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    Friday, October 20, 2017
    The Charleston Area Alliance is looking for local innovators with a great idea and startups looking to expand to participate in Thrive, the organization’s community-based approach to supporting local entrepreneurs. Presented with title sponsorship from Dow Chemical, Thrive gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to take the stage to present their crowdfunding pitch campaign, competing against one ...read more
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    The Charleston Area Alliance is the proud recipient of the 2017 McDonalds of the Tri-State community grant for its community art project: a Painting by the Community, by the Community. The Alliance commissioned Jack O’Hearn, a Charleston-based artist who focuses on interactive installation art, to engage the community for the large-scale painting. During Downtown Streetfest block parties ...read more
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    EnAct Community Action is seeking proposals from a consultant to perform a Comprehensive Community Needs Assessment its five-county area, including, Kanawha, Clay, Putnam, Boone and Fayette.  EnAct provides multiple services to low income individuals and families that are dealing with the obstacles of poverty on a daily basis. This wide range of services assist with the identification of these ...read more
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    This holiday season Charleston Area Alliance encourages businesses to decorate downtown Charleston storefronts. Whether you inspire onlookers with twinkling lights, give them toothaches with gigantic candy canes or take them through a whimsical journey – the holiday window display competition, sponsored by WCHS-TV, will surely draw the masses to come downtown and shop small. If you are a ...read more
    Monday, October 16, 2017
    SLS, a company specizlizing in surveying, core drilling, aerial mapping and 3D scanning, will announce its Charleston expansion plans and showcase its new optical gas imaging (OGI) and mapping drone fleet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Charleston Area Alliance, located at 1116 Smith St. in Charleston.  The Glenville-based company is the first West Virginia-based business to offer an elite ...read more
    Monday, October 09, 2017
    Ever peered in a vacant storefront window or looked up to a downtown condominium curious about the space and its use? Make plans to attend the Charleston Area Alliance Urban Living Week Oct. 17-19, celebrating the reasons to live, work and play in downtown Charleston. Tour new and updated downtown residential units at Generation Charleston’s Loft Walk 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17; check out ...read more
    Monday, October 09, 2017
    Shop, stroll and discover downtown Charleston at ArtWalk, a free self-guided walking tour of downtown shops and galleries, 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. During October, ArtWalk is a part of Charleston Area Alliance Urban Living Week Oct. 17-19, celebrating the reasons to live, work and play in downtown Charleston. Tour new and updated downtown residential units at Generation Charleston’s Loft Walk ...read more
    Monday, October 09, 2017
    Armstrong Insurance Group, an American National insurance agency, will celebrate its opening with a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at the agency, located at 5035 Elk River Rd. S. in Elkview.   “We’d like to thank Armstrong Insurance Group for its investment in the Kanawha Valley and congratulate the insurance practice on its grand opening,” said Matt Ballard, CEO of the Charleston ...read more
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Community members and Charleston Police Department officers will come together for National Coffee with a Cop Day at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 at the Charleston Area Alliance to discuss ideas and learn more about each other. Presented by the Charleston Area Alliance, Coffee with a Cop provides an opportunity for community members to sit down with officers – over coffee – and ask questions or share ...read more
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Join Generation Charleston for its Gain Prosper Succeed (GPS) breakfast with West Virginia Secretary of Commerce Woody Thrasher at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the West Virginia Department of Commerce. Thrasher will offer an overview of why millenials are vitally important to the state’s economic success and details on the Department of Commerce’s work to promote economic growth, including creating ...read more
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    The Charleston Area Allliance will host a Lunch & Learn at noon Thursday, Oct. 26 on better business communication, presented by Jens Kiel, CEO and founder of Made in Germany. “We communicate our business every day, and it reflects our work ethics, our capabilities, and our motivations,” said Kiel. “But the tools of our trade do not come with a manual. Wouldn’t it be great to know the standards ...read more
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    Congratulations to US Methanol on its groundbreaking ceremony for the company’s methanol production plant: Liberty One in Institute. The company will begin construction this fall and is expected to start production in 2018. The Liberty One is being relocated from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The plant will produce approximately 200,000 metric tons of methanol per year and create approximately 50 ...read more
    Tuesday, August 29, 2017
    The Charleston Area Alliance congratulates Atlanta-based N3 on its decision to open operations at the West Virginia Regional Technology Park, which N3 projects will employ 300 as demand for the company’s sales acceleration and cloud-based support programs grow. N3 is an integrated sales and marketing execution firm that drives cloud revenue for technology leaders including Microsoft, ...read more
    Friday, August 25, 2017
    The Charleston Area Alliance announces its 2018 Leadership Kanawha Valley class, the region’s premier leadership development program.  The Leadership Kanawha Valley program prepares a diverse group of leaders to serve as agents and sustainers of positive change for the quality of life in the Kanawha Valley.  Sponsored by Frontier Communications and Thomas Health System, the program serves as an ...read more
    Wednesday, August 09, 2017
    Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to the empowerment of women in the Kanawha Valley, the Charleston Area Alliance is proud to announce Dr. Julie Robinson, chief scientist for the International Science Station for NASA at Johnson Space Center, as its Elevations luncheon keynote speaker Oct. 19 at The Clay Center.   Robinson will share how the ISS is yielding results across fields as diverse as ...read more