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.

 Pick Twin Falls for Guitar Weekend, March 22 - 24, 2013

2/26/2013
MULLENS, W.Va. – Nationally recognized flat pick instructors Robin Kessinger, Robert Shafer and Jim Ritchey are instructors for a weekend tailored for guitarists. The annual Guitar Workshop Weekend is scheduled for March 22-24, 2013. The workshop will begin with a Friday night instructors’ mini-concert and jam session and will conclude Sunday afternoon.

“If you’re interested in fine-tuning finger-picking techniques, getting tips from a national flat-picking champion, hitting chords and licks, and learning the etiquette of jamming, this is the weekend for you,” said Bryan Danford, Activities Coordinator at Twin Falls Resort State Park.

The Guitar Workshop Weekend is $140 per person based on double occupancy at Twin Falls Lodge. The package includes two nights' lodging, the workshop fee, a full lunch on Saturday and Sunday, break refreshments, and door prizes. For the workshop only, without overnight accommodations, the price is $70 per person. Cabin rates and other package prices are available. Advance reservations are required.

Twin Falls Resort is located in Wyoming County on Route 97 near Pineville and Mullens. The park features a newly renovated 47-room lodge, restaurant, vacation cabins, campground, golf course and an extensive hiking trail system.

For more information, call Twin Falls Resort State Park at 304-294-4000 or visit online www.twinfallsresort.com.

Contact Information

Bryan W. Danford, Activities Coordinator
304-294-4000
twinfallssp@wv.gov