CHARLESTON, W.V. (LOOTPRESS) – Today, Secretary of State Mac Warner has announced the 2020 members of the West Virginia Centurion Chamber of Commerce, which recognizes active business entities that have been in continuous operation for at least 100 years.
In 2019, Warner announced that award as of way of recognizing businesses in the Mountain State that have “withstood the test of time.”
“These businesses have withstood generations, challenging economic times, and ever-changing technology,” Warner said. “They include banks, newspapers, hospitals, family-owned businesses, and more. These Centurions are anchors and leaders in our communities.”
According to the office of Secretary Warner, the list of Centurion members is a culmination of domestic business entities pulled from the Secretary of State’s business database and those provided to the office by local chambers of commerce, as well as community leaders.
Each business entity eligible for this year’s recognition will receive a certificate that includes the entity’s founding date and recognizes the business as a member of the Centurion Chamber of Commerce.
According to records obtained by the Secretary of State’s Business & Licensing Division, the business entities founded in 1920 are The Union Sales Company and The Bunker Hill Cemetery Association in Berkeley County, Charles W. Cammack Children’s Center, Inc. in Cabell County, Ronceverte Ice and Produce Company and Camp Greenbrier, Inc. in Greenbrier County, Progressive Women’s Association in Harrison County, Windsor Coal Company LLC in Marshall County, Greer Industries, Inc. and Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc. in Monongalia County, The Home for Aged Men in Ohio County, Raleigh General Hospital in Raleigh County, Kelley Foundry & Machine Company in Randolph County, and West Virginia Wesleyan College in Upshur County.