New Hire: Veroinca Crosier, Program Support Specialist

The ecosystem of Active Southern West Virginia programs reaches volunteers and participants across communities, schools, local government, and workplaces. A dynamic and passionate new team member, Veronica Crosier, will support and expand the reach of these programs.

A native of Ansted, West Virginia and a ...

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August Community Captain of the Month

Active SWV is pleased to announce Bob Matson as Community Captain of the month. Bob’s dedication to Active SWV goes beyond leading programs. Bob has volunteered to help with special events, Beckley BPAC, and general office work. We are so thankful to have folks like Bob committed to Active SWV.  If you see Bob out and about say Hi and a BIG THANK YOU for all his work and dedication to helping make his community better.

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From Participant to Leaders

Active SWV Community Captains do such an amazing job of encouraging and inspiring their program participants some of them recently became Community Captains themselves at the 2019 Active SWV Community Captain training.

  • Amy Showalter
  • Beth Daniel
  • Lisa Adkins
  • Jacki Wright
  • Richard Accord
  • Barbra Accord
  • Beth Hudspeth
  • Wendi Sopher
  • Chris Graham
  • Vicki Aliff

These folks had such an inspiring ...

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Active SWV Programs Are Your Prescription

Active SWV recognizes the importance of being active on a regular basis to manage and prevent chronic diseases.

Active SWV Community Captain volunteers are trained to lead others in safe physical activity and be the social support needed to increase positive behavior changes. These peer-to-peer interventions offer free activities across many locations to remove common barriers specific to southern West Virginia; fee based activities, drive time, lack of knowledge ...

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