ATTENDED: Billy Petrella, president and CEO of Petrella Wealth Management at 110 Lovers Lane, Steubenville, was invited to take part in an all-expenses-paid trip to the Alternative Investment Symposium in Denver hosted by Jackson National on Sept. 26-28.
The event was for top producers who utilize alternative investments. Petrella attended the event to strengthen his firm's relationship with Jackson and expand his knowledge of the alternative investment industry.
Petrella is a recipient of the Jackson National Stars Award in 2012 and is also a 2013 Qualifying Member of the international Million Dollar Round Table.
MOVING: Minor Insurance Agency has moved its Weirton office to the Village At Colliers Way, located just off Colliers Way Exit at 171 American Way, Suite 3.
The Weirton office had been located at 204 Ivy St.
Minor Insurance also has offices in Toronto, Wintersville, East Liverpool, Carrollton, Lisbon, Minerva and Canfield. Locally owned and operated by Tom Minor, the independent agency has served the Tri-State Area since 1990.
For information, visit the agency's web site at www.minorinsurance.com.
KUDOS: Steubenville native Paul Malesick II has been named 2014 Akron employee benefits law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America.
Malesick is a director at the firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. His practice generally focuses in the areas of employee benefits, ERISA, employment and corporate law.
After graduating from Kent State University, he earned his law degree from the University of Akron School of Law, where he was assistant editor of the law review and received a board of trustees scholarship.
WORKSHOP: Gables Care Center will host a workshop at 1 p.m. Thursday on the topic of wills.
A representative of Attorney Jeff Rokisky will be on hand to discuss wills and will terminology. The session is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided, along with giveaways. For information, call (740) 310-7295.
FUNDED: The Brooke-Hancock Metropolitan Planning Commission has been awarded a $52,000 investment from the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Rep. David B. McKinley, R-Wheeling, reports.
"This award will help establish an economic development framework that supports small businesses and promotes job creation and growth in Brooke and Hancock counties," he said.
The EDA investment will be used by the Brooke-Hancock Regional Planning and Development Commission to develop strategies in promoting and supporting private industry, capital investment and job creation in the region.