BECKLEY, W.V. (LOOTPRESS) – Beckley Events is planning to welcome incoming WVU Tech students during an event on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
A welcome celebration will take place at Word Park from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and include music, free food for students and faculty, prizes and entertainment-related booths that may be of interest to the campus community.
The city is expecting anywhere from 100 to 150 Golden Bears to attend the event.
Prior to the event, students will have completed various community service projects in our area.
“Help us kick off another academic year and show your support of WVU Tech and its students and employees,” stated Beckley Events, adding that they are looking for businesses and organizations to participate during the event by doing the following:
– Provide Free food samples
– Offer a game
– Provide giveaway items
– Donate a gift certificate ($10-$20) or gift for door prize drawings
– Offer a coupon or discount for students/staff (for the evening or longer)
– Open your downtown business for students to visit during the evening (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)
Those interested in helping have until August 10 to contact Beckley Events either by calling 304-256-1776 or by emailing Jill Moorefield, director of Beckley Events, at jmoorefield.beckley.org.