Legacy Insurance & Financial Services, L.L.C. and the Laurel Mountain Inn, both in Belington, are the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Members of the Month in August.

Karen Bialek, left, is the Associate Agent at Legacy Insurance.  Dottie Carpenter is the Manager of the Laurel Mountain Inn Restaurant.

The Laurel Mountain Inn has been under its current ownership since 1991 and will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year.  The restaurant, on Crim Avenue in downtown Belington, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week and will re-open when it is declared safe from Covid 19 restrictions.

The restaurant features local farm-raised beef, homemade cream pies, and homemade soups, salads and entrees including baked steak.  Fresh-cut 10 oz. New York and Ribeye steaks are sold hot-off-the-grill on Friday and Saturday evenings while homemade specialties are served an a Sunday buffet.

Manager Dottie Carpenter says that she truly enjoys spending time with her customers, including those who travel from miles away to enjoy her cooking.  Every day is a unique and enjoyable experience, she says.  “We look forward to reconnecting with our customers soon.”  The Inn, with a mailing address of Post Office Box 571, may be reached at (304) 823-3184.

Situated across the street at 53 North  Crim Avenue are the offices of Legacy Insurance & Financial Services.  The agency offers auto, home, life, and business insurance from a selection of companies, including Nationwide, Hartford, State Auto, Westfield, Safeco, Foremost, Progressive, West Virginia National, Encompass, and more. 

Legacy Insurance & Financial Services has offices in Belington, Elkins, Charleston, Marlinton, Gassaway, Sissonville, and Summersville.  They can found at www.Legacywv.com or by calling Bialek at (304) 823-3090.  Her email address is   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.