Yeager Airport Unveils New Logo and Design for Social Media Platforms | State and region

hat – West Virginia’s Yeager International Airport (CRW) unveiled a new brand, “showcasing our history of transformation while maintaining our roots through our new tagline, ‘It Starts at Home,'” airport officials said. the airport.

In developing the new logo, CRW officials said they wanted to balance its history with their vision for aviation in West Virginia. The new logo recognizes the physical location of the airport and the state’s nickname, The Mountain State, as depicted with images in the logo.

Although the logo has changed, CRW officials said its mission to become the state’s most important economic engine has not changed: “This is represented by the curved line touching the mountain and arching in the sky to set a flight path as we progress in aviation and education.”

Even though the name has changed over the years from Kanawha Airport to Yeager Airport to West Virginia Yeager International Airport, CRW, the airport code, will always remain the same.

CRW contracted with the Vela agency to develop the logo. Customers will see a completely revamped look starting with CRW’s website and social media platforms.

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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently appropriated nearly $10 million for multiple projects across West Virginia.

USDA Rural Development Grants/Loans:

I$249,660 (grant) – Mountain Steer Meat Company (Greenbrier County): Hire four people.

USDA Community Facility Grants/Loans:

I$50,000 (Grant) – Town of Alderson (Monroe County): This investment will be used to purchase a new backhoe/loader.

I$43,000 (Grant) – Town of Bluefield (Mercer County): This investment will be used by the Town of Bluefield to purchase a new truck.

I$23,000 (Grant) – Wyoming County Commission: This investment will be used by the Wyoming County Commission to purchase 12 laptop computers for the sheriff’s vehicles.

I$21,900 (Grant) – Town of Bluefield (Mercer County): This investment will be used by the Town of Bluefield to purchase a leaf vacuum for the public works department.

I$13,000 (Grant) – McDowell County Commission: This investment will be used by the McDowell County Commission to purchase 12 laptop computers for the Sheriff’s vehicles.

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Applications Now Available for Make It Shine Spring 2022 West Virginia State Cleanup. The annual event is sponsored by the Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP).

This year’s event will take place the first two weeks of April (April 2 to April 16). Applications are due March 11.

The Make It Shine program will provide resources such as cleaning materials, waste transportation and landfill fees to community groups.

For more information, contact Chris Cartwright at [email protected] or by phone at 1-800-322-5530.

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