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Brad Paisley Will Be Special Guest at GameChanger Greenbrier Event - Global Country Music Superstar Will Speak at Golf Classic Dinner 

For Immediate Release CONTACT: Joe Boczek, 304.288.5924 Fairmont, WV — Global country music superstar, and West Virginia native, Brad Paisley will be the keynote speaker at the second annual GameChanger Golf Classic Dinner Wednesday, June 1, at the world-famous Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs.  The MVB Bank – GameChanger Golf Classic and dinner along with a companion ‘Power of Prevention Luncheon’ is a two-day affair to raise needed funding to implement a c Continue Reading »

Gov. Justice announces addition of Greenbrier County schools to GameChanger

LEWISBURG, WV – Gov. Jim Justice joined local and state education leaders, along with several other officials, for an event today announcing Greenbrier East High School and Greenbrier West High School as the latest additions to the new, student-powered WV GameChanger Opioid and Substance Misuse Prevention Program. Read the full press release… 51858167538 85c214afc6 o scaled 51858078456 4edaff53b9 o scaled 518 Continue Reading »

Gov. Justice and GameChanger Announce Launch Of Innovative Prevention Education Program

CLARKSBURG, WV — Gov. Jim Justice today joined several officials to announce the launch of a new student-powered Opioid and Substance Misuse Prevention Program. The program is the first of its kind and results from a service agreement between GameChanger and the world-renowned Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. GameChanger is a student-powered, substance misuse prevention movement connecting West Virginia students and the educators who care about them through a coordinated, comprehensive preven Continue Reading »

2021 Change Their Holiday Campaign

Gov. Jim Justice announced today that, for the second straight year, West Virginia Game Changer will be conducting its “Change Their Holiday” promotion. Once again this year, Jobs & Hope West Virginia is joining the cause to help ensure families recovering from opioid and substance misuse are provided the financial means to enjoy a happy holiday season. “It’s no secret that I believe our kids are the greatest treasure ... Continue Reading »

Sen. Manchin, Nick Saban kick off GameChanger event

by Charles Young SENIOR STAFF WRITER, WV News May 26, 2021 WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Two of West Virginia’s favorite native sons — a U.S. senator and the winningest coach in college football history — came together recently for an event benefiting West Virginia GameChanger. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban held a joint press conference to kick off The Game Changer Golf Classic and Prevention ... Continue Reading »

Sports celebrities coming to the Greenbrier for Game Changer Golf Classic and prevention luncheon

A team’s worth of football and other sports celebrities — many with West Virginia ties — will be on hand at the Greenbrier Wednesday and Thursday to help raise money for the statewide and national substance misuse prevention program for high schoolers. The two-day event is the Game Changer Golf Classic, and Prevention and Education Luncheon. Alabama football head coach Nick Saban and his wife, Terry, will serve as hosts. Nick ... Continue Reading »

First WV GameChanger Golf Classic hosted at The Greenbrier Resort

MORGANTOWN — The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs will host the first Game Changer Golf Classic and Opioid and Substance Misuse Prevention Education Luncheon on May 26-27. Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and his wife, Terry, will return to their native West Virginia as special guests. The event is held to raise awareness of the growing opioid and substance misuse problem in West Virginia and to raise the necessary ... Continue Reading »

The Playbook Podcast Feature

The Playbook Podcast, by The Yurconic Agency, featured special guest Joe Boczek, the Executive Director of WV Game Changer today. Joe talked about how we are making a difference during the opioid epidemic by building a powerful peer-led support system. You can watch the entire episode here: https://fb.watch/4IbCUh3hMA/ Continue Reading »

One Step Closer

GameChanger is one-step closer to preventing substance use one day. Watch what Joe Boczek, Executive Director of Game Changer, has to say about the initiative. Learn more here. https://www.wtrf.com/news/west-virginia-headlines/game-changer-fights-drug-abuse-with-new-partnership/ Continue Reading »
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