April Community Captain of the Month

Active SWV is excited to announce the Community Captain of the Month for April is Charity Wysong. Charity leads Active SWV’s Walk in the Park program, a walking/hiking group at Fayette County Park every Wednesday at 10am. Charity also leads hikes in the NRG for our Get Active in the Park programs. We caught up with Charity to ask her a few questions about what motivates her to volunteer and to stay physically active.

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Now Hiring; Active SWV Kids Run Club Director

This full time position will support the successful Active Southern West Virginia Kids Run Club Program. This position is critical in the growth of the program and impact with existing participants.

Active Southern WV Kids Run Club Director

The Active Southern West Virginia (Active SWV) Kids Run Club program began in 2015 with one school, Valley Elementary School. The Active SWV Kids Run Club program has grown to 21 schools and two community groups throughout Nicholas, Fayette, ...

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Free Community 5K Walk/Run

Celebrating active lifestyles in the New River Gorge Region

The New River Gorge Region is invited to the eNeRGy Community Walk/Run powered by Active SWV on Saturday, May 12th at Woodrow Wilson High School. Join us as we celebrate active lifestyles for a FREE 5k Community Walk/Run and the MedExpress Kids Run Club Dash. All ages are welcome ...

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Workplace Wellness at the Beckley Sanitary Board

Active SWV Workplace Wellness Program

This program provides structure and support for a multi-year approach to increase physical activity in the workplace by utilizing a score card to measure results.

Participation will also connect workplaces to the already successful Active SWV programs; Community Captains offering free outdoor physical activity weekly programs, elementary school Kids Run Clubs, the Bike/Walk SWV advocacy model, and high quality signature events.

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Active SWV Community Engagement Assistant Molly Wolff

Molly Wolff joins the Active SWV team on a part time basis to contribute media and communication support along with photography and graphic design. Molly brings an education in Physical Education and Recreation Administration from Southern Virginia University with life experience in youth sports programming, assisting children with special needs in recreation, tourism marketing assistance, and owning a photography business. Molly is a resident of Scarbro, West Virginia with her family.

The mission of Active Southern West Virginia to increase opportunities for ...

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Active SWV State Parks Tour 2018

 

Active SWV is proud to announce a new partnership with West Virginia State Parks in the New River Gorge region. Active SWV will be hosting First Sunday Hikes led by Community Captains Levi and Rene Moore at participating state parks in our region. This collaboration will bring opportunities to offer other Active SWV programs in ...

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Active SWV Walking Groups

March means spring in West Virginia and spring means warmer temperatures and nicer weather for walking outside. Active SWV is challenging communities to start their very own hometown walking groups. Walking is a great, easy, and effective way to exercise. Walking groups are suitable for all ages and ability levels, so everyone ...

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March Participant of the Month: Mike Fox

Image may contain: 8 people, people smiling, people standingActive SWV would like to introduce you to the March Participant of the Month, Mike Fox. Mike is an active member of his community and has really enjoyed Active SWV’s Tai Chi program. We asked Mike to tell us a little bit about himself and his motivations for being physically active.

Tell us a little about yourself.
I have lived in southern West Virginia my entire life. I ...

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March Community Captain of the Month: Aletha Stolar

Active SWV is pleased to announce Aletha Stolar as March Community Captain of the month.

Aletha is the Community Captain for our brand new Tai Chi class that will begin March 3rd at 10am in the Bellann Building in Oak Hill. We asked Aletha to tell us a little about herself and why she is physically active.

Tell us about yourself, where are you ...

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