The Annual Baldwin Reunion was held Sat., July 12 at Bruce Park in New Martinsville, WV. Twenty members of the family were present. The youngest in attendance was Hanna Pack, daughter of Matthew & Kristin Pack. The oldest was Emanuel Baldwin. Traveling the farthest from Topeka, Kansas was Kaylee Baldwin, daughter of Alan Baldwin. Matt & Kurstin Pack from Huntington, WV and Bob Baldwin & Darin Baldwin from Columbus, OH area. Plenty of food was enjoyed by all. Same place next year on third Saturday in July.
July 16 was the day of the Ohio Launch Event of the Bon Appetite Appalachia Campaign. This logo will be associated with food in the entire Appalachian region of the United States. Ohio's launch was held at the Eclipse Town Store, Athens, Ohio. Officials taking part in the launch were Jason Wilson, Ohio Governor's Office of Appalachia; Tammy Brown, Tourism Ohio; Tony Logan, USDA Local Foods, Local Places; Kostas Skordas, Director of Regional Planning and Research, ARC; Molly Theobald, Director of Regional Program Operations, ARC.
A Sampling and Tasting Fair was held immediately before and after the Official Launch Event. Jennifer (Kindelberger) Jagunic of school house winery of Dover, Ohio, presented a sampling of their wines. Jennifer's family was originally from the Beallsville area.