The annual Bob Huggins Fish Fry supports both the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute and Remember the Miners’ flagship scholars program. Each year, nearly 1,500 fans and friends gather to enjoy good company, great eats, and to support these worthy causes. To ensure this support does not waiver in 2021, and in keeping with COVID guidelines, the in-person event has been shifted to a cutting-edge virtual experience. Join us online for an entertaining evening, complete with special presentations, auctions, and exclusive commentary. The star-studded special guest lineup includes Founder and President of Barstool Sports Dave Portnoy, ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla, WVU great Da’Sean Butler and many others to be announced!
Host: Bob Huggins
MC: Tony Caridi
Dave Portnoy / Barstool Sports
Date: Friday, February 26, 2021
Online Time: 7:00 - 9:00
Location: Broadcast from Triple S Harley Davison
Event Hashtag: #FISHFRY2021
Email: WVU Cancer Institute Development Team
More information and buy tickets: BobHugginsFishFry.com
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