Sept. 22, 2009
WVU Parkersburg students to learn finer points of dining.
CONTACT: Anthony Underwood, vice president of Student Services, 304-424-8209.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Twenty students from West Virginia University at Parkersburg will learn which fork to use first and other dining etiquette tips in a program Monday (Sept. 28) at the Blennerhassett Hotel.
During the five-course meal, Cecil Childress, hotel general manager, will show and discuss the finer points of dining and business-appropriate table manners.
The student tables are being sponsored by Coldwater Creek, Community Bank, Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield, and the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation. Dressed in business attire, the students will have a true business experience by having a representative from each of the sponsors at their tables.
The fine dining program is part of a series of events coordinated by the college's Student Life Academy. The activities are designed to provide unique one-time experiences to interested WVU Parkersburg students who want to improve their life and people skills while in college and before entering or returning to the world of work.
Twenty students from West Virginia University at Parkersburg will participate in a dining etiquette program at Blennerhassett Hotel on September 28, 2009. During the five course meal, the students will learn the finer points of dining from Cecil Childress, general manager of the hotel. Each table is being sponsored by a local company and they include Coldwater Creek, Community Bank, Mountain State Blue Cross and Blue Shield and West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation. The students, dressed in business attire, will have a true business experience by having a representative from the company at the sponsorís table.