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Local pharmacy makes in-kind donation to WVU Cancer Institute

Rider Pharmacy, Inc. of Fairmont, West Virginia has made an in-kind donation to the Cancer Institute at West Virginia University benefiting the Betty Puskar Breast Care Enhancement Fund.

The donated items include mastectomy bras, mastectomy forms and drainage garments which will be given to patients recovering from surgery. The estimated fair market value of the gift is more than $17,000.

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Book dealer honors Forbes with massive book collection to WVU

When Harold M. Forbes retired from West Virginia University as curator of Rare Books in 2013, bookseller Jim Presgraves wanted to pay a proper tribute to his colleague’s long career.

Rather than sending a card, Presgraves, approaching retirement himself, donated a large portion of his inventory at Bookworm and Silverfish Books in Rural Retreat, Virginia, to WVU Libraries in honor of the former Rare Books Curator. Library staff calculate the gift at more than 10,000 books, pamphlets, archives, maps and other materials with a value more than $500,000.

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