The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Van Wert and Paulding Counties invites everyone to its annual Scholarship Auction & Bash on Nov. 20.

Held at Willow Bend Country Club in Van Wert, it will be a fun evening with alumni and friends of Ohio State and will help supports the club’s local student scholarship fund.

Auctions will feature two tickets to the Ohio State vs. Michigan football game as well as many Ohio State items.

Guests also will hear former Ohio State football great Jimmie Bell deliver a high-energy speech.

Bell played on the 1997 Rose Bowl Championship team as well as several NFL and Canadian pro teams. He finished his pro career in San Diego. Bell’s straight-from-the-heart passion and high-energy motivates audiences to be empowered to do whatever it takes to create the legacy for their lives that they desire. Bell expands from his role from keynote speaker to lifestyle coach creating the kind of experience that got him committed to persona1 and professional development. His charisma, warmth and humor have transformed ordinary people into empowered achievers.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Willow Bend Country Club, Jeffery Mohr Dental Office at 419-238-5810, JoAnne Wolford at 419-238-3524 or Ellie Barnes at 419-399-5855.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6 p.m. Please bring a food item for the club’s food drive to be eligible for a door prize.