Articles Archive for January 2012
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The 2012 West Virginia Official State Travel Guide has arrived and is available free by request or at Welcome Centers statewide, courtesy of the West Virginia Division of Tourism.
Travelers will find all the information they need at their fingertips. Shopping, dining, lodging, outdoor recreation and entertainment is conveniently arranged by travel region. The guide also contains a 2012 calendar of events occurring statewide.
The guide’s compact size makes it easy to carry in a backpack, glove box or saddlebags. In addition, smart phone users can gain immediate access to online information …
Title: NY NY Gala with Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr.Location: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: The Appalachian Children’s Chorus (ACC) is excited to announce America’s Got Talent winner and West Virginia native, Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr, will perform for ACC’s Gala on Friday, February 24, 2012 at the Maier Performance Hall of the Clay Center. Landau’s concert at this event will benefit the Appalachian Children’s Chorus as well as the Children’s Home Society. He will also perform with the members of the Appalachian Children’s Chorus.
Title: Disney on IceLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV Link out: Click hereDescription: Disney on Ice presents “100 Years of Magic” in the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum on February 23 – 26, 2012.
Thursday, February 23 – 7:00pm
Friday, February 24 – 10:30am & 7:00pm
Saturday, February 25 – 11:00am; 3:00pm & 7:00pm
Sunday, February 26 – 1:00pm
Tickets are on sale at the Civic Center Box Office, ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
Prices: $45.00; $30.00; $24.00; $18.00; $14.00 depending upon seating location
Start Date: 2012-02-23End Date: 2012-02-26
Title: WV Sports ShowLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WVLink out: Click hereDescription: WV Sports Show
February 17 – 19, 2012
Friday, February 17 – 2pm – 10pm
Saturday, February 18 – 10am – 10pm
Sunday, February 19 – noon – 5pm
Children 6-12 $1.00 with paying Adult
Children under 6 Free Start Date: 2012-02-17End Date: 2012-02-19
The Kanawha County Public Library is holding a writing contest. Teens are asked to write a story or poem to express their feelings about Valentine’s Day.
The entries must be submitted during February at any library location or emailed to amy.a…@kanawhalibrary.org. A release form, available on the KCPL website at http://kanawhalibrary.org/pdfs/artwork_release_form.pdf, must be included.
A prize will be awarded to the top three entries chosen by library staff. Entries will be posted on the library’s website, and winners will be notified when their prize is ready to be picked up.
Google’s fifth annual Doodle 4 Google contest for students in kindergarten through 12th grade is now open. This year’s theme is “If I could travel in time, I’d visit…” The entry deadline is March 20, and only one entry is allowed per student.
The national winner receives a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school, a Google Chromebook computer, a Wacom digital design tablet, a T-shirt featuring his or her doodle and a trip to New York for an awards ceremony May 17. Plus, his …
Title: Elevations: Professional Women’s LuncheonLocation: Charleston, WVLink out: Click hereDescription: Professional Women’s Luncheon
Thursday, Feb. 2
Summit Conference Center
12 – 1:30pm
When it comes to running one of the Mid-Atlantic region’s top marketing firms, the team at Charles Ryan Associates has learned that two heads can be better than one.
Two years ago, the agency, founded by West Virginia advertising legend Charles Ryan, implemented a number of innovative changes that included a unique management structure.
The top staff position is now shared by managing partners Caryn Durham and Susan Lavenski, who will share …
Title: JAMFest! Fuel Your Spirit Cheer and DanceLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: The Charleston Civic Center is glad to have JAMfest FUEL YOUR SPIRIT Cheer and Dance to be held in the Coliseum February 11, 2012
This is a free one day event. The schedule will be put out later in January so you can watch our website for details or you are welcom to go to:http://www.jamfest.com/Competitions/Lite/CharlestonWV.php?ID=104
for more details.Date: 2012-02-11
Title: Who Decides Patient Treatment?Location: University of Charleston, Geary AuditoriumLink out: Click hereDescription: The Healthcare Forum featuring Tommy Thompson, former governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, currently running for the U.S. Senate; and Tony Coelho, former U.S. congressman from California and sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act is on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in Geary Auditorium, Riggleman Hall, on the UC campus. For more information, call the UC Communications Office at 304-357-4716.Date: 2012-01-31
Title: West Virginia Symphony Open HouseLocation: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: 5-7:00 pm
Maestro Cooper, WVSO Board of Directors, and Charleston Area Alliance cordially invites you to Caribbean Oasis Celebrating Percussion Week at the Symphony with A Steel Drum Band Caribbean flavors from the Islands & Umbrealla drinks.