Business News

Defense In Depth Offers Active Shooter Training Courses

Posted On: February 19, 2018

Defense In Depth, a Morgantown-based firearm safety and personal defense training company announced a new “Active Shooter Response” course specifically designed for businesses, churches, organizations and individuals to prepare and equip people for virtually any dangerous, unforeseen situation they may find themselves in. In this course, Defense In Depth will teach you the recommended ways to survive an unexpected [...]

Concord University Hosting Career Fair

Posted On: February 19, 2018

Concord University will host the annual Career Fair on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Jerry L. and Jean Beasley Student Center. Those seeking internships, employment, and career advice will have the opportunity to visit exhibitors’ booths. In addition to businesses, representatives from various school [...]

West Virginia University Names First Gates Cambridge Scholar

Posted On: February 16, 2018

When Dillon Muhly-Alexander became the first student from Doddridge County High School to be named a West Virginia University Foundation Scholar, it was because of the leadership and compassion he showed for others by creating a backpack program to supply food to at-risk children. As a WVU student, he took advantage of every opportunity to conduct research on food [...]

Governor Jim Justice Announces New Opportunity Zones Program

Posted On: February 16, 2018

Governor Jim Justice has announced the Opportunity Zones Program, a new community development program established by Congress as a result of Public Law 115-97, also known as the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The Opportunity Zones Program gives each state’s Governor the authority to designate Opportunity Zones, or areas of populations that are eligible to receive private [...]

Bricker’s Public Finance Practice Adds Two Partners

Posted On: February 16, 2018

Bricker & Eckler’s Public Finance team, known for developing innovative financing structures on behalf of public sector clients, recently announced the addition of one attorney and the promotion of another. Katie E. Johnson, who began her legal career with Bricker, has returned to the firm as a partner. Additionally, Robert F. McCarthy has been elected a partner. “As one [...]

Highmark Inc. Declares War on Opioids in Ongoing Effort to Address the Epidemic

Posted On: February 15, 2018

Highmark Inc. continues to enact significant programs and policy changes designed to help members as they battle opioid abuse and addiction in its community-focused and partner-driven war on opioids. Today, the company announced it will expand a successful program that focuses on assisting providers with pain management and safe opioid prescribing to improve clinical outcomes in Pennsylvania, as well [...]

WVSBDC Offers Small Business Workshop in Wheeling

Posted On: February 15, 2018

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a Business Fundamentals workshop 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, in Ohio County. The workshop will be held at the West Virginia Northern Community College B&O Building, Room 405, 1704 Market Street, Wheeling. Business Coach Donna Schramm will lead the session. To register, visit www.wvsbdc.com and click “Training [...]