West Side group to hold business expo

By Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Huntington Banks will sponsor the annual Business After Hours and Expo Thursday, August 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority.The event will showcase the economic community on Charleston's West Side, featuring department stores, supply stores, restaurants, banks and more, according to a news release.Stephanie Johnson, executive director of West Side Main Street, a community revitalization program of West Virginia State University and the City of Charleston, said in the release, "The expo is a fantastic way to learn about the diverse range of businesses and nonprofit organizations on the West Side."Last year, nearly 20 businesses attended, and Johnson said she expects a larger turnout this year.
"The expo is another great opportunity to highlight the resurgent West Side business community," said Bill Woodrum, associate dean and director of WVSU Extension Service and a WSMS board member in the press release. The Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority is located at 1525 Washington St. W. There is a $5 fee to attend the expo, which includes food and beverages. Parking is available between 7th Street and Horns Avenue.
Show All Comments Hide All Comments

User Comments

More News

You have read of

complimentary stories

Subscriber Login