Kathryn Flanagan's blog

SMART529 - Sponsors 6th Annual "When I Grow Up" Essay Contest

  • Posted on: 6 February 2013
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan


Treasurer's Office Initiative to Award $20,000 In Savings Accounts

Essay Contest For Teachers Enters Third Year, While the Students Annual Essay Contest Reaches it's Sixth.

TMC works with AEP’s Charles Patton to Get Word Out About Restoring Power in WV

  • Posted on: 9 November 2012
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

10/31/12 & 11/2/2012 - The Media Center worked with Appalachian Power Officials to Get Updates On Power Restoration out to News/Radio Stations for AEP Customers in WV Affected By Last Week’s Devastating Snow Storm.

Video Production Shoot With Adorably Talented Kids

  • Posted on: 10 October 2012
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

The Media Center had a wonderful time last week creating a commercial with some young talent from our area. The commercial is airing on local news channels throughout the Tri-State area. Needless to say, Cute/Talented Kids make for GREAT Video Production Shoots and Commercials! We had fun working with them and they seemed to enjoy themselves as well. Here are some of the pictures taken at the shoot. To view one of the commercial ad's, click on this direct link: http://youtu.be/CinVUS2d8V8

TimberTrek Aerial Adventure Park Opens - The Newest Adventures on the Gorge Park!

  • Posted on: 3 May 2012
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

May 3, 2012 Ames Heights, WV – The Media Center provided live satellite news/media coverage out of Ames Heights, WV for the newest Adventures on the Gorge Park, TimberTrek's grand opening! TimberTrek is taking aerial adventures to new levels this summer. The new recreation system, designed to be fun for children as young as seven years of age, has five courses of varying difficulties. Set about 10 - 70 feet in the air, the courses are rated like ski slopes – from easy to difficult – and include challenging obstacles, bridges, swings and zip lines.

West Virginia Alliance For Sustainable Families Helps Put Money In The Hands Of Working Families From The IRS And That Is No April Fools!

  • Posted on: 30 March 2012
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

March 30, 2012 - At the American Red Cross in Cross Lanes, WV, The Media Center provided live news coverage for the West Virginia Alliance for Sustainable Families (WVASF), who's celebrating April Fools day this Sunday by not fooling anyone and letting everyone know that the IRS has money to refund eligible taxpayers, no fooling! West Virginia Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is what it is all about. There are Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites throughout West Virginia to help for free file returns and answer questions about EITC eligibility.

WV High School Football Standout Commits to UNC Tar Heels

  • Posted on: 29 March 2012
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

March 29, 2012 – The Media Center provided live news coverage via-satellite today for the announcement and interviews with George Washington High junior football standout, Ryan Switzer. In front of his Charleston, WV High School, he gave a verbal commitment to play for the University of North Carolina (Tar Heels) in the Atlantic Coast Conference and Coach Larry Fedora.

Change the Future WV Two-Year Anniversary Event

  • Posted on: 28 March 2012
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

March 28, 2012 - The Media Center provided live news and interview coverage via-satellite in Parkersburg, WV for the “Change the Future WV” that hosted a Two-Year Anniversary Event from noon until 1:30 p.m. today at Parkersburg Country Club. The event was free and open to the public, highlighted successes of the initiative over the past two years and included discussions of how the program has made a positive impact on the health of Mid-Ohio Valley communities since its beginning and now being started in other regions of the state.

KY Congressman and Agriculture Commissioner Join Forces With Coal Association To Criticize Office Of Surface Mining Overreaching EPA Regulations

  • Posted on: 23 March 2012
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

March 23, 2012 - The Media Center provided live coverage via-satellite in Hazard, KY today, for the Kentucky Coal Associations “Faces Of Coal” Press Conference and live interviews. President Bill Bissett led the News Conference, featuring Congressman Hal Rogers and Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, local business leaders, and elected officials.

YWCA Video Production for March 9 Gala

  • Posted on: 6 March 2012
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

On Saturday March 3, The Media Center had a video production shoot for the YWCA at our in house Studio. We are putting together a video production for the YWCA’s 100 Years of Service Anniversary. It will be showcased at the “2012 Women of Achievement” Gala, March 9, from Noon-1:30pm at the Embassy Suites in Charleston, WV. The Event is held to honor Women of Achievement and YWCA’s Leading Change For 100 Years.

Governor Tomblin's Prescription Drug Abuse Bill Wins Senate Approval

  • Posted on: 2 March 2012
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

The Media Center has an update of Governor Tomblin's Prescription Drug Abuse Bill. On Wednesday February 28, 2012, state senators voted unanimously in a (34-0) vote to approve Tomblin's Anti-Drug Bill. While the bill doesn't cover everything, it's definitely a step in the right direction for our state. To read about the approved bill, click on this link: http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201202290309?page=2&build=cache