Events, News & More

Chapter Luncheon 19 June 2019

Posted: 5/31/2019

Columbus Chapter

U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association


welcomes Rear Admiral Steve Horton (USNA ’73) via video presenting facts and analysis of the 2017 USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) collision.


19 June 2019

Heritage Golf Club

3525 Heritage Club Dr, Hilliard, OH 43026

Luncheon 11:30 – 1:00

Cost $27

Pay at the door by check or cash

RSVP by email to Dave Goins

NLT 17 June


Please consider joining us for an in depth and current look at findings from the investigation into this recent tragic accident.


Dark Ages Pub Night

Posted: 3/4/2019

Columbus Chapter USNA Alumni Association

Dark Ages Pub Night

Thursday, March 7, 2019


The Wine Bistro

8231 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43235

North High Street, 2 miles north of I-270

No RSVP necessary   Order from menu or bar


Beat Army!

Army – Navy Watch Party 2018

Posted: 11/15/2018

Army – Navy

Watch Party 2018

Joint Gathering of Columbus Chapters

Naval Academy and West Point Alumni and Friends

Saturday, December 8

Game Time 3:00pm

Bar Louie – Polaris

1611 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus 43240

(just off I-71)

Come Early for Pre-Game Warm-ups

No RSVP necessary. Order from menu or bar.

Beat Army!


Columbus Chapter Annual Dues

Posted: 11/1/2018
The Chapter’s Annual Dues campaign is ongoing and will close November 30, 2018. Annual membership dues are $25. Both alumni and friends of the Chapter are invited to renew or join.

For those that have sent your dues already, we say a big THANK YOU!

Chapter treasury funds are used to pay for items such as:
   * Challenge Coins presented to incoming midshipmen at the annual Hail and Farewell
   * Chapter administrative expenses such as name tag holders, basic supplies
   * Cost of dinner for guest speakers and other distinguished guests
   * Other necessary expenses as authorized by the Board
Per the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association bylaws, an individual must be a dues paying member to be included as a voting member of the Chapter.
Dues payments may be made as follows:
Use the link to
By Check
Make check payable to: Columbus Chapter USNA Alumni Association
Mail to Chapter Treasurer:
    Chris Rosen
    7398 Hampsted Square, S.
    New Albany, OH 43054
*** If you wish to make a donation above and beyond the annual dues amount, please make check payable as indicated above and mail to the Chapter Treasurer. A second option is to buy multiple “tickets”on Eventbrite.
Your dues and donations are greatly appreciated and will help our Chapter become more meaningful to members.
Please direct any questions to Dave Goins at

Columbus Chapter Annual Meeting Minutes

Posted: 10/9/2018

Minutes of the Annual Meeting held September 27, 2018 at Worthington Hills Country Club

180927 Annual Meeting Minutes



Founder’s Day Dinner & Annual Chapter Meeting

Posted: 8/31/2018

Columbus Chapter U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association

Founder’s Day Dinner & Annual Chapter Meeting

Thursday, September 27, 2018

6:00 pm

Worthington Hills Country Club

920 Clubview Blvd, S.

Columbus, OH 43235

Spouse/Guest Welcome!



Register, select entree and pay by September 19 online or by check.


ONLINE (click the link to Eventbrite page, no need to mail response):



Names of attendees: _____________________________________________

Menu selection and number (Please note prices per entrée):

____   Grilled Beef Sirloin Oscar  $37.00

Served with Roasted Red Skin Potatoes and Green Beans

____   Cracker Crusted Walleye with Chive Cream Sauce   $31.50

Served with Roasted Red Skin Potatoes and Green Beans

____   Ratatouille Risotto (vegetarian)   $27.50          

Makes checks payable to “Columbus Chapter, USNA Alumni Association”

Please complete above information, detach, and mail along with check to:

Chris Rosen

7398 Hampsted Sq. S.

New Albany, OH 43054

Attire: Jacket and Tie/Cocktail or Business Casual

Questions? Contact Dave Goins at or (937) 707-7907.






Founder’s Day/Annual Chapter Meeting Dinner

Posted: 8/13/2018

Save the Date!

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Worthington Hills Country Club

More information to follow

Navy vs University of Cincinnati Football

Posted: 5/23/2018

Navy Football Comes to Ohio!



University of Cincinnati

Saturday, November 3, 2018

 Nippert Stadium on UC Campus

Game Time: TBD

Ticket Price: $40

A great deal of coordination is happening among numerous Navy support groups to make this a memorable event. Tailgate information will be broadcast at a later date.

Wayne Hallenbeck ’71 is coordinating a block ticket purchase for the Columbus Chapter and area Navy supporters through the NAAA Blue and Gold Program. If you wish to have seats with the group, here are the details: 

JUNE 6 – Deposit of $20 due to Wayne – checks and cash OK (BITCOIN, PayPal, ApplePay, etc. not accepted)

JULY 20 – Balance of ticket price due to Wayne 

Delivery of tickets will be late October. 

To reserve your tickets note number of tickets, your contact info, check payable to Wayne Hallenbeck and mail to: 

            Wayne Hallenbeck

            970 High Street, Unit B (as is Bravo, not 8)

            Worthington, OH 43085-4061 

If your check will not be delivered to Wayne by June 6, call him at (614) 531-0693 or email to let him know “it’s in the mail”. Firm orders only.




Joint Annapolis – West Point Spring Social

Posted: 4/12/2018

Columbus Chapter U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association

Together with

West Point Society of Central Ohio

Invite you to attend


Annapolis – West Point

Spring Social

Guest Speaker

Col. Rodney “Chip” Tansill, USA (Retired)

Director, Ohio Department of Veteran Services

Saturday, April 28, 2018

6:00 pm

250 S. High Street

12th Floor

Columbus, OH 43215

(Directions and parking info to be provided at a later date

RSVP by April 23 by completing names of attendees and mailing check as indicated:

Names of attendees (spouse/guest welcome): _____________________________________________

 Heavy hors d’ oeuvres provided

Beer tasting provided by Zaftig Brewing Company (separate bottle purchase available)

 Cost $32 per person. Makes checks payable to “Columbus Chapter, USNA Alumni Association”

 Please complete above information, detach, and mail along with check to:

 Chris Rosen

7398 Hampsted Sq. S.

New Albany, OH 43054        


Attire:  Business Casual

 Questions? Contact Dave Goins (937) 707-7907 or Tony Konecny (614) 507-7891 





Dark Ages Pub Night Gathering

Posted: 2/16/2018

The Dark Ages are here, and for those inclined to brave the cold there is a casual gathering of alumni, spouses, and friends on February 24th. Here are the details:



Tavern and Kitchen

266 E. Main Street, New Albany, OH  43054

Saturday, February 24th

6:00pm – ?

Casual and Social

(no program)


Order from menu or bar

Plenty of off street parking


SAVE THE DATE – Saturday, April 28, 2018

  • USNA/USMA Joint Spring Social
  • Time – 1700 – 2000 (tentative)
  • Location – 250 S High St, Columbus, OH
  • Speaker to be confirmed
  • Cost – TDB as details are finalized
  • Food provided by Heflin Caterers; Beer provided by Zaftig Brewing Co.
  • Family/Friends are welcome
  • More details will be provided via Chapter email


Go Navy!


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