OCS of Northeast Ohio

About This Chapter

Our Community Salutes of Northeast Ohio, In association with the Northeast Ohio Foundation for Patriotism, NEOPAT, is a community-based initiative to recognize, honor and thank graduating high school seniors who are enlisting in the Armed Forces after graduation.

The 8th annual OCS of Northeast Ohio Community Recognition Ceremony will be held on:

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
EJ Thomas Hall
198 Hill St. | Akron, Ohio 44304
Check-In / Welcome Reception 5:00 PM
Recognition Ceremony 6:00 – 8:30 PM

Volunteers

Want to support your community? We appreciate your desire to help as all of our events are made possible by volunteers like you. Individual, groups, organizations and businesses alike can volunteer to help. Want to act as a liaison with a service branch career recruiter? Help plan an event? Make a phone call to a potential sponsor? We welcome volunteers with various backgrounds, talents and skills. Please contact us to learn about volunteer opportunities and we’ll help you get started.

Contact Information

Sponsors

We’re proud to provide support from our sponsors who have an interest in serving the needs of your our military community. Sponsoring or advertising at an OCS event will create an authentic and lasting relationship with our graduates, enlistees, families and communities.

Contact us to see what opportunities can help your brand reach the enlistees and families of our communities.Sponsorship and advertising opportunities can include:

  • Publications
  • Social Marketing Communications
  • Marketing Materials
  • Events
  • Table-top Displays
  • … and much more!
Become a Sponsor

2018 Sponsors

2016 Recognition Ceremony

Save the date as we recognize our enlistees by having a special recognition ceremony.

Date: May 4th, 2016

Time: 4:30 pm to 9 pm

Location:  Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio

We’ll be holding a College Fair & Service Support Program, Recognition Ceremony, and Reception

2014 Recognition Ceremony

Recent News and Information

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When celebrating high school seniors, don’t leave out military-bound students

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Philly.com | Opinion | Dr. Ken Hartman
Updated: MARCH 28, 2018

April marks the beginning of when 1.8 million college-bound high school seniors will decide on which […]

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Windsor High School is the ‘first to say thank you’

June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Windsor Central High School and the Conklin Kiwanis clubs were the “first to say thank you” to high school graduates entering the military.

On June 7, […]

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Event Honors Those Entering the Military After High School

June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

A Kiwanis club hosted an event in Windsor Wednesday night honoring those entering the military after high school.

The event called, “First to Say Thank You,” honored […]

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Cape May County Honors Graduates Entering the Military

June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Forest Wan won’t have much of a summer vacation. Just two weeks after the Ocean City High School senior graduates, he will report to […]