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Hybrid benefit auction to support law students planned

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The Public Interest Advocates and the West Virginia Fund for Law in the Public Interest will host their annual benefit auction in a hybrid format March 19-23.

Auction proceeds will help fund fellowships for College of Law students working to assist low-income and at-risk West Virginians throughout the state.

The community is invited to bid online beginning March 19. 

The week-long auction will conclude with a reception at 7 p.m. on March 23 at the College of Law. The event is free and open to the public, and hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be provided. 

The reception will feature a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle and assorted door prizes.

Auction items include:

  •  Overnight stays at the Billy Motel, Stonewall Resort and Canaan Valley

  •  Dinner with President Gordon Gee and/or WVU Law professors

  •  WVU and Marshall signed sports memorabilia

  •  Handmade black walnut charcuterie, chip and dip and beer flight boards

  • One-year membership with the Monongalia County Bar Association and a CLE package

  • A Tanner’s Alley leather briefcase

  • Coffee mugs, homemade quilts, signed books and much more.

For more information, contact Carrie Miller, Public Interest Advocates president, at