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By Brian Hess

M-burg Man Recognized for Making, Donating Masks


October 8, 2020

Provided by Richard A. Brantner Sr.

Shown presenting Kevin Smith with a proclamation are (from left): Martinsburg Borough Council President Rob Dickson, Mayor Richard Brantner and Kevin Smith.

Kevin Smith of Martinsburg was presented with a proclamation from Martinsburg Mayor Richard A. Brantner and Martinsburg Borough Council honoring him for making and donating more than 8,200 face masks and more than 1,300 face shields.

Smith, who is the owner and operator of Smith's Custom Seats, 529 Central High Road, Martinsburg, put his shop to use while businesses were closed due to COVID-19 restrictions and began sewing face masks. Some days Smith would start early in the morning and continue working until very early the next morning.

Smith then donated his face masks and shields to fir...

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