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CONTACT: Kim Jones, WVU at Parkersburg
Foundation executive director, 304-424-8340|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Parkersburg, W.Va. 6/14/11 – The WVU at Parkersburg Foundation announces its inaugural Riverhawk Classic golf tournament to benefit the college’s athletic clubs. First, second and third place winners will take home cash prizes of $500, $400 and $300. This event takes place Saturday, July 23 at Woodridge Plantation Golf Course in Mineral Wells, W.Va. Tee off is at 8:30 a.m.
The registration fee is $40 for Woodridge members and $50 for non-members and includes lunch and cart. In addition, there will be skins, mulligans, a putting contest, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Proceeds will help support uniform, equipment, travel and coaching expenses for each of the athletic clubs at WVU Parkersburg, including golf, soccer, volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball.
“We are excited to launch this new fundraising event, and we have high hopes for its success,” said WVU at Parkersburg Foundation Executive Director Kim Jones. “It’s a chance to support the students at WVU Parkersburg and the athletic clubs while featuring our newest club, golf.”
Call 304-424-8340 for more information and to register. Deadline for reservations and entry fee payments is Thursday, July 21
at 5 p.m.
About the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation
Offering scholarships, expanding and enhancing instructional space, encouraging faculty and student projects and supporting such campus activities as athletics, travel abroad and development projects requires financial resources well beyond the revenue provided by tuition and state support. The WVU at Parkersburg Foundation raises private funds and oversees investment and management for the benefit of WVU Parkersburg and its students, faculty, staff and community. Support from the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation enables WVU Parkersburg to continually innovate enhance and expand facilities and academics and to provide greater access to educational and cultural opportunities.
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