November 9, 2017
Upcoming Chamber Events
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WINGs Events
Nov.29 , 2017

      As the holiday season quickly approaches we reflect on all that we have to be thankful for and among those are you, our members!  
On behalf of all of us at the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce we wish you a harvest of blessings, good health, and good times.

Mark your calendars for these
Exciting Upcoming Events!

Legislative Launch Breakfast:
Issues and Eggs
Registration is open now!
Annual Meeting
Save the date!
Mon County Day at the Legislature
This event will be hosted by the Governmental Affairs committee of the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce.

Our State Legislators (6 Senators and 7 Delegates) who represent our area will be invited to join us. This is the time to talk over our issues with our State representatives as they prepare for the 2018 Legislative Session.

There will be registration, breakfast served and a networking period from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. From 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. we will have the program.
The Annual Meeting the one event where every member of the business community and the chamber can come together to be informed and discuss issues of ed in the Morgantown area that has occurred over the past year and will occur during the new year.

This day is being planned for the membership to interact with legislators at the Capitol for the day.
This is your opportunity to raise your concerns, voice your opinions and express your vision for your business and Monongalia County.

Plans are underway, in conjunction  with Preston County, to provide all members with an opportunity to interact with legislators, state government and other state agencies.

More details coming soon! 
Date: Wendesday, December 6, 2017
Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Place: Courtyard by Marriott
            460 Courtyard Street
            Morgantown, WV 26501
Fees: $20.00 - Chamber Members
          $30.00 - Non-Members

Our Annual Dinner will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place. More details to come and registration will be open soon.

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2017
Time: all day
Place: The State Capitol Building 
            Charleston, WV
Your attendance is valuable for the success of these events and future events.
We encourage all our members to participate!
Be sure to check our website for updated information

Small Business Saturday
November 25, 2017 

As Small Business Saturday is quickly approaching, we would like to offer our members a gift packet to showcase the day. 

There are a limited supply of packets offered and they will be given out on a first-come first-serve basis.  

If you would like an assembled showcase bag, please contact our receptionist, Sharon at 304-292-3311.  

We look forward to your participation! 
Business News

The Scary Truth About Payments Fraud and Risk

By Liza Welch, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 7:30 AM

What's your risk appetite where payments are concerned? If you're still relying on checks and ACH transactions to make business-to-business payments, then you're assuming serious risks - including losing money and incurring fraud.

$10,000 in Tax Credit Approved for Your Monetary Donation
Goodwill is a proud participant in West Virginia's Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP)
<<More Information Here
Would you like the opportunity for your business to show its support to our veterans? 
Well, we are offering ad spaces for our Veteran's Day theme page!

This publication will run on Saturday, November 11 th and the sizes and prices include:
  • 2x3 -$85
  • 2x6 -$160
  • 2x9 -$230
  • 4x6 -$280
  • 6x6 -$350
Please let me know if you are interested ASAP!
  Allison Keaton
  Advertising Account Executive
  The Dominion Post
  1251 Earl L Core Rd | Morgantown, WV 26505
  Phone: (304)291-9402


Fast 50 Awards winner: Mako Medical 

Click here to view the video


Volunteer opportunities:

December 14:
Holiday Food and Toy Distribution
@ NGRC (New Armory)

February 20-April 20:
Jobs for Life Spring '18 Class Starts
@ CH

March 16:
St. Patrick's Day - Christian Help
Annual Fundraiser @ Lakeview Resort

Prom Chic Boutique @ CH

For more info email

Business After Hours

Freedom Automotive Group (University Town Centre)
501 Mary Jane Wood Circle
Morgantown, WV 26501

Date/Time Information:
Drop by  Wednesday, November 15 anytime between 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm! 
We will be set up in the Freedom Ford and Freedom Volkswagen locations.

Free to all!

Event Description:

Join us for our Monthly Business After Hours hosted by Freedom Automotive Group!

November WINGs Networking Social

Monongalia County Child Advocacy Center
909 Greenbag Road
Morgantown, WV 26508
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Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free to all!

Event Description:

Join the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce's Women's Innovative Networking Group (WINGs) event! Come and network with some of the area's most influential business leaders. We hope to see as many members there as possible! This event isn't only for women, so come and see what it's about! Hope to see you there.

RSVP is preferred (but not mandatory) to attend; doing so helps out the host with planning the food and drink.

More Information


Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce 
(304) 292-3311 |
1029 University Avenue, Suite 101
Post Office Box 658
Morgantown, West Virginia  26505