Upcoming Partner Events

January 2018

AJ Angelo's Music Marathon

Saturday January 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The amazing AJ Angelo will be entertaining you for 12 straight hours to raise dollars to fight cancer! This will sure to be a great day of music, BC4C friends, food and additional fun activities to keep you in the spirit as we count down to the 2018 Buckeye Cruise for Cancer. AJ will be taking pledges for his marathon run at a “break-less” song set.


Location Gatsby's- 151 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230

For more information: Visit www.facebook.com/aj.angelo1

Meyer Bowl

Sunday January 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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 derrick.lauth@buckeyecruise.com

February 2018

Buckeye Cruise for Cancer 2018

Wednesday February 21, 2018 to Monday February 26, 2018

The 2018 Buckeye Cruise for Cancer is SOLD OUT!  Check back in March, 2018 for details on the 2019 Buckeye Cruise for Cancer dates and booking information!


Location Ft. Lauderdale, Fl

For more information: Email info@buckeyecruise.com

March 2018

ATO Casino Night

Friday March 2, 2018

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- 1739 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210

For more information: Visit www.alphatauomegaosu.com/ato-casino-night/

May 2018

The 4th Annual Ohio Eggfest (Big Green Egg Cook-Off)

Saturday May 12, 2018 at 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

A central Ohio based celebration of family, food and everything Big Green Egg!  It's bragging rights for the cook team that takes home the "Popular Vote" Award; it's legendary status for the cook team that takes home the "Very Prestigious Award" Award! It's a full day of family, friends, and food that would make celebrity chefs reconsider their collective lives' work!  Proceeds benefit the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research at the OSUCCC -James.


Location Tremont Center-2140 Tremont Rd., Upper Arlington, OH 43221

For more information: Visit www.theohioeggfest.com/

June 2018

JR Memorial Cruise for a Cure

Saturday June 23, 2018

Spend the day on Indian Lake cruising for the cure at the 6th annual fundraiser that hosts an amazing cast of Buckeye Greats to include Matt Wilhelm, Tom Cousineau, Anthony Schlegel, Jake Ballard, Butch Smith, Justin Zwick, Dustin Fox, and JJ Sullinger! You just may win a cabin for 2 on the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer for attending! Event will have great music, food, and auctions all day long!


Location Mimi's at the Lake- 156 E. Main St, Russells Point, OH 43348

For more information: Visit jrmemorial.com/

July 2018

Cruise-A-Palooza

Saturday July 14, 2018 at 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Get together with the musical talent from our last Buckeye Cruise for Cancer to reminisce and fundraise for the James and the Buckeye Cruise! We will have Chris Logsdon, AJ Angelo, and many other entertainers back on stage, food from Papa Johns and all your friends from the ship!  The Buckeye Cruise will also give you a fantastic opportunity to win Buckeye memorabilia in our famous Duck Pond!


Location Flannagan's Dublin-6835 Caine Rd, Columbus, OH 43235

For more information: Email kim.collins@buckeyecruise.com

August 2018

Kuhlwein Farms Night at the Races

Saturday August 18, 2018

This is a family-friendly event down on Kuhlwein’s farm. Come join us for amazing food, music, great auctions and virtual horse racing, all for charity!


Location Kuhlwein Farms, 8579 Long Rd, Ostrander, OH 43061

For more information: Email kuhlweinfarms@aol.com

11th Annual College Football Kick-Off Party, hosted by Joe Gorrell

Saturday August 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kick-off College Football with Joe's amazing party! Food and Refreshments will all be provided. The pool is open so towels and suits are recommended. This is a way to bring together many college football fanatics, with love for many different programs!


Location 1117 Wimberly Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30319

For more information: Email runner1j@gmail.com

Papa John's 2nd Annual Charity Challenge

Monday August 27, 2018

Papa John’s has always strived to support their communities and be a champion for those in need. As part of these efforts, Papa John’s Columbus is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Papa John’s Charity Challenge. Join us at the beautiful Medallion Club in Westerville, Ohio for 18 holes of golf, local sports celebrities, lunch, dinner, silent and live auction, a $5000 raffle giveaway and a special program.


Location Medallion Golf Club-5000 Club Dr, Westerville, OH 43082

For more information: Visit www.papajohnscolumbus.com/charity-challenge/event/

September 2018

Travel Partners Specialty Tours- OSU Buckeyes vs. TCU Trip!

Saturday September 15, 2018

We are heading to Texas to watch the Buckeyes take on TCU at Jerry's World!  More information to follow.


Location Arlington, TX

For more information: Call Travel Partners (614)792-6204

Travel Partners Specialty Tours-OSU Buckeyes vs. Penn State Trip!

Saturday September 29, 2018

Join us to watch the Buckeyes beat the Nittany Lions in one of the loudest college stadiums in America!  The traditions rival those of the Buckeyes, but we will be sure to come home with a win!  More information to follow.


Location Beaver Stadium- University Park, Pennsylvania

For more information: Call Travel Partners (614)792-6204

October 2018

St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer

Saturday October 13, 2018

This annual tailgate event will host a day of fun, live musical entertainment, silent and live auctions, OSU football on the big screen and a 5K walk/run. We are joined by OSU's Alumni Cheerleaders and members of the Alumni Band! So book a hotel room around town and stay for the weekend!


Location F.O.E.-404 E. Spring St., St. Marys, OH 45885

For more information: Visit www.tailgateforcancer.com/

Travel Partners Specialty Tours -OSU Buckeyes vs. Purdue Trip!

Saturday October 20, 2018

Join us for the Buckeyes vs. the Purdue Boilermakers.  See the world's largest base drum during Purdue game activities, it stands 10 feet tall on it's field carriage and has 4 band handlers, with two beating the drum!  So many college traditions to enjoy here.


Location Ross-Ade Stadium -West Lafayette, Indiana

For more information: Call Travel Partners (614)792-6204

November 2018

Travel Partners Specialty Tours -OSU Buckeyes vs. Michigan State Trip!

Saturday November 10, 2018

The Buckeyes are heading north and we are going with them to watch our guys beat Sparty!  More information to follow.


Location Spartan Stadium -East Lansing, MI

For more information: Call Travel Partners (614)792-6204

Other News

We are so very grateful for all of our Buckeye Cruise for Cancer volunteers and community partners who raise money throughout the year to support the cruise and cancer research efforts at The James. On the upcoming 2017 Buckeye Cruise for Cancer we will recognize these fundraisers during a check parade on the pool deck. With multiple event donations expected in the next couple of months, we expect to surpass our Community Partner fundraising goal of $1 Million before we sail in February, 2017! Thank you to each and every one of you that organized, volunteered or supported one of these events!

Event Amount Raised
97.1 Football for Females $4,649.95
97.1 The Fan Golf Outing $27,786.44
97.1 The Fan's Football, Bourbon & Brew $450.00
Aces Against Cancer $14,055.70
Adams-Laura & Hannah Adams Art & Lemonade Fundraiser $240.00
AJ & Bree Angelo-Pre-Cruise Party $10,450.00
ATO Casino Night $55,353.00
AZ Cruisers Garage Sale $210.00
Bend Active LLC $10,676.37
Beth Markiewicz Clothing Sale $300.00
Buckeye Blast for Cancer $1,930.00
Buckeye Country Superfest 50/50 $24,882.52
Candlefest $7,110.05
Cards to Cure Cancer $30,122.28
Care Heating & Cooling $16,000.00
Charlotte Buckeyes $1,500.00
Cordle Cares Foundation $5,000.00
Craigen Pappa's Buckeyes Beating Cancer Golf Outing $7,413.00
Cruise-A-Palooza $18,282.04
Cruisin with Cooz $6,173.00
DCM Garage Rules Open $1,600.00
Dr. Burke's Pink Tutu $6,100.00
Dustin Fox Cornhole Invitational $5,328.02
Eddie Kline Invitational $10,000.00
Elks Lodge #51 -Springfield, OH $2,537.64
FBA's Olympics for a Cure $750.00
Finish in the Bahamas $28,000.00
Hall Financial Advisors $350.00
Hula with the Hawks $129,849.81
In Memory of Terry Eisel $225.00
Joe's 9th Annual College Football Kick-Off Party $262.00
JR Memorial Cruising for a Cure $131,212.00
Korbel $5,000.00
Kuhlwein's Night at the Races $19,473.00
Lisa & Lisa Jewelry $305.00
Mekka Don's Juice Wristbands $300.00
Miller Coors $25,000.00
Not Forgotten's Night at the Races $13,000.00
Ohio Eggfest $25,111.77
OrangeTheory Fitness $1,150.00
OSU 4 Miler $25,000.00
OSU Sandhills Alumni Club $5,556.50
Papa Johns $17,000.00
Party for a Cure at Ledo's $5,766.08
Roosters Golf Outing $123,000.00
Royal Caribbean $10,000.00
Scoonie's Cornhole for Cancer $45,000.00
Shots Against Cancer $1,400.00
Sloppy Joes $50.00
St Marys Tailgate for Cancer $119,000.00
Stokey Poker $4,500.00
Tommy Bahama $698.35
Tri-County OSU Alumni Club of The Villages $10,000.00

Thank You St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer


for another record breaking year of fundraising!

ST. Marys Banner

The results are in from this year's Tailgate for Cancer. The event held last month at 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 http://www.tailgateforcancer.com

Roosters Fundraising Tops Previous Years!


Roosters Logo

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. 

Roosters Cast Photo