Fund-Raiser To Benefit Mountain Lions Basketball Locker Room Renovations

For Immediate Release: 
Oct 17 2011

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


ATHENS, W.Va. - The basketball locker room at Concord University’s Carter Center is getting a facelift and the community is invited to help in the project.

A barbecue dinner fund-raiser for the Mountain Lions renovated quarters will be held Thursday, Nov. 3 at Calacino’s Pizzeria, 3611 Robert C. Byrd Drive, in Beckley, W.Va. The event is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost is $25 per person.

Concord’s new head basketball coach Kent McBride will be on hand to visit with guests. McBride’s coaching debut is set for the home court matchup with WVU Tech on Nov. 11. Game time is 7:30 p.m. in the Carter Center.

Tickets for the dinner are available in advance at the Concord University Office of Advancement, Calacino’s Pizzeria, Autrey & Toler (Princeton and Mullens locations) and Professional Business Products. Guests may also pay at the door.

Reservations are not required, but only a limited number of tickets are available and guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Checks should be made payable to “Mountain Lion Club, Inc.” with “McBride fund-raiser” on the memo line.

For more information contact the Concord University Office of Advancement at or 304-384-6311.