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About The Gala

We hope you can help us celebrate Magic in Wonderland on Saturday, August 5, 2017, when the Ohio Valley Friends of WVU Medicine Children's present their 13th annual gala fundraiser. The gala will be held at The Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay Resort and feature gourmet dining, entertainment, and dancing, along with live and silent auctions.

Gift funds generated by the gala for WVU Children's support the specialized pediatric transport team. You can help our children by sponsoring, attending or donating an auction item for our event.

For more details contact us or discuss with an Ohio Valley Friends committee member listed below.

2017 Ohio Valley Friends of WVU Children's Hospital

  • Kim Contraguerro - Chair
  • Brenda Miller - Emeritus Chair
  • Michael J. Caruso
  • Joelle Connors
  • Bobby Contraguerro
  • Lindsey Contraguerro
  • Brenda Danehart
  • Karena Del Vecchio
  • Amy Dobkin
  • Jim Emmerling
  • Bill Fisher
  • Emily Fisher
  • Dean Hartley
  • Lara Himrod
  • Scott Himrod
  • Arica Holt
  • Nahla Khoury
  • Mike Leo
  • Joe Lovell
  • Sherrie McCutcheon-Dunlevy
  • Gigi Mercer
  • Don Nickerson
  • Elsie Reyes
  • Stacy Rich
  • Nick Richter
  • Jessica Rine
  • Sheena Stalder
  • Brenda Swierkos
  • Bernie Twigg
  • Amanda Voellinger


Countdown to Gala

...until 8/5/17.

The 2017 Children's Hospital Gala has reached capacity. Please contact Linda Mitter at 304-598-4346 ext. 1 to check on seating availability. All inquiries are to be directed to Linda only. If she is unavailable, please leave a voice mail and your call will be returned as soon as possible. Thank you for your interest.

Gala Info

Schedule / Menu / Information

This year's honorees

Accommodations / Mobile Bidding / Emcee

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