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    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    House of Hounds will mark the opening of its Charleston location at 1111 Lee Street East with a ribbon cutting at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 28. “We’d like to congratulate the House of Hounds on its second location and its continued growth throughout the Kanawha Valley,” said Matt Ballard, CEO of the Charleston Area Alliance. House of Hounds is a pet boutique, professional grooming ...read more
    Friday, April 21, 2017
    The Charleston Area Alliance International Tour Program just completed an 11-day sailing on the Rhine River exploring some of Europe’s most exciting river ports. More than 25 Alliance members and guests from the Kanawha Valley joined the 2017 International Tour for two nights in Lucerne, Switzerland before cruising from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The group hit all the ...read more
    Friday, April 21, 2017
    Dr. Anne Fischer, program manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), will present "DARPA: Creating Breakthrough Technologies for National Security" at the Charleston Area Alliance Elevations Professional Women’s Network Luncheon at noon Monday, June 26 at Embassy Suites. ​DARPA developed the Internet and shepherded inventions like pocket-sized GPS, ...read more
    Friday, April 21, 2017
    Advantage Valley received a grant for $800,000 from the Robert C. Byrd Institute as funded through the Appalachian Regional Commission’s POWER initiative and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to support a business coach/retention specialist housed within the Charleston Area Alliance, Huntington Area Development Council and the Putnam County Economic Development Authority. The grant ...read more
    Friday, April 21, 2017
    The Charleston Area Alliance has secured a $13,000 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant for Project West Invest, the Charleston Police Department community engagement program. Developed by Charleston Police Cpl. Errol Randle and Detective Eddie Whitehead, Project West Invest works to build and maintain lasting relationships and community trust by helping police officers purchase and renovate ...read more
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    Generation Charleston, the Charleston Area Alliance’s young talent organization, is helping to ensure that the state’s highways and public lands are free of trash as part of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Make It Shine cleanup 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, April 22. Generation Charleston members and friends will pick up litter along U.S. 119, off the ...read more
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    Generation Charleston, the Charleston Area Alliance’s young talent committee, will host a membership drive 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 20 during Downtown Charleston ArtWalk outside Ivor’s Trunk, along Lee Way. Stop by the Generation Charleston event to learn how the group works to connect, engage and make a difference in the Kanawha Valley. “Our programming goal is to integrate ...read more
    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    More than two dozen downtown Charleston shops and galleries will open their doors into the evening for ArtWalk 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 20. Locals and visitors alike flock to ArtWalk, sponsored by the Masters Law Firm, for this monthly celebration of the arts – strolling, shopping and exploring the boutiques that make West Virginia’s capital city distinct. Following ArtWalk, the Clay ...read more
    Friday, March 31, 2017
    Pioneer West Virginia Federal Credit Union will mark the opening of its new headquarters and branch with a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 18 at 1316 Kanawha Blvd. E. The credit union’s new 14,000 square foot, two-story structure is adjacent to its long-standing Kanawha Boulevard headquarters. “We’d like to thank Pioneer West Virginia Federal Credit Union for its ...read more
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Steven M. Rubin, managing member of Penn Avenue Holdings, JBS Resources and Rubin Brothers, was recently elected chairman of the Charleston Area Alliance Board of Directors. “Steve is a dedicated supporter and advocate of the Charleston Area Alliance,” said Matt Ballard, president and CEO of the Alliance. “Over the years he has been a sounding board and a source of wisdom. He is ...read more
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    From block party fun at Downtown Streetfest to hole-in-one excitement at Downtown Open, there is plenty to see and experience throughout the warm weather months in downtown Charleston. The Charleston Area Alliance community-based events return this summer with Downtown Streetfest, the Brown Bag Concert Series, the Go to Hale Block Party and the pop-up miniature golf course Downtown Open. ...read more
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    The Charleston Area Alliance honored 13 individuals and organizations for their positive impact on the Kanawha Valley at the 10th Annual We Love Our Community Awards March 21 at the University of Charleston Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center. Sponsored by Spilman Thomas & Battle, the awards program honored: ​Kanawha Heritage: Pugh Furniture celebrates 100 years since its ...read more
    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    The Charleston Area Alliance Downtown Open pop-up putt-putt course will return Saturday, June 24 - Saturday, July 8 set along the sidewalks of downtown Charleston. Each hole is customized by a business sponsor, resulting in a unique, one-of-a-kind miniature golf course. Downtown Open gives locals and visitors alike a reason to explore downtown, showcases regional companies and small businesses ...read more
    Monday, February 27, 2017
    The Charleston Area Alliance Board of Directors elected six new members – Jack Rossi, Ellen Cappellanti, David Ferretti, Eric Hicks, Daniel Lauffer and Benjamin Thomas – at its Annual Meeting Feb. 16. Rossi is rejoining the Alliance Board, having previously served as the Charleston Area Alliance Chairman of the Board for six years until stepping down in 2010. He is currently the ...read more
    Monday, February 27, 2017
    The Charleston Area Alliance will honor the best and the brightest in the Kanawha Valley at its annual We Love Our Community Awards at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 at the University of Charleston Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center. Sponsored by Spilman Thomas & Battle, the awards program recognizes 13 individuals, organizations or programs that have devoted a significant amount of ...read more