It’s wonderful when West Virginians return back home to help raise awareness for great causes like these
Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) August 29, 2011
Remember the Miners (RTM), the non-profit organization dedicated to honoring coal miners and their legacy through public awareness campaigns and charitable contributions, is excited to announce the support and participation of Da’Sean Butler and Joe Mazzulla of WVU’s 2010 Final Four Men’s team, Mike Gansey, Reed Williams, and West Virginia native Randy Moss during the Inaugural Bob Huggins Fish Fry presented by Little General. The Bob Huggins Fish Fry will also welcome West Virginia governor Earl Ray Tomblin.
The Bob Huggins Fish Fry will be held on Friday, September 2nd at the Waterfront Place Hotel. In addition to Mr. Moss, the event will feature Coach Bob Huggins, members of the 2010 Men’s Final Four, and notable Mountaineer greats. This philanthropic event will benefit the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Fund and the Remember the Miners Scholars Program.
“We’re looking forward to welcoming these great supporters to the Fish Fry,” began Coach Bob Huggins, who is hosting this philanthropic event, “It’s wonderful when West Virginians return back home to help raise awareness for great causes like these.”
Tickets to the Bob Huggins Fish Fry are available here. A portion of proceeds benefit the Remember The Miners Scholars Program. Remember The Miners and the West Virginia Coal Foundation created the Remember The Miners Scholars Program to support families of the West Virginia mining community.
Remember The Miners will also be announcing the winners of this year’s Scholars Program, Adam Bryant of the University of Kentucky, Charlie Chase III of West Virginia University, Amanda Copley of Bluefied State University, Korri Hall, and Bradley Farley. Inductees to the Scholars Program are invited to this event.
Joining Coach Huggins for this event will also be other West Virginia luminaries including Chris Hamilton of the West Virginia Coal Association, Mountaineers Wellington Smith and Josh Sowards, WVU President Dr. Jim Clements, Drew Payne, and Greg Darby of Little General Stores.
About Remember The Miners
Remember The Miners is a public awareness campaign dedicated to honoring the legacy of all miners and the mining industry, bringing the human element to the forefront of the energy debate, and remembering the miners who have fallen. Remember The Miners also raises awareness about the sacrifices that miners and their families make for our country. http://www.remembertheminers.org.