October 27, 2017
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Nov.29 , 2017

WHEREAS, one of the primary strategic initiatives of the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce has been the maintenance and addition of much needed roads and infrastructure and the Roads to Prosperity plan of the State of West Virginia goes a long way toward obtaining this initiative: and,

WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce wishes to publicly recognize the exceptional service toward the Roads to Prosperity plan by Donald Williams on behalf of the State of West Virginia and Monongalia County in educating the public concerning the 2017 Road Bond Constitutional Amendment: and,

WHEREAS, Mr. Williams worked day and night tirelessly for several months by presenting educational opportunities to the voters of West Virginia and in particular, Monongalia County, so that the public could make an informed decision before voting in a Special Election on the Road Bond Constitutional Amendment on October 7, 2017: and,

WHEREAS, in large part because of the efforts of Mr. Williams, the Road Bond Constitutional Amendment was approved by the voting public statewide and by a vote of more than 80% in Monongalia County: and,

WHEREAS, in large part because of the efforts of Mr. Williams, Monongalia County will realize more than $272 million in road and infrastructure improvements and construction in the coming years.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce hereby recognizes and commends Mr. Donald Williams for his invaluable service to the State of West Virginia and in particular to the economic development and future of Monongalia County.

We, the undersigned, hereby certify the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce is comprised of 19 members of whom 10 constitute a quorum were present at a meeting duly and regularly called, noticed, and convened this day, and that the foregoing Resolution was duly adopted unanimously, and that said Resolution has been duly recorded in the Minutes Book and is in full force and effect.

Given under our hands and the SEAL of the MORGANTOWN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE this 18th day of October, 2017.
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Excited to announce new services for the Morgantown and expanding area.  With the addition on several new staff, they have expanded their services.

For more on these fabulous new services follow this link.
$10,000 in Tax Credit Approved for Your Monetary Donation
Goodwill is a proud participant in West Virginia's Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP)
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"Join the West Virginia for drinks, appetizers, and prizes!  
With the holidays around the corner, a gift certificate for a live Christmas tree will be raffled off!"

Please join us for an evening with:

West Virginia Native
Elliott Portnoy
When: Monday, November 6th
Where: Erickson Alumni Center
Time: Reception 3:30 pm, Program 4:00 pm

 Please RSVP to Alumni

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Clear Mountain Bank and the Monongalia County School System recently announced an innovative collaboration.


Pictured from left to right are from Clear Mountain Bank: Clint McCabe, COO; David Thomas, President & CEO; Mark Randalls, VP Commercial Lending; and from Monongalia County Schools: Dr. Frank Devono, Superintendent.


Learning Workshop with WV Living: Achieving R.O.I. by Telling Your Business' Brand Story

Courtyard by Marriott
460 Courtyard Street
Morgantown, WV 26501

Date/Time Information:
November 6, 2017
11:00 am to Noon
a light lunch will be provided

Contact Information:
Kelly Drayer 304.292.3311
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Event Description:

Come join us for our quarterly skill building workshop hosted by New South Media!

TOPIC: Achieving R.O.I. by Telling Your Business' Brand Story

~ easy, actionable tips to building business thru storytelling (also known as Sponsored Content, Native Advertising or paid editorial)
~ why good content is important to the future of your brand
~ why it makes ad blocking almost obsolete
~ how to create a successful Call To Action in your content
~ it's not just about the story - pictures, pictures, pictures!

R.O.I. calculator and tips provided just in time for 2018 budget planning, successful sponsored content samples on hand

Brought to you by the editors, writers, designers and staff at New South Media, publishers of WV Living, WV Weddings, Morgantown magazine and Wonderful WV. Discussion led by Sales Director Heather Mills!

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Coffee with the Chamber
Residence Inn
1046 Willowdale Road
Morgantown WV, 26505

Date/Time Information:
Drop by anytime between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.!

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Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce
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Free to all!

Event Description:

Stop by and speak with the Chamber's Leadership on November 8, 2017 between the hours of 8 and 10 a.m. We will be answering questions and having conversations regarding all things Monongalia County. We aim to answer any questions that you may have regarding membership or the Chamber's Mission.

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October 30,31: Boots to Business: Reboot 

Fairfield Inn Marriott University Town Center, Morgantown 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.  An entrepreneurial training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration.  You will learn the steps to develop a business plan and SBA resources available to access start-up capital small business counseling.

November 3, Government Contracting and Certified Woman Owned 

WV Women Work Classroom 201 New Jersey Street Morgantown, WV 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Examine tools and processes to help expand your business opportunities through contracting with the federal government as a certified woman owned business.

November 7, Standing out on Social Media

Operation Welcome Home, Mylan Park 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Learn how to navigate the new maze of social media in this engaging workshop: drive traffic to your site, engage customers online, and look at some more in depth features that will maximize your presence with minimal time

Contact Information:


Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce 
(304) 292-3311 | http://www.morgantownchamber.org
1029 University Avenue, Suite 101
Post Office Box 658
Morgantown, West Virginia  26505