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OSURA Food Insecurity Fund Raises $100,000

Members of The Ohio State University Retirees Association knew they wanted to pursue a new project to support students; the only question was what form that support would take. Read more at Ohio State News.

Join OSURA Listservs

Members of OSURA can subscribe to special listservs, one for cultural arts, and one for dining and learning. These listservs send notices and reminders of programs, such as lunch bunch and the dinner series, travel, and cultural events. Together, they complement events announced in the newsletter or mention cultural and educational programs of potential interest…

OSURA Membership Committee

COVID has made a significant impact on all OSURA activities over the past two years.  The Membership Committee has worked hard at maintaining and building our membership by reaching out to OSU retirees to promote OSURA and all that we offer.  As we move back to in person meetings and events, the Membership Committee could…

Student Food Insecurity Fund

Dear OSURA member: Just a gentle reminder that we are very close to reaching our goal of $100,000 for the Student Food Insecurity Fund. But we need your help to do this! If we reach our goal by March 31, we can begin to distribute funds to the student food pantry this summer. Please help…

Get involved!

Meet new people, expand your interests and remain engaged with former colleagues through the Ohio State University Retirees Association. OSURA is run by and for its members, all volunteers, who put together a full slate of social, educational, and service events throughout the year. Learn more by clicking “About” in the column at left, then…

Looking for a chance to serve? OSURA board elections are coming in May

The Ohio State Retirees Association is an active social, educational and service organization run by and for its members. You can help organize and enjoy current activities and influence the direction of our organization as a new member of the board. Elections are held each May. This year’s open positions and short descriptions are listed…

Webinar: How to Use Your Medicare Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)

During the month of February, OPERS is offering How to Use Your Medicare Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA), webinars for retirees ages 65 and over and those who are pre-Medicare eligible. These separate webinars are offered several times in February. The sessions each will review the following: A review of eligible expenses Explanation of reimbursement types…

OSURA Online Directory available

The new OSURA Online Directory, visible only to fellow members, now is live. To access the site, members need to use passwords to sign in, when they will decide what information other OSURA members will see in their listings. The Membership Committee has set up tips to explain the ins and outs of updating profiles…

TBDBITL Lunch Bunch Luncheon

View the recorded virtual luncheon with former Ohio State band director Dr. Paul Droste ’58. His presentation “Songs of The Ohio State University” will share the history of our favorite songs through slides and musical accompaniment.

Dr. Droste served as director of The Ohio State University Marching Band from 1970 through 1983. He was the first former member to be selected as its director.

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

We are part of a society where the lives of Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color continue to be devastated by structural racism, lack of opportunity, health disparities, and direct violence.  This statement reflects OSURA’s beliefs and recommended actions regarding anti-racism. We are part of a society where the lives of Black, Indigenous, and…