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October 1st, 2013 Please welcome the newest chapter of O.G.R.E.s: The Marauding OGREs of Sandnes, Norway!
July 13th, 2013 Please welcome the newest chapter of O.G.R.E.s: The Space City OGREs of Titusville, Fl!
January 2nd, 2013 The new Board of Directors begins their term of office.
November 5th, 2012 The 2012 OGGIEs winners have been announced. Congratulations to those listed!
November 1st, 2012 The recently elected incoming Board of Directors, taking over office in 2013, ratify Bridget Reed of the Quilt City Ogres as the next President of O.G.R.E.s!
November 1st, 2012 Voting is closed for the The 2012 OGGIEs. Look for the official outcomes later in the month.
September 25th, 2012 Please welcome the newest chapter of O.G.R.E.s: The Rain City Ogres from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada!
September 18th, 2012 Please welcome the newest chapter of O.G.R.E.s: The Steel City Ogres from Gary, Indiana!
September 1st, 2012 The 2012 OGGIEs nominees have been announced! Anyone may vote for their favorites via this link!
August 2nd, 2012 Nominations are closing soon for the 2012 OGRE Awards, known as the OGGIEs. Members may nominate via this simple form by August 24th at midnight.
August 1st, 2012 Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Board of Directors election. These members will take office January 1st, 2013.
July 1st, 2012 The Board of Directors election has begun. You can vote online by visiting this link! Members may vote for up to ten candidates.
June 1st, 2012 Declarations for the Board of Directors election are now closed. You can see the candidates here. Voting will begin in July.
May 20th, 2012 Dates for Camp Oggie 2012 have been locked in. September 21st - 23rd at Land Between the Lakes.
May 20th, 2012 The board met for their second quarterly meeting of 2012. Minutes are available here.
April 28th, 2012 Declarations are coming in fast for the 2012 Board of Directors election. Get your name in the hat before its too late! The declaration period ends after May. See brief bios of current declared members here on OgreLair.org to help yourself vote smart.
March 31st, 2012 Two Committees are being formed. One for the Membership Handbook rewrite and one for the Gygax or Bust documentary with Director Graham Griffin. Click here to message the Director of Communications to volunteer for either!
March 22nd, 2012 We apologize for the error message seen above. Our host is looking into the issue. In the meantime, see our facebook page here and our facebook group here.
March 15th, 2012 Reminder: It is a board election year for the Board of Directors. Any member may declare for candidacy by emailing the Director of Communications. Simply include your full name and chapter. More Info.
February 20th, 2012 The board met for the first quarter. Minutes are available here.
January 19th, 2012 The board announces Gygax or Bust, a documentary about Gygax's affect on our lives. Currently in pre-production.
December 22nd, 2011 A member has been nominated for the prestigious Order of Chrétien de Troyes. You can see the vote, and chime in, here!
December 17th, 2011 With 2012 around the corner, please submit any events for the Calendar!
December 14th, 2011 Please welcome our new chapter: The River City Ogres of Cape Girardeau, Missouri!
December 3rd, 2011 The annual member awards are in their last few weeks of nomination. Submit your friends (or yourself!) for things like the MVP!
November 20th, 2011 The winner of the 2011 OGRE awards, aka the OGGIEs, have been announced!
November 20th, 2011 The Board of Directors held it's fourth quarter meeting. The minutes are available here.
October 29th, 2011 Vacancy on the Board of Directors: You can help lead our organization into the future!
October 16th, 2011 Please welcome the newest chapter of O.G.R.E.s: The Mule City Ogres of Columbia, Tennessee!
October 15th, 2011 We're heading into the final weeks to vote on the OGGIEs. Anyone can vote online here.
September 30th, 2011 The Director of Communications has a few announcements regarding ranks, recruitment, and leaving our web host.
September 29th, 2011 We're heading into the final month to vote on the OGGIEs. Anyone can vote online here.
September 10th, 2011 Members of the OgreLair.org wiki community may be noticing a editor redesign. You can learn more about it here.
September 1st, 2011 Voting is now open for the 2011 OGRE Awards, aka the OGGIEs. Vote here!
August 14th, 2011 Please welcome our newest chapter: the Windy City Ogres from Chicago, Illinois!
August 14th, 2011 The official nominees for the 2011 OGRE Awards have been announced. Read them here.
August 14th, 2011 The Board of Directors met today. Read the minutes for that meeting here.
August 11th, 2011 Congratulations to the newest recipient of the prestigious Order of Chrétien de Troyes: Michael Rodriguez of the Tampa Bay Ogres!
August 10th, 2011 This quarter's Board of Directors meeting is this Sunday! Forward notes here
August 9th, 2011 Please welcome our newest chapter of O.G.R.E.s: the Tampa Bay Ogres of Florida.
August 1st, 2011 The nomination period for the 2011 OGGIEs has closed. Press release by month's end.
July 24th, 2011 Remember to celebrate Read an RPG Book in Public Week!
July 20th, 2011 Remember, the nomination period for the OGRE Awards ends on the 31st! Members need to nominate ASAP. Click here!.
July 15th, 2011 The Director of Communications, Hooper, is in the running to be a 2012 ENnies Judge. Vote for Him before July 25th!
July 5th, 2011 32 Chapters & Growing! Please welcome the newest chapters of O.G.R.E.s: the Port City Ogres of Mobile and their neighbors the Gulf Coast Ogres, and the Ogres of UT Martin of Martin, TN!
July 2nd, 2011 The July issue of Roll Call is now available. You can check it out or download it here.
July 1st, 2011 The deadline for member nominations for the OGRE Awards is July 31st. Submit yours today!
June 27th, 2011 Congratulations to the first members ever to receive the prestigious Shield of Honor award.
June 15th, 2011 The june issue of Roll Call, and the first issue of Volume Two, is now available here.
May 10th, 2011 The may issue of Roll Call, and the final issue of Volume One, is now available here.
April 21st, 2011 A member has been nominated for the prestigious Order of Chrétien de Troyes. You may vote here!
March 17th, 2011 Please welcome the newest chapter of O.G.R.E.s: The Bozone Ogres of MT!
March 3rd, 2011 The March issue of Roll Call is now available. Read it online or download it from here.
February 20th, 2011 The first quarter 2011 board meeting was held today. The minutes can be found here.
February 14th, 2011 Reminder that the 20th is the first Board meeting of the year. Submit any topics you want discussed to your Chapter Coordinator.
January 22nd, 2011 Check out all the new exclusive O.G.R.E.s Merchandise available right here on the OgreLair.org Member's wiki!
January 10th, 2011 The January edition of Roll Call is now available here.
December 23rd, 2010 Happy Holidays and a Safe New Years to all our Members! See you in 2011!
December 12th, 2010 The December issue of Roll Call is now available!
December 11th, 2010 OgreLair.org is hosting a holiday community giveaway. You could win new rpgs!
November 14th, 2010 The Board of Directors fourth quarter meeting was held today. See the minutes here.
November 13th, 2010 Welcome aboard the Crown City Ogres of Pasadena, California!
November 5th, 2010 The OgreLair.org wiki is One Year Old today! See how this page looked on that day!
November 1st, 2010 Welcome aboard the Ultra City Ogres, Hex Games own cyber chapter of O.G.R.E.s!
October 21st, 2010 Tomorrow begins the weekend gaming extravaganza Camp Oggie!
October 20th, 2010 DriveThruRPG.com brings you a a phenomenal game bundle that raises funds to aid the victims of the recent Pakistan Floods.
October 14th, 2010 Camp Oggie is fast approaching on the 22nd. Have you packed your bags yet?
October 5th, 2010 Another gaming-related social survey is being conducted by MTSU.
October 3rd, 2010 The Board is currently voting to choose the O.G.R.E.s banking facility.
October 2nd, 2010 Major wikia-wide redesigns on the horizon. Read about them here.
September 26th, 2010 The annual Read an RPG Book in Public Week 2 of 3 is here!
September 20th, 2010 Via Paypal, you can now donate to O.G.R.E.s! Help fund events and member materials!
September 6th, 2010 All CCs should get a projected headcount for Camp Oggie to the Dir. of Comms. by Oct. 1st.
September 1st, 2010 The voting period for the 2010 annual awards is over. Congratulations to the winners!
August 30th, 2010 The Board of Directors just had their third quarter meeting. Read the minutes here!
August 12th, 2010 Annual Awards nomination deadline approaches! See the current nominees here.
August 6th, 2010 Gen Con is underway! Safe passage to attendees!
August 3rd, 2010 The OgreLair.org Wiki has gone under a redesign! Comments/Suggestions welcome!
July 25th, 2010 The 2nd of 3 annual Read an RPG Book in Public Weeks is here!
July 15th, 2010 The Ogswald Academy is now open! Enroll today!
July 10th, 2010 The July issue of Roll Call, our monthly newsletter, is "on stands" now. Read it here!
July 7th, 2010 July only: ALittleCrafty.com has our OGRE patches on sale! Backpatch $20 cheaper base price plus 20% off of that!!!! Buy 5 sets, get 2 free!
July 3rd, 2010 Welcome to our newest chapter and first cyber chapter, the Stronghold Ogres of OgreStronghold.com!
July 1st, 2010 Congratulations to James "Wames" Wallace of the Derby City Ogres, the first member awarded the prestigious Order of Chrétien de Troyes!
June 27th, 2010 Add OgreLair.org on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!
June 24th, 2010 The forthcoming Ogswald Academy is being finalized as another great tool for members.
June 23rd, 2010 Some new awards are now available to members, so begin nominating those eligible!
June 17th, 2010 OgreLair.org reaches 500 content articles on our club, our hobby, and the industry that supports it!
June 4th, 2010 One week from today numerous chapters and officers will be heading to Paducah, Kentucky for OMGcon! We hope to see you there!
May 24th, 2010 The Sin City Ogres become the first chapter to be awarded the Green Iconic Party Award for five years of membership!
May 21st, 2010 Please take a moment to fill out a survey about the positives of gaming.
May 15th, 2010 The Board of Directors met today. The minutes of the meeting can be found here.
May 12th, 2010 In 12 days, O.G.R.E.s celebrates it's fifth year since the founding of the first chapter: the Sin City Ogres
Apr 29th, 2010 Hexcon South begins tomorrow and runs until Sunday, May 2nd.
Apr 17th, 2010 Geekfest was fun, and now we look forward to OMGcon coming up in June.
Apr 17th, 2010 The re-scheduled Geekfest taking place in Paducah, Kentucky is a week away.
Apr 14th, 2010 The O.G.R.E.s welcome aboard their newest chapter: The Sic City Ogres hailing from Harrisburg, Illinois.
Apr 1st, 2010 Egypt Wars went great. Highlights: 14+ person QAGS game and inventing a sandwich tossing variant of Twister.
Apr 1st, 2010 The gaming convention Egypt Wars is coming up April 9th - 11th in Carbondale, IL.
Mar 20th, 2010 The O.G.R.E.s recently awarded Honorary Membership and NPC Accreditation to worthy recipients.
Feb 28th, 2010 The first of three Read an RPG Book in Public Weeks begins, heralded by The Escapist RPG Advocacy website.
Feb 18th, 2010 Tired of D&D's bad rep in the press? Study up on RPG Myths and cold call your local paper to provide a filler piece on the truly positive nature of Role-playing Games.
Feb 13th, 2010 The first quarter Board of Directors meeting was held. The meeting minutes are available online here.
Feb 11th, 2010 The first quarter Board of Directors meeting is this weekend. Make sure to submit any items you'd like discussed to the Director of Communications before the start of the meeting.
Jan 29th, 2010 Though the weather made a turn for the worse, multiple chapters still attended the semi-canceled Geekfest.
Jan 25th, 2010 Members of the Soil Ogres and the Quilt City Ogres will be present at Geekfest in Paducah, KY on Friday the 29th of January.
Jan 1st, 2010 If your chapter has dues, then January dues are due. Remember, the dues issue will be the main topic at the next Board of Directors meeting.
Dec 20th, 2009 The previously extended nomination period for all awards ends early after landslide nominations. The Quilt City Ogres win big.
Dec 13th, 2009 An extended nomination period is in affect for all 2009 annual awards nominations. Send in nominations no later than December 31st.
Dec 1st, 2009 Chapter Dues ($5.00 per active member) are due for December. Pay your dues to your Chapter Coordinator.
Nov 21st, 2009 The first ever Board of Directors meeting takes place!
Nov 11th, 2009 The locate a chapter function is added!
Nov 6th, 2009 Hooper, chapter coordinator for the Quilt City Ogres, becomes site administrator.
Nov 5th, 2009 Ogres Wiki is created!

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