Highlights: From the Heart of Our Community, is a 30 minute weekly TV show featuring organizations, events, grass-roots efforts and people who move our state and community forward in a positive way.
The show is a collaboration with Kanawha County Schools, Suddenlink Communications and Jim Strawn & Company.
The show airs daily at 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Suddenlink’s channel 17.
The show airing May 22, 2017 – June 5, 2017 ‘highlights’ the 35th Annual WVU Classic presented by Lumos & the Kanawha Valley Senior Services.
We interviewed Geoff Christian, chair of the WVU Classic. The 35th Annual WVU Classic at Berry Hills, along with the WVU Classic at Pete Dye and the WVU Classic at Naples, has grown to generate more than $100,000 annually in scholarship funds for West Virginia University’s deserving student-athletes. This event provides participants with the opportunity to play golf and interact with WVU student-athletes, coaches, and staff while supporting the Mountaineers.
Geoff talked about the Coaches Caravan/Social on Thursday, June 8, 2017 scheduled for Charleston Tennis Club beginning at 6:30. Golf and Tennis are scheduled for Friday, June 9. 2017 at Berry Hills Country Club.
All golf packages include green fees, cart, and access to locker room for both the practice round and scramble. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on Friday, and the event will conclude with a post-round reception and awards. Golfers will also receive a WVU Classic gift item.
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We also talked with Paulette Justice, Executive Director of Kanawha Valley Senior Services. She informed us of all the great programs and services at KVSS.
Kanawha Valley Senior Services, Inc. (KVSS) is a non-profit organization created in the early 1970’s to provide programs of service to individuals in the Kanawha Valley. The organization’s mission is to help seniors age successfully. (Services for Medicaid and Veteran recipients may extend from 18 years and older.)
Programs are currently funded by the Bureau of Senior Services, Kanawha County Commission, West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources, Charleston Housing Authority, West Virginia Division of Transit, City of Charleston, private donations and grants.
Kanawha Valley Senior Services, Inc. coordinates and cooperates with other county agencies to assure that health, educational, recreational, intergenerational and economic benefits are readily available to senior citizens.
She talked about their upcoming fundraiser on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at their administrative offices on Kanawha Blvd beginning at 6:00 p.m. It is their annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction.
Call Paulette at 304-348-0707 to learn more or to donate an auction item.
If you would like to learn more about the Highlights TV Show, contact Host and Executive Producer Jim Strawn at 304-541-4756.