Oct. 14, 2009
"Entrepreneurship Issues at the State Level" to be topic of Oct. 21st Coldwater Creek Lecture Series presentation.
CONTACT: Contact Sy Sarkarat, professor of economics and series coordinator, 304-424-8237.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
"Entrepreneurship Issues at the State Level" will be the next topic of discussion as part of West Virginia University at Parkersburg's Coldwater Creek Lecture Series.
WV State Senator Karen Facemyer and Mary Beth Busch, WVU Parkersburg vice president for Workforce and Community Education, will be featured in the free presentation at 5 p.m., Wednesday (Oct. 21) in the college theater (Room 1305).
The program is open to the public. The forum is designed to provide an opportunity to ask questions about state issues concerning economic development as well as converse about local issues. It is intended to provide a glimpse of the future direction of the WV Legislature concerning economic and entrepreneurial initiatives.
President of the Polymer Alliance Zone, Senator Facemyer represents District 4 which includes Jackson County. Her current legislative committee assignments include Agriculture, Natural Resources, Finance, Transportation, Banking & Insurance, and Economic Development.
Mrs. Busch coordinates the college's Workforce and Community Education Division which assists and promotes entrepreneurial skills and provides customized training to the college's service region.
The Coldwater Creek Lecture Series is sponsored by Coldwater Creek and provided by WVU Parkersburg’s Business, Economics, and Mathematics Division.