LEWISBURG, WV (07/07/2022) (readMedia)-- Officials at the State Fair of West Virginia are excited to announce the Inaugural Big Wheel Bash, a fundraiser for the scholarship and endowment fund. Set for Saturday, August 6, from 6 – 10 PM, this event will include food and beverage, a live band, and benefit auction.
"We are so excited to announce our Inaugural Big Wheel Bash fundraiser as an evening of fun for a good cause," State Fair CEO Kelly Collins stated. "The work we do with our endowment fund is at the top of the list of important things we do here at the State Fair, and it's a goal to continue to grow this program."
Tickets for this the Big Wheel Bash are $95 and include fair-themed heavy hors d'oeuvres, two drink tickets and live entertainment. Corporate tables and sponsorships are also available.
For more information, or to order tickets visit www.statefairofwv.com or call 304-645-1090.
In 2006, the State Fair of West Virginia created an endowment fund to ensure the long-term support of three key initiatives: scholarships for West Virginia students, youth educational enrichment programs, and competitive agricultural exhibit premiums.
Currently, the State Fair Endowment Fund along with key corporate sponsors and individuals supports a scholarship program which provides five, 4-year scholarships annually at $1,000 per year. Every year these awards are made, the endowment commits $20,000 and well over a half million dollars has been given to WV students since its inception.