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    Thursday, February 09, 2017
    Cricket Wireless will celebrate the opening of its new authorized retail store in Charleston with a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 at the retail store, located at 5707 MacCorkle Ave., Suite 110 in The Shops at Kanawha Mall. “We welcome Cricket Wireless as a new choice in wireless service to residents and businesses in the Kanawha Valley,” said Matt Ballard, president and CEO ...read more
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    Before Walt Disney built the happiest place on earth, he relied on Buzz Price to help him locate it. A research economist who pioneered the concept of site-selection feasibility studies, Price in 1953 handpicked the 160 aces of orange groves in the then-sleepy city of Anaheim, California as the ideal location for the future home of Disneyland. It took him 12-weeks to put together his economic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    For 15 years ArtWalk has been a staple creative event in Downtown Charleston - each month bringing hundreds of people to stroll, shop and celebrate the local art community. The monthly event is the third Thursday of each month March - December, except in June when it moves to the week of FestivALL and in November when it is the day after Thanksgiving. In 2017 ArtWalk is 5-8 p.m.: March 16 April ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    A team from the Charleston Area Alliance will serve as business mentors at the Kent State University Fashion/Tech Hackathon, a 36-hour event that brings together teams of students in fashion, computer science, engineering, math and physics from across the country to come up with apps and software that tie digital thinking to fashion. The visit is part of the Alliance’s Radical ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Monday, January 23, 2017
    Downtown Charleston business and property owners and Charleston Police Department officers will come together for Coffee with a Cop to discuss ideas and learn more about each other at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31 at Capitol Conference Center. Presented by the Charleston Area Alliance, Coffee with a Cop provides the opportunity for Downtown Charleston stakeholders to sit down with officers – ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
    A delegation of representatives from the Charleston Area Alliance and the City of Charleston recently visited Greenville, SC to learn about the city’s redevelopment, explore its downtown and meet with city officials and business leaders. Susie Salisbury, the Alliance’s vice president of community development; Terrell Ellis, Terrell Ellis & Associates president and Alliance board ...read more
    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
    As 2016 winds to a close, we finish an exciting chapter in economic and community development in the Kanawha Valley. Our work this year focused on the importance of quality of life to attract talent, entrepreneurship and encouraging local business. Competing for success in a global marketplace means creating a community where workers, entrepreneurs and businesses want to locate, invest and expand. ...read more
    Carr Richards Shingleton Three new board members have been elected to serve on the Charleston Area Alliance Board of Directors. Tessa Carr is currently a Senior Manager in the tax department at Arnett Carbis Toothman, where she began in 2009. She provides tax and accounting services to a variety of clients, including, small businesses, non-profit entities, manufactures and publicly traded ...read more
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