The Boone County Community and Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit marketing beautiful Boone County, West Virginia. Located within 500 miles of half of the US population, we offer excellent transportation logistics for your products and a strong labor force. Come to Boone County and discover what we can do for your business!
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The Boone County WARN SYSTEM. This system will call phone numbers through out the county during an emergency such as flooding, disasters, or other dangers.
Kevin's Lazy River Adventure Enjoy a relaxing 10.5 mile float down the Historic Big Coal River from Racine Park to Dartmont Park on Saturday, July 30, from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. There is no entry fee. A free picnic will be waiting at the end of the float. For more information , contact Mary at 304-837-3702 or Teresa at 304-836-5948. To rent a boat, visit coalrivergroup.com.
Boone County Fair The Boone County Fair is back! The fair will be August 4-6. Thursday and Friday 4:00pm-10:00pm and Saturday 12:00pm-11:00pm. There will be entertainment nightly, food vendors nightly. Fun for the whole family!! Vendor spots are $20 a day (non refundable) and you must supply your own table, chairs, canopy, etc. To reserve a vendor space, click here.
Madison Chosen for Economic Diversity Project Rev Up Madison will work with The Hub to discover what sectors local people want to see grow and what strengths in their community there are for them to build upon. Watch for future meeting dates and get involved! To read the announcement, click here. There is still time if you would like to join a subcommittee! The next meetings are:
Retail, Small Business, Accommodations Team - This Thursday July 28th at 6:30pm at the Hill Center - Mezzanine. Team Leader contact: Jorona Browning firstname.lastname@example.org
Manufacturing Team - This Thursday July 28th at 6:30pm at the Park Avenue Restaurant, 278 Park Avenue. Team Leader contact: Linda Browning email@example.com
Arts and Culture Team - Thursday August 11th at 7pm at Boone Memorial Hospital in the private dining room. Team Leader contact: Terry Bartley firstname.lastname@example.org
Tourism and Recreation Team - Thursday August 11th at 6:30pm at the Riverview Country Club Golf Course Club House. Team Leader contact: Aaron Boggs email@example.com
Helping Flood Victims If you want to know how you can help those impacted by the recent flooding, check out our Facebook page. The latest links and information are shared there. From animals to sports uniforms to band instruments, there are many groups stepping up for those in need. Find you passion and help!
Governor Announces Major Impact Project for Boone County! During his State of the State address on January 13th, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced plans to develop the former Hobet Mine site as the largest industrial park in West Virginia. The 12,000 acre site is located in Boone and Lincoln Counties, but the project impact area will extend to all of the Southern West Virginia Coal Fields. To watch the Governor's address, click here. To read the latest update, click here.
Farmers Market 2016 Season Opening date for Boone County Farmers Market is July 2nd, 9 am to 1 pm at Ellis Plaza on Main Street, Downtown Madison. No setup fees. No taxes. You keep all your profit! Ideas : Vegetables, fruits, honey, eggs, canned goods, baked goods, flowers, breads, candles, and much more! Bring your vegetables, fruits, baked goods, canned items, herbs, eggs, and firewood. No yard sale items, please. Spaces are not reserved and are first come, first served. If you are selling cooked food or baked goods,you must have a food handlers card obtained from Boone County Health Department. The fee for the card is $10.
Boone County is very good for income mobility for children in poor families. It is better than about 86 percent of counties. A recent study by two Harvard economists ranks Boone County, WV higher for the upward income mobility. To see the full New York Times article, click here.
GOVERNOR TOMBLIN ANNOUNCES THE ELIMINATION OF THE BUSINESS FRANCHISE TAX Click here to read more
Dreaming of Being Your OWN Boss? Talk with the BCCEDC! We can help you find a location, fill out the correct forms, and help market your company.