April 26 - 27, 2019 / The Greenbrier - America's Resort / White Sulphur Springs, WV

This Year’s

Please see below for a complete list of the weekend’s agenda and be sure to check back for updates as we near the event!

Friday, April 26

An Evening in New Orleans

Sponsored by Wayne and Kathy Richards
Held in the Cameo Ballroom

6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Our Gala weekend begins with a reception and dine-around dinner featuring culinary creations by New Orleans Chef John Folse and The Greenbrier. Benny Benack will provide music for dancing. Come dressed in festive attire for a night featuring the best from “The Crescent City”.

Saturday, April 27

5K Run/Walk

Sponsored by Health Plan
Held at the North Entrance

7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Begin your day with an invigorating 5K Run/Walk around the beautiful grounds of The Greenbrier.

Shop for Stunning Jewelry

Sponsored by Joan Stamp
Held in the North Parlor

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Treat yourself to a morning mimosa or coffee and yummy muffins while perusing exquisite jewelry designed by Joan Stamp.

Cancer Institute Update

Sponsored by Antoline Family Foundation
Held in the Chesapeake Room

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Expand your knowledge and learn about the latest advancements in education, research and patient care at the WVU Cancer Institute with presentations and a panel discussion from Dr. Richard Goldberg, Dr. Lori Hazlehurst, Dr. Mark McLaughlin, and Dr. Malcolm Mattes. Also, hear from Dave Gruver, National Sales Director for UGG Australia,  he will share his patient experience at the WVU Cancer Institute.  Mr. Gruver will be joined by Ron Pellegrino, MD, Chief Operating Officer, WVU Medicine.  Information will be included on WVU Medicine’s Executive Health Program, and the Grateful Patients Families and Friends program.

Bloody Mary’s, Screwdrivers, & Biscuits

11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Guest Speaker

Sponsored by Ben and Jo Statler
Held in the Chesapeake Room

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Hear from Rebekah Gee, MD, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, on preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health. Dr. Gee will also share her personal experience with cancer, the impact it has had on her family and her passion for healthcare.

Culinary Demonstration

Sponsored by John and Joyce Allen
Held in the Culinary Arts Center

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Join renowned Chef John Folse in The Greenbrier’s Culinary Arts Center for a demonstration of culinary delights from “The Big Easy”.

Black & White Ball


Sponsored by William and Patricia Bright
Held in Colonial Hall

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Prior to dinner, mix and mingle with old and new friends.

Dinner Dance

Sponsored by The Jeanne G. Hamilton and Lawson W. Hamilton, Jr., Family Foundation, Inc.

7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Our Gala weekend will conclude with a spectacular evening featuring The Greenbrier’s finest cuisine. Don your best black and white attire for our grand finale. You’ll bask in the sounds of the Benny Benack band with a special performance by internationally renowned singer and WVU graduate, James Valenti. A very special tribute to the late Jeanne Hamilton will be a highlight of the evening.