kpanek on October 7th, 2011

Mr Z does a podcast interview with John & Kathleen Panek about Bikes, Bed, and Breakfast

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kpanek on September 1st, 2011

September 1, 2011: That is what Ed Youngblood titled his News & Views entry of 8/24/2011 – Bikes, Bed, and Breakfast. He starts the entry with this:  “In 1952, Jonas Salk developed a vaccine that contributed eventually to 99 percent immunity to the polio virus, which had been the cause of the most dreaded childhood […]

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kpanek on August 31st, 2011

August 31, 2011: As September stands poised and August says goodbye for another year, the nights are getting cooler. My favorite season is coming. The color season will soon be upon us. Our daytrip routings for scenic drives or motorcycle rides are beautiful in any season as this photo from the top of the ridges […]

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kpanek on August 9th, 2011

Motorcycle riders come to Gillum House for routings to get the best motorcycle riding tailored to what they want in a ride.

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kpanek on August 2nd, 2011

August 2, 2011: Sunday ended MountainFest 2011. It was a great festival with something for everyone. Ted Nugent, Montgomery Gentry, helicopter rides, daredevil exhibitions, food…. And the piece de resistance – the Vintage Motorcycle Show. This year the Vintage Show had the entire building – wide aisles, larger and better displays, and MORE BIKES!!! Classic-Cycle-Art […]

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kpanek on July 18th, 2011

Everyone wants to be in Shinnston August 6, 2011 for the Citywide Yard Sale!

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kpanek on March 30th, 2011

Gillum House Bed & Breakfast in Shinnston, West Viginia serves the freshest coffee off the plantation! And our guests may choose which coffee they will be served in the morning.

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kpanek on March 18th, 2011

In West Virginia Spring means ramps, Ramp Dinners, Festivals, and visiting wonderful bed & breakfasts.

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kpanek on February 8th, 2011

February 8, 2011: On February 3, 2011 we at the Gillum House Bed & Breakfast had the honor of hosting the owners of Tucked Inn the Harbour Bed & Breakfast in Victoria, Ontario, Canada. They gave us an Inuksuk that has been given a place of honor in one of our dining room display cases housing the […]

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kpanek on February 4th, 2011

Canadian innkeepers visit American innkeepers as they head south on vacation.

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kpanek on January 24th, 2011

January 24, 2011: MountainFest will be in Morgantown, WV  July 28-31, 2011. The paintings of John Panek are part of the Vintage Motorcycle Show every year.   In 2009, The Biker Boys (my fond name for them), six gentlemen who were then 67 to 88 years old stayed at the Gillum House for the 4 […]

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kpanek on January 16th, 2011

Gillum House innkeeper receives 2011 PAII Champion award with Thomas Shepherd Inn innkeepers. They started B &Bs For Vets.

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kpanek on December 29th, 2010

December 29, 2010:  I am a proud member of the West Virginia Bed & Breakfast Association, past-president and current Legislative Chair. We all know that a bed & breakfast is the Better Way to Stay. Member bed & breaklfasts are found on the WVBBA website WVBBA has just come out with a new cookbook! It […]

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kpanek on December 27th, 2010

December 27, 2010: New Year’s Eve is approaching quickly. That means another year has gone! Where did it go? I got an e-mail cartoon a while back that I find is truer with every passing year. The picture was of a roll of toilet paper that was almost gone. The caption said: “Life is like […]

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kpanek on September 16th, 2010

September 16, 2010: Their B & B Was D.I.Y. Daily Mail – Charleston SHINNSTON – One stop at a West Virginia bed and breakfast in the early 1980s was enough to convince Kathleen Panek she could open one too… That is how an article in the Charleston Daily Mail began on September 15, 2010 (D.I.Y. […]

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