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Vision 2030 Community Forum Tomorrow at the Alliance

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Tomorrow: Learn Microsoft PowerPoint at the Alliance

Wednesday, Nov. 30
and Wednesday Dec. 14
9 a.m.- Noon

Charleston Area Alliance
1116 Smith St.

Time is running out to register for tomorrow’s DigiTools: Microsoft PowerPoint training.

DigiTools is a partnership between the Charleston Area Alliance and Bridgemont Community and Technical College to offer training on Microsoft Software including Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, and Word.

If you’re a business professional or an individual interested in sharpening your computer skills, sign up and take a two week session on specific software.

The class for Microsoft PowerPoint will be held this Wednesday, Nov. 30 and Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon. at the Charleston Area Alliance offices on 1116 Smith Street.

To sign up for DigiTools: Microsoft PowerPoint, please click the link below:

Register Here

This fourth session is on Microsoft PowerPoint. PowerPoint is a very popular commercial presentation program from Microsoft. .

Tools that will be learned at this session will include:

• create a presentation
• format text on slides
• add graphic objects
• add tables and charts
• add multimedia elements
• add special effects

And much more!

Classes are only open to the first 13 individuals who sign up.

The cost is $60 for Alliance members and $90 for future Alliance members.

Future sessions in Word will be available for registration in the coming weeks.

For more information, contact Matthew Thompson at mthompson@charlestonareaalliance.org or at 304-340-4253.
 

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Special holiday ArtWalk Open House this Saturday

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Member Market: Further your education while maintaining momentum in your career

This “Member Market” is a paid announcement sent by the Alliance on behalf of a member to business and community leaders and young professionals.

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Do Business Leaders Care About Local Foods? Take the Survey.

The Farm2U Collaborative is a WV-based nonprofit committed to helping our state grow and monetize our cultural heritage assets and local food systems.

From local farmers markets to developing restaurants that feature WV-influenced cuisine, Farm2U is building WV’s economy through better understanding of our cultural assets.

Can you provide your feedback on this topic as a business leader? Please take our 5 minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/farm2u

The first 100 who complete the survey will receive a $10 “thank you” gift card from MountainMade.com. Thank you!

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Expand your knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint this Wednesday

Wednesday, Nov. 30
and Wednesday Dec. 14

9 a.m.- Noon
Charleston Area Alliance
1116 Smith St.

Sign up today for DigiTools: Microsoft PowerPoint training.

DigiTools is a partnership between the Charleston Area Alliance and Bridgemont Community and Technical College to offer training on Microsoft Software including Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, and Word.

If you’re a business professional or an individual interested in sharpening your computer skills, sign up and take a two week session on specific software.

The class for Microsoft PowerPoint will be held this Wednesday, Nov. 30 and Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. at the Charleston Area Alliance offices on 1116 Smith Street.

To sign up for DigiTools: Microsoft PowerPoint, please click the link below:

Register Here

This fourth session is on Microsoft PowerPoint. PowerPoint is a very popular commercial presentation program from Microsoft. .

Tools that will be learned at this session will include:

• create a presentation
• format text on slides
• add graphic objects
• add tables and charts
• add multimedia elements
• add special effects

And much more!

Classes are only open to the first 13 individuals who sign up.

The cost is $60 for Alliance members and $90 for future Alliance members.

Future sessions in Word will be available for registration in the coming weeks.

For more information, contact Matthew Thompson at mthompson@charlestonareaalliance.org or at 304-340-4253.

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Put a little color in your Black Friday at a special Downtown ArtWalk.

Downtown ArtWalk
Friday, Nov. 25
5-8 p.m.

Gallery Eleven
1025 Quarrier Street

Gallery Eleven is proud to announce that Sonja Adkins is the featured artist for the November ArtWalk.

Sonja’s new show “It Reads Chinese,” is composed of work in the style of Chinese paintings, a new genre for her. She is an accomplished artist who always has a very interesting and subject based show.

She has won many regional art awards and has been in shows at the Cultural Center, juried shows at Sunrise, Parkersburg Art Center and Huntington Museum of Art, to name a few.

New Work by Sandra King at Art Emporium on
823 Quarrier Street

There is a moment in the development of an artist when her established style deepens and intensifies.  This is precisely the moment reflected in Sandra King’s new paintings.

Each landscape stands with a sense of solidity derived from her fidelity to the natural world and her skill in observing and registering nature at its most vivacious.

White Oak Photography
107 Hale Street, Suite 100

‘Tis the season to be surrounded by family & friends. You’re invited for some holiday cheer to celebrate this time of year.  We decked the halls and strung the lights, all we need is YOU to make this Holiday ArtWalk cheerful and bright! New works will be on display and select fine art prints of Charleston landmarks and more will be available for sale.

Allied Artists of WV
405 Capitol Street – Main Lobby

Allied Artists of WV is featuring one of its artists monthly in Charleston at its multi artists’ exhibit space in the Lobby of 405 Capitol Street (old Daniel Boone Hotel).

This month’s ArtWalk will feature Charleston photographer Deborah Herndon’s metallic prints from France, Spain and Chicago architects’ “details”.  These details feature century-old elevators, spiraling staircases, and welcoming doorways.

Also exhibiting during this show are AAWV members Jerre Watkins, Steven Holsclaw, Martha Jane Williams, Sandra King, Rebecca Burch, Sarah Tedrow, Stephanie Skiles, Judy Douglas, Jo Anne Jacobs, Patricia Sutphin, and more. A reception will be held with hors d’ouerves and wine.

Charleston Ballet
100 Capitol Street

Charleston Ballet will open their studio for visitors. You may observe rehearsals for the upcoming Nutcracker performance and artists Jeff Pierson and Rob Cleland will be on hand creating free caricatures.

House of Luxe
817 Quarrier Street

New to ArtWalk is the House of Luxe featuring print maker, Eleanor Kousaie Rashid, displaying monoprints, lithographs, clay monoprints and giclee prints.

Charleston Camera Club Showing at Romano and Associates
230 Capitol Street, Suite 200

Members of the Charleston Camera Club will be exhibiting selected photographs during ArtWalk in the offices of Romano and Associates.

The Charleston Camera Club is a non-profit club with Members from various locations in southern West Virginia. The Club provides an informal and friendly environment for photographers of all skill levels since 1956.

The Purple Moon features Chase Henderson
906 Quarrier Street

New works by Charleston artist Chase Henderson will be on display at The Purple Moon for ArtWalk. His work has been described as figurative illustrations in a very striking minimalist style.

In addition, The Purple Moon will be displaying newly discovered work be the late Robert Martens, vintage art including work by master printmaker Gabor Peterdi, art by Sharon Stackpole and Amelia Schroeder and the usual plethora of amazing 20th Century treasures.

Todd Griffith, Andrea Anderson, Gary Needham at Good News Garage
221 1/2 Hale Street

On exhibit will be large scale photographs by Todd Griffith, a photography instructor at WV State University and Co-Curator of the Buswater Art Exhibition. Also on display will be new paintings by local artist and chef Gary Needham, and a new series of ephemera by local artist/musician Andrea Anderson, (a.k.a. Pepper Fandango) Refreshments provided by the artists.

Unique Treasures at Stray Dog Antiques
219 Hale Street

Visit Stray Dog Antiques  for a unique selection of treasures, gifts, and other delights. Antiques, fine art, jewelry, furniture, collectibles, and vintage apparel, including formal wear, outer wear and lots of shoes hats and accessories. Also check out the fruits of our recent buying trip to NYC! Free Handmade Gift Boxes for jewelry purchase, while supplies last!

Vision’s Day Spa
238 Capitol Street

Vision’s Day Spa is featuring the following artwork:

• Keith W. Johnson- Acrylic Paintings
• Dawn Combs – Photography
• Jennifer Dingess – Photography
• Ron Hinkle – Glasswork
• Chet Lowther – Acrylic Paintings
• Gary Stewart and Chad Miller – Acrylic Paintings

 

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Help Wanted: YWCA of Charleston seeking Marketing/Development Director

YWCA of Charleston seeks experienced Marketing/Development Director to provide leadership & direction for all aspects of funding & marketing/communications for a large nonprofit.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with proven record of successful fundraising and marketing experience. Strong knowledge of annual fund, major gifts, granting writing, planned giving & foundation related strategies; knowledge of Raise’s Edge software preferred. Responsible to design and produce all marketing materials; serves as YWCA liaison to the media.

Must possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills, written, & oral skills; thrive in a team environment. Works closely with Executive Director and Board of Directors. Full time w/benefits $50-$55,000. Full JD available on website. Email cover letter, resume and 3 letters of references to careers@ywcacharleston.org by 12/02/2011. EEO

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Member Market: Further your education while maintaining momentum in your career

Member Market:
By Alliance Members for Alliance Members

This “Member Market” is a paid announcement sent by the Alliance on behalf of a member to business and community leaders and young professionals.

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West Side Main Street seeking consultants for Farmer’s Market project

West Side Main Street recently received a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant to develop and promote the West Side Farmers Market.

The first phase of this project will be development of a simple business plan and a marketing plan for the Farmers Market.  We are currently seeking persons or firms who would be interested in working with the board of the Farmers Market to develop first a business plan and then secondly a plan to promote the Market to the public.

Grant funding for these two plans must be expended by December 30, so work will need to be completed within the next 6 weeks.

If you are interested in either part of this project, please submit a proposal to director@westsidemainstreet.org or mail to West Side Main Street, 303 Washington St. W, Charleston, WV 25302.

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