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Twenty Septembers Later.

Martinsburg, WV, September 14, 2023 — Hersick & Webster Creative Partners is proud to announce that we have been selected as one of seven winners of the Sappi Ideas That Matter Grant for our project, the Page-Jackson High School Tribute Exhibit Book: Black Education in Jefferson County, West Virginia.

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How do places become places people love to be?

What is it about some places? My grandma rarely left her hillside in Eckhart Mines, Maryland. Until she passed in May, someone in my family had been on that hill since the 1890s! She was deeply rooted in that beautiful mountainside. It was her special place. And because of that, mine too. I’ve walked a

CHWV Health and Tourism Economic Overlaps Report

Measuring the economic impact of great places to live.

Celebrating Healthy West Virginia (CHWV) is a community recognition and assessment program from the West Virginia Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease. Despite the hard work and inspiring stories happening in communities across the state, the chronically low national rankings and poor health outcomes in West Virginia can feel overwhelming. CHWV is working to

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Planning creates purpose: Putting the strategy in your brand.

The beginning of the year – whether January or your organization’s fiscal year – usually includes the words “strategic plan.” We see and work with strategic plans with our clients regularly, both with one already in place or alongside them to develop one.

A strategic plan has value for businesses, non-profits, individuals
community or municipalities…


The Year Compass

Honesty is the best policy. When we shared our work-from-home tips at the beginning of the pandemic, we forgot to mention that the cost of all this added flexibility was at the expense of the “work/life balance” myth.  So yes, our breakfast conversations often include questions about RFPs, emails, and project tasks alongside the eggs


Hersick + Webster Updates

Well hello there! It’s been a while since you’ve read one of these from us right?  We took some time off of writing our blogs as our client roster grew and you know, we only have two sets of hands sooo….  But the good news is, we are back, full of knowledge, value, updates &

Earth Day in quarantine.

Earth Day in quarantine

Mother Earth has grounded us. We can’t go into town to play with our friends. So we sit at our desks, marveling at how resilient Mother Earth is. We’ve only been in timeout for a few months, and she’s already looking much better.

Top tips for work from home (#WFH) success

Top tips for work from home (#WFH) success

Now that COVID-19 has everyone who can work from home doing it, we thought we’d share some tips to help you maintain your sanity and do meaningful work. We’re pros at getting stuff done amidst all the tempting distractions in the other rooms. Here are a few of our most important lessons learned.

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DHHR Announces Healthy People Healthy Places Awardees

The Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease (HPCD) within the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health today recognized seven communities with the new Healthy People Healthy Places designation at an awards ceremony held as part of the West Virginia Association of Counties (WVACo) Conference in Charleston, West

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2019 American Graphic Design Awards Winning Projects

Hersick + Webster Creative Partners wins four 2019 Graphic Design USA American Graphic Design Awards. We get to work with amazing organizations and people. It’s always nice when that work is recognized. This year our team added four more Graphic Design USA Awards to their belts. Burke and Herbert Annual Report For over 160 years,

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Listening for a change

Long-distance running gives you plenty of time to contemplate all the things. This month we’ve both wrapped up some big running goals. I crushed my PR during the Freedom’s Run half marathon and Laurel officially received the title of badass from the ultra runners in our lives by completing the WV Trilogy 50K (31 miles)

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