Tammy Shoemaker

Suzanne Stewart
Staff Writer

Tammy Shoemaker began her career in the tourism industry when she was a high school student. She has worked nearly every job imaginable at Snowshoe Mountain Resort and Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, and she has been with the Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau for 19 years.

Shoemaker was recently recognized by the West Virginia Tourism Industry and West Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association for her efforts in promoting Pocahontas County.

CVB Executive Director Cara Rose presented the Excellence in Tourism Customer Service award to her Thursday at the PCCVB office in Marlinton.

“Working at Snowshoe, Cass and our visitor’s centers, you have greeted hundreds of thousands of guests, and the nomination recognized your passion for sharing the knowledge of Pocahontas County, the region and the state of West Virginia with every single guest you’ve ever met,” Rose said. “Your dedication to the tourism industry is remarkable, and that’s why we’re recognizing you today. It’s certainly well deserved. Thank you so much for your great guest service.”

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