Summer intern joins marketing firm
Stonewall Marketing, a marketing and advertising agency based in Marietta, recently welcomed Zak Roberts, of Malta, as a summer intern.
As an intern, Roberts will assist on Internet related projects such as email newsletters, banner ads, and websites. He will also service internal hardware and software support needs for the company.
Roberts, a senior at Ohio University, is working toward earning a bachelor's degree in computer science. He has previously earned two associate degrees in web programming and computer support technology through Washington State Community College. He is a graduate of Morgan County High School.
Area man passes engineering test
Tri-State Roofing & Sheet Metal Company announces that Mark D. McLean has recently successfully passed the Principles and Practice of Engineering examination and is now a licensed and registered Professional Engineer (P.E.).
McLean has been with Tri-State since 2010 and currently acts as a sales engineer in Davisville, W.Va. A 2007 graduate of Virginia Tech, McLean presently resides in North Parkersburg with his wife, Melody.
Parkersburg CVB publishes maps
The Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau recently published 10,000 updated padded maps featuring regional points of interests, hotels and area attractions. The maps are in their seventh printing since first being introduced by the CVB in 2005.
The maps are used primarily by frontline tourism employees at hotels, shops, attractions and visitor centers, who interact with travelers on a daily basis. They are distributed to meetings, groups, and sporting events visiting the area, as well as individuals.
The two-sided maps have been designed with a full area map on one side and detailed maps of Parkersburg and Marietta on the reverse side. Padded in sheets of 50, the maps are convenient for locations to tear off and hand to travelers and are being distributed free of charge, courtesy of Camden-Clark Medical Center, Grand Central Mall, WineTree Vineyards and Woodcraft.
The Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau was organized in 1985 and is an independent, nonprofit corporation dedicated to strengthening the area's economy by marketing Greater Parkersburg as a destination.