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  • HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER has the second largest print and online multimedia platform in Greenbrier Valley. (second only to The Greenbrier Resort).
  • HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER is an online and print platform to all things in Greenbrier Valley and surrounding areas.
  • The editorial focus is local music, unique shopping, the arts, and excellent food and drink, each month.
  • Operating 24/7, HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER reaches 20,000 locals and visitors every month who are seeking relevant information about the region.
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  • 7,000 printed papers distributed monthly in: Greenbrier County, Monroe County, Raleigh County, Pocahontas County, & Alleghany County, VA
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HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER Managing Editor-in-Chief, Christina Entenmann has been a Lewisburg, WV resident since September 2008. She was born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and is no stranger to hard work and the entrepreneurial spirit. In 2006, she graduated from Quinnipiac University (Hamden, Connecticut), Cum Laude, with a bachelor’s in History and minor in German. In 2010, she graduated with an MBA (Masters in Business) from Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia). In February 2012, Christina launched the LBSPY publication as the first full color, free arts and entertainment tabloid in Greenbrier Valley. Most recently, Christina founded a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization called Apprentice Day, Inc. This program introduces America’s youth to various trades and work skills across West Virginia. Learn more at ApprenticeDay.org. For more information about Christina, see the article by Diana Hunt: hashtagwv.com/mountain-scene-women-of-washington-street-the-woman-behind-hashtagwv-diana-hunt/

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2020 DISTRIBUTION/DEADLINE DATES ARE  THE 15TH OF THE MONTH

JANUARY

  • Hashtag #121
  • Issue run date: January 6 – February 3
  • Advertising deadline: December 15
  • Local Happenings: MLK March, New Year’s Resolutions, Winter Music Festival 1/24-1/25

FEBRUARY

  • Hashtag #122
  • Issue run date: February 3 – March 2
  • Advertising deadline: January 15
  • Local Happenings: Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, Race Matters Summit at New River Community College

MARCH

  • Hashtag #123
  • Issue run date: March 2 – March 30
  • Advertising deadline: February 15
  • Local Happenings: Homegrown Festival at Snowshoe, Polar Bear Plunge, Carnegie Hall Gala, WV Ski Free Day

APRIL

  • Hashtag #124
  • Issue run date: March 30 – May 4
  • Advertising deadline: March 15
  • Local Happenings: Lewisburg Chocolate Festival (4/11). WV Craft Brew Festival, Great Greenbrier River Race. Easter & Egg Hunts. The Greenbrier Concours d’Elegance

MAY

  • Hashtag #125
  • Issue run date: May 4 – June 1
  • Advertising deadline: April 15
  • Local Happenings: The Greenbrier Half Marathon, Dandelion Festival, Alleghany Highlands Triathlon

JUNE

  • Hashtag #126
  • Issue run date: June 1 – June 29
  • Advertising deadline: May 15
  • Local Happenings: Ronceverte River Festival, Ivy Terrace summer series starts, Farmer’s Day Celebration in Union, Space Race Rumpus, Good Earth Garden Series.

JULY

  • Hashtag #127
  • Issue run date: June 29 – August 3
  • Advertising deadline: June 15
  • Local Happenings: Alderson 4th of July Celebration, The Greenbrier Classic, Wheels of Hope Ride, Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Celebration. Little Levels Heritage Fair. Covington Cork & Pork Festival. Gran Fondo Alleghany. GVT Art Auction. Pioneer Days in Marlinton. Fire on the Mountain Chili Cookoff.

AUGUST

  • Hashtag #128
  • Issue run date: August 3 – August 31
  • Advertising deadline: July 15
  • Local Happenings: Lewisburg Literary Festival, WV State Fair, War Comes to Union “reenactment”, Taste of the Mountain Food & Jazz Festival. Camp Barefoot.

SEPTEMBER – BACK TO SCHOOL!

  • Hashtag #129
  • Issue run date: August 31 – September 28
  • Advertising deadline: August 15
  • Local Happenings: Freshwater Folk Festival. Autumn Harvest Festival. Roadkill Cookoff. Autumn Harvest Festival in Monroe County.

OCTOBER

  • Hashtag #130
  • Issue run date: September 28 – November 2
  • Advertising deadline: September 15
  • Local Happenings: TOOT, Halloween events and haunted farms. Art & Craft Show at Fairgrounds.

NOVEMBER

  • Hashtag #131
  • Issue run date: November 2 – November 30
  • Advertising deadline: October 15
  • Local Happenings: Giving thanks! Holiday Open House, Shop Small Saturday. Thanksgiving

DECEMBER

  • Hashtag #132
  • Issue run date: November 30 – January 4, 2021
  • Advertising deadline: November 15
  • Local Happenings: A Christmas Carol at GVT. Girls’ Day Out. Winter Brewfest. NYE. Shanghai Parade (1/1)

Another end to a BIG year! Happy 2021!!!!

“I love reading Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper. It has the most eye-catching photographs and most creative ad design. I can also always find new business or events happening around town. LBSPY is the most eye-opening entertainment newspaper,”Eunice Wang, owner at China Palace. Lewisburg, WV. Read more hashtagwv.com/testimonials

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Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901
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TESTIMONIAL

"Here at WHEN PIGS FLY BBQ, we get the most return advertising with LBSPY. New customers tell us all the time how they see our ad. They then come see us!" - Mike and Kellen, owners of When Pigs Fly BBQ, Lewisburg, WV.
"Christina, Thank you so much for the cover and the ARTICLE. Your LBSPY is fantastic! We hope to grow this ride and other sports events in our area. Your magazine will do this. Again thank you from everyone in the GVBike club. Come ride with us sometime." - Janice Centa

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LBSPY is a free, full color arts and entertainment tabloid dedicated to providing useful information in the areas of Greenbrier County, Pocahontas County, parts of Alleghany County, and more. We distribute 7,000, full color issues every month.

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"LBSPY is the best thing that has happened in Greenbrier County since I have been here for seven years. Maybe the whole state.... a first class operation and a lot of hard work," Patrick O'Flaherty, owner @ The Irish Pub