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  1. West Virginia University was founded

    April 3, 1867: The Agricultural College of West Virginia, later to be re-named West Virginia University, was founded. Location: Morgantown, W.Va. County: Monongalia ...

    published 30 days, 10 hours ago

  2. The towns of Beckley and Princeton were created.

    April 4, 1838: The towns of Beckley and Princeton were created by the Virginia General Assembly. Location: Beckley / Princeton, W.Va. County: Raleigh / Mercer ...

    published 29 days, 10 hours ago

  3. Booker T. Washington moved to Malden while he worked in the salt industry.

    April 5, 1856: Booker T. Washington, black educational leader and the first president of the Tuskegee Institute, moved to Malden, in Kanawha, while he worked in the salt industry. Location: Malden, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 28 days, 10 hours ago

  4. The Virginia General Assembly incorporated the town of Bethany.

    April 6, 1853: The Virginia General Assembly passed an act incorporating the town of Bethany, home of Bethany College. Location: Bethany, W.Va. County: Brooke ...

    published 27 days, 10 hours ago

  5. President Woodrow Wilson visited The Greenbrier.

    April 7, 1941: President and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson arrived at The Greenbrier in their private railroad car for Easter. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 26 days, 10 hours ago

  6. New mall in Beckley

    April 8, 1981: The Crossroads Mall opened in Beckley. Location: Beckley, W.Va. County: Raleigh ...

    published 25 days, 10 hours ago

  7. The Civil War ended

    April 9, 1865: The Civil War effectively ended when General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, VA. West Virginia was born from the Civil War and will celebrate its 150th anniversary of...

    published 24 days, 10 hours ago

  8. The Fenton Art Glass Museum opened

    April 10, 1977: The Fenton Art Glass Museum opened at the factory in Williamstown showcasing early Fenton glassware as well as glassware from other Ohio Valley companies. Location: Parkersburg, W.Va. County: Wood ...

    published 23 days, 10 hours ago

  9. Ronald Reagan speaks in Charleston on energy deregulation

    April 11, 1979: Ronald Regan spoke in Charleston supporting deregulation of the National Energy Industry. Location: Charleston, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 22 days, 10 hours ago

  10. U.S. Civil War begins

    April 12, 1861: Confederate forces opened fire on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, beginning the Civil War.  West Virginia is the only state born from the Civil War. Location: Charleston, SC ...

    published 21 days, 10 hours ago

  11. Tyler Creek Tract patented by George Washington

    April 12, 1784: The 2,950 acre Tyler Creek Tract in the Dunbar area, Kanawha County, was patented by George Washington. Location: Dunbar, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 21 days, 10 hours ago

  12. Union troops from West Virginia begin scouting across several counties

    April 13, 1863: Union troops of the West Virginia Second Cavalry began scouting from Beverly, Randolph County to Franklin, Pendleton County. Location: Parkersburg, W.Va. County: Wood ...

    published 20 days, 10 hours ago

  13. First Chocolate Festival held

    April 14, 2007: The first Lewisburg Chocolate Festival was held. Don’t miss this unique event, with vendors from around the state offering chocolate items for sale, free samples and chocolate knowledge. Location: Lewisburg, W.Va. County:...

    published 19 days, 10 hours ago

  14. U.S. Senator Peter Godwin Van Winkle died

    April 15, 1872: A founder of West Virginia, U.S. Senator Peter Godwin Van Winkle died in Parkersburg.  He is best remembered for having cast the next-to-last vote that saved President Andrew Johnson from conviction on impeachment charges in...

    published 18 days, 10 hours ago

  15. Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrive at The Greenbrier

    April 16, 1948: The Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrived at The Greenbrier to join in the resort’s post-war reopening party. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 17 days, 10 hours ago

  16. Virginia ordinance of secession approved

    April 17, 1861: Delegates of the Richmond Convention approved an ordinance of secession, which led to the withdrawal of Virginia from the Union. This resulted in the creation of the Restored Government of Virginia, in what today is West...

    published 16 days, 10 hours ago

  17. U.S. Armory and Arsenal at Harpers Ferry destroyed before capture by Confederacy.

    April 18, 1861: United States troops destroyed the United States Armory and Arsenal at Harpers Ferry shortly before the town was captured by Confederate troops. Location: Harpers Ferry, W.Va. County: Jefferson ...

    published 15 days, 10 hours ago

  18. Randy Moss drafted by Minnesota Vikings

    April 18, 1998: Randy Moss, a native of Rand WV, was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 1998.  He attended Marshall University.   Location: Rand, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 15 days, 10 hours ago

  19. The Greenbrier opened to the public after the war

    April 19, 1948: The post-war Greenbrier, featuring a new interior decor by Dorothy Draper, opened to the public. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 14 days, 10 hours ago

  20. President Lincoln issues proclamation on West Virginia becoming 35th state.

    April 20, 1863: President Lincoln issued the proclamation announcing that West Virginia would be admitted as the 35th state in the Union. Location: Parkersburg, W.Va. County: Wood ...

    published 13 days, 10 hours ago

  21. Jefferson National Forest established by President Roosevelt

    April 21, 1936: Jefferson National Forest was established by President Roosevelt. Location: Jefferson National Forest, W.Va. County: Monroe ...

    published 12 days, 10 hours ago

  22. William Jeffrey ‘‘Jeff ’’ Hostetler born

    April 22, 1961: William Jeffrey ‘‘Jeff ’’ Hostetler was born. He was a quarterback at West Virginia University and led the Mountaineers to back-to-back bowl games in 1982 and 1983.  Hostetler is regarded as one of the greatest quarterbacks...

    published 11 days, 10 hours ago

  23. Charleston resident and inventor of brick pavement process granted patent

    April 23, 1889: Mordicai Levi of Charleston, who is credited with inventing the first brick pavement in the United States, was granted a patent for the process on April 23, 1889. Location: Charleston, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 10 days, 10 hours ago

  24. President Lyndon Johnson arrived in Huntington to launch his War on Poverty

    April 24, 1964: President Lyndon Johnson arrived in Huntington to launch his War on Poverty, an effort to end poverty in Appalachia. Location: Huntington, W.Va. County: Cabell ...

    published 9 days, 10 hours ago

  25. Confederate soldiers encountered Union soldiers at Greenland Gap

    April 25, 1863: Confederate soldiers encountered Union soldiers at Greenland Gap.  The Union forces surrendered after four hours of fighting.  Greenland Gap is a scenic 820 foot deep pass through New Creek Mountain. Location: Greenland...

    published 8 days, 10 hours ago

  26. Princess Grace and Prince Rainier of Monaco arrived at The Greenbrier

    April 26, 1963: Princess Grace and Prince Rainier of Monaco arrived at The Greenbrier with their children for a spring vacation. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 7 days, 10 hours ago

  27. Colonel Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson ordered to guard Harpers Ferry

    April 27, 1861: Colonel Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was ordered to guard Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, as his first role during the Civil War. Location: Harpers Ferry, W.Va. County: Jefferson ...

    published 6 days, 10 hours ago

  28. Presidential candidate John Kennedy speaks in Martinsburg and Charles Town

    April 28, 1960: Democratic candidate for president John Kennedy spoke in Martinsburg, Berkeley County and Charles Town, Jefferson County. Location: Martinsburg and Charles Town, W.Va. County: Berkeley and Jefferson ...

    published 5 days, 10 hours ago

  29. Land for Hawks Nest State Park purchased

    April 29, 1935: The state of West Virginia purchased 37+ acres at Hawks Nest, Fayette County, for development of Hawks Nest State Park. Location: Hawks Nest, W.Va. County: Fayette ...

    published 4 days, 10 hours ago

  30. John F. Kennedy visited several cities in West Virginia

    April 30, 1960: John F. Kennedy visited Chesapeake, Dunbar, Eskdale, Marmet, South Charleston, and St. Albans. Location: Charleston Metro Area, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 3 days, 10 hours ago

  31. Mother's Day founder Anna Jarvis born

    May 1, 1864: Mother's Day founder Anna Jarvis was born at Webster, Taylor County. Location: Webster, W.Va. County: Taylor ...

    published 2 days, 10 hours ago

  32. Workers ship state capitol possessions to Charleston

    May 2, 1885: Workers placed state capital possessions on boats in Wheeling to be shipped to Charleston. Location: Wheeling and Charleston W.Va. County: Ohio and Kanawha ...

    published 1 day, 10 hours ago

  33. Vice-President Gerald Ford arrived at The Greenbrier

    May 3, 1974: Vice-President Gerald Ford arrived at The Greenbrier to speak to the American Bankers Association. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 10 hours, 52 minutes ago

  34. Voters approved a bond to have electric lights installed in Shepherdstown

    May 4, 1901: Voters approved a bond to have electric lights installed in Shepherdstown, Jefferson County.  Shepherdstown offers visitors the history and ambience of a town that pre-dates the Revolutionary War. Location: Shepherdstown, W...

  35. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Hardy County

    Register for June 26 session on business fundamentals MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 26, in Hardy County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

  36. Cabins still available for West Virginia Wildflower Pilgrimage at Blackwater Falls State Park May 7-10, 2015

        DAVIS, West Virginia – Cabin spaces are still available for lodging during the 54th Annual West Virginia Wildflower Pilgrimage, scheduled May 7-10, 2015, at Blackwater Falls State Park. The Blackwater Falls Lodge is full for this...

    published 30 days, 2 hours ago

  37. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Cabell County

    Register for April 24 session on business fundamentals HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, April 24, in Cabell County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 29 days, 21 hours ago

  38. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of March 30 – April 3, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of March 16, 2015   Anthony Creek Bear Rocks Lake Big Clear Creek Blackwater River Buckhannon River Buffalo Creek (Brooke) Buffalo Creek (Logan) Bullskin...

    published 27 days, 10 hours ago

  39. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Hosts “Go Out and See a Show” at American Mountain Theater in Ekins

    April 3 event marks season opening for music and comedy variety show ELKINS, West Virginia (April 3, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia celebrated the April 3 season opening of American Mountain Theater (AMT) in Elkins with “Go Out and See a...

    published 27 days, 10 hours ago

  40. 2015 New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend includes area West Virginia State Parks, April 25, 26

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Celebrate the glories of Appalachian spring from the rim of the gorge to the river during the Twelfth Annual New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend, April 24 – 26, 2015. Each activity or program...

    published 26 days, 10 hours ago

  41. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Wood County

    Register for April 28 session on Business Fundamentals PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, April 28, in Wood County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 25 days, 23 hours ago

  42. West Virginia has contributed $500,000 to waterfowl conservation

    Ducks Unlimited recognizes WVDNR for Canadian habitat support             OMAHA, Nebraska - With this year’s contribution, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources reached the $500,000 mark for...

    published 25 days, 10 hours ago

  43. It’s Electric! Audra State Park moves into 2015 with 30-amp service camping sites

        BUCKHANNON, West Virginia – Audra State Park has installed 30-amp electrical service to some of its camp sites, thanks to funding from the Barbour County Commission. According to Audra State Park Superintendent Jon Teets, the...

    published 25 days, 10 hours ago

  44. Oglebay Resort and Conference Center to Host 2015 West Virginia Governor's Conference on Tourism

    Event set for October 26-28, 2015 CHARLESTON, West Virginia (April 9, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today announced Oglebay Resort and Conference Center has been selected to host the 2015 West Virginia Governor’s Conference on Tourism,...

    published 24 days, 10 hours ago

  45. Public Employees Golf Tournament May 18 at Twin Falls State Park

    Registration due by May 14     MULLENS, West Virginia – The 24th annual West Virginia Public Employees Golf Tournament is scheduledfor May 18 at Twin Falls State Park with a shotgun start at 10 a.m.  Participants must be...

    published 24 days, 10 hours ago

  46. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County

    Register for April 30 session on Business Fundamentals CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, April 30, in Kanawha County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 24 days, 10 hours ago

  47. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of April 6-10, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of April 6, 2015   Anthony Creek Beech Fork Tailwaters Berwind Lake Big Sandy Creek Blackwater River Boley Lake Brandywine Lake Brushy Fork Lake ...

    published 23 days, 10 hours ago

  48. Anglers who catch tagged trout stocked at five West Virginia State Parks are eligible for rewards

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Anglers who catch a special tagged trout at one of five West Virginia state parks are eligible to receive special rewards while at the same time providing valuable information for biological...

    published 20 days, 10 hours ago

  49. OPEN CASTING CALL: TV Commercials & still photo shoot for WV State Parks

    Seeking male and female individuals for roles in upcoming commercials for WV State Parks including video and photography. Must be able to take direction. A moderate level of physical activity may be required during production (e.g., hiking, biking,...

    published 21 days, 10 hours ago

  50. West Virginia’s spring gobbler season opens April 27, 2015

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Spring gobbler season opens in West Virginia Monday, April 27 and runs through Saturday, May 23. Hunters may kill only one bearded turkey per day, but they...

    published 20 days, 10 hours ago

  51. West Virginia Master Naturalists State Conference June 12-14, 2015

                ELKINS, W.Va. – The West Virginia Master Naturalist program will have its sixth annual conference June 12-14, 2015, on the campus of Davis & Elkins College in Elkins. Members...

    published 19 days, 10 hours ago

  52. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Mingo County during National Small Business Week

    No charge for May 5 session in honor of America’s entrepreneurs WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, in Mingo County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 18 days, 18 hours ago

  53. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Ohio County during National Small Business Week

    No charge for May 5 session in honor of America’s entrepreneurs WHEELING, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 5, in Ohio County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 19 days, 10 hours ago

  54. Lifeguard certification class at Pipestem State Park April 24-26, 2015

        PIPESTEM, West Virginia – Individuals who want to become certified as lifeguards Is invited to take a certification class at Pipestem Resort State Park later this month.     “The three-day course, April 24,...

    published 19 days, 10 hours ago

  55. West Virginia State Parks ready for camping

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Camping is trending and West Virginia’s state parks are ready for the 2015 camping season. “Our campsite reservation process is underway by mail, phone, walk-in and online,” said Sam England,...

    published 18 days, 10 hours ago

  56. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Hardy County during National Small Business Week

    Register for May 7 session on business fundamentals MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 7, in Hardy County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 18 days, 10 hours ago

  57. Adventure Advisory: May Days

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com; click the Calendar tab. Event...

    published 17 days, 10 hours ago

  58. Wi-Fi at Beech Fork State Park increases popularity as a vacation destination

        BARBOURSVILLE, West Virginia – Beech Fork State Park is now offering free Wi-Fi service to overnight guests at all six deluxe cabins and to campground guests at the park headquarters. Wi-Fi service is available at all six...

    published 17 days, 10 hours ago

  59. Tygart Lake State Park Cleanup Day, April 25, 2015

        GRAFTON, West Virginia – Tygart Lake State Park, in conjunction with Tygart Lake U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, will be holding an Earth Day Celebration cleanup day Saturday, April 25, 2015. Anyone interested in volunteering is...

    published 17 days, 10 hours ago

  60. WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA HOSTS “GO OUTSIDE AND DIG RAMPS”

    Activities include ramp dig and cooking demonstration CHARLESTON, West Virginia (April 16, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today hosted “Go Outside and Dig Ramps.” The day’s activities began with a ramp dig in Rock Cave and concluded with...

    published 15 days, 23 hours ago

  61. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of April 13-17, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of April 13, 2015   Anthony Creek Back Fork of Elk River Baker Lake (Children & Class Q) Bear Rocks Lake Big Clear Creek Big Run Lake Blackwater River ...

    published 16 days, 19 hours ago

  62. West Virginia FILMmakers Festival Call for Submissions

    SUTTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia FILMmakers Festival, which will be held in Sutton’s Elk Theatre the weekend of October 2 - 4 is expanding its winner categories this year.  "Exciting news this year is that we are including a WV FILMmaker winner...

    published 16 days, 10 hours ago

  63. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County during National Small Business Week

    No charge for May 7 session in honor of America’s entrepreneurs CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, May 7, in Kanawha County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 15 days, 17 hours ago

  64. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Cabell County during National Small Business Week

    No charge for May 8 session in honor of America’s entrepreneurs HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, May 8, in Cabell County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small...

    published 16 days, 10 hours ago

  65. An outdoor office: lifeguarding opportunities at West Virginia State Parks

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – West Virginia’s state parks operate and maintain 22 swimming pools for public use as well as for those using parks for summer vacation. They offer attractive summer employment opportunities and...

    published 13 days, 10 hours ago

  66. Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park dedicated as Old Growth Forest site

        SUMMERSVILLE, West Virginia – Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park has been recognized as part of the Old Growth Forest Network. Joan Maloof, founder and director of the Old Growth Forest Network, presented a certificate of...

    published 12 days, 10 hours ago

  67. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Putnam County

    Register for May 12 session on Business Fundamentals WINFIELD, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 12, in Putnam County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

    published 11 days, 22 hours ago

  68. Governor Tomblin Proclaims April as Arbor Month in W.Va.

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has designated April as Arbor Month throughout the state of West Virginia. “West Virginia is blessed with 12 million acres of hardwood forests. I encourage all citizens to observe and recognize the...

    published 11 days, 18 hours ago

  69. W.Va.’s Tree City USA Communities Hold Arbor Day Celebrations

    Events scheduled throughout April and May CHARLESTON, W.Va. – By the calendar, National Arbor Day is Friday, April 24, 2015; however, celebrations are planned across the state throughout April and May. Urban Forester Bob Hannah said the...

    published 11 days, 18 hours ago

  70. Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners from McDowell and Ritchie Counties

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Division of Forestry officials announced two winners in the 2015 West Virginia Arbor Day Poster Contest. McKaylee Lynch, a homeschool student in Harrisville, Ritchie County, took top prize in the fourth-grade ...

    published 11 days, 18 hours ago

  71. Natural Resources Commission Quarterly Meeting, 1 p.m., Sunday, May 3, 2015

    Oglebay Resort and Conference Center, Wheeling     WHEELING, W.Va. – The next quarterly meeting of the West Virginia Natural Resources Commission is scheduled for Sunday, May 3, 2015, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Oglebay Resort...

    published 10 days, 10 hours ago

  72. Tourism Industry Projects to Receive $1.19 Million in Matching Funds to Attract Visitors to the State

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia tourism industry projects totaling more than $2.6 million have been approved by the West Virginia Tourism Commission to receive $1.19 million in matching funds through the Matching Advertising Partnership Program ...

    published 10 days, 10 hours ago

  73. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of April 20-24, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of April 20, 2015   Anawalt Lake Anthony Creek Anthony Creek Back Fork of Elk (C&R) Beechfork Tailwaters Big Sandy Creek Blackwater River Boley Lake ...

    published 9 days, 10 hours ago

  74. Cathedral State Park recognized as part of Old Growth Forest Network

        AURORA, West Virginia –On Earth Day, April 22, 2015, Cathedral State Park was recognized as part of the Old Growth Forest Network, one of four in West Virginia with this designation. “Mother Nature was in attendance,” according...

    published 6 days, 10 hours ago

  75. Fly fishing clinic and train ride at Cass Scenic Railroad May 29-31, 2015

        CASS, West Virginia – An introduction to fly fishing, equipment and materials used in fly tying and common knots used in fly fishing is the weekend focus at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park May 29-31, 2015. “Most importantly,...

    published 5 days, 1 hour ago

  76. Saw-whet Owls and Warblers Weekend at Blackwater Falls State Park, May 29-31, 2015

        DAVIS, West Virginia – Hearing the diminutive “toot” of a saw-whet owl or the sighting of a returning warbler are possible at a new birding weekend offered at Blackwater Falls State Park.  Saw-whet Owls and Warblers Weekend...

    published 4 days, 10 hours ago

  77. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Logan County

    Register for May 19 session on business fundamentals MOUNT GAY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 19, in Logan County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

    published 3 days, 17 hours ago

  78. “Old Friends,” veterans of armed forces and barbershop music, perform at Blackwater Falls State Park May 23, 2015

                DAVIS, West Virginia – Four men wearing red, white and blue ties and sporting spats will be in harmony at Blackwater Falls State Park May 23, 2015.      ...

    published 3 days, 10 hours ago

  79. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Grant County

    Register for May 14 session on business fundamentals PETERSBURG, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 14, in Grant County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 3 days, 37 minutes ago

  80. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Nicholas County

    Register for May 20 session on Business Fundamentals SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, in Nicholas County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 3 days, 10 hours ago

  81. West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of April 27 – May 1, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of April 27, 2015   Anthony Creek Bear Rocks Lake Big Clear Creek Blackwater River Buckhannon River Buffalo Creek (Brooke) Buffalo Creek (Logan) Bullskin...

    published 2 days, 10 hours ago

  82. WVSBDC celebrates National Small Business Week

    Waives fee for business fundamentals workshops May 4 - 8 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In honor of entrepreneurs during National Small Business Week May 4 - 8, the West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer workshops for startup businesses...

    published 1 day, 19 hours ago

  83. U.S. Small Business Administration West Virginia District Office announces 2015 Small Business Week award winners

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Small Business Administration's West Virginia District Office recently announced the 2015 Small Business Week award winners along with the state's top small business SBA lenders. The winners will be formally...

    published 21 hours, 52 minutes ago

  84. WVSBDC joins celebration of America’s SBDC 35th anniversary

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This year marks the 35th anniversary of America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), which represents the nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers. America’s SBDC is the largest technical assistance program...

  85. New business coaches, network coordinator, join WVSBDC to assist state’s small businesses

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC) has appointed new business coaches and a network coordinator to assist small businesses across the state. Steve Johnson serves as the new WVSBDC network coordinator...

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