West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Gov. Tomblin Encourages West Virginians to Participate in Day to Serve

9/11/2013
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today encouraged all West Virginians to organize projects and volunteer at least one day between September 15th and September 29th as part of Day to Serve, the second annual effort to strengthen communities through volunteer service.

"There are people working hard in hometowns across West Virginia--making a difference each and every day. I'm proud to say, no other state rivals our community spirit," Gov. Tomblin said. "I hope we all take this opportunity to come together to reinforce our strong tradition of neighbor helping neighbor. I believe together we will build stronger hometowns and ensure a brighter future for our state."

West Virginians are encouraged to learn more about Day to Serve and add their projects to the Day to Serve page, featured on the Governor's website: www.governor.wv.gov/Pages/2013-Day-to-Serve.aspx.

Residents of Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia will also participate in Day to Serve activities in their respective areas.

Contact Information

Amy Shuler Goodwin
304-558-4977