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Parsons Wins Award

By Staff | Dec 30, 2020

Visit Wetzel County is proud to announce that the Back Home Festival was voted best fair/festival/event for the Northern Panhandle, and Executive Director for Visit Wetzel County Robby Parsons was selected the Community Champion for our region by WV Living Magazine! Robby has a heart for the community and a desire to see our town and county thrive.

West Virginia living Magazine said in their article, “Robby Parsons is all about helping people anyway he can. Robby has a heart for the community and a desire to see our town and county thrive.”

He truly enjoys working to make life better and easier for others. Some of his recent work includes the homeless, shelters, drug rehabilitation centers, and a host of charities and civic organizations. They all have been on the receiving end of his generosity, in countless ways.

He also recently served as the driving force behind the Back Home Arts and Music festival in New Martinsville and has received thousands of dollars through social media to support feeding programs in the community.