July Community Captain of the Month

Active SWV is pleased to highlight Jennifer Scott as the July Community Captain of the Month. Jennifer volunteers to lead stand up paddle boarding for Active SWV because she loves to introduce people to water activity.

Jennifer is originally from Mercer County and now lives in Fayetteville with her family. She started volunteering with Active SWV because she didn’t know a lot of people in the area and wanted to get involved with the community. She appreciates the organization ...

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Bike Racks on Public Buses

Active Southern West Virginia, through its Active SWV Bike/Walk program, seeks to increase multi-modal transportation opportunities in the New River Gorge region. Active SWV initiated the acquisition and installation of bicycle racks on the fourteen public transportation vehicles of the New River Transit Authority operated by Raleigh County Community Action. It is the goal of the New River Transit Authority operated by Raleigh County Community Action to provide the New River Gorge region with ...

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Creating a Bike/Walk Community: What is a BPAC?

Chances are, if you are reading this, you may be interested in making your community a more bicycle and pedestrian friendly place. This will be a much easier process if you can work with others who are also interested in community improvements. Finding the right leaders to champion the cause can make all the difference. No one can guarantee ...

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June Community Captain of the Month

Active SWV would like to introduce Bob Matson, June Community Captain of the Month. Bob is a volunteer from the 2018 Get Active in the Park training class. We are glad to welcome Bob to the Active SWV family.

Bob is originally from Atlanta, GA and his wife is a native of Raleigh County, a Woodrow Wilson High School ...

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Community Captain Appreciation

Now that spring has officially sprung, Active SWV’s staff will become increasingly busy working to bring physical activity opportunities to our region. Before we get too busy we would like to take some time to say a BIG THANK YOU to all of our Community Captains. Community Captains are volunteers with Active SWV that care about the health ...

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