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  • Boy Scout group makes donation to Huggins Fund

    Boy Scout group makes donation to Huggins Fund

    WVU Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins has found a friend and ally in the Mountaineer Area Council, Boy Scouts of America to help fight cancer. The group recently honored Coach Huggins as the 2017 distinguished citizen of the year during its annual dinner in Morgantown and presented him a $15,000 donation for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute. The event recognizes outstanding citizens and businesses within the local community who help make a difference by demonstrating the ideals of the Scout Oath and Law.

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  • Mother’s Day flower sale a success for Comfort Fund

    Mother’s Day flower sale a success for Comfort Fund

    Members of the Comfort Fund committee at the WVU Cancer Institute’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center held another successful Mother’s Day flower and fern sale this year. Cancer Center dietician Mary Anne Yanosik, who coordinated the fundraiser, praised committee members and all her WVU Medicine colleagues for helping raise more than $4,500 for the Fund, which benefits cancer patients at WVU.

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  • Primanti Bros. partners with Coach Huggins to benefit cancer patients

    A fundraising event is set for Monday, May 22, from 5-6 p.m. at the Morgantown location.

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  • Four receive Crystal Ribbon Award at Cancer Institute Gala

    Four receive Crystal Ribbon Award at Cancer Institute Gala

    The WVU Cancer Institute 32nd Annual Spring Gala was an opportunity to honor some very special individuals.  During an “An Evening of Hope, Innovation and Partnership” Cancer Institute leadership presented the Crystal Ribbon Award to Pam Bakalarski, Greg Darby, Hannah Hazard Jenkins, MD and William Petros, PharmD.  The award was designed by a glass artisan with Glass Dimensions of Tamarack to encompass and inspire the three attributes of hope, innovation and partnership. 

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  • Coach Huggins to be honored as distinguished citizen

    The Mountaineer Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor WVU men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins as the 2017 distinguished citizen of the year at a dinner on June 10 at 6P at Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown.  The event is a fundraiser for the Boy Scout organization and the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute.  For tickets, sponsorship opportunities and details For questions, call 304-366-3940.

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  • Barrackville Middle School makes donation to breast cancer research

    Barrackville Middle School makes donation to breast cancer research

    The boy’s and girl’s basketball teams at Barrackville Middle School are doing their part to raise breast cancer awareness and support breast cancer research at the WVU Cancer Institute. 

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  • Huggins wins $15K for cancer research in Infiniti Challenge

    Huggins wins $15K for cancer research in Infiniti Challenge

    Thank you Mountaineer fans for helping West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins win $15K for research at the WVU Cancer Institute in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge that ended on March 12. Coach Huggins was a strong competitor throughout the Challenge involving 48 coaches nationwide and was in the Final Four.  Each was hoping to win the $100K grand prize for their favorite charities.  Huggins will give his prize money to the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund, which he established in memory of his mother, who died in 2003 following a long battle with colon cancer.  The fund supports clinical research, specifically providing access to cancer clinical trials at WVU Medicine affiliates for all West Virginians.

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  • The Wright Stuff: Valets take generosity of guests to another level

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  • Papa John’s donates $10K to cancer research at WVU Cancer Institute

    Papa John’s donates $10K to cancer research at WVU Cancer Institute

    Any way you slice it, $10,019 is a lot of dough! That’s how much money Papa John’s donated recently from its online pizza promotions to the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute.

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  • West Virginia Wesleyan swim teams make gift to breast cancer research

    West Virginia Wesleyan swim teams make gift to breast cancer research

    West Virginia Wesleyan’s Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams have made a big splash to benefit breast cancer research at the WVU Cancer Institute.  The teams held a swim-a-thon this past October and members received donations based on how many laps they completed.  They also sold breast cancer awareness bracelets.  Head Swimming Coach April Gitzen said the teams did a remarkable job of raising $3,000 and she was so proud of them.

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