Bluefield, Community Guide 2018 - Page 10

Community Life Mission: Enhance the quality of life in the region through educational, aesthetic, health and wellness programs, and services. • Youth Leadership Program Objective: • Provide educational and leadership • Literacy Council programs for youth and adults • Mercer County Reading Bee • Tazewell County Reading Bee • Distribute information and develop programs to retain and attract retirees • Designated retirement communities and young professionals • Program to improve aesthetics and • Continue literacy awareness efforts image of the area for the community • Adult Leadership Program • Coordinate an Educational Task Force that directs activities of various Liasons: • Career Connections, Inc. Community Life programs and serves • Merchants Associations as a resource to respond to emerging issues of importance to public and • Bluefield Preservation Society higher education in Mercer and • Area Colleges and Universities Tazewell counties • Mercer County Board of Education • Encourage Health and Wellness • Tazewell County Public Schools Programs in the business community • Beautification Commissions • Support Arts in the area Programs: • Higher Educational Task Force • Educational Task Force • Get-A-Life Program • Student Government Day Call or visit us today: 211 Federal Street Bluefield, WV (304) 325-7151 4206 Coal Heritage Road Bluefield, WV (304) 589-3302 FirstCommunityBank.com 111841-1 8 | Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce