CMOV Beertastic Pictures by Bennett McKinley Weelunk Staff November 12, 2014 1 The CMOV’s annual board fundraiser, Beertastic: A Beer for All Seasons. Adults had a turn to have a playdate at the Children’s Museum’s future location in Centre Market, while sampling local beers brewed by the Wheeling Alers, indulging in delicious food pairings supplied by local eateries, and trying their hands out on DIY projects and fun games! It was another sold out event for the CMOV and many Weelunkers were spotted tasting away. This event supports the relocation of the Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley (CMOV) to Centre Market in Wheeling and positions the Museum to contribute to the revitalization and rebranding of an incredible city. The location of the new CMOV is critical to its success. Within Centre Market is a growing “Arts District” that offers something unique to Wheeling and other surrounding cities; this new district provides non-formal learning opportunities for children without the constraints of formal standardized curriculum and structured extra-curricular activities. We need the CMOV for a simple reason. We need our children to be creative problem-solvers and innovators in this new global economy in order for the Ohio Valley to survive and flourish. The Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley’s mission is to promote and stimulate self-discovery through interactive learning experiences that enhance every child’s understanding of his or her local neighborhood and global community. The CMOV strives to activate the intellectual and creative potential of children and youth by being a catalyst for the process of learning through hands-on play. All photos by Bennett McKinley. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window) One Response uvahoos November 12, 2014 The Brew Keepers make some damn good beer- looking forward to seeing how their business develops. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.