Community-Sponsored Events

The Health Plan is proud to sponsor and participate in these great events throughout West Virginia and Ohio:

Presenting Sponsorships

  • The Health Plan Mountaineer Golf Invitational
    The tournament was first established in 2015 when the WVU golf team resumed varsity competition for the first time in three decades. Each year, West Virginia welcomes 14 teams to the Pete Dye Golf Club to compete. The Health Plan has been a title sponsor since 2017.
  • Tough As Nails Challenge
    The Tough As Nails Challenge is the first of its kind in the Wheeling area. As part of the Ogden Wellness Weekend, the race gives participates a unique perspective of Wheeling during the 6-mile, 20 obstacle race. 
  • Wheeling Community Bike Share
    Wheeling is the home to the state’s first community bike share program. The Health Plan has partnered to provide 10 bike stations in downtown Wheeling for users to explore the city and enjoy the local trail system.
  • Mountain East Conference (MEC) Men's and Women's Basketball Championship
    The Health Plan is proud to be the presenting host for the Mountain East Conference Basketball Championships. The MEC features 12 NCAA Division II institutions in three states and sponsors 19 championship sports.
  • Taste-of-All Charleston
    As part of Charleston’s FestivALL’s Memorial Day Weekend celebrations, Taste-of-ALL offers samples for the area’s best restaurants with live entertainment, kids’ activities, cooking demos, cook-offs, and more!

Major Sponsorships

  • Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and Marshall Health Project Hope for Women & Children
    Project Hope provides a stable and supportive environment for women and their children so they can work toward long-term recovery, developing healthy parenting skills and building safe family relationships.
  • Wheeling Nailers Hockey League
    The Wheeling Nailers, an ECHL ice hockey team based in Wheeling, WV, is an affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL.
  • Cancer Research Classic
    The Cancer Research Classic provides an opportunity not only to watch some of the most talented high school basketball teams and players in the country, but also creates an environment to discuss and disseminate pertinent health care information opportunity to discuss cancer screenings, the treatment of urologic malignancies, such as prostate and testicular cancers, cardiovascular health, and smoking cessation.
    Proceeds from the Cancer Research Classic help fund academic scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in the medical physics program at Wheeling Jesuit University and for ongoing research at the Urologic Research Institute.

Additional Sponsorships and Support:

  • WVU Cancer Institute 5K Run and Walk
    As part of WVU Cancer Institute’s Annual Spring Gala, this event is one of many celebrating the Cancer Institute’s progressive efforts to improve the health of West Virginians through world-class cancer care.
  • Oglebay Institute's Art of Healing Exhibition
    The Art of Healing exhibition explores the therapeutic power of the creative process to address the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of cancer patients and their loved ones. The exhibition evokes a better understanding of the everyday challenges of those affected by cancer, honors the lives and memories of those fighting the disease and illustrates how art provides a sense of healing, belonging and relating in situations filled with uncertainty.
  • SMART5.29K Run and Walk
    The SMART5.29K raises money to establish SMART529 College Savings Plans for children recently adopted out of the foster care system in West Virginia. All proceeds from the 5.29K registration will be deposited into SMART529 College Savings Accounts.
  • American Heart Association Heart Walk
    The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premier event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers - heart disease and stroke. The Health Plan has participated as a company in Heart Walks located in the Ohio Valley, Stark County, Greater Morgantown, Charleston areas.
  • Clay Center for the Arts
    The Clay Center’s mission is to inspire creativity, learning and wonder through experiences in the Arts and Sciences for all people of West Virginia and the region. The Health Plan has been a proud sponsor of the Da Vinci – Inventions exhibit and the Disney Junior Dance Party.
  • King’s Daughters Dragon Boat Race
    The King’s Daughters Dragon Boat Race is an annual fundraiser for the King’s Daughters Child Care Center. The organization provides care for children in a nurturing, safe environment encouraging educational experiences, which promote social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.