Planned Giving Seminar set for Friday at West Virginia State University

Contact: Jack Bailey
(304) 766-4109
Oct. 2, 2013
Planned Giving Seminar set for Friday at West Virginia State University

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – A seminar will be held Friday, Oct. 4, at West Virginia State University (WVSU) on encouraging giving to non-profit organizations through a will or an estate.

The Planned Giving Seminar begins at 2 p.m. in Room 103 of the Davis Fine Arts Building and is free and open to the public.

Cindy McGhee and Nick Oxley of A&F Financial Advisors LLC in Charleston will lead the seminar.

“Making a gift through your will or charitable estate plans is easier than many people realize, and it is a wonderful way to ensure that the people and organizations you support during your lifetime will continue to benefit in the future,” said Patricia Schumann, Vice President for University Advancement and President of the WVSU Foundation Inc. “We’re grateful to A&F Financial Advisors for offering this free, informative seminar for our alumni and friends, and for all who would like to know more about this important topic.”

October 20-26 is Wills Week in West Virginia and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has encouraged everyone to have a will and make certain that it is up to date.

Leaving a gift through a will to charitable organizations that someone supported in life is one way to continue to help organizations on an on-going basis that are making a difference in their communities, Schumann said.

Friday’s Planned Giving Seminar is sponsored by A&F Financial Advisors LLC and Leave a Legacy of Central Appalachia, and is part of Homecoming activities taking place this week at WVSU.

For more information and a complete schedule of all Homecoming events, visit, or contact Belinda Fuller at (304) 766-3387 or
West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
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