Fla. Woman 6 Millionth Visitor To WVa Arts Center

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Beckley, W.Va. (AP) -- A Florida woman helped West Virginia's artisan showcase reach a milestone.

Sharon Vickers of Tampa, Fla., is the 6 millionth visitor to Tamarack.

Vickers received the star treatment when she stopped at Tamarack on Friday en route to a family reunion in Ripley.

Tamarack officials gave the West Virginia native a $250 gift certificate and free dining.

About 500,000 people visit Tamarack annually.

Tamarack is located on the West Virginia Turnpike in Beckley.

(Copyright 2009 By The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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