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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

 Scrapbooking weekend at Tygart Lake State Park set for Sept. 6-8

GRAFTON, W.Va. --- There is no better place to scrap the day and night away than Tygart Lake State Park the weekend of Sept. 6-8. The state park in Grafton has organized a weekend of cropping, gluing and laughing.

“It’s a fun-filled weekend working on scrapbooking projects and generally sharing great moments attendees have experienced in life,” Activities Coordinator Stephanie Bailey said.

The weekend includes a “meet and greet” on Friday, Sept. 6, with snacks, workshop discussion and project work. Saturday, the workshops begin at 9 a.m. with freestyle scrapping, followed by a luncheon. The afternoon includes crop, clip, glue and stick ideas and specific techniques, with dinner and more scrapping in the evening. Sunday includes brunch and continued project work through the afternoon.

The weekend event rate is $194.99 per person based on two people in the room. Walk-in attendees not taking advantage of overnight accommodation rates are $110. All packages include Friday and Saturday evening snacks, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday brunch prepared by The Boston Beanery. The overnight package includes lodge room reservations on Friday and Saturday nights.

To learn more or to make reservations, call Stephanie Bailey at 304-265-6148 or visit www.tygartlake.com.

Contact Information

Stephanie Bailey