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Daily Archive for May 05 2010

Generation Charleston Needs Volunteers for River Cleanup

Generation Charleston and the West Virginia Make it Shine program are coming together Saturday, May 15 to clean up the banks of the Kanawha River.

This marks the second year in a row Generation Charleston has organized volunteers for the project.

Duties include removing debris, sidewalk edging and mulching the riverbank from the 35th Street Bridge to Haddad Park.

Lunch and work gloves will be provided.

Volunteers are to check in on the State House steps next to Kanawha Boulevard. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., then work teams depart at 8:45 a.m. The effort lasts until 1 p.m., when lunch is served.

Volunteers are needed. Contact Community Outreach co-captain Juile Cyphers at Julie_Cyphers@Yahoo.com for more information.

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Young Leaders Conference Comes to Charleston

GCWVJoin young, rising, and established leaders from different career fields and across the state to network, enhance your leadership skills, and learn how to become part of the young talent movement sweeping West Virginia!

The event features keynote speaker Dan Schawbel.

Dan Schawbel is the leading personal branding expert for Gen-Y. He is the bestselling author of Me 2.0, as well as publisher of the award-winning Personal Branding Blog and Personal Branding Magazine. At 26 years old, Dan is the youngest columnist for BusinessWeek magazine and his articles have appeared in Mashable, MediaPost, BrandWeek and Advertising Age.

Admission is $88 for full-day conference (includes a copy of Dan Schawbel’s bestselling book Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success).

Please note there are a limited number of scholarships available to attend the Young Leaders Conference. For more information, please email Emily Bennington, conference co-chair, at ebennington@dixon-hughes.com.

For complete agenda and to register, visit www.GenerationWestVirginia.com.

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EMS Opens Clendenin Ambulance Station

KCEmergencyAmbulanceThe Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority is proud to announce its the opening of its new EMS Ambulance Station at 107 ½ Koontz Avenue in Clendenin.

The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Open House festivities include music, refreshments, emergency vehicle displays, Health Net Aero medical and a Health Fair. The program will begin at noon with the Clendenin American Legion Post 61 Flag presentation ceremony.  

The KCEAA program will feature speakers from the “New Clendenin Inc., 25045,” Kanawha County commissioners and Sheriff Mike Rutherford.  

Students from Herbert Hoover High School and Clendenin Grade School are taking part, as well.

Everyone is invited to join the celebration.

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