May 2014

Deadline approaching for Farming Heritage Award Nominations

LEWISBURG, WV (05/30/2014)(readMedia)– The deadline is approaching for the ninth annual Farming Heritage Award offered by the State Fair of West Virginia and the West Virginia Farm Bureau. Entries must be in the State Fair office by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.

The Farming Heritage award will be presented to a family that has strived to maintain its rural lifestyle by contributing to the community, acting as role models, dedicating time to efficient agricultural production, and maintaining the upkeep of their farm through generations.

The winning family will be treated to an award ceremony during the State Fair on Thursday, August 14, with an award luncheon, overnight accommodations, free admission, preferred parking, and a Natural Stone Sign award with the family’s name that may be displayed indoors or outdoors. A photo and brief biography of the winners will also be displayed in the Gus R. Douglass Annex during the Fair.

“The Farming Heritage Award honors an agricultural family, and their multi-generation contributions to their community and to West Virginia. The official state seal, featuring a farmer, is the logo of the award program,” said Kelly Tuckwiller, Agricultural Competitions Manager, State Fair of West Virginia.

Entry forms may be completed by family members or by someone who wants to nominate a family for consideration. Judging will be conducted by an independent panel of judges.

Entry applications are available through the State Fair by calling Kelly Tuckwiller @ 304/645-1090 or visiting www.statefairofwv.com. Farming Heritage applications are also available through the West Virginia Farm Bureau office by calling Joan Harman @ 304/472-2080 ext. 306 or visiting www.wvfarm.org.

The 2014 State Fair is themed “Blue Ribbon Traditions” and is scheduled August 8-16, 2014. The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.

nTelos Wireless Blue Ribbon Talent Search to take place during the 90th Annual State Fair of West Virginia

LEWISBURG, WV (05/21/2014)(readMedia)– nTelos Wireless and The State Fair of West Virginia have launched the first “Blue Ribbon Talent Search” with the final contest to be held during the 2014 State Fair. According to State Fair CEO, Marlene Pierson-Jolliffe, “nTelos Wireless has been a long time sponsor of our Center Stage where a variety of entertainment is featured during our nine day event. We decided to spice things up and created this new competition which provides a venue for regional talent to compete and brings a new event to our State Fair audience.”

To enter, go to www.statefairofwv.com and visit the 2014 fair and attractions page. The entry form can be found on the Monday, August 11th Blue Ribbon Talent Search section in the Center Stage schedule. Important information is as follows:

1)Entry deadline is July 1, 2014.

2) All entry forms must be emailed to statefairofwv@statefairofwv.com with the words “Talent Search” in the subject line. The email must provide a link to You Tube, Facebook or other online site where the talent can be evaluated. Minimum age is 13 and this is a vo-cal competition only. Amateurs only.

3) All entries will be screened with ten selected to perform on Monday, August 11, 2014 at the State Fair!

4) Performers selected will perform 2 songs with the following prize packages awarded: First Place: $500, Second Place: $250 and Third Place: $100

The 90th State Fair is themed “Blue Bibbon Traditions” and is scheduled August 8-16, 2014. . The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.

About NTELOS

NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NTLS), operating through its subsidiaries as “nTelos Wireless,” is headquartered in Waynesboro, VA, and provides high-speed, dependable nationwide voice and data coverage for approximately 468,000 retail subscribers based in Virginia, West Virginia and portions of Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky. The Company’s licensed territories have a total population of approximately 8.0 million residents, of which its wireless network covers approximately 6.0 million residents. The Company is also the exclusive wholesale provider of network services to Sprint Nextel in the western Virginia and West Virginia portions of its territories for all Sprint CDMA wireless customers.

Smart 529 and State Treasurers Office Launch 2014 State Fair Coloring Contest

LEWISBURG, WV (05/12/2014)(readMedia)– Smart 529 and the State Fair invite children to “Celebrate 90 Years of Blue Ribbon Traditions” and enter the 2014 Smart 529 State Fair of West Virginia Coloring Contest!

Prizes will be awarded in the following grade categories (enter in the category in which the child will enroll in the fall of 2014): Pre-K, Kindergarten through First Grade, and Second through Third Grade. Prize package to include: First place (in each category): $75 plus 4 gate admisison tickets; 2nd place $50 plus 4 gate admission tickets; and third prize $25 and 4 gate admission tickets.

For more information and to download your coloring form with rules and guidelines, please visit the competitions section of the State Fair website, www.statefairofwv.com.

All entries must be received in in the State Fair Office by JULY 1, 2014. Mail to: Coloring Contest, SFWV/PO Drawer 986/Lewsiburg, WV/24901.

The 90th State Fair is themed “Blue Bibbon Traditions” and is scheduled August 8-16, 2014. . The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.

SMART529 is issued by the West Virginia College Prepaid Tuition and Savings Program Board of Trustees and is administered by The Hartford Life Insurance Company.

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