Highlights TV Show Features WV Home Show & University of Charleston Baseball


Highlights is a 30 minute weekly TV show featuring organizations, events, grass-roots efforts and people who move our state and community forward in a positive way.

The show is a collaboration with Kanawha County Schools, Suddenlink Communications, and Jim Strawn & Company.

The show airs daily at 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Suddenlink’s channel 17.

The show airing May 24, 2021 – May 31, 2021 features the WV Home Show and the University of Charleston Baseball.

We interviewed Tim Cunningham, Chairman of the WV Home Show and Randy Allio with J&R Creations a long-time exhibitor at the show.


The WV Home Show is in its 51st year. After cancelling the show last year due to the Covid pandemic, Tim thinks homeowners are excited to see what’s new in home improvement and really all things ‘Home’.

The WV Home Show is presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Charleston. This year’s show is scheduled for June 4-6, 2021 at the Charleston Convention Center.

Click here for a full list of exhibitors.

We talked with Randy about the importance to small business the WV Home Show has on their livelihood. J&R Creations is a custom-built wood business specializing in cabinets, bookcases and shelving. Being in the WV Home Show the past 12 years, Randy relies on meeting his potential customers at the show.

Schedule for the Show is:
Friday, June 4th 12:00 – 9:00

Saturday, June 5th 10:00 – 9:00

Sunday, June 6th Noon – 6:00


New this year, the first 100 paying guests will receive a complimentary lunch beginning at noon on both Friday and Saturday.

Also, on Saturday, the first 25 paying guests will receive a free customized tee-shirt.

On Sunday, June 6th beginning at 3:00, Joe Pyle will be conducting a charity auction. Proceeds from the auction will support the Rea of Hope organization and the Henry E. King Scholarship Fund. There will be about 75 auction items to bid on all donated by the various vendors.

Admission: Adults $8, Seniors $7 Children 15 & under are FREE.

We also interviewed Head Coach of the University of Charleston Baseball program, Robbie Britt.


After learning a little about his journey to Charleston, WV, he was excited to talk about the NCAA D2 Baseball Atlantic Regional. The University of Charleston will be hosting the 5-team regional on May 27th – 30th at Segra Field at the Welch Athletic Complex. Two local universities are participating: WV State University and his Golden Eagles of UC. The 3 other teams invited to participate are: Millersville, Seton Hill, and Bloomsburg.

He invited the community to check out some high-level college baseball. Admission is set at $5.00.

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The NCAA D2 Baseball World Series will be held in Cary, NC.

If you would like to learn more about the Highlights TV Show, contact Host and Executive Producer Jim Strawn at 304-541-4756.


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