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    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    The Charleston Area Alliance today applauded the announcement by the Appalachian Regional Commission that it has awarded a nearly $80,000 technical assistance grant to study the potential for a craft beer and spirit trail in central and western West Virginia.The Alliance brought together the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), Putnam County Economic Development Authority, Huntington Area Development ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Friday, December 21, 2018
    Winners announced for Charleston Area Alliance’s second annual Holiday Window Display Contest  Charleston, W.Va. – The Charleston Area Alliance’s second annual Holiday Window Display Contest has been lighting up downtown throughout the month of December. More than 30 businesses and organizations decorated their windows as part of the contest. Six awards – including a people’s choice award – were ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 05, 2018
    The Charleston Area Alliance recently worked with the City of Charleston to secure Opportunity Zone status for four tracts in Charleston – Downtown, the East End, near the West Side/Elk City, and Kanawha City. Through this community development program established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, long-term investments will be encouraged and driven to these areas of the city. ...read more
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    Monday, June 04, 2018
    Charleston, W.Va. – With more than two dozen West Virginia-based craft breweries making a growing economic impact across the state, the Charleston Area Alliance today announced that it has teamed up with scientists at Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center (MATRIC) to help these small businesses operate more efficiently. Working with the West Virginia Craft Brewers Guild, MATRIC ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic