Ballard, Anthony Schlegel, Justin Zwick, Bobby Carpenter, Zach Boren and others. This is a great family event, with lots of prizes to win, auctions to participate in and bowling fun!

Location Sawmill Lanes, 4825 Sawmill Rd, Columbus, OH 43235
For more information: email: Kyle.lewis@buckeyecruise.com

April 2017

ATO Casino Night

April 8

The second largest fundraiser by OSU students, this fun casino night is hosted by the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at the Ohio State University, Last year’s event, with Urban and Shelley Meyer in attendance, hit it’s best fundraising year yet, with over $55,000 raised!

Location Ohio Union
For more information: Visit Website

Other News

JR Memorial Cruise for a Cure Fundraising was an Amazing Surprise!

Thank You St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer

for another record breaking year of fundraising!

The results are in from this year’s Tailgate for Cancer. The event held last month at the St. Marys Eagles lodge brought in a record amount of money. Here's the breakdown:

  • $105,000 to Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer.
  • $22,000 to Auglaize County Cancer Association
  • $14,000 to Mercer County Cancer Association
  • $13,000 to The County Crippled Children Association

Total Donations to Date: $543,950

Planning is already underway for next year’s Tailgate for Cancer scheduled for the St. Marys Eagles on October 14th and 15th. For more information, see www.tailgateforcancer.com

Roosters Fundraising Tops Previous Years!

Congratulations and Thank You to Roosters for raising this year $115K for the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research and the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer from their golf outing and cookie sales at their Roosters locations!!!!! Visit one of their multiple stores, or RoostersWings.com to learn more.

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