Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Downtown Holds Bash For OSU vs Nebraska

Darke County OSU Alumni members enjoying the Downtown Buckeye Bash last year
Main Street Greenville and Darke County OSU Alumni are pleased to announce the return of the Downtown Buckeye Bash on Saturday, October 8 from 6:00-11:00 pm. This very special downtown event takes place behind the Palace Building on East Fifth Street under a scarlet and gray big top!

This second annual event is geared for the OSU and Greenville fan alike. Activities and fun for all ages are being planned. Entry to the event is on East Fifth Street. Upon entering you can purchase tickets at 50 a piece that will be used for purchasing Kids activities are scheduled from 6:00-9:00 pm, Chili Cook-Off of downtown restaurants begins at 7:00 pm until Half Time of the OSU vs. Nebraska football game, which will be presented on numerous big screen televisions at the event. Individuals and families can show their Buckeye spirit in the Best Dressed Buckeye Contest during Half Time.

The Downtown Buckeye Bash highlights five of our downtown businesses with the Taste of Downtown from 6:00-11:00 pm. Event goers can sample from an array of food offerings from these businesses then head over the beer tent to quench their thirst. The Downtown Buckeye Bash was established to bring people downtown for a fun safe family friendly event. The partnership between Main Street Greenville and Darke County OSU Alumni is a natural fit for presenting this event to the community. All proceeds raised by the bash support both organizations programs, states event chair, Brian Griesdorn.

Another attraction to the event includes a Reverse Raffle. Tickets are on sale now for $5 with a chance to win $500. Only 200 tickets are being sold for this raffle whose winner is the last ticket drawn. The drawing begins at 6:30 pm and will last until the end of the event. Contact Main Street Greenville at 937.548.4998 for tickets.

Special thanks to major event sponsors Readmores Hallmark and Second National Bank.

Have fun on us! Main Street Greenville is currently promoting a special incentive for the Downtown Buckeye Bash to new supporters of their downtownmatters! Initiative. Go to and click on the downtownmatters! logo to become a supporter. Depending on what level you join at determines the amount of tickets Main Street Greenville gives you to use while at the Downtown Buckeye Bash. Offer available now until October 4.
The downtownmatters! initiative is the sole funding drive and volunteerism solicitation vehicle for Main Street Greenville. A fundamental goal of the annual campaign is to bring focus to all individuals and respective segments who play a critical role in creating a downtown that matters; the underlining purpose and service Main Street Greenville works to achieve. Acting together; individual community members, businesses, organizations and government parties become the key investors of a sustaining and impactful Downtown Greenville that establishes a standard of living and quality of life we want to reflect and the end of a downtownmatters! Since it is Our Stories. Our Place. Our Future. For more information on the downtownmatters!! initiative or Main Street Greenville contact Amber Schmerge at 937-548-4998.

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