High-profile events like these with VIPs that are native West Virginians heighten the level of awareness of the story of the coal miner.
(PRWEB) April 10, 2012
Remember The Miners is pleased to announce the attendance of several VIPs at their upcoming First Annual Tribute Golf Classic.
Remember The Miners Honorary Chairman and head coach of WVU’s basketball team Bob Huggins, NFL player Randy Moss, NBA star Jason Williams, former WVU football coach Don Nehlen, and former WVU basketball player Joe Mazzulla will be attending the event. All of these notable attendees are also native West Virginians.
The event will be held May 11th at the Glade Springs Resort in Daniels, West Virginia. The tournament will include tribute programming to honor the Spring 2012 Pritchard Mining Class of the Scholars Program. The Remember The Miners Scholars Program was created in 2011 to provide financial aid to miners, dependents of miners, and students pursuing higher education in the mining industry. Scholarships are awarded twice annually during spring and fall semesters. In its first year, the Scholars Program awarded $25,000.
“We’re excited to be part of this inaugural event,” began Honorary Chairman of Remember The Miners Coach Bob Huggins. “High-profile events like these with VIPs that are native West Virginians heighten the level of awareness of the story of the coal miner.”
For tickets, click here, or contact Cam Payne at cam(at)remembertheminers(dot)org or 304.553.2656.
“The support of Coach Huggins, Randy Moss, Jason Williams, Don Nehlen, and Joe Mazzulla is absolutely essential to making the first Remember The Miners Tribute Golf Classic a fundraising success,” added Jason Parsons, President of Remember The Miners.
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.