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The America 250-Ohio Commission is proud to serve all 88 counties. Over the next few years, a variety of commissioners, staff, and special guests will share their thoughts, experiences, and fun facts about our state through the AM 250-OH Blog.

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Meetings and Working Sessions

2024 Meeting Schedule* for the Ohio Commission for the U.S. Semiquincentennial:

Upcoming Meetings
All meetings are open to the public and will typically be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

Thursday, March 14, 2024 – First quarter 2024 Commission meeting – Rhodes State College, Keese Hall Multipurpose Center, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima, Ohio 45804

Friday, June 14, 2024 – Second quarter 2024 Commission meeting – Great Council State Park, 1587 US Route 68 N, Xenia, Ohio 45385

Thursday, September 19, 2024 – Third quarter 2024 Commission meeting – Columbus, Ohio – Location to be confirmed.

Friday, December 13, 2024 – Fourth quarter 2024 Commission meeting – Zanesville, Ohio – Location to be confirmed.

*Subject to change

For more information, or to rsvp as a public attendee, please email Abby Reynolds.

Recent meetings for the Ohio Commission for the U.S. Semiquincentennial

Friday, December 15, 2023 – The 2023 4th Qtr. Commission meeting was held at the Huntington Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Thursday, September 14, 2023 – The 2023 3rd Qtr. Commission meeting was held at the Cleveland History Center in Cleveland, OH.  9.14.23 Commission Meeting Minutes – approved

Friday, June 16, 2023 – The 2023 2nd Qtr. Commission meeting was held at the National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center in Wilberforce. AM 250-OH commission Minutes 6.16.23- approved

March 9, 2023 – The 2023 1st Qtr. Commission Meeting was held at the National Veterans Memorial & Museum in Columbus. 3.9.23 Commission Meeting Minutes – approved

December 8, 2022 – The 2022 4th Qtr. Commission Meeting was held at the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum. America 250-OH commission Minutes 12.8.22_approved

September 16, 2022 – The 2022 3rd Qtr. Commission Meeting was held at the Ohio History Center. 9.16.22 Commission minutes

September 8, 2022 – A Work Session for the America 250-Ohio Report was held at the Ohio History Center.

September 7, 2022 – The Committee’s Co-Chair Debrief was held at the Rhodes State Office Tower, 35th Floor

June 10, 2022 – The 2022 2nd qtr. commission meeting was held at the Adena Mansion & Gardens. June 10 2022 Minutes – OH Commission for US Semiquincentennial

March 1, 2022 – The 2022 1st Qtr. Commission Meeting was held at the Ohio Statehouse. America 250-OH commission minutes-3.1.22

Grants

Grant Funding Available for America 250-Ohio Related Projects

America 250-Ohio is pleased to announce a grants program for non-profit, educational, and local governmental organizations to support educational and commemorative programming about the 250th anniversary of the independence and founding of the United States.

The application for the winter 2024 round will be available starting Monday, January 15. The deadline for applications will be March 1. Review of applications begins after the deadline.

Funding Levels:

Grants up to $5,000 and

Grants from over $5,000 to $50,000

Please see the guidelines HERE for more information.

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