Coach Huggins to Lead Charge for Highland-Clarksburg Hospital's 3rd Annual Huggs & Kisses Fundraiser

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 22, 2018
Clarksburg, WV — Highland-Clarksburg Hospital's (HCHI) annual fundraiser proceeds will be geared toward combating the substance abuse and opioid epidemic in the state. The funds raised will support the hospital's new substance abuse unit and programming, set to open later this year. Enjoy an evening filled with hope and fun while supporting a great cause.
The 3rd Annual Huggs & Kisses is scheduled for Friday, May 18, 2018, at the Bridgeport Conference Center. WVU Men's Basketball Coach, Bob Huggins, is the guest speaker for the event. Kaufman Realty and Auctions will host a live auction,    featuring a variety of items from sporting event tickets to getaways, after the dinner and speakers. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and the live auction at 7 p.m.
Substance abuse is a growing epidemic in our area, and one way to combat the problem is to recognize it exists and offer solutions. You can help HCHI combat the substance abuse problem in the Mountain State by supporting Huggs & Kisses III.
All proceeds will support substance abuse services and programming at the hospital. The new service will include 38 substance abuse beds aid in the recovery from substance use disorders by providing quality, comprehensive residential services within a safe and caring environment. The program will incorporate evidence-based practices, prevention strategies, and recovery supports as needed by the individual.
A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to support Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Fund.
Highland-Clarksburg Hospital would like to thank the event sponsors for making this possible. The event is sponsored by Corporate Sponsor: Alpha Technologies, Huggins Sponsor: Premier Energy Services, Dinner Sponsors: Jenkins Subaru and BB&T Carson Insurance Services, and Kaufman Auction Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.
Highland-Clarksburg Hospital, Inc. is a private, non-profit hospital that is dedicated to providing the best care for persons with mental illness. HCHI has established an integrated system of high-quality behavioral health services, including mental health treatment services for children, adolescents, and adult patients. The hospital is located in North Central West Virginia and began taking patients in August 2013. HCHI is growing and aims to expand their clinical programs and community initiatives every year.
For more ticket options, to become a sponsor, or for general event inquiries, please contact Kathy Burr at 304-969-3102 or
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