09/30/2008

‘Old Bags Luncheon’ to raise money for WVU Children’s Hospital

Events scheduled for Morgantown, Wheeling, Charleston

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Children’s Hospital and Friends of WVU Hospitals will host a joint fundraiser Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Waterfront Place Hotel at noon.

Sponsored by Platinum Properties and Lowe’s, the Old Bags Luncheon will include a cooking demonstration and book signing with Sandra Lee, host of the Food Network’s “Semi-Homemade.”

A guest speaker will discuss women’s issues, and designer purses will be sold at a live auction. Anyone interested may donate new or slightly used handbags for the auction.

The Wheeling and Charleston schedule of Old Bags Luncheon events is: 
 

  • Wheeling, Oct. 9, at 1 p.m. at Oglebay Resort, sponsored by Chesapeake Energy and Lowe’s.
  • Charleston, Oct. 10, at 3 p.m. at The Rooftop Pavilion at the Marriott, sponsored by Lowe’s.

Tickets are $100. Corporate tables for 10 are available in Morgantown and Charleston for $1,500.  Corporate tables for eight are available in Wheeling for $1,500.  The first 125 registered guests at all locations will receive an autographed book.

For information and tickets call 304-598-4346 or call toll free 1-877-356-7007. To donate a handbag contact Lora Edgell at WVU Children’s Hospital at 304-598-4346, ext. 2.

For information about WVU Children’s Hospital see http://www.wvukids.com/.


 

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For more information:
Amy Johns, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
johnsa@wvuh.com
el: 09-17-08

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