Barbour County, West Virginia has one of the most unique and diversified business climates in America. This region, rich in Civil War history, hosts businesses ranging from Appalachian hardwoods to technology, innovation, and manufacturing. These businesses combine to support a thriving economy. The county offers an excellent educational base to support family-centered activities and many students, both local and international, attend Alderson Broaddus University, located at the county seat in Philippi.
The Barbour County Chamber of Commerce has the privilege of helping to advance business development in the county, by both expanding current businesses, and assisting new businesses entering the community.
As they have done so many years in the past, members of the Future Business Leaders of America Club at Philip Barbour High School, pictured above, will “run” the door prizes during the Annual Banquet Meeting of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce.
Twenty five members of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce from sixteen businesses met with a like number of students and school administrators at Philip Barbour High School for Career Day, buttressed this year by a panel of experts from seven local industries.
Broaddus Hospital and Mansfield Place are the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Members of the Month for April. Jeff Powelson, above, is the Administrator of Broaddus Hospital, whose on-site, long-term care facility is called Mansfield Place.