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    Thursday, January 18, 2018
    The Charleston Area Alliance recently enhanced its business retention and expansion program to empower businesses already based in the Charleston area.  “Enhancing our business retention and expansion program is a proven way for us to identify and address concerns and issues of our existing business base and to also identify opportunities to stimulate local job growth,” said Matt Ballard, the ...read more
    Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    The Charleston Area Alliance Board of Directors elected Brian Bruce, president of West Virginia American Water, as a new member at its Dec. 12 meeting.  Bruce is responsible for all aspects of the West Virginia American Water business, including customer, regulatory and local government relationships and operational and financial performance, and is the principal external contact for American ...read more
    Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    Register today for the premiere business event of the year: the Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce 2018 Issues & Eggs Legislative Breakfast at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 at the Charleston Marriott Town Center. Presented with title sponsorship from West Virginia American Water, Issues & Eggs is an enriching kickoff for the legislative session and shines a spotlight on policies that promote ...read more
    Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    The more than two dozen businesses that participated in the Charleston Area Alliance inaugural Holiday Window Display Contest have made downtown Charleston a wondrous place to visit this holiday season.  Sponsored by WCHS-TV, the competition has produced enchanting store windows decked out in lights and tinsel trim seemingly around every corner. Participants include downtown businesses with ...read more
    Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    VoixRx, a business startup created by University of Charleston School of Pharmacy students, won $6,000 to scale up its operations at Thrive, the Alliance’s community-based approach to supporting local entrepreneurs.  Created by Kofi Amegadje, a dual PharmD/MBA student; and Stephanie Turner and Rawlings Ebot Enow, third-year PharmD students, VioxRx is developing a new communication method ...read more
    Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    The Charleston Area Alliance has released its Community Art Project, a 9 x 7’ painting, commissioned by Jack O’Hearn.   Throughout the summer at the Alliance’s Downtown Streetfest block parties, O’Hearn engaged community members to create a drawing based on their meaning of community. More than 150 individuals contributed pictures illustrating their perspective of the Kanawha Valley.   O’Hearn ...read more
    Monday, December 11, 2017
    Aronfield Agency, a full-service creative marketing and advertising agency, will mark the opening of its new office location at 208 Hale Street with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and holiday party on Thursday, December 21.   The ribbon cutting will take place at 4:30 p.m. The holiday party will follow at 6 p.m. Musician Emmalea Deal will perform and mixed media art from Beckley Underground will be ...read more
    Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    Save on daily expenses, manage your operations more efficiently and keep your business growing by taking advantage of one of the Charleston Area Alliance’s tools designed to help you improve your bottom line.  Alliance members receive exclusive savings on the Constant Contact suite of products, access to group purchasing benefits on office supplies through Office Depot and low cost meeting space ...read more