Tickets are available for the February 10 pancake breakfast at Applebee’s in Morgantown that will benefit the Comfort Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC). Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children (age 10 and younger). Call 304-598-4549 or 304-598-4978. You may also purchase tickets at the door. The breakfast is scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m., and in addition to pancakes includes bacon, breakfast potatoes and a beverage. Monti Bear and some of the WVU cheerleaders will be there.
The MBRCC Comfort Fund was established to provide temporary, short-term financial assistance for patients being treated at the Cancer Center until they can be linked with appropriate community, state, or national resources.
Applebee’s is located at 1065 Van Voorhis Road.
Five undergraduate students have been selected to participate in the Summer Research Fellowship Program this year at the WVU Cancer Institute.
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