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MORGANTOWN -

West Virginia University Hospitals will be celebrating WVU's entrance into the Big 12 this year at its annual Festival of Trees event.

WVU's football coach Dana Holgerson will be this year's honorary chairman. The WVU football team, cheerleaders, marching band and the Mountaineer mascot will join him.

Guests will be able to purchase items for their own trees, wreaths, mantle decorations or even buy an entire tree with all the trimmings. Guests are also encourage to wear their blue and gold to go along with this year's theme.

Proceeds this year will benefit the Comfort Fund at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.

"The fund was established here at Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center for Individuals that are seeking care for cancer either chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy," said Daniel Elswich, chair of the Comfort Fund Committee. "All types of cancer that need short term help with anything from lodging, to transportation, to short term problems with medications and those sort of things."

The event starts at 7 p.m. at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa in Morgantown on Friday, November 30.

Individual tickets are $100. For more information about sponsorship or to reserve tickets, call Pam Shriver at 304-598-6094, Option 5.