The Barbour County Chamber of Commerce conducted a Zoom meeting recently in which members approved a new set of bylaws, elected officers and board members, and when the 2020 Chamber Awards winners were announced. 

Newly elected Chamber President was Philippi attorney Hunter Mullens, Vice President Ed Larry of the Barbour County Historical Museum, and Secretary/Treasurer Brenda Hunt of Heart & Hand House.  Elected to the Chamber’s Board of Directors Class of 2024 were Karen Bialek, Bialek Insurance; Mike Elza Mountain Hospice; Dana Gould from Broaddus Hospital; Susan Jones of Perfectly Pampered Salon; Ed Larry; Cheryl Wolfe, Director of the Barbour County Development Authority; and Mike Isner, Manager of Snyder Industries.

The 2020 award winners were announced and several awards were presented to those attending the meeting in person, including the delegation pictured above from the Barbour County Health Department.  Pictured in no particular order are Health Department President Jean Clark,  Administrator Jennifer Burner, Nurse Sarah Coberly, staff members Karen Lewis, Ann Wright, and Karen Lamb, and Kristy Stalnaker, Bill Bowers, Dr. Cecil Holbert, and Cheryl Bowers.

The Chamber’s Directors Award was presented to the Barbour County Health Department for their heroic efforts in protecting all our citizens under threat of Covid-19 while short-handed and short of supplies and for taking the initiative to contact all members of the community who were designated as eligible by the Governor of West Virginia.