MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Lights! Camera! Action! Hollywood is the theme for this year’s WVU Healthcare United Way Fall Fest event, open to the community and employees. Festivities will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6 at WVU Healthcare’s East-West Concourse located outside near the Gold-South Parking Garage (Farmer’s Market location) and from 1 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 in the Ruby Cafeteria.

Employees and visitors may purchase raffle tickets ($1 each or six for $5) for the chance to win prizes such as Steelers tickets with a parking pass, a spa package, WVU football tickets, a variety of themed gift baskets and much more.

Low-priced refreshments will also be available, including popcorn, nachos, cotton candy, hot dogs and more. For those with a sweet tooth, Cold Stone Creamery ice cream and bake sale items will be available.

“This is the first year we’re integrated as a healthcare system. It gives us an opportunity to really be together as one,” Brad Foringer, administrative director of Respiratory Care Services and Pulmonary Function at WVU Healthcare and co-chair of the United Way Campaign, said. “We’re all going toward the same goal.”

This year’s goal is to raise $200,000 to benefit the United Way of Monongalia and Preston counties.

For more information or to donate to the United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties visit

To learn more about WVU Healthcare visit

For more information: Amy Johns, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
rd: 10-04-11