Tomblin leads residents in 'Happy Birthday' before cake cutting
Hundreds of visitors lined up for a piece of the state's birthday cake during the opening sesquicentennial ceremonies on Thursday.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and First Lady Joanne lead hundreds of visitors to the state Capitol grounds in a chorus of "Happy Birthday" before cutting the state's birthday cake during the opening sesquicentennial ceremonies on Thursday.
Will Lanham, 9, of Fayetteville, shares his birthday with the state. He and several other children joined Tomblin in cutting the state's birthday cake.
Hundreds line up for cake at the Cultural Center as part of West Virginia's 150th Birthday celebration.
Cake server volunteer Betty Lett, left, of Nitro has her picture taken with first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin.