Concord University Student Paints Wonderland Adirondack For 'Chairity' Auction

For Immediate Release: 
May 07 2012

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312,


BEAVER, W.Va. – Concord University art student Nicole Suptic has painted an Adirondack chair with an Alice in Wonderland theme for a “Chairity” auction benefitting the Women’s Resource Center in Beckley.

Lori Pace, a sociology instructor and director of student services for Concord in Beckley, worked with her sociology students and held fundraisers to purchase Suptic’s Adirondack chair. Suptic’s art instructor Mark Moore said she painted the chair as part of her coursework in one of his art classes this spring. The “Chairity” Auction Adirondacks will be on display at Crossroads Mall until the auction is held at Daniel Vineyard Friday, May 18.

Concord University has been offering classes in Beckley since 1990. Concord classes in Beckley are held at the state-of-the-art Erma Byrd Higher Education Center located on Airport Road, off I-64, Exit 125B in Beaver, W.Va. Concord’s office at the Higher Education Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday. For more information, visit, send an email to, or call (304) 256-0270.


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