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April 24, 2013

Contact: Lesley Fry (419) 995-8671 or Pam Joseph (419) 995-8284

Eddie George to headline Spring for Scholarships Dinner and Auction

Tickets are now available for the Ohio State Lima’s Tenth Annual Spring for Scholarships Dinner and Auction, Mon., May 6, 2013, at the Knights of Columbus Family Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. A special Sponsors’ Reception will be held from 5-6 p.m.

The guest speaker will be Eddie George, the 1995 Heisman Trophy winner and current assistant vice president for business advancement at Ohio State. George played for the Buckeyes from 1992-1995 before being drafted by the Tennessee Titans and playing in the NFL for nine seasons. In his new role at Ohio State, George pushes health and wellness initiatives, assists with fundraising and alumni relations and mentors student athletes. George earned his bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Ohio State in 2001. He is also a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, earning his MBA in 2009.

A variety of auction items, including Ohio State memorabilia, jewelry and other special gifts, will be available in either the silent or live auction. Tickets are $50 for individuals and include dinner. Several sponsorship levels are also available. Proceeds from the evening support Ohio State Lima student scholarships.

>Seating is limited. For tickets, call the Office of Development at (419) 995-8623.

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