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.

 Governor Tomblin Recognizes Two West Virginia Golfers at the Greenbrier Classic

7/1/2013
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today recognized two W.Va. junior golfers, who are participating alongside the professional golfers during the practice rounds and Pro-Am of the PGA Tour FedEx Cup event at The Greenbrier. Alex Hamrick, 15 years old, and Caleb Lee, 18 years old, were both invited to play in the practice rounds on Monday and the Pro-Am on Wednesday. Both are Junior Golf members of the W.Va. Golf Association.

"Whether you're a young golfer or a skilled, experienced player, the Mountain State showcases some of the best golf courses in the country," Gov. Tomblin said. "I'm pleased to see two of our young men joining golf's professionals at the annual Greenbrier Classic. I encourage these young golfers to learn all they can from the course and their fellow golfers. One day, it'll be their turn to mentor a young, up-and-coming golfer."

Hamrick is a member of the varsity Poca High School golf team and was the number one seed as a freshman. The Red House, W.Va. teen has competed in TopFlite/Callaway Junior Tour for several years.

Lee is a 4-year letterman of North Marion High School golf team and a recent high school graduate. The Worthington teen has competed in several West Virginia Golf Association Championships as well as several TopFlite/Callaway Junior Tours.

The Greenbrier Classic, July 1 through July 7, includes world-renowned golfers like Masters Champion Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson, and a concert series with entertainment by music legends Aerosmith and country superstar Kenny Chesney.

Contact Information

Amy Shuler Goodwin
304-558-4977