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Gee plans summer tour stops in three counties July 26-Aug.1

On the left, President Gee smiles at the camera while wearing a Flying WV hat, blue vest and gold bow tie. On the right is Mary Roush, the Mountaineer Mascot

President Gordon Gee and Mountaineer Mascot Mary Roush attend the annual Boone County Pig Roast, a stop on Gee's tour earlier this summer. His travels are next taking him to Greenbrier, Monroe and Kanawha counties. (WVU Photo)

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UPDATE: Previously announced tour stops in Pocahontas County for Wednesday (July 27) are canceled and will be rescheduled later this year.


·      West Virginia University President Gordon Gee

·      Jorge Atiles, dean of Extension and Engagement and director of WVU Extension

·      Danny Twilley, assistant vice president of economic, community and asset development for the Brad and Alys Smith Outdoor Economic Development Collaborative

WHAT: Gee will visit Greenbrier County to meet with members of the Ascend WV cohort; meet community leaders, 4-H and FFA youth, WVU Extension faculty and staff for lunch in Union, Monroe County; and deliver keynote remarks to the Charleston Rotary Club in Kanawha County as part of his annual summer tour July 26-Aug. 1.


·      Tuesday, July 26

            *   Noon at Hill & Holler Pizza, 970 N. Jefferson Street, Lewisburg

·      Thursday, July 28

            *   Noon at the Moco Diner, 375 Main Street, Union

·      Monday, Aug. 1

            *   Noon at the Charleston, Coliseum & Convention Center



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