For Immediate Use
CONTACT: Paul D. Daugherty, Executive Director (304) 424-8340 (O); (304) 482-9890 (M)
Goldsmit - Black, Inc. Continues Commitment to Community.
A commitment to quality and community is Goldsmit-Black, Inc.ís tradition of exemplary service. Founded in 1872, Goldsmit-Black, Inc. has long provided services to the many retail establishments in the region.
On Friday, May 21st, Goldsmit & Black, Inc. hosted its 14th annual Goldsmit-Black Golf Classic at Worthington Golf Course in Parkersburg, WV.
Jack Bernheimer, president of Goldsmit & Black, along with many of the companyís employees coordinated this yearís successful golf classic. Each year two local charitable organizations receive the proceeds from the golf tournament. This yearís beneficiaries were the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation and Wood County Habitat for Humanity.
The Bernheimer family and Goldsmit-Black makes this an annual contribution to the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation for the growth of the R.B. "Bernie" & Marjorie Bernheimer Memorial Scholarship Fund.
While Jack Bernheimer was not on hand to make the check presentation, Dick Rogers, marketing director of the company, presented the $3,707.50 check to Paul D. Daugherty, executive director of the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation.
"The WVU at Parkersburg Foundation is extremely grateful for the ongoing commitment of Goldsmit-Black and the Bernheimer family to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. This contribution perpetuates the memory of two wonderful community leaders, Bernie & Marjorie Bernheimer," noted Daugherty.
This scholarship fund was created in 1977 as a memorial to Bernie after his untimely death in 1975. Bernie was president and owner of Goldsmit-Black. Upon his death, his wife, Marjorie became President until her death in 2000. The name of the fund was changed in 2001 to also memorialize Marjorie.
Since the scholarship fundís creation, over 80 students at WVU at Parkersburg have benefited from the generous support of Goldsmit-Black, Inc. For more information about the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation, please call 304.424.8340 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.