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Auction to raise funds for Public Interest Advocates

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —The West Virginia University College of Law will host its 26th annual Public Interest Advocates (PIA) Spring Auction on Thursday, March 20.

The “Great Gatsby” themed event will begin with a buffet-style dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the College of Law lobby, followed by the auction at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to the public, and tickets for the dinner can be purchased for $8 at the door.

Some of the items up for bid include gift baskets, Pittsburgh Pirates’ tickets, designer handbags, a basketball signed by WVU men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins, weekend get-a-ways, and more.

PIA is a student organization that offers free legal services to clients in need in the community. The PIA Auction helps fund summer and graduate fellowships for law students who wish to work in public interest law.

For more information about the PIA, contact the College’s Center for Law and Public Service at (304) 293-8555 or



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