Leveling Up at the 2023 Member Trade Show 🎮

We had a fantastic evening at the 2023 Member Trade Show presented by Huntington National Bank on Thursday, Sept. 28! Gamers, entrepreneurs, and local professionals came together to make it an epic networking event complete with virtual reality, putt-putt, and classic arcade games! Thank you to our members for bringing their A-game! Share your feedback and thoughts on the event below.

Thank you to our 2023 Member Trade Show Sponsors! Your support powered up the event and took it to a whole new level!

Thank you to our Presenting sponsor Huntington National Bank!

Thank you to our Master level sponsors: AD Interactive, CJ Hughes, and Mountain Health Network

Thank you to our Elite level sponsors: Alpha Technologies, Inc., OVP Health, and Netranom

Thank you to our Ace level sponsor: Huntington Junior College

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Blog: Mastering Marketing Fundamentals -

Unveiling the Power of Customer-Centric Approach

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, understanding your customers is pivotal to success. The days of one-size-fits-all marketing and product-forward perspectives are long gone. Instead, the foundation of any successful marketing strategy lies in understanding your target market.
Learn more about customer personas in this three-part series blog inspired by content from Dr. Ben Eng during a Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn Presented by Ohio Valley Bank. The topic of the session was digital marketing fundamentals. Dr. Eng is the Assistant Provost for Academic Engagement and Innovation, Associate Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, and Executive Director of the iCenter at Marshall University.  
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In Your Business Podcast: Episode 4 🍷

Sip Downtown Brasserie & Siptacular Wine Festival

In this episode, we uncork the secrets of event success with Allison White, the owner of Sip Downtown Brasserie and the mastermind behind Huntington's renowned Siptacular Wine Festival. Journey with us into the wine cellar as we discuss the art of hosting extraordinary events. Discover the keys to securing sponsorships and propelling your event to new heights. Join us for expert insights, actionable tips, and inspiring stories that will not only boost your business but also take your next event to the next level.

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October Lunch & Learn Presented by Ohio Valley Bank:

"It Takes a Village: Understanding & Addressing Substance Use Disorder in Huntington🍴🖊️

October 11 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Cabell Huntington Health Department

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HYP's Costumes & Cocktails Mixer 🎃

Join the Huntington Young Professionals for a spooky Halloween-themed mixer at Schooner's Waterfront Grille from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13.

Each guest will receive a free drink ticket and some appetizers will be provided. Costumes are optional but highly encouraged!

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Serucell Selected as Partner for Rolls-Royce Enthusiast Club "Strive for Perfection" Publications and Showcase

Dr. Walter Neto, M.D., and Dr. Brett Jarrell, M.D., founders of Serucell and Marshall University alumni, are proud to announce the brand’s inclusion in this year’s Strive for Perfection: Celebrating 20 years of Goodwood – an official publication for the International Club for Rolls-Royce and Bentley Enthusiasts.

This prestigious car club with a lasting heritage is set to launch the new 400-page hardback, remarkably illustrated coffee-table book at Grosvenor House hotel in central London on Friday, October 6, 2023. Serucell will join the carefully curated selection of high-end luxury brands included in this year’s edition produced by leading publisher St James’s House. Resonating with the theme of sustainable luxury, Serucell will enable guests at the reception to indulge in the first and only dual-cell skincare technology skincare products.

Serucell is a science-based luxury skincare company founded by doctors that use bio-cellular research to create proprietary products that feature KFS® Cellular Protein Complex. Serucell’ s multi-patented dual cell technology harnesses the power of keratinocytes and fibroblasts, two essential contributors to maintaining healthy skin.

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You Are Invited to the Brad D. Smith 

Schools of Business Hall of Fame 🏆

The Lewis College of Business, Brad D. Smith Schools of Business cordially invites you to the 2023 Business Hall of Fame. Membership is the most prestigious honor granted by the Lewis College of Business. It is a lifetime award conferred upon leaders who have outstanding records of achievement in their fields and have dedicated themselves to excellence.  Inductees for this year’s Hall of Fame include:

·Charles R. Hageboeck, president and CEO of City National Bank and City Holding Company;

·Dr. Robert A. Hess, president and co-founder of OVP HEALTH; 

·H.D. “Dutch” Miller (posthumously), founding owner of Dutch Miller Auto Group; and

·Thomas B. Wright III, executive vice president – chief human resources officer and executive director of the Leadership Center within the Berry Institute at Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City, Missouri.

The event will be held on October 18th at the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall with a reception at 6:00 p.m. and the dinner and ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Please reserve your tickets or become a sponsor by contacting Molly Robertson at [email protected] or calling 304-696-2316.

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Wallace Named MHN Manager of

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Dickey Named MHN Community Liaison 🏥

Mountain Health Network (MHN) has named Nina Wallace, manager of diversity, equity and inclusion.

In her new role, Wallace will manage and coordinate the implementation of programs supporting diversity, cultural competence, inclusion and equity.

For the past 16 years, she has been employed at Alcon in Huntington. Wallace received her bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Marshall University.

To learn more about MHN’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, visit

Mountain Health Network (MHN) has named Patty Dickey, RN, as community liaison. 


In her new role, Dickey will coordinate the community health activities of MHN, including health fairs, speaking engagements and community health screenings. For the past 17 years, she has served in a number of roles at HIMG. 


Dickey received her bachelor’s degree in nursing and her master’s degree in adult education from Marshall University. 


To contact Dickey regarding an event or to request a speaker, call 304.399.2367.

Marshall Health Welcomes New Pediatric Physicians 🏥

Marshall Health welcomes two pediatric specialists to care for children in both the acute care and inpatient settings.

Ana Gonzalez, M.D., joins the care team at Pediatric NowCare at 5170 U.S. Route 60 in HuntingtonGonzalez exclusively provides same day, walk-in care at the NowCare clinic, open seven days a week. Gonzalez earned her medical degree from the Universidad del Norte in Columbia and completed her pediatric residency at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.  

Lauren M. Tufts, M.D., is a pediatrician with a subspecialty in pediatric hospital medicine. The Huntington native is a two-time graduate of Marshall University, where she earned her Doctor of Medicine. Tufts also completed both her pediatric residency and pediatric hospital medicine fellowship at Marshall University. Tufts provides inpatient care for pediatric patients at Hoops Family Children’s Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital. She has special interests in pediatric point-of-care ultrasound and helping children who have experienced child abuse and neglect. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. 

Gonzalez and Tufts will both serve as assistant professors of pediatrics at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.  

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Save $10/Ticket for Groups of 10 or More at Siptacular! 🍷

Have a group of 10 or more going to the Siptacular Wine Festival? Save $10 a ticket by calling Allison White, owner of Sip Downtown and Brasserie, at 304-634-7437

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Through Your Business! 💪

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Friday the 13th Golf Scramble for DTC ⛳

DTC’s Par-tee for Kids Golf Scramble is right around the corner on Friday the 13th! Brace yourself for a thrilling and unforgettable event filled with spooky surprises. Join us for a day of golfing to support children who have disabilities and indulge in delicious food, refreshing drinks, and endless fun. It’s not too late to sign your team up at or by emailing [email protected]. Get ready to swing for a good cause! 

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Valley Health Welcomes Dr. Cyrus Hajiran, MD 🏥

Pea Ridge Health Center is thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Cyrus Hajiran, MD. Dr. Hajiran joins the team as a board-certified Family Medicine physician, bringing a wealth of expertise and a genuine commitment to serving the community. 

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Journey Coming to Charleston on April 20 🎸

Diamond-selling Rock & Roll Hall of Famers – will take the stage in 30 cities across North America including a stop in Charleston, WV at the Charleston Coliseum, April 20, with their catalog of global chart-topping hits, including "Don't Stop Believin”, "Any Way You Want It", "Faithfully", "Lights" and more. 

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Huntington Ranks #66 in U.S. News & World Report’s

150 Best Places to Live in the U.S.!

Photo via City of Huntington

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