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' 7B - Mountain Messenger - November 26, 2011 - The Weekend Paper For The Greenbrier Valley www.mountainmessenger.com Make a big difference on Small Business Saturday As a proud supporter of Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on one of the 'busiest shopping weekends of the year, the U.S. Small Busi- ness Administration (SBA) is encouraging every American to support small businesses by doing some of their holi- day shopping on the Saturday :after Thanksgiving at small businesses. This year's Small Business Saturday is Nov. 26. "Small businesses are the foundation of our economy - ihalf of America'sworkers ei- ther own or work for a small business," said SBA Admiri, :istrator Karen Mills. "Small ,.Business Saturday is an op- )portunity to show our support ilfor our friends and neighbors i nvho throughout the year are growing our local economy, as %vell as supporting many local !initiative and organizations." Nov. 26 marks the second annual Small Business Sat- urday, a day to support the local small businesses that create jobs, boost the econ- omy and preserve neighbor- hoods around the country. First there was Black Friday, and then Cyber Monday, and now Small Business Saturday will help drive shoppers to America's job creators. Small businesses have generated two out of every three net new jobs over the past 15 years and employ over half of all pri- vate sector employees. For more information on how to support Small Busi- ness Saturday in your area, or to get great Small Business Saturday marketing tips and resources, check out www. sba.gov/saturday or visit Faceb ook. corn / smallbu si- nesssaturday and follow us on Twitter @SBAgov, #Small- BizSat. Lewisburg Farmer's Market plans new. vision for spring of 2012 The Lewisburg Farmers' Market is ten years old. As we all can see, the Market is closed until spring of 2012. But there is so much interest in developing a new vision for the Market that a meeting is planned for Monday, Nov. 28 be- ginning promptly at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Lewisburg United Methodist Church that has so graciously helped the Market thrive in its location. All members of the public are invited to attend the meeting. Vendors who come from,near and far are all invited. Come to be informed and to offer your ideas for helping the Market continue to thrive, looking ahead to the next ten years. Ten members named to Young Guns Class of 2012 The Class of 2012 marks the Young Guns' 13th inau- gural class. Sponsors sharing in the celebration of the Class of 2012 were Wells Fargo In- surance Services, Stonewall Resort, Greater Bridgeport CVB. Charleston CVB, The Huntington National Bank and Dixon Hughes Goodman. "The 2012 Young Guns rep- resent three things that Wells Fargo Insurance Services of West Virginia has long stood for: pride in West Virginia; commitment to West Virginia and leadership for West Vir- ginia," said John Meehan, se- nior vice president for Wells Fargo Insurance Services, Mid Atlantic Region. "We are proud to partner with West Virginia Executive magazine and this year's other spon- sors to recognize these out- standing individuals. With the Young Guns leading the way, we look to the future with confidence knowing our best days are still ahead of president of the West Vir- ginia Region for Huntington National Bank. "We applaud your passion for excellence and your entrepreneurial spirit and we are proud to be a part of the community you serve so well." The Young Guns awards were created in 1999 by West Virginia Executive. Each year, a new class of Young Guns is selected. Nominations for the prestigious honor are accept- ed throughout the year. New members are selected each September. To submit a nomination for the Class of 2012, visit www. wvexecutive.com and com- plete the online nomination form or e-mall Kensie Hamil- ton, editor in chief, at kmh@ wvexecutive.com. Tis the season for thanks giving This year has been tough the rewards are great. on almost everyone because of the economy and the high unemployment. Americans are a very resilient people. Even during troubling times, they are always ready to lend a hand to someone who needs help and is struggling. A great way to help a person or an animal in need is to donate a car you do not use anymore to charity. The process is very simple, the pickup is free and In return for your generous donation, you will get the gift of a tax deduction when you itemize on your federal tax return. You will find hundreds of worthy charities to support with your car donation at Cars4Charities. For complete details, please call toll free 1-866-448-3487 or log onto http: //www. cars4charities. org/. Ten West Virginia pro- fessionals were named to the West Virginia Executive Young Guns Class of 2012 during the annual Young Guns reception at the Gover- nor's Mansion in Charleston on Nov. 17. West Virginia Ex- ecutive magazine hosted the event to celebrate the launch of the Fall 2011 Young Guns issue and to introduce the new class of Young Guns to past in embers and business professionals from around the state. The 2012 inductees are: Sharon Boyce-Werdebaugh, WesMar HR Consulting, LLC, Bridgeport; Jim Bunn II, Coal River Energy, LLC, Alum Creek; Gregory Corio, WVU Mountaineer Adventure Program, Morgantown; Todd Goldman. Goldman Associ- ates, Inc., Charleston; Jamila Jones-Fleet, Innovative Solu- tions Technology, Martins- burg; Dan Lohmann, Pike- wood Creative Morgantown; Mark McGrew, McGrew Tire us. .................................... Co., Inc., Logan; T.J. Obrokta, "Huntington Bank is hon- Jr., BrickStreet Mutual In- ored to be a sponsor of 2012 surance Company, Charles- Young Guns class and to ton; Chad Remp, Wheeling recognize this special col- Truck Center, Wheeling; and lection of leaders that repre- Billie Jo Streyle, Bailey & Wy- sent what is great about West ant, PLLC, Charleston. Virginia," said Clayton Rice, Check out adult pets! "AL== S } A pet is certainly a great you get dates. friend. Mter a difficult day, Come by the Greenbrier Dec. 3 'DEMONSTRA=S  11] / Saiurday 10 A5 PM pet owners quite literally feel Humane Society to check out s";;; B/ /" thelove. In fact, for nearly 25 our adult cat/dog population.  A  years, research has shown Your future family member     f that living with pets provides awaits you here. .A.sPu. certain health benefits. Pets You can also check us  help lower blood pressure and out on the internet at le i- DOWNTOWN Lm'SSUnO u..q-02."""t: lessen anxiety. 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