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Oct. 21, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Huddleston Bolen moves Louisville office

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Huddleston Bolen will celebrate the opening of its new office in downtown Louisville on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The office is located 620 West Main St., Suite 500 in Louisville.

"We are very pleased to be in the heart of Louisville," said Tom Gilpin, chair of Huddleston Bolen's management committee. "We know our employees and clients will enjoy all of the conveniences and amenities downtown has to offer."

The law firm's Louisville office was previously located east of downtown. The firm's new space is in a renovated, historic downtown office building and features large common spaces, work areas, and excellent meeting facilities.

The firm has offices in Louisville and Ashland, Ky, and Huntington and Charleston.

For additional information, visit the firm's website at www.huddlestonbolen.com.

Edward Tucker Architects featured

HUNTINGTON -- Ed Tucker of Edward Tucker Architects, Inc. will be the featured speaker at the Friday, Oct. 26, Coffee & Conversation, sponsored by Community Trust Bank. The event will take place at 8:30 a.m. at Huntington's Kitchen on Third Avenue across from Pullman Square. A light breakfast will be served at 8:15 a.m.

Coffee & Conversation is a roundtable discussion that allows for questions and discussions about important local and regional businesses and organizations. This series is free but you must register, as seating is limited. If you are unable to attend, please notify the Chamber as soon as possible. To register or for more information, contact the Chamber at 304-525-5131.

Create WV conference planned for Oct. 26-27

The Create WV Conference is set for Oct. 26-27 at the Charleston House Ramada Inn Hotel and the Charleston Civic Center.

The statewide training conference is a celebration of creative, entrepreneurial communities and individuals that develop innovative economic opportunities for all West Virginia citizens.

Speakers include Nikki Bowman, founder and publisher of WV Living Magazine; Mary Mazzio, a 1992 Olympian rower and former attorney who is a documentary filmmaker and CEO of 50 Eggs Inc. film production studio; and Brian Hemphill, new president of West Virginia State University.

New in 2012 is an opportunity to pitch an idea and win seed money in a statewide "crowd funding" contest. Also for the first time, several sessions are available on Saturday to enable more West Virginia entrepreneurs, educators and students to attend. Guests can attend part of Create WV at lower attendance prices.

Also featured will be an opportunity to be mentored for an evening by a local professional artist, and Charleston Area Alliance is giving tours of its new incubator program and space, plus tours of DigiSo @ WV State University's EDC, and the 1Chemical Alliance Zone.

Visit createwv.com for more details.