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MRAP Military Vehicle Training

  • Posted on: 20 September 2011
  • By: The Media Center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia National Guard hosted an opening ceremony for an innovative training program and facility Monday, Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. at the Center for National Response in Standard, W.Va (Memorial Tunnel, just off I-64). The new training program and facility was designed to prepare U.S. forces to navigate challenging terrain they face daily in countries including Afghanistan, Iraq, and others.

John Perdue announced a new SMART529 Matching Grant Program

  • Posted on: 14 September 2011
  • By: The Media Center

Cross Lanes, WV – State Treasurer John Perdue announced a new SMART529 Matching Grant Program that will help eligible families save for their child’s education beyond high school. Families who qualify may be eligible to receive a savings match of up to $500 a year, and up to $2,500 lifetime per child. The funds may be used to pay for higher education expenses at any eligible institution.

Third day of the Business Summit

  • Posted on: 2 September 2011
  • By: The Media Center

The third day of the Business Summit included Congresswomen Shelley Moore Capito, Former U.S. Senator Evan Bayh, Former White House Chief of Staff Andy Card and U.S. Senator Joe Manchin III.

As the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 75th Anniversary with an all-star lineup of featured speakers, the Media Center is there providing media coverage and live video streaming on the Chamber website http://wvchamber.com/

The summit was streamed live throughout the event, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Second Day of WV Business Summit

  • Posted on: 2 September 2011
  • By: The Media Center

The second day of the Business Summit included Political Analyst/Author Juan Williams and the Gubernatorial Candidate’s Presentation, Earl Ray Tomblin and Bill Maloney

As the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 75th Anniversary with an all-star lineup of featured speakers, the Media Center is there providing media coverage and live video streaming on the Chamber website http://wvchamber.com/

The summit will be streamed live throughout the event, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

West Virginia Chamber Business Summit

  • Posted on: 1 September 2011
  • By: The Media Center

As the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 75th Anniversary with an all-star lineup of featured speakers, the Media Center is there providing media coverage and live video streaming on the Chamber website http://wvchamber.com/

The summit will be streamed live throughout the event, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

WV CEOs talk about starting and growing their successful businesses in the state

  • Posted on: 30 August 2011
  • By: The Media Center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia CEOs talk about starting and growing their successful businesses in the state in a new video from the West Virginia Development Office. The video "Business at the Speed of Life" is the latest tool in the state’s business recruitment kit.

The Greenbrier Medical Institute Announcement

  • Posted on: 24 August 2011
  • By: The Media Center

(White Sulphur Springs, WV) – A forward-thinking medical initiative, which will dramatically impact how healthcare is delivered around the world, is being developed in West Virginia. Jim Justice, chairman and owner of The Greenbrier, along with world-renowned physicians Dr. James Andrews, Michael Immel, orthopedic practice management consultant and long time advisor to Dr. Jim Andrews, and lauded healthcare developer Jack T. Diamond, today announced the creation of The Greenbrier Medical Institute.

City of Lewisburg, America’s Coolest Small Town

  • Posted on: 23 August 2011
  • By: The Media Center

Lewisburg, W.Va. – The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) welcomed guests for a celebration of the City of Lewisburg’s title as America’s Coolest Small Town, as featured in next month’s issue of Budget Travel magazine on Tuesday, August 23 from 2PM to 6PM at the Greenbrier Valley Visitor’s Center located in downtown Lewisburg.

The celebration kicked off at 2PM with a special presentation and remarks. Visitors had the opportunity to purchase the commemorative issue of the magazine.

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