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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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  • School of Nursing doctoral students earn prestigious Jonas Center scholarships

    School of Nursing doctoral students earn prestigious Jonas Center scholarships

    Three doctoral students from the West Virginia University School of Nursing have been chosen for the highly competitive Jonas Nurse Leader Scholars Program from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare. 

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  • Promotions, Donation Options Planned for Pink Meet WVU Gymnastics

    Promotions, Donation Options Planned for Pink Meet WVU Gymnastics

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Several exciting promotions, as well as options for fans to donate and give back to the local community, are planned for the West Virginia University gymnastics team’s Wendy M. Roach Pink Meet Invitational, set for Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m., at the WVU Coliseum.

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  • Cancer Center clinic receives Valentine’s Day treat

    Cancer Center clinic receives Valentine’s Day treat

    The Cancer Center clinic staff received a gift of ice cream this past Friday as a Valentine’s Day treat.  Bob Wheeler purchased the ice cream for staff members as a way to thank them for the love they show cancer patients.  Just last month, Mr. Wheeler and his wife Linda purchased eight new coffee makers for the clinic after learning that some of the pots in the clinic were broken and the ones in the Infusion Center were too small.

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  • Toothman Ford raises breast cancer awareness and funds to benefit WVU’s Breast Care Center

    Toothman Ford in Grafton has finished another successful breast cancer awareness campaign that benefited the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center at the WVU Cancer Institute.  Using social media, the dealership raised $11,700 for the Breast Care Center in October by pledging $100 per vehicle sold that month and another $100 pledge for each participant in @ToothmanFord’s Buzz for the Cure campaign.  Participants were asked to get a buzz haircut and post a picture of themselves with their new hairdo on facebook.  Grafton High School’s soccer team was a major contributor to Buzz for the Cure.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute staff spreads holiday cheer through food drive

    WVU Cancer Institute staff spreads holiday cheer through food drive

    The Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center clinic is hoping to brighten the holidays for families in Monongalia County. Clinic staff collected two large boxes of non-perishable food items for the 34th Annual Toy and Food Drive of Monongalia County, as part of the United Way Campaign. Dave Staten and Patricia Policicchio were co-coordinators of the drive.

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  • Ladies Auxiliary to VFW donates more than $3K to breast cancer research

    The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Department of West Virginia, has donated more than $3,300 to the West Virginia University Cancer Institute for breast cancer research. 

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