State of Preston County

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Name: State of Preston County
Date: June 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Event Description:
The Preston County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the first State of the County address on June 6th with a social from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm and the event from 6:00 pm -8:30 pm at the Kingwood Community Building.
 
This is an opportunity for Preston County to look back over the accomplishments of the past year, assess the challenges we face and share our vision for 2019 and the years ahead.

JUNE 6, 2019
 
5:00 pm—6:00  pm Business After Hours with Cash Bar & Hors d’oeuvres
6:00 pm—8:30 pm State of the County
KFVD Community Building
115 Brown Avenue
Kingwood, WV 
 
EVENT AGENDA:
 
6:00 PM Welcome—Kristy Ash, Executive Director Preston County Chamber of Commerce
6:05 PM County Commission Looking ForwardDave Price, President Preston County Commissioner
6:10 PM Around the County—Samantha Stone, Preston County Commissioner
Education
6:20 PM Levy Update and Career Technical Education (CTE) - Steve Wotring, Superintendent Preston County Schools
6:30 PM First Energy Power Systems Institute - Robin Micco, Assistant Workforce Development Representative First Energy
6:35 PM Free Tech School Education - Senator Dave Sypolt
6:40 PM  Jobs Challenge at Camp Dawson - Bob Morris, Deputy Director Mountaineer Challenge Academy
Infrastructure
6:45 PM Roads “Randy’s Dream” – Senator Randy Smith
6:50 PM Prodigi Internet Expansion Update - Tim Wotring, Owner Prodigi
6:55 PM Sprint Cell Towers - Keith Collins, Director Wireless of Sales
Tourism
7:00 PM Water and Rail Trail Grants - Amanda Pitzer, Executive Director Friends of the Cheat
7:05 PM CVB “102 Things to Do” - Susan Riddle, President and CEO Greater Morgantown CVB
15 Minute Break
Health and Safety
7:25 PM MON HEALTH Preston Memorial Hospital Growth - Melissa Lockwood, President and CEO Preston Memorial Hospital
7:30 PM Drug Epidemic - Dan Loughrie, Sheriff of Preston County
Economic Development
7:35 PM Economic Development Authority Update and Workforce - Robbie Baylor, Executive Director Preston County EDA
7:45 PM Real Estate Market Update - Jessica Miller Lipscomb, Owner/Realtor of Houses and More Real Estate
Community and Culture
7:50 PM County Task Force - Kerry Gnik, President Preston County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Executive Director
Camp Dawson Event Center
7:55 PM Closing StatementDon Smith, Preston County Commissioner
8:00 PM Panel Q&A Session – Facilitated by Joseph Hauger, Editor Preston County News and Journal and the Garrett County Republican
 
 
Location:
Kingwood Community Building
Date/Time Information:
June 6, 2018
5:00 - 6:00 Business After Hours (Light Appetizers and Refreshments) Cash Bar
6:00 - 8:30 Event
Fees/Admission:
FREE
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