The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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October 10, 2012

Denim for a Difference kicks off next week

Will you be able to join your colleagues in wearing jeans to work next week?

You can if: a, your company, school or organization registers with the United Way of Southern West Virginia and b, you pay the small fee that entitles you to dress down Oct. 15-19.

Denim for a Difference is a fundraiser for the United Way of Southern West Virginia.

For as little as $5, you will be able to wear jeans to work one day next week. Pay $10 and you get a three-day pass. For $15 you can wear your jeans to work all week Oct. 15-19.

You get to be comfortable and the United Way gets bucks toward its $500,000 fundraising goal. It’s a win-win.

The United Way uses the money to fund the 32 nonprofit community organizations is supports in Raleigh, Fayette, Summers, Nicholas and Wyoming counties.

The most recent to sign on are:


Morris-Coker Inc.

Simpkins & Associates

Susan Pietrantozzi State Farm Insurance

Visit Southern West Virginia


Denim for a Difference Days is sponsored and supported by Power Country 105.9, Groovy 94.1, 103 CIR (103.7), BB&T, The Register-Herald and The United Way of Southern West Virginia.

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