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Member Market: Enroll now in WVU’s EMBA program

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.

CAA MemberMarket (October 2014)

 

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Member Market: Employment law right at your fingertips

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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Early bird rates end this Monday for 2014 Elevations Academy

ElevationsElevations Academy 2014: Do the Right Thing – Ethics and Corporate Responsibility
Monday, Oct. 27
8 a.m.- Registration
8:45 a.m.- 1 p.m. – Program
Embassy Suites

Early bird rates end this Monday for the fifth annual Elevations Enrichment and Leadership Academy. The event will be held Monday, Oct. 27 at the Embassy Suites.

The academy is a half-day workshop featuring inspiring speakers and informative sessions to help professional women realize their potential and take their career to the next level.

The focus of this year’s academy is ethics and corporate responsibility.

The event will begin with registration at 8 a.m. The program starts at 8:45 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.

The event’s keynote speaker will be Karen Bryant of DOW. Bryant is a supply chain director for the company. She is based in Saginaw, Mich.

Other confirmed speakers to date include:

  • Ellen Cappellanti, Jackson Kelly
  • Jane Cline, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
  • Sally Cline, WV Division of Financial Institutions
  • Valerie Ellis, Gibbons and Kawash
  • Betty Ireland, WV Ethics Commission
  • Kimberley Knuckles, CVS Caremark Corporation
  • Dr. Cynthia Persily, Highland Hospital
  • Terri McCormick, Brickstreet Insurance
  • Joanna Tabit, Steptoe & Johnson

Last year’s Elevations event attracted more than 300 attendees.

The Elevations Enrichment and Leadership Academy also features an expo where local businesses, products and services are featured.

Early bird registration is $85 for Alliance members and $95 for future members.

The cost for each goes up after this Monday, Oct. 20 to $95 for Alliance members and $105 for future members.

Click HERE to register.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Erica Boles for more details.

Historically, some or all of the Elevations Academy has been approved for continuing education credit. This year’s agenda will be submitted for approval by the WV State Bar and WV Board of Accountancy.

Elevations is presented in partnership with Title Sponsor DOW Chemical Company.

The mission of the 1,700-member network is to “enrich, empower and elevate women to achieve success.”

Through luncheons and other events, Elevations provides an affirmative network that connects professional women with the information, resources and contacts that help them, their businesses and their communities succeed.

The Alliance will be able to invoice only for groups of 10 or more. The Alliance cannot issue cancelation refunds within 48 hours of the event. Thank you.

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admin in Announcements,Elevations,Events on October 17 2014 » 0 comments

Business After Hours meets Oktoberfest on Oct. 28

Alliance & BAH 4 inches & long copyEmbassy Suites
Business After Hours
Tuesday, Oct. 28
5-7 p.m.
Embassy Suites
300 Court Street

Don’t miss Business After Hours at the Embassy Suites on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 5-7 p.m.

The hotel will host an Oktoberfest celebration with traditional German food and entertainment.

The early bird rate is $15 for Alliance members and $25 for future members.

Register here

Online advance registration ends at 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27. Prices at the door are $25 for Alliance members and $35 for future members.

Business After Hours offer fantastic opportunities to meet the region’s leaders in a relaxed setting, all while enjoying food, drinks and entertainment.

The Alliance will be able to invoice only for groups of 10 or more. The Alliance cannot issue cancelation refunds within 48 hours of the event. Thank you.

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Fall into ArtWalk this Thursday

aw.logo.cmykDowntown ArtWalk
Thursday, Oct. 16
5-8 p.m.

Downtown ArtWalk continues its twelfth season with the October edition this Thursday from 5-8 p.m.

ArtWalk, a Charleston Area Alliance program sponsored by Masters Law Firm, is a monthly event that draws hundreds of residents and visitors to downtown Charleston for a festive evening of culture and commerce.

The purpose of ArtWalk is to help revitalize downtown and to promote economic development through the arts.

Check out what’s also in store for the October ArtWalk:

Art Emporium
823 Quarrier Street

Art Emporium will present “Sandra King: A Retrospective,” during the October ArtWalk. The paintings in the retrospective show span work from over 40 years. The works in the retrospective are a part of a series titled “Full Circle,” which feature large abstract paintings based on earth elements.

Uncork & Create
1031 Quarrier Street

Cheryl Thaxton will take you step-by-step in the creation of your own work of art on canvas at Downtown ArtWalk. No experience is necessary and all materials will be provided. Guests are welcome to bring adult beverages and snacks. Doors open 30 minutes before scheduled start time. Seating preference is on a first come first serve basis. The demonstration will begin at 6 p.m. The event begins promptly at scheduled start time.

The Art Store
233 Hale Street

More than 40 artists will be on exhibit at The Art Store’s new location at 233 Hale Street during ArtWalk. The exhibition will include prints, paintings, sculpture, furniture and drawings.

Only One Look
110 Capitol Street

Only One Look will feature 25 percent off all of its West Virginia glass (Blenko, Fenton, Ron Hinkle) and 35 percent off all Citizen Watches. Also, a signed and numbered Randy Rider Blenko decanter, limited to 54 only, will be available.

Tony the Tailor
822 Virginia Street

Tony the Tailor will feature the art work of Judy Foxx.

Timothy’s at the Quarrier Diner
1022 Quarrier Street

Timothy’s will feature guest artist Wes Eary and his 3D black light art. Also, original music composed by area musicians will also be featured.

Woomer Nistendirk & Associates
231 Capitol Street

Woomer Nistendirk & Associates will feature oil paintings by Joseph Pettit.

Capitol Conference Center
815 Lee Street

The Capitol Conference Center will feature artists Newman Jackson, Deborah Herndon, and Mary Grassell. FOOTMAD will also be showcasing their talents.

Delfine’s Jewelry
245 Capitol Street

Gregg Oxley will be showcasing art at Delfine’s Jewelry for the October ArtWalk.

Charleston Ballet
100 Capitol Street

Art walkers are invited to visit the Charleston Ballet studios from 5- 8 p.m. for a drink and a snack. The Ballet will showcase the artworks of Rob Cleland, along with photos from its extensive library of ballets. Watch dancers from the Charleston Ballet in class and rehearsing for upcoming performances of “Romeo and Juliet.” Studios are located on the Mezzanine Floor at 100 Capitol Street in the Security Building.

Gallery Eleven
1025 Quarrier Street

Randy Selbe is the Gallery Eleven featured artist for ArtWalk.

Other participating venues include:

The Boutique by B.Belle Events
Chet Lowther Studio
Ivor’s Trunk
Mission Savvy
Modern by Design
The Purple Moon
Romano & Associates
Stray Dog Antiques
Taylor Books and Annex Gallery
West Virginia Executive

For more information, visit www.CharlestonArtWalk.org.

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Member Market: Tri-State Office Furniture is now open in Charleston

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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Join the Alliance for a special ribbon cutting this Saturday

0224-GSN_ColorConnectedTwoThe Art Store Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
Saturday, Oct. 11
6:00-7:30 p.m.
233 Hale Street

Join The Art Store for a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration this Saturday, Oct. 11 at its new location at 233 Hale Street.

The ribbon cutting will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a meet and greet with many of the exhibiting artists and a reception to formally christen the new space.

The exhibition will feature more than 40 artists who specifically created new work to celebrate the opening of the new location. Classic works from local artists will also be on view.

For more information, visit www.theartstorewv.com.

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Charleston’s public arts project receives national attention

Public Art Guide CroppedThe National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has chosen Charleston’s public arts project from among hundreds across the country to highlight as a successful arts-based community project.

Charleston’s public arts project, which included the combined efforts of the Charleston Area Alliance, Charleston Urban Renewal Authority, Arts Council of Kanawha Valley, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, FestivALL Charleston and the City of Charleston, is featured as a successful case study on the NEA’s new online resource, “Exploring Our Town.”

The online resource is designed to assist community organizers working across the globe to develop arts-based community projects. Sixty recipients of the NEA’s primary creative placemaking grants program, known as Our Town, are featured as model case studies. Visitors to the website will learn helpful planning steps and gain creative ideas from the chosen case studies.

Charleston’s program, which received the Our Town grant in 2012, is among featured projects that range from a whirligig park in Wilson, North Carolina to an art garden in Jackson, Mississippi.

“The Our Town program is a prime example of the power the arts have on our everyday lives,” said NEA Chairman Jane Chu. “The arts can connect us, they can weave communities together, and they can infuse our lives with a deeper sense of place and purpose.”

The Our Town grant supported a citywide initiative to gain an accurate inventory of the public art in Charleston. The project collected details of the artwork’s artist, owner, location, materials used, maintenance required, dates of inspection and more.

Based on the information gathered, guidelines were established to ensure that the present artwork is properly maintained by the owners. It also established guidelines for the creation of future work.

One result of the project was the production of a printed guidebook and online resource, found at publicartcharleston.org, to provide residents and visitors to the area a guide to public art found across the city. The website also provides residents the public art plan for Charleston, which serves to guide and inform decisions about public art in the future.

“One of the biggest effects of the project was the increased number of people who have a better understanding and appreciation for our public art,” said Susie Salisbury, vice president of Community Development for the Charleston Area Alliance.

“Encouraging, promoting, and maintaining public art falls within our Vision 2030 development plan’s focus on downtown revitalization,” said Matt Ballard, president and CEO of the Alliance. “Public art enhances our downtowns and our communities.”

There are currently 45 public art pieces across Charleston featured in the guidebook. Check out Charleston’s art at publicartcharleston.org and read more about Charleston’s public art project at the NEA’s “Exploring Our Town” site by visiting arts.gov/exploring-our-town. 

To see more projects led by the Alliance, please check out the “Success Stories” section of the Alliance web site HERE.

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Save the date for the fifth annual Elevations Academy

ElevationsElevations Academy 2014:
Ethics and Corporate Responsibility

Monday, Oct. 27
8 a.m.- Registration
8:45 a.m.- 1 p.m. – Program
Embassy Suites

Save the date for the fifth annual Elevations Enrichment and Leadership Academy on Monday, Oct. 27 at the Embassy Suites.

The academy is a half-day workshop featuring inspiring speakers and informative sessions to help professional women realize their potential and take their career to the next level.

The focus of this year’s academy is ethics and corporate responsibility.

The event will begin with registration at 8 a.m. The program starts at 8:45 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.

Last year’s Elevations event attracted more than 300 attendees.

The event’s keynote speaker will be Karen Bryant of DOW. Bryant is a supply chain director for the company. She is based in Saginaw, Mich.

Other confirmed speakers to date include:

  • Ellen Cappellanti, Jackson Kelly
  • Jane Cline, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
  • Sally Cline, WV Division of Financial Institutions
  • Betty Ireland, WV Ethics Commission
  • Kimberley Knuckles, CVS Caremark Corporation
  • Terri McCormick, Brickstreet Insurance
  • Cindy McGee,  A&F Financial Advisors

The Elevations Enrichment and Leadership Academy also features an expo where local businesses, products and services are featured.

Early bird registration is $85 for Alliance members and $95 for future members.

The cost for each goes up after Oct. 20 to $95 for Alliance members and $105 for future members.

Click HERE to register.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Erica Boles for more details.

Elevations is presented in partnership with Title Sponsor DOW Chemical Company.

The mission of the 1,700-member network is to “enrich, empower and elevate women to achieve success.”

Through luncheons and other events, Elevations provides an affirmative network that connects professional women with the information, resources and contacts that help them, their businesses and their communities succeed.

The Alliance will be able to invoice only for groups of 10 or more. The Alliance cannot issue cancelation refunds within 48 hours of the event. Thank you.

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Member Market: Great bargains on thousands of books, music, movies and more!

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.

KCPL Used Book Sale Oct. 6

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