10/24/2006

Cash Bash to Benefit Young Cancer Patients

MORGANTOWN, WV— The 15th annual U.S. Cellular Cards of Hope Cash Bash to benefit young cancer patients will be held at Lakeview Golf Resort and Conference Center, Saturday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. The event is a joint project of the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center and West Virginia University Children’s Hospital.

Cards of Hope are holiday greeting cards designed by young cancer patients at WVU Children’s Hospital and their siblings during an annual summer party. All of the original designs of the party participants will be displayed and auctioned during the cash bash. The special evening also includes a buffet dinner and entertainment by Lacy Neff of WVAQ radio. The public is encouraged to attend.

Five-thousand dollars in cash will be given away throughout the evening, including a $2,000 grand prize drawing at 10 p.m. Winners need not be present to win.

Tickets are $20 and may be purchased by calling the Cancer Center at (304) 293-3711 or by visiting www.cardsofhope.com. Tickets must be presented at the door.

Cards of Hope can be ordered at www.cardsofhope.com  or by calling (304) 293-3711.

Brochures are also available at area U.S. Cellular stores.

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For more information:
Steve Bovino, HSC News Service, (304) 293-7087
bovinost@wvuh.com
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