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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 11:45am

Local leaders have parlayed redevelopment of the Taylor, Smith and Taylor pottery property into an opportunity to do something similar at another northern Hancock County site, this time with technical assistance from the state as part of the "Communities of Achievement" program.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 9:47am

Could your community be more successful? Are you unsure where to start?  Get things rolling by entering the Successful Communities Contest.  You could win one of four $500 awards from the Orton Family Foundation to benefit your community!


Friday, August 16, 2013 - 11:54am

The IRS has increased its monitoring of nonprofits, has stepped up efforts to check on charity compliance, and is performing exams on employment tax issues. Nonprofits are being scrutinized more than ever. Attend this workshop to learn from Tax Translator Steve Hoffman why it is ‘our turn’ in the barrel and what you need to do to be prepared.

PRESENTED BY: West Virginia Nonprofit Association   •   SPONSORED BY: BBB&T

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 11:23am

 The annual Community Leadership Academy helps emerging and established leaders identify and build on their community’s assets to take advantage of development issues in West Virginia and surrounding regions. 

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 9:23am

 This one-half day training course is designed to teach small business owners the importance of financial statements and how they can be used to make better business decisions. There is no cost for this course however, attendance space is limited and prompt registration is recommended. To register: 704.954.1106

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 2:24pm

Today marks the one month countdown to our 2013 Entrepreneurs' Café All-Star event. Our goal is to sell 100 tickets by Sunday, September 1, 2013. This will ensure a MINIMUM award of $5,000 to the winning presenter.  We have received a $1,000 contribution to defer food costs.  I am still aggressively seeking a sponsorship to provide funds for the pre-event reception (beer/wine purchase) and assist with participant travel stipends.