Articles Archive for February 2011
Title: Join woMEn on the BridgeLocation: South Bridge Charleston, WVLink out: Click hereDescription: Thousands of women will come together on bridges all over the world on March 8, to celebrate International Women’s Day to promote peace and women empowerment! This event began on a bridge connecting the war-ravaged nations of Rwanda and Congo to build a bridge of peace and hope.
Wear orange and blue in honor of women who are victims of war and to celebrate women empowerment! See you on the BRIDGE!
Title: 2011 woman of achievement luncheonLocation: 300 Court St Charleston, WV 25301 (304) 347-8700Link out: Click hereDescription: March 3, 2011
Noon – 1:30 pm
Embassy Suites Hotel
What does it mean to be a Woman of Achievement? A Woman of Achievement is a female trailblazer, whose contributions to the greater Kanawha Valley and to society deem her a role model for young women and perpetuate the YWCA’s mission of empowering women.
This year’s Women of Achievement, Mary Frances Bleidt, Virginia King, Dr. Elizabeth Spangler and the sixth annual BrickStreet Empowerment Award winner Elvina Walker …
Calling all chili lovers! The annual Green Chili Shoot Out is happening on March 19 at the Capitol Market. The cook off is open to individuals as well as corporate teams for the Corporate Green Chili Challenge. Profit from this event will benefit the National MS Society.
Interested participants are requested to register on or before March 7, 2011. For more details about the cook off and to register, call (304) 344-1905.
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One Stop, a West Virginia based chain of convenience stores, has over 40 stores across the state, 7 of which are in Charleston and 9 around the greater Charleston area. Open 24 hours a day, One Stop aims to provide everything a customer would need from fuel to household necessities to hot meals at reasonable prices.
What sets One Stop apart from other convenience stores is its connection with the community. For One Stop, it’s not enough to provide the convenience to the consumer — they also give back to the …
Title: Broadway in Charleston – All Shook UpLocation: Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences One Clay Square Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Mar 22, 2011 7:30PM
It’s a square little town until a guitar playin’ and hip swivelin’ hunk rides in and has everyone jumpin’ out of their blue suede shoes . With more than 24 Elvis hits, All Shook Up kick starts a chain reaction of romances and rebellion through the power of rock n roll music! You can’t help fallin’ in love with All Shook Up. Rock …
Title: Capital City Gospel SingLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: The 14th Annual Capital City Gospel Sing will be at the Charleston Municipal Auditorium March 25, 2011 at 7:00pm.
The award winning Inspirations, and Primitive Quartet, along with McKameys, Good Shepherd Quarter and Mike Upright.
Tickets go on sale February 7, 2011 at 10:00am at the Charleston Civic Center Box Office, ticketmaster.com or by calling 1.800.745.3000.
Ticket prices are: artist circle $20,00, main floor $18.00 and balcony at $16.00. Group tickets are available thru the …
Title: Wild OceanLocation: Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences One Clay Square Charleston, WEST VIRGINIA 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Dive into Wild Ocean, a dazzling, symphonic giant-screen film about man and nature that captures one of the world’s greatest spectacles. Each year a massive feeding frenzy takes place in the oceans of South Africa as billions of fish migrate up the KwaZulu-Natal Wild Coast. Breaching whales, frenzied sharks, herding dolphins and diving gannets compete in an epic underwater struggle for survival. It’s a thrilling underwater adventure for the whole …
Title: Free Lunchtime Lecture – Backyard Astronomy with William RouseLocation: Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences One Clay Square Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Do you wish you could identify stars and constellations in the nighttime sky? Do you have aspirations of becoming an amateur astronomer? Learn from the Clay Center’s Electric Sky™ Theater Manager William Rouse as he gives some helpful hints and advice on getting started.Date: 2011-03-09
Doug Maxwell lost his left arm and his right leg at age ten, from a horrific childhood accident involving a tree, a power line, and a little boy’s sense of adventure.
That sense of adventure did not appear to dwindle over the years, as the 40-year-old Charleston resident conquered Mount Kilimanjaro — the tallest in Africa at 19,341 feet.
Maxwell has always loved the outdoors — he liked skiing and rock climbing. He was in such great shape that he was able to carry loads comparable to people with full …