Join us for our Grand Opening on May 18 in Charleston!



MAY 18, 2022. | 9 am - 10:15 am

Join the WV Women’s Business Center for our consolidated Grand Opening, as we officially cut the ribbon at the beautiful, newly-renovated Slack Plaza in Charleston, WV! With offices in Charleston, Morgantown, Fairmont and a new office opening soon in downtown Huntington, the WV WBC invites you to celebrate our support of women and minority-owned small businesses across all 55 counties. Featured speakers from the SBA, the city of Charleston, and small business clients, as well as our host organization Partner Community Capital. Meet and mingle with small business owners, support organization, lenders, and economic development leaders. Learn about the WV WBC Start, Scale, Succeed Mentoring program and how you can get involved. Light breakfast will be served, and we have a tent if it rains!



City Center at Slack Plaza

180 Summers Street
Charleston, WV 25301


- Parking across street in Summer Street Parking Garage

- Metered spaces available along Summers Street and Quarrier Street (nearby cross street)

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Breakfast on the Plaza
from 9:00 am - 9:30 am | Catered by Taylor Books

Master of Ceremonies
Marten Jenkins | President and CEO, Partner Community Capital

Welcome to the City
The Honorable Amy Goodwin | Mayor of Charleston, WV

- The Honorable Kayla Young | WV House of Delegates
- Karen Friel | District Director, SBA WV District Office
- Rebecca Cobourne | Owner, Braids and Twists

Closing Remarks
Nora Myers
Executive Director, WV Women’s Business Center

Ribbon Cutting