West Virginia VOAD Receives the Governor’s Service Award

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VisionLink would like to congratulate the Member Agencies of the West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) on receiving the Governor’s Service Award.

Computer Centers in West Virginia's Volunteer Fire Stations | PCWorld

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Computer Centers in West Virginia's Volunteer Fire Stations | PCWorld : "West Virginia is leading the nation in technology innovation. West Virginia has come up with the idea of providing computer access at volunteer fire and rescue departments and has received a Federal Broadband Technology Opportunities Program grant to put its ideas into practice

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Disaster Relief Of A Different Kind - West Virginia Headline News and Talk Radio

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Disaster Relief Of A Different Kind - West Virginia Headline News and Talk Radio : Seventeen West Virginia Office of Technology employees are working long hours in Louisiana lending an IT helping hand following what Hurricane Isaac left behind.

Join WVU for Integrated Marketing Degree Information Session - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Who should attend: Professional communicators in DC Sponsor: IMC Program at West Virginia University Questions?:

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

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Virginia. Virginia charitable registration: $100. $30-$325 West Virginia. West Virginia charitable registration: $15-50, depending on type of organization ($0 if exempt). The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?”

How Chestnut Ridge Church Reinvents the Church Experience with Technology

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It's probably no accident that Chestnut Ridge Church has become the largest church in West Virginia. Chestnut Ridge Church is a big independent evangelical church in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Case Study: Community-Based Fundraising

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million members in Pennsylvania and West Virginia through the company's health care benefits business and is one of the largest Blue plans in the nation. By Kari Ann Kiel, Event Marketing Consultant, DoJiggy. There are so many ways to raise money for your nonprofit or charitable cause. Sales-based fundraisers, for example, bring in money through selling products or discount cards.

Top 5 SMS Articles to Read this Week

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The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission developed a national text message counseling program that helps first-time college students transition more easily into college life. 1) Texting: Is it the Key to a Better College Transition?

Good TV: Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution

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The show takes place in Huntington, West Virginia, one of the country's "fattest" and "unhealthiest" cities. My favorite TV show right now is Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution.

Go Holiday Shopping with Your Global Girlfriend

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In the United States, for example, products are made by women from The Enterprising Kitchen and WomanCraft in Chicago, Women's Bean Project in Denver, Appalachian by Design in West Virginia, Thistle Farms in Nashville and Rosie's Place in Boston. According to a recent article in Muncie, Indiana's Star Press , "the National Retail Federation expects the average consumer to spend $791.10 this holiday season, up from $738.11 last year."

Kimberly Wilson, Tranquility du Jour: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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Meeting Walter the piglet - who fell off of a transport truck - during a recent visit to The Pig Sanctuary in West Virginia was truly one of my happiest days this year.

ILoveMountains.org Blogger's Challenge (You Can Help If You Aren't a Blogger Too!)

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Primarily, mountaintop removal is occurring in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee. iLoveMountains.org is a campaign to stop mountaintop removal for coal mining. What is mountaintop removal you ask? From the iLoveMountains.org web site: "Mountaintop removal is a relatively new type of coal mining that began in Appalachia in the 1970s as an extension of conventional strip mining techniques.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Mountaintop Mining – Seeing is rejecting.

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It’s called mountaintop removal and it is the most common mining in West Virginia and Appalachia generally.

Women Rise Up Against War: Rae Abileah of CODEPINK

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The phenomenal woman with the giant CODEPINK truck, Sam Zanne Joi, and I traveled through the deep South and Southwest, weaving our way through little towns in the Appalachian mountains with names like War, West Virginia, and Truth and Consequences, Texas.