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PMC unable to host Veterans Day event

Oct. 16, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

PMC unable to host Veterans Day event

PIKEVILLE, Ky. -- Due to major cuts in reimbursements, Pikeville Medical Center is limiting nonessential services and will not sponsor a Veterans Day celebration this year. PMC invites local residents to pay tribute to veterans at Pike County's annual event, of which details have not yet been released.

"We always want to be supportive of our veterans," said Walter E. May, PMC president and CEO. "We encourage everyone to fly their American flags and thank our veterans on Nov. 11. Pike County's Veterans Day celebration will be a wonderful opportunity for local residents to honor our veterans and remember those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom."

Visitors Bureau launches new website

HUNTINGTON -- The Cabell-Huntington Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched a redesigned website at www.wvvisit.org featuring community events, local attractions, dining and hotel options. It also includes information on businesses, festivals and an assortment of featured videos of the area. It also provides information to help visitors and residents with planning meetings, conventions, weddings, reunions and other gatherings.

"We are very excited about the look and feel of our new site," CVB President Tyson Compton said in a news release. "We feel like it is easier to navigate and will be much more useful to the visitor."

The CVB has worked with Bulldog Creative to design a website that includes a comprehensive list of local restaurants, shopping destinations, attractions, hotels and entertainment options. The new website was also programmed to automatically conform to the type of mobile device the visitor uses, making it easy to navigate.

An Image and Video Gallery highlights images of Cabell County, as well as CVB videos tailored to showcase locations in our region that would be appealing to a visitors. A calendar lists upcoming events in the area.

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