Pocahontas Day at the Legislature

| March 14, 2016


Pocahontas County was represented well at the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 9th!

On Wednesday, March 9, 23 Pocahontas County individuals participated in the Pocahontas County Day at the Legislature. This event was coordinated by Linda Simmons, Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce Liaison and Delegate Denise Campbell. Each business participating presented an educational table display of their business and/or products. Many House of Delegate members and Senators viewed the displays. Dominion provided healthy lunches for participants. During the lunch period, participants heard from Delegate Denise Campbell, Delegate Bill Hartman, John Perdue, State Treasurer and Walt Helmick, WV Commissioner of Agriculture.

Participants from left to right

Bottom Row:

Linda Adams, Pocahontas County Convention and Business Bureau, Susan Wilkins, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital, Linda Simmons, Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce, Jane Beverage, Brenda Harman and Cheryl Beverage, 4th Street Gallery, Elizabeth Heise, Kendra Taylor and Layla Shinaberry, High Rocks, and Sherrie McCarty and Noreen Prestage, National Radio Astronomy Observatory.

Top Row:

Connie Carr, Cara Rose ,Pocahontas County Convention and Business Bureau, Ben Wilfong, Pocahontas County Convention and Business Bureau and Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce, Jo Debra Gandee, Linwood Farmer’s Market, Delegate Bill Hartman, Mary Snyder, Pocahontas County Convention and Business Bureau, Delegate Denise Campbell, David Gandee, Linwood Farmer’s Market, Kelsey Beverage, 4th Street Gallery, and Rebecca Moorefield, Shentel.

Additional persons attending but not pictured included Woody Harman, 4th Street Gallery, Terry

White, Linwood Alive and Terry Smarr, Shentel.



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