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UWUOV Hosts First Inaugural 80’s “Axe”travaganza

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley has announced its first Inaugural 80’s “Axe”travaganza. This fun and unique event will take place at Route 40 Lumberjaxe on May 24. The event will start at 6 p.m. with the 80’s band Tongue ‘N Cheek performing from 7-10 p.m. Tickets for the event are $25 and can be purchased at www.unitedwayuov.org. Tickets are limited due to space restriction. Tickets include unlimited axe throwing, music, pool, shuffleboard, 80’s photobooth, 80’s koozies, and DiCarlo’s pizza. A prize will be given for best dressed 80’s theme.
Sponsors include WTRF, Lamar Advertising, Buffalo Wild Wings, Joe’s Tire, Route 40 Lumberjaxe, Harvey Goodman Realtor Rental Property Management, Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, and Enspire Energy. Special thank you to our Annual Sponsors that support the UW all year long:  WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital and Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Bordas and Bordas, MPLX, Belmont Savings Bank, The Health Plan, Kalkreuth Roofing & Sheet Metal, Williams, Comcast, Southwestern Energy, EQT, Covestro, and Leveltek.
United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley Executive Director, Staci Stephen said, “We are so excited to bring this new event to the Ohio Valley! This will be a fun and unique event where the community can come and listen to music, throw some axes, relax, and have fun for a great cause. We are so grateful to the sponsors and to Route 40 Lumberjaxe for allowing us to have the event there. Get your tickets now because we are limited on space, and you don’t want to miss this event!”
For more information, to learn how you can volunteer, or to donate to help your community, visit www.unitedwayuov.org. Sponsorship levels are still available.  Call Staci or Maddi at the UW office for more details about sponsorships: 304.232.4625 or email [email protected].
All proceeds will go directly to the 2023-24 United Way Campaign- Raised here, Stays here. All donations and money raised will stay local and will support community members of the Upper Ohio Valley.