Community Partners Program

The OSUCCC – James Community Partners Program consists of corporations, individuals and community groups who raise funds in support of our mission to create a cancer-free world. From corporate initiatives to local events, more than 400 Community Partners bring in significant dollars to further research, education and patient care at OSUCCC – James. 

 

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Community Partner Guidelines

Event Information Form​

Levels of Support

For more information, please call our offices at (614) 293-9341 or email us at CommunityPartnerEvents@osumc.edu

For information on previous Community Partner Events, please visit our wrap up page.


Upcoming Events for 2014

Scooter Scramble
Benefiting Glioblastomas Multiforme Brain Tumor Research Fund
July 12, 2014
Golf Club of Dublin
5805 Eiterman Rd.
Dublin, OH 43016
The “Scooter Scramble” is a memorial golf outing started in 2005 in memory of Scott Sellers. Scott was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma Multiform brain tumor in February of 2004 and passed away in March 2005. The outing is away to celebrate Scott’s life by doing one of the things that he loved to do most, golf!
For more information please contact: Heather Kesley, heathersellers@hotmail.com

Triathlon for Hope
Benefiting the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research
July 12, 2014 | 7:30 a.m.
Alum Creek State Park
8917 S. Old State Rd. #198
Lewis Center, OH 43035
This fourth annual all-female triathlon is designed to raise awareness about the importance of early detection, fund research into the eradication of breast cancer, recognize breast cancer survivors and remember those who have died of the disease.
Get more information and register at www.greenswell.com.

Mary Diaz and William Copeland Tennis Tournament
Benefiting the Mary Diaz Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund​
7/18/2014 - 7/19/2014
OSU tennis courts (Lincoln Tower Park Tennis Courts)
1790 Cannon Drive, Columbus, OH
10th Annual Mary Diaz & William Copeland Jr. Memorial Tennis Tournament – Hosted by the Diaz family, this men’s and women’s mixed doubles tournament will take place July 18-20 at the Lincoln Tower Park Tennis Courts, 1790 Cannon Drive, on Ohio State’s main campus. Proceeds will benefit The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the OSUCCC – James. Over the years this event has raised more than $500,000 to help fight pancreatic cancer.
More information and registration are available at www.diaztennis.org.

Turtles Fore Spielman
Benefiting the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research
July 26, 2014
Little Turtle Golf Club
5400 Little Turtle Way
Westerville, OH 43081
For more information please contact: turtlesforspielman@littleturtlegc.com
This second annual golf outing and silent auction will open with a shotgun start at 10 a.m., to benefit the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at the OSUCCC – James.
Get more information and register at www.littleturtlegc.com

Swing Fore! Cancer Golf Outing
Benefiting the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research
July 26, 2014
Fowlers Mill Golf Course
13095 Rockhaven Rd
Chesteralnd, OH 44026
This 2nd annual golf outing to supports the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research.
For more information visit https://twitter.com/SwingForeCancer, or contact zgebler@ecrm.marketgate.com.

FORE Cancer Research Golf Outing
Benefiting the Fore Cancer Research Fund
August 4, 2014
The Lakes Golf & Country Club
6740 Worthington Rd.
Columbus, OH 43082
This 8th annual charity pro-am to benefit the Fore Cancer Research Fund at the James was created by Mark Thomas to honor his aunt, Mary Bolte, who he lost after a long battle with ovarian cancer in the fall of 2006. Her courage gave Mark the inspiration to try and make a difference. With a team of family and friends, FORE Cancer Research was born.
For more information visit www.forecancerresearch.org

Herbie Fuzz 5k
Benefiting the Acute Myeloid Leukemia Fund
August 16, 2014
Covington High School
807 Chestnut St.
Covington, OH 45318
The 5th annual Herbie Fuzz 5k Honors the memory of Jerry Fessler and Paul Finfrock and is held at Covington High School. This event includes a 5k run/walk, stroller divison, dog division, and Kids Fun Run with awards, door prizes, food and drinks. Registration fee is $15 before August 4 or $20 after. Registration fee for kids is $5.
For more information please contact theherbiefuzz5k@gmail.com.

Cultivating a Cure
Benefiting multiple funds supporting breast cancer and agricultural research
August 17, 2014
Midland Acres
119 Midland Ave.
Bloomingburg, OH 43106
For more information please contact: Brent Porteus at bporteus@brightchoice.net

4th Annual Rock and Roll Over Brain Cancer
Benefiting the Lisa B. Landes Brain Cancer Fund
August 23, 2014
The Bogey Bar and Grill
6013 Glick Road
Dublin, OH 43017
This year’s event is being held in memory of Lisa Landes who lost her battle with brain cancer in early 2014. The event will include great food, music, silent auction and raflles. The bands playing are: The Reaganomics, Chris Logsdon and Grey Matter.
For more information please contact mkfenlon@sbcglobal.net

Clunger Beats 5000 5k Run/Walk - JAMES RACE SERIES Race
Benefiting the Cory Lunger Cancer Research Fund
August 31, 2014
Ohio Stadium
411 Woody Hayes Dr
Columbus, OH 43210
For more information please visit: www.clungerbeats5000.com
This 2nd annual event held in memory of Cory Lunger and his courageous battle against Adult Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) is aiming to top last year’s inaugural event which raised $17,000 and had over 450 participants.

St. Mary’s Tailgate for Cancer
Benefiting the Urban and Shelley Meyer Cancer Research Fund
September 5-6, 2014
Fraternal Order of Eagles 767
404 E. Spring Street
St. Marys, OH 45885
As the hometown of Buckeye Cruise for Cancer founder, Lisa Cisco, this tailgate started to support the Buckeye Cruise and the James. The event is now in its 6th year and has raised over $290,000 for multiple organizations.
For more information visit www.tailgateforcancer.com

Stef’s Celebrate Life Tailgate
Benefiting the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research
September 13, 2014
Matt and Claire Hamilton’s Lawn
1919 Cambridge Blvd.
Upper Arlington, OH 43212
For more information please visit www.stefscelebratelifetailgate.org

Steps for Sarcoma- JAMES RACE SERIES Race
Benefiting the Steps for Sarcoma Walk/Run Fund
September 14, 2014
Wendys International
4288 W. Dublin-Granville Rd
Dublin, OH 43017
For more information please visit: https://u.osu.edu/stepsforsarcoma
The 5th annual 5k Run/Walk family friendly event where dogs are welcome too! The 4 year total has now reached over $175,000 to benefit the James Orthopedic Sarcoma Research Development Fund.

Cancer Ball
Benefiting the Cancer Strategic Support Fund
September 20, 2014
Ohio Union Performance Hall
1739 N. High St
Columbus, OH 43210
For more information please contact: Mark Elguizaoui at elguizaoui@gmail.com

Jake Zeller Memorial Golf Outing
Benefiting the Neuro Oncology Research Fund
September 27, 2014
Sleepy Hollow Golf Course
6029 State Route 101 East
Clyde, OH 43410
The 2nd annual golf outing in celebration of Jake Zeller and his love of golf. The event will feature golf, prizes, silent auction, raffles and more to benefit brain cancer research at The James.
For more information please visit www.sleepyhollowclyde.com.

Courage Conquer and Cure- JAMES RACE SERIES Race
Benefiting the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research
October 4, 2014
Downtown Canal Winchester
36 S. High Street
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
The 3rd annual 5k walk/run to benefit the Spielman Fund in historic Downtown Canal Winchester. For more information please visit www.courageconquerandcure.com.

Cal One Lawncare Cuts 4 Cancer
Benefiting the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research
On-going sales initiative from April – November
For more information please contact: Michael Williams at michaelcalone@sbcglobal.net​​


Our Community Partners are vital to our success and help support our mission to create a cancer-free world and we want to thank all of our 2011-2012 community partners for raising nearly $3 million for The OSUCCC-James and the fight against cancer in just the last year alone!

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) 300 W. 10th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210 Phone: 1-800-293-5066 | Email: jamesline@osumc.edu