Debby Kemmerling: October Community Captain of the Month

Nicholas County welcomes a new Community Captain in Nettie –  Debby Kemmerling! Congratulations to Debby on being Active SWV’s October Community Captain of the Month. She decided to lead a sunset walking group in Canvas every Wednesday to motivate herself and others to stay active during Covid. We asked ...

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October Community of the Month – Powellton

Active’s SWV’s October Community of the Month is Powellton, WV. Powellton is located on the western border of Fayette county, adjacent to Kanawha county. Armstrong Creek, a tributary of the Kanawha River, flows through the community. Armstrong Mountain with its prehistoric stone ruins is also ...

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Application Open! Active SWV to award 40 grants of $1,000

Calling all workplaces: Active SWV in partnership with WV Health Promotion and Chronic Disease will award 40 grants across West Virginia. You may apply for up to $1,000 to jump-start your workplace wellness program. Check out some of the creative ways past recipients have expanded their programs below!

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Want to Eat Well at Work? Active SWV Can Help

Physical activity is our favorite thing at Active SWV, but as we all know, there’s no single silver bullet for overall wellness. That’s why we occasionally dive into the world of nutrition. In the Active SWV Workplace Wellness program, we see workplaces requesting education ...

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Active SWV’s Kids Fall Fun Fitness Challenge – Register now!

Active SWV is launching a free Kids Fall Fun Fitness Challenge designed to get kids moving! Covid-19 has made in-person Kids Run Clubs challenging to do this time around. Therefore, Active SWV is providing this FREE virtual challenge so that kids and families can be active safely at home. All Kids Run Club ...

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Active SWV To Offer Free Lifestyle Management Online Classes

Individuals in West Virginia are invited to participate in preventing type 2 diabetes with the PreventT2 lifestyle change program offered by Active Southern West Virginia. Guided by trained lifestyle coaches, groups of participants learn the skills they need to make lasting changes such as losing a modest amount of weight, being more physically active, and managing stress.

PreventT2 is part of the National Diabetes Prevention ...

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September Participant of the Month – Dane Gaiser

Congratulations, Dane Gaiser, for being Active SWV’s Participant of the Month! Last month, Dane joined Active SWV’s Fayetteville Running Group. We love his energy and dedication to staying physically active. Whether the temps hit the mid 90s or the rain is dumping, you can ...

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