Wilmington celebrates West Virginia

Posted by Theresa Swenson - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - People gathered in Wilmington Saturday to celebrate the state of West Virginia.

The annual celebration was held at Winter Park Baptist Church.   West Virginians brought wonderful food and cheer to the event.

Saturday's guest of honor was 4 term Wilmington Mayor Ben Halterman, who was selected as the 2009 West Virginia Tarheel of the year.

©2009 WECT. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.